Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 8 1
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 274 262 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.58% 15.66% 23.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.54% 66.50% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 190 211
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -9.09% +7.58%
10th Percentile £210 £250 £293
90th Percentile £500 £552 £588
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £415 £436
% change year-on-year -6.51% -4.82% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -2.78% +45.51%
10th Percentile £10.50 £16.82 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £21.00 £35.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% - +45.51%

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 383 394 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 32.96% 23.55% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 246 306
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £221 £263 £293
90th Percentile £575 £550 £588
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £428
% change year-on-year - -6.43% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.89 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.51% -2.78% +24.14%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.25 £21.00 £35.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +4.35%

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

Security Cleared
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 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
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 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 200 (72.99%) SC Cleared
2 147 (53.65%) ITIL
3 141 (51.46%) DV Cleared
4 97 (35.40%) Microsoft
5 91 (33.21%) Windows
6 84 (30.66%) ITIL V3
7 68 (24.82%) Service Management
8 65 (23.72%) Active Directory
9 58 (21.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 54 (19.71%) VMware
11 52 (18.98%) Microsoft Office
11 52 (18.98%) Office 365
11 52 (18.98%) Windows Server
12 46 (16.79%) Change Management
13 45 (16.42%) MS Exchange
14 43 (15.69%) SQL
14 43 (15.69%) ITSM
14 43 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
15 42 (15.33%) PowerShell
16 37 (13.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 37 (13.50%) Citrix
17 36 (13.14%) Oracle
18 35 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2007
19 34 (12.41%) SharePoint
20 33 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
21 32 (11.68%) Incident Management
21 32 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
22 31 (11.31%) Skype for Business
22 31 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (11.31%) Finance

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 45 (16.42%) MS Exchange
2 35 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 34 (12.41%) SharePoint
4 31 (11.31%) Skype for Business
5 23 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (8.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (5.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (3.28%) IIS
10 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Portal
14 1 (0.36%) Apache
14 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 52 (18.98%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 52 (18.98%) Office 365
2 28 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.92%) IaaS
4 8 (2.92%) OneDrive
5 4 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.73%) PaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.76%) Firewall
2 23 (8.39%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.74%) Skype
3 13 (4.74%) VPN
4 12 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (4.38%) LAN
4 12 (4.38%) WAN
5 11 (4.01%) BGP
5 11 (4.01%) BIG-IP
5 11 (4.01%) Cisco ISE
5 11 (4.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (4.01%) IPsec
6 9 (3.28%) Internet
7 8 (2.92%) Unified Communications
8 7 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (2.55%) DNS
8 7 (2.55%) SSL
8 7 (2.55%) Telepresence
9 6 (2.19%) Wireless
10 4 (1.46%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.92%) Power BI
4 4 (1.46%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.36%) Maven
2 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 31 (11.31%) Finance
2 2 (0.73%) Legal
3 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (25.91%) Analyst
2 20 (7.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 20 (7.30%) Service Analyst
3 19 (6.93%) Consultant
4 16 (5.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (5.47%) Support Engineer
6 14 (5.11%) Incident Manager
7 13 (4.74%) Major Incident Manager
8 12 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (4.38%) Service Manager
9 11 (4.01%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.65%) Network Engineer
10 10 (3.65%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.65%) Project Officer
10 10 (3.65%) SharePoint Analyst
11 9 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 9 (3.28%) Office 365 Engineer
12 8 (2.92%) Architect
12 8 (2.92%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.92%) CSS
2 4 (1.46%) .NET
2 4 (1.46%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.09%) MEAN Stack
3 3 (1.09%) Middleware
3 3 (1.09%) Node.js
4 2 (0.73%) ADSI
4 2 (0.73%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (0.73%) LDAP
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.73%) Spring
5 1 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.36%) DHTML
5 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.36%) HTML
5 1 (0.36%) J2EE
5 1 (0.36%) JSF
5 1 (0.36%) JSP
5 1 (0.36%) Struts
5 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.03%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.92%) Clustering
5 8 (2.92%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.19%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (1.46%) CMDB
8 3 (1.09%) PKI
9 2 (0.73%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.73%) DataPower
9 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.36%) CESG
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.36%) New Media
10 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) SCORM
10 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 91 (33.21%) Windows
2 58 (21.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (18.98%) Windows Server
4 37 (13.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (8.03%) Linux
7 15 (5.47%) Unix
8 6 (2.19%) CentOS
8 6 (2.19%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (53.65%) ITIL
2 84 (30.66%) ITIL V3
3 68 (24.82%) Service Management
4 46 (16.79%) Change Management
5 43 (15.69%) ITSM
5 43 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (11.68%) Incident Management
7 29 (10.58%) Project Management
8 25 (9.12%) CRM
8 25 (9.12%) Presales
9 23 (8.39%) Problem Management
10 22 (8.03%) PRINCE2
11 20 (7.30%) Mentoring
11 20 (7.30%) Service Delivery
12 19 (6.93%) Virtual Environments
13 15 (5.47%) Migration
13 15 (5.47%) Patch Management
14 13 (4.74%) ERP
15 12 (4.38%) Server Management
16 11 (4.01%) Critical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.69%) SQL
2 42 (15.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.92%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.82%) C
4 5 (1.82%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.46%) C#
6 2 (0.73%) Java
7 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.36%) C-shell
7 1 (0.36%) Korn
7 1 (0.36%) Perl
7 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 200 (72.99%) SC Cleared
2 141 (51.46%) DV Cleared
3 33 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (7.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (5.47%) CCNP
5 15 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (5.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 13 (4.74%) CCNA
8 12 (4.38%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (4.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (2.92%) APMP
10 8 (2.92%) CCA
10 8 (2.92%) ISEB
10 8 (2.92%) MCITP
11 7 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.55%) MCP
11 7 (2.55%) MCSA
11 7 (2.55%) MCSE
12 6 (2.19%) MCDBA
12 6 (2.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.47%) SLA
2 11 (4.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.19%) QA
4 5 (1.82%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 65 (23.72%) Active Directory
2 32 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.76%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.57%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (4.01%) NFS
5 11 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.65%) VMware Workstation
6 10 (3.65%) vSphere
7 6 (2.19%) vCloud
7 6 (2.19%) XenServer
8 3 (1.09%) Docker
8 3 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (1.09%) UAG
9 2 (0.73%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.73%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.36%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (10.22%) SCCM
2 17 (6.20%) OVSD
3 12 (4.38%) SCVMM
4 10 (3.65%) WSUS
5 7 (2.55%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (2.19%) Nagios
6 6 (2.19%) SCOM
6 6 (2.19%) vCenter Server
7 5 (1.82%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.46%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.46%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.73%) Puppet
10 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.36%) Ansible
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.36%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 97 (35.40%) Microsoft
2 54 (19.71%) VMware
3 37 (13.50%) Citrix
4 36 (13.14%) Oracle
5 24 (8.76%) HP
6 23 (8.39%) Cisco
7 16 (5.84%) F5
8 14 (5.11%) SAP
9 13 (4.74%) McAfee
10 11 (4.01%) Juniper
10 11 (4.01%) NetApp
10 11 (4.01%) Palo Alto
11 7 (2.55%) Aruba
12 6 (2.19%) webMethods
13 5 (1.82%) Blue Coat
14 4 (1.46%) BMC
15 3 (1.09%) Forcepoint
15 3 (1.09%) IBM
15 3 (1.09%) Remedy
15 3 (1.09%) Unisys