Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 293 271 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.25% 15.35% 18.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 73.43% 63.17% 58.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 188 190
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +11.46%
10th Percentile £208 £158 £261
90th Percentile £474 £555 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +10.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +75.78% -42.37%
10th Percentile £10.50 £16.35 £10.23
90th Percentile £18.77 £58.00 £44.05
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.62
% change year-on-year -2.78% +8.30% -62.65%

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 399 429 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 30.30% 24.31% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 267 309
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £210 £200 £227
90th Percentile £506 £524 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.58 £17.50 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.97% +70.90% -33.44%
10th Percentile £10.35 £10.88 £10.23
90th Percentile £19.40 £41.25 £44.05
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -16.67% +3.70% -43.75%

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 16 November 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 230 (78.50%) SC Cleared
2 169 (57.68%) ITIL
3 129 (44.03%) DV Cleared
4 100 (34.13%) Microsoft
5 98 (33.45%) Windows
6 96 (32.76%) ITIL V3
7 82 (27.99%) Service Management
8 68 (23.21%) Active Directory
9 66 (22.53%) Microsoft Office
10 58 (19.80%) Change Management
10 58 (19.80%) Problem-Solving
11 51 (17.41%) ITSM
12 50 (17.06%) VMware
12 50 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 47 (16.04%) Windows Server
14 46 (15.70%) Office 365
14 46 (15.70%) SQL
15 44 (15.02%) Citrix
15 44 (15.02%) Finance
15 44 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
16 43 (14.68%) PowerShell
16 43 (14.68%) MS Exchange
17 41 (13.99%) Oracle
18 40 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
19 36 (12.29%) Incident Management
19 36 (12.29%) SCCM
20 32 (10.92%) Problem Management
20 32 (10.92%) SharePoint
21 31 (10.58%) Skype for Business
22 30 (10.24%) Windows Server 2012

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 43 (14.68%) MS Exchange
2 32 (10.92%) SharePoint
3 31 (10.58%) Skype for Business
4 28 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (6.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (4.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (4.78%) IIS
7 10 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.02%) Apache
11 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 66 (22.53%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 46 (15.70%) Office 365
2 21 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.73%) OneDrive
5 7 (2.39%) IaaS
6 4 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.22%) Firewall
2 25 (8.53%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.12%) VPN
4 13 (4.44%) Skype
5 12 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (4.10%) Cisco ISE
6 11 (3.75%) BGP
6 11 (3.75%) BIG-IP
6 11 (3.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (3.75%) IPsec
6 11 (3.75%) WAN
7 10 (3.41%) LAN
8 9 (3.07%) Internet
9 7 (2.39%) SSL
9 7 (2.39%) Telepresence
9 7 (2.39%) Unified Communications
10 6 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (2.05%) DNS
11 4 (1.37%) DHCP
11 4 (1.37%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.73%) Power BI
4 6 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.68%) MySQL
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Maven
2 3 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
General
1 44 (15.02%) Finance
2 5 (1.71%) Law
3 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 75 (25.60%) Analyst
2 21 (7.17%) Support Engineer
3 20 (6.83%) Desktop Support
4 18 (6.14%) Incident Manager
5 17 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 17 (5.80%) Service Analyst
5 17 (5.80%) Service Manager
6 15 (5.12%) Major Incident Manager
6 15 (5.12%) Project Manager
7 14 (4.78%) Project Officer
8 13 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (4.10%) Support Analyst
10 11 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (3.41%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.41%) Developer
11 10 (3.41%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
11 10 (3.41%) SharePoint Analyst
12 9 (3.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 9 (3.07%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.75%) CSS
2 6 (2.05%) Node.js
3 5 (1.71%) .NET
3 5 (1.71%) Spring
4 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.37%) DHTML
4 4 (1.37%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.37%) HTML
4 4 (1.37%) J2EE
4 4 (1.37%) JSF
4 4 (1.37%) JSP
4 4 (1.37%) Struts
4 4 (1.37%) Struts2
4 4 (1.37%) Web Services
4 4 (1.37%) XML
5 3 (1.02%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.02%) MEAN Stack
5 3 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.68%) ADSI
6 2 (0.68%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.22%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.73%) Clustering
5 8 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (1.02%) CMDB
7 3 (1.02%) PKI
7 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.34%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.34%) New Media
9 1 (0.34%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) RIA
9 1 (0.34%) Robotics
9 1 (0.34%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 98 (33.45%) Windows
2 50 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (16.04%) Windows Server
4 30 (10.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (9.90%) Linux
6 21 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (6.14%) Unix
8 13 (4.44%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.05%) CentOS
9 6 (2.05%) Ubuntu
9 6 (2.05%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (57.68%) ITIL
2 96 (32.76%) ITIL V3
3 82 (27.99%) Service Management
4 58 (19.80%) Change Management
4 58 (19.80%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (17.41%) ITSM
6 36 (12.29%) Incident Management
7 32 (10.92%) Problem Management
8 30 (10.24%) PRINCE2
9 29 (9.90%) Service Delivery
10 26 (8.87%) Virtual Environments
11 25 (8.53%) Project Management
12 23 (7.85%) CRM
13 16 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (5.12%) Mentoring
14 15 (5.12%) Patch Management
14 15 (5.12%) Presales
15 14 (4.78%) ERP
16 13 (4.44%) Configuration Management
16 13 (4.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.70%) SQL
2 43 (14.68%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.05%) Java
5 5 (1.71%) C#
6 4 (1.37%) C
7 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.34%) C-shell
8 1 (0.34%) Korn
8 1 (0.34%) Perl
8 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 230 (78.50%) SC Cleared
2 129 (44.03%) DV Cleared
3 40 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (7.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (4.78%) CCNP
5 14 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.78%) MCSA
5 14 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (4.10%) CCNA
6 12 (4.10%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (4.10%) ISEB
7 11 (3.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (3.41%) APMP
9 9 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.73%) CCA
10 8 (2.73%) MCITP
11 7 (2.39%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (2.39%) MCSE
12 6 (2.05%) VCP4
12 6 (2.05%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.53%) SLA
2 15 (5.12%) QA
3 5 (1.71%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.68%) PMO
6 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 68 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 30 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.17%) Hyper-V
3 21 (7.17%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (4.44%) NFS
5 10 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.41%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (3.07%) vSphere
7 7 (2.39%) vCloud
8 6 (2.05%) XenServer
9 3 (1.02%) Docker
9 3 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.02%) UAG
10 2 (0.68%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 36 (12.29%) SCCM
2 18 (6.14%) OVSD
3 16 (5.46%) WSUS
4 12 (4.10%) SCVMM
5 8 (2.73%) SCOM
6 7 (2.39%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (2.05%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (2.05%) Nagios
7 6 (2.05%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.37%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.02%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.68%) Puppet
11 1 (0.34%) Ansible
11 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.34%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 100 (34.13%) Microsoft
2 50 (17.06%) VMware
3 44 (15.02%) Citrix
4 41 (13.99%) Oracle
5 28 (9.56%) HP
6 22 (7.51%) Cisco
7 20 (6.83%) McAfee
8 16 (5.46%) F5
9 15 (5.12%) SAP
10 14 (4.78%) NetApp
11 12 (4.10%) Juniper
12 11 (3.75%) Palo Alto
13 7 (2.39%) Aruba
14 5 (1.71%) Blue Coat
14 5 (1.71%) webMethods
15 3 (1.02%) BMC
15 3 (1.02%) Computacenter
15 3 (1.02%) Forcepoint
15 3 (1.02%) Lumension
15 3 (1.02%) Remedy