Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 146 145 280
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 31.60% 12.82% 17.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 74.49% 50.00% 67.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 102 188
Median daily rate £513 £458 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.02% +26.76% -15.08%
10th Percentile £353 £240 £212
90th Percentile £650 £630 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £452 £360
% change year-on-year +10.62% +25.56% -13.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 34
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -20.00% -2.78%
10th Percentile £16.20 £13.55 £11.73
90th Percentile £42.00 £49.25 £55.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £38.50 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +175.00% -20.00% -2.78%

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 196 290 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 42.42% 25.64% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 188 258
Median daily rate £470 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +23.97% -12.27%
10th Percentile £315 £240 £215
90th Percentile £638 £625 £506
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 42
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.00 £11.58
90th Percentile £39.90 £47.50 £52.87
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Security Cleared in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 126 (86.30%) SC Cleared
2 87 (59.59%) Oracle
3 74 (50.68%) SQL
4 58 (39.73%) PL/SQL
5 49 (33.56%) Migration
6 45 (30.82%) DV Cleared
7 44 (30.14%) Data Migration
8 37 (25.34%) Shell Script
8 37 (25.34%) Public Sector
9 36 (24.66%) Oracle Payables
10 34 (23.29%) Unit Testing
11 33 (22.60%) General Ledger
12 29 (19.86%) E-business
13 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
14 24 (16.44%) Windows
14 24 (16.44%) Oracle Cash Management
14 24 (16.44%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (16.44%) Cash Management
15 23 (15.75%) ERP
16 22 (15.07%) ITIL
17 20 (13.70%) Oracle Receivables
18 17 (11.64%) Microsoft Office
19 13 (8.90%) Active Directory
19 13 (8.90%) Windows Server
20 12 (8.22%) Coaching
20 12 (8.22%) SQL Server
20 12 (8.22%) Oracle Reports
21 11 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
21 11 (7.53%) Collaborative Working
22 10 (6.85%) Linux

Security Cleared
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 8 (5.48%) IIS
2 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (11.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (24.66%) Oracle Payables
2 24 (16.44%) Oracle Cash Management
3 20 (13.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (5.48%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (4.11%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) SaaS
2 4 (2.74%) Azure
3 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) AWS
4 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.68%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (2.05%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (2.05%) Firewall
1 3 (2.05%) VLAN
1 3 (2.05%) VXLAN
2 2 (1.37%) DNS
2 2 (1.37%) VPN
3 1 (0.68%) DHCP
3 1 (0.68%) DMZ
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.68%) Network Security
3 1 (0.68%) SMTP
3 1 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) WAN
3 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) Oracle Reports
1 12 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2017
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.37%) MySQL
5 2 (1.37%) PolyBase
5 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.37%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) Ant
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) Hudson
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 37 (25.34%) Public Sector
2 33 (22.60%) General Ledger
3 6 (4.11%) Finance
4 3 (2.05%) Electronics
4 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.05%) Marketing
4 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.37%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (28.08%) Developer
2 19 (13.01%) Technical Developer
3 18 (12.33%) Oracle Specialist
4 17 (11.64%) Consultant
5 13 (8.90%) ERP Developer
6 12 (8.22%) Oracle Developer
7 11 (7.53%) Analyst
7 11 (7.53%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (4.79%) Architect
9 6 (4.11%) DBA
10 5 (3.42%) Migration Consultant
10 5 (3.42%) SOC Manager
10 5 (3.42%) SQL DBA
11 4 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (2.74%) Data Consultant
11 4 (2.74%) Data Migration Consultant
11 4 (2.74%) Security Manager
11 4 (2.74%) Support Analyst
12 3 (2.05%) Administrator
12 3 (2.05%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.85%) .NET
1 10 (6.85%) HTML
2 9 (6.16%) XML
3 8 (5.48%) CSS
3 8 (5.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (4.11%) Web Services
5 5 (3.42%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.42%) Entity Framework
5 5 (3.42%) LINQ
5 5 (3.42%) Middleware
5 5 (3.42%) XSL
6 2 (1.37%) Node.js
6 2 (1.37%) React
7 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.68%) CSS3
7 1 (0.68%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.68%) HTML5
7 1 (0.68%) SAML
7 1 (0.68%) SOAP
7 1 (0.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.42%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (2.74%) User Experience
3 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) CESG
5 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) PKI
5 1 (0.68%) Replication
5 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.44%) Windows
2 13 (8.90%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.85%) Linux
4 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.11%) Unix
6 5 (3.42%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.74%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.74%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.37%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.68%) AIX
9 1 (0.68%) HPUX
9 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.56%) Migration
2 44 (30.14%) Data Migration
3 34 (23.29%) Unit Testing
4 29 (19.86%) E-business
5 24 (16.44%) Cash Management
5 24 (16.44%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (15.75%) ERP
7 22 (15.07%) ITIL
8 12 (8.22%) Coaching
9 11 (7.53%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (6.16%) Change Management
11 8 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.48%) CRM
12 7 (4.79%) ETL
12 7 (4.79%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (4.11%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (4.11%) DevOps
13 6 (4.11%) Proactive Monitoring
13 6 (4.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (50.68%) SQL
2 58 (39.73%) PL/SQL
3 37 (25.34%) Shell Script
4 9 (6.16%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.16%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.48%) C#
5 8 (5.48%) Java
5 8 (5.48%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.74%) Python
6 4 (2.74%) VBScript
7 3 (2.05%) C
7 3 (2.05%) VB
8 2 (1.37%) C++
8 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.68%) COBOL
9 1 (0.68%) Perl
9 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 126 (86.30%) SC Cleared
2 45 (30.82%) DV Cleared
3 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.42%) MCAD
4 5 (3.42%) MCITP
4 5 (3.42%) MCPD
5 4 (2.74%) MCSA
6 3 (2.05%) CCIE
6 3 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.05%) ISEB
6 3 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.37%) APMP
7 2 (1.37%) Degree
7 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.68%) NCSC
3 1 (0.68%) NIST
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.05%) UAG
5 2 (1.37%) Docker
5 2 (1.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.68%) vCloud
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (3.42%) SCCM
2 4 (2.74%) BladeLogic
2 4 (2.74%) WSUS
3 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.68%) vMotion
Vendors
1 87 (59.59%) Oracle
2 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.48%) HP
4 7 (4.79%) Computacenter
4 7 (4.79%) Remedy
5 6 (4.11%) VMware
6 3 (2.05%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.05%) Cisco
6 3 (2.05%) Citrix
6 3 (2.05%) F5
6 3 (2.05%) Google
6 3 (2.05%) Juniper
6 3 (2.05%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.05%) SAP
7 2 (1.37%) BMC
7 2 (1.37%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.68%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.68%) Sybase
8 1 (0.68%) Veeam