Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 285 303 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 19.39% 17.94% 15.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.54% 68.71% 53.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 194 154
Milton Keynes median daily rate £365 £406 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.10% -5.80% +7.75%
10th Percentile £203 £162 £219
90th Percentile £471 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £365 £405 £440
% change year-on-year -9.88% -7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +75.82% -42.39%
10th Percentile £10.50 £15.68 £10.23
90th Percentile £55.00 £57.75 £10.24
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £10.24
% change year-on-year -2.78% +75.82% -76.19%

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 422 441 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.71% 26.11% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 261 273
Milton Keynes median daily rate £398 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.50% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £205
90th Percentile £500 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £10.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +64.78% -63.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £10.23
90th Percentile £55.00 £42.80 £11.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +56.52% -74.73%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 239 (83.86%) SC Cleared
2 154 (54.04%) ITIL
3 108 (37.89%) DV Cleared
4 89 (31.23%) Microsoft
5 84 (29.47%) ITIL V3
6 83 (29.12%) Windows
7 75 (26.32%) Service Management
8 63 (22.11%) Microsoft Office
9 60 (21.05%) Change Management
10 52 (18.25%) Active Directory
11 49 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
12 47 (16.49%) Office 365
13 43 (15.09%) Finance
14 38 (13.33%) ITSM
14 38 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
15 36 (12.63%) Oracle
15 36 (12.63%) SQL
16 35 (12.28%) VMware
17 34 (11.93%) SharePoint
18 32 (11.23%) Service Delivery
19 31 (10.88%) PowerShell
19 31 (10.88%) Windows Server
20 30 (10.53%) MS Exchange
21 29 (10.18%) Linux
21 29 (10.18%) Firewall
21 29 (10.18%) Problem Management
21 29 (10.18%) Skype for Business
22 28 (9.82%) Virtual Environments
22 28 (9.82%) Citrix
22 28 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification

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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 34 (11.93%) SharePoint
2 30 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 29 (10.18%) Skype for Business
4 22 (7.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 20 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.86%) IIS
7 8 (2.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.70%) Apache
10 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (22.11%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.16%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (16.49%) Office 365
2 15 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.81%) IaaS
5 4 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.40%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.18%) Firewall
2 24 (8.42%) TCP/IP
3 20 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (7.02%) Cisco ISE
4 15 (5.26%) VPN
5 14 (4.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (3.86%) BGP
6 11 (3.86%) BIG-IP
6 11 (3.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (3.86%) IPsec
7 9 (3.16%) Internet
7 9 (3.16%) Skype
8 7 (2.46%) LAN
8 7 (2.46%) SSL
8 7 (2.46%) Telepresence
8 7 (2.46%) WAN
9 4 (1.40%) ICMP
9 4 (1.40%) OSPF
9 4 (1.40%) SAN
9 4 (1.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.40%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.40%) Power BI
4 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.70%) Data Mart
5 2 (0.70%) MySQL
5 2 (0.70%) OLTP
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.11%) Maven
2 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.70%) JIRA
3 2 (0.70%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (15.09%) Finance
2 7 (2.46%) Law
3 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (21.75%) Analyst
2 26 (9.12%) Desktop Support
3 24 (8.42%) Support Engineer
4 18 (6.32%) Service Manager
5 17 (5.96%) Incident Manager
6 16 (5.61%) Network Engineer
7 15 (5.26%) Major Incident Manager
8 13 (4.56%) Desktop Engineer
8 13 (4.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 13 (4.56%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
9 12 (4.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (4.21%) Developer
9 12 (4.21%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.21%) Support Analyst
10 11 (3.86%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (3.86%) Designer
10 11 (3.86%) Project Officer
11 10 (3.51%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (3.51%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.56%) CSS
2 7 (2.46%) Spring
3 6 (2.11%) DHTML
3 6 (2.11%) Hibernate
3 6 (2.11%) HTML
3 6 (2.11%) JSF
3 6 (2.11%) JSP
3 6 (2.11%) Struts
3 6 (2.11%) Struts2
3 6 (2.11%) Web Services
3 6 (2.11%) XML
4 5 (1.75%) .NET
4 5 (1.75%) J2EE
5 4 (1.40%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.40%) Node.js
5 4 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.70%) ADSI
6 2 (0.70%) LDAP
7 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.12%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.05%) CMDB
6 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.70%) Clustering
7 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.35%) CCTV
8 1 (0.35%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.35%) New Media
8 1 (0.35%) RIA
8 1 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 83 (29.12%) Windows
2 31 (10.88%) Windows Server
3 29 (10.18%) Linux
4 24 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (5.61%) Unix
7 15 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (4.91%) Windows 7
9 10 (3.51%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.11%) CentOS
10 6 (2.11%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (54.04%) ITIL
2 84 (29.47%) ITIL V3
3 75 (26.32%) Service Management
4 60 (21.05%) Change Management
5 49 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (13.33%) ITSM
7 32 (11.23%) Service Delivery
8 29 (10.18%) Problem Management
9 28 (9.82%) Virtual Environments
10 25 (8.77%) PRINCE2
11 24 (8.42%) Project Management
12 19 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (6.32%) Incident Management
14 14 (4.91%) Capacity Management
14 14 (4.91%) Mentoring
14 14 (4.91%) Presales
15 13 (4.56%) Configuration Management
15 13 (4.56%) CRM
15 13 (4.56%) ERP
16 12 (4.21%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.63%) SQL
2 31 (10.88%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.91%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.81%) Java
5 5 (1.75%) C#
6 3 (1.05%) C
7 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 239 (83.86%) SC Cleared
2 108 (37.89%) DV Cleared
3 28 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.86%) CCNP
4 11 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.86%) CTC Cleared
4 11 (3.86%) MCSA
5 10 (3.51%) ISEB
6 9 (3.16%) CCNA
6 9 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (2.46%) MCITP
8 7 (2.46%) MCP
9 6 (2.11%) APMP
9 6 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.11%) MCDBA
9 6 (2.11%) MCSE
10 5 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.12%) SLA
2 15 (5.26%) QA
3 5 (1.75%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (18.25%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.61%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (5.26%) NFS
5 8 (2.81%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.46%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.40%) vCloud
8 4 (1.40%) vSphere
9 3 (1.05%) XenApp
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (5.96%) SCCM
2 11 (3.86%) OVSD
2 11 (3.86%) WSUS
3 7 (2.46%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.11%) Nagios
5 5 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.40%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.40%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.05%) SCOM
8 2 (0.70%) Puppet
9 1 (0.35%) Ansible
9 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 89 (31.23%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.63%) Oracle
3 35 (12.28%) VMware
4 28 (9.82%) Citrix
5 25 (8.77%) HP
6 24 (8.42%) Cisco
6 24 (8.42%) F5
7 20 (7.02%) Juniper
8 15 (5.26%) McAfee
9 13 (4.56%) NetApp
9 13 (4.56%) SAP
10 11 (3.86%) Palo Alto
11 7 (2.46%) Aruba
12 5 (1.75%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.40%) BMC
14 3 (1.05%) Lumension
14 3 (1.05%) ServiceNow
15 2 (0.70%) Computacenter
16 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
16 1 (0.35%) Veeam