Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Clearance
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 92 243 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.71% 21.85% 15.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.10% 69.43% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 185 180
Milton Keynes median daily rate £412 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.58% -2.50% -7.08%
10th Percentile £175 £232 £230
90th Percentile £582 £515 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £412 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +5.58% -2.50% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £15.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% -11.76% -2.78%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.65 £16.89
90th Percentile £50.40 £52.25 £21.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.44 £18.00
% change year-on-year +13.32% -14.21% -12.20%

Security Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 204 350 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.18% 31.47% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 252 235
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £240 £250
90th Percentile £600 £574 £545
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 23
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.25 £10.21
90th Percentile £32.53 £49.13 £21.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £18.12 £21.00
% change year-on-year -8.92% -13.74% +16.67%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 74 (80.43%) SC Cleared
2 35 (38.04%) DV Cleared
3 26 (28.26%) Windows
4 24 (26.09%) SQL
5 21 (22.83%) VMware
6 19 (20.65%) ITIL
6 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
7 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (16.30%) Public Sector
8 13 (14.13%) Cisco
8 13 (14.13%) Migration
8 13 (14.13%) Change Management
9 12 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (10.87%) Virtual Environments
11 10 (10.87%) Problem Management
11 10 (10.87%) Service Management
11 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (10.87%) Oracle
11 10 (10.87%) Linux
11 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (9.78%) PL/SQL
12 9 (9.78%) Citrix
12 9 (9.78%) Active Directory
12 9 (9.78%) Project Management
12 9 (9.78%) PowerShell
12 9 (9.78%) Data Migration
12 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
13 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.61%) IIS
2 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.35%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.09%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Office 365
2 5 (5.43%) Azure
2 5 (5.43%) SaaS
3 4 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (3.26%) AWS
4 3 (3.26%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.17%) Azure Stack
6 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) Firewall
2 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.35%) Wireless
3 3 (3.26%) BGP
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.26%) ICMP
3 3 (3.26%) IPsec
3 3 (3.26%) OSPF
3 3 (3.26%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.26%) WAN
4 2 (2.17%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (2.17%) DHCP
4 2 (2.17%) DNS
4 2 (2.17%) Internet
4 2 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.09%) LAN
5 1 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.26%) Power BI
5 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.09%) MS Access
5 1 (1.09%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) JMeter
2 1 (1.09%) Selenium
2 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 15 (16.30%) Public Sector
2 5 (5.43%) Finance
3 4 (4.35%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.26%) Electronics
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Analyst
2 10 (10.87%) Developer
3 9 (9.78%) Consultant
3 9 (9.78%) Service Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Problem Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Data Migration Lead
6 5 (5.43%) Security Manager
6 5 (5.43%) SOC Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.26%) Data Consultant
8 3 (3.26%) Migration Consultant
8 3 (3.26%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Operations Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) .NET
2 6 (6.52%) HTML
3 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.09%) Node.js
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (3.26%) Clustering
3 3 (3.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (2.17%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.26%) Windows
2 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (10.87%) Linux
4 7 (7.61%) Windows 10
4 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.52%) Unix
6 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.26%) CentOS
8 2 (2.17%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) ITIL
2 13 (14.13%) Change Management
2 13 (14.13%) Migration
3 10 (10.87%) Problem Management
3 10 (10.87%) Service Management
3 10 (10.87%) Virtual Environments
4 9 (9.78%) Data Migration
4 9 (9.78%) Project Management
5 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 8 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 8 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.61%) Proactive Management
6 7 (7.61%) Trend Analysis
7 6 (6.52%) CRM
7 6 (6.52%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (6.52%) E-business
7 6 (6.52%) Information Security
7 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) SQL
2 9 (9.78%) PL/SQL
2 9 (9.78%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.52%) C#
3 6 (6.52%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.52%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.35%) Java
5 3 (3.26%) C++
5 3 (3.26%) Python
6 2 (2.17%) C
6 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.09%) Ruby
7 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (80.43%) SC Cleared
2 35 (38.04%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (4.35%) CCA
6 4 (4.35%) CCNP
6 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.35%) ISEB
6 4 (4.35%) MCSE
7 3 (3.26%) APMP
7 3 (3.26%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.26%) MCITP
7 3 (3.26%) MCTS
7 3 (3.26%) VCAP
7 3 (3.26%) VCP4
7 3 (3.26%) VCP5
8 2 (2.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) SLA
3 2 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.61%) vSphere
4 4 (4.35%) vCloud
4 4 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (3.26%) Docker
5 3 (3.26%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.09%) UAG
6 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.09%) Xen
6 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (3.26%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
1 3 (3.26%) SCVMM
1 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.26%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) VMware
2 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.13%) Cisco
4 10 (10.87%) Oracle
5 9 (9.78%) Citrix
6 5 (5.43%) Hyperion
7 4 (4.35%) NetApp
7 4 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.26%) BMC
8 3 (3.26%) HP
8 3 (3.26%) IFS
8 3 (3.26%) SAP
9 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.17%) F5
9 2 (2.17%) Remedy
10 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.09%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.09%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.09%) Veeam