Period
to 22 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 1 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 275 440 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.23% 32.02% 12.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.10% 76.52% 53.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 305 124
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.88% +3.61% +18.57%
10th Percentile £235 £275 £238
90th Percentile £500 £575 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £395 £425 £416
% change year-on-year -7.06% +2.29% +18.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +50.00% -33.33%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.45
% change year-on-year -2.78% +24.57% -21.89%

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 398 575 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.94% 41.85% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 371 234
Milton Keynes median daily rate £395 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.18% +4.22% +15.68%
10th Percentile £233 £281 £263
90th Percentile £506 £575 £518
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £394 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -7.29% +3.66% +15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 14 7
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +50.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £12.01 £16.30 £10.40
90th Percentile £31.00 £18.00 £17.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +7.46% -2.90%

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 April 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

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 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 232 (84.36%) SC Cleared
2 119 (43.27%) ITIL
3 114 (41.45%) DV Cleared
4 91 (33.09%) Microsoft
5 79 (28.73%) Windows
6 63 (22.91%) Change Management
7 57 (20.73%) PRINCE2
8 48 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
9 47 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
10 46 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (16.36%) ITIL V3
11 45 (16.36%) Service Management
12 42 (15.27%) Finance
12 42 (15.27%) Cisco
13 41 (14.91%) Service Delivery
13 41 (14.91%) VMware
14 39 (14.18%) Active Directory
15 35 (12.73%) SharePoint
16 34 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
17 33 (12.00%) Microsoft Project
18 32 (11.64%) Office 365
18 32 (11.64%) Windows Server 2012
19 30 (10.91%) PowerShell
19 30 (10.91%) Skype for Business
19 30 (10.91%) Virtual Environments
19 30 (10.91%) Firewall
20 29 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
21 28 (10.18%) Project Management
21 28 (10.18%) MS Exchange
21 28 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management

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 35 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 30 (10.91%) Skype for Business
3 28 (10.18%) MS Exchange
4 22 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (6.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (3.64%) IIS
8 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.73%) Apache
10 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (12.00%) Microsoft Project
3 21 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.36%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.64%) Office 365
2 7 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.09%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.91%) Firewall
2 20 (7.27%) Cisco ISE
3 18 (6.55%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (6.55%) TCP/IP
3 18 (6.55%) Wireless
4 12 (4.36%) BIG-IP
5 10 (3.64%) BGP
5 10 (3.64%) ICMP
5 10 (3.64%) IPsec
5 10 (3.64%) OSPF
6 9 (3.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (2.91%) iSCSI
7 8 (2.91%) Skype
7 8 (2.91%) VPN
8 7 (2.55%) Internet
8 7 (2.55%) LAN
9 6 (2.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (1.82%) WAN
11 4 (1.45%) DHCP
11 4 (1.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (1.09%) Big Data
3 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.36%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Selenium
2 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.36%) Maven
2 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.36%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (15.27%) Finance
2 4 (1.45%) Law
3 2 (0.73%) Legal
3 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.36%) Electronics
4 1 (0.36%) Marketing
4 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (17.82%) Analyst
2 21 (7.64%) Project Manager
3 18 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (6.18%) Team Leader
5 16 (5.82%) Desktop Support
5 16 (5.82%) Project Officer
5 16 (5.82%) Support Engineer
6 14 (5.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (4.36%) Architect
8 11 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (4.00%) Service Manager
8 11 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
9 9 (3.27%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.27%) SharePoint Analyst
10 8 (2.91%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 8 (2.91%) Network Engineer
10 8 (2.91%) Network Team Leader
10 8 (2.91%) Support Analyst
10 8 (2.91%) Technical Architect
11 7 (2.55%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.09%) .NET
2 2 (0.73%) Web Services
3 1 (0.36%) CSS
3 1 (0.36%) DHTML
3 1 (0.36%) EJB
3 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.36%) HTML
3 1 (0.36%) Java EE
3 1 (0.36%) JMS
3 1 (0.36%) JSF
3 1 (0.36%) JSP
3 1 (0.36%) Spring
3 1 (0.36%) Struts
3 1 (0.36%) Struts2
3 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.91%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.91%) Enterprise Cloud
4 5 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.09%) CCTV
5 3 (1.09%) Clustering
5 3 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.73%) User Experience
7 1 (0.36%) CMDB
7 1 (0.36%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 79 (28.73%) Windows
2 32 (11.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (10.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (8.36%) Windows Server
5 22 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (7.64%) Linux
7 18 (6.55%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.55%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (2.18%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.82%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.73%) Unix
12 1 (0.36%) Solaris
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (43.27%) ITIL
2 63 (22.91%) Change Management
3 57 (20.73%) PRINCE2
4 46 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (16.36%) ITIL V3
5 45 (16.36%) Service Management
6 41 (14.91%) Service Delivery
7 30 (10.91%) Virtual Environments
8 28 (10.18%) Project Management
8 28 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (8.36%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 21 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (7.27%) Network Virtualisation
11 20 (7.27%) Portfolio Management
12 19 (6.91%) ITSM
13 16 (5.82%) People Management
14 15 (5.45%) CRM
15 14 (5.09%) Risk Management
15 14 (5.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
16 13 (4.73%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.91%) PowerShell
2 13 (4.73%) SQL
3 4 (1.45%) Java
4 2 (0.73%) C
5 1 (0.36%) C++
5 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 232 (84.36%) SC Cleared
2 114 (41.45%) DV Cleared
3 29 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (7.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 16 (5.82%) MCSE
7 15 (5.45%) CCNP
8 11 (4.00%) CCNA
8 11 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (2.91%) APMP
10 8 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.91%) MCSA
11 7 (2.55%) MCP
11 7 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.82%) CCIE
12 5 (1.82%) ISEB
12 5 (1.82%) MCITP
13 4 (1.45%) CCSP
13 4 (1.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.18%) PMO
2 13 (4.73%) SLA
3 9 (3.27%) QA
4 4 (1.45%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.73%) P3O
System Software
1 39 (14.18%) Active Directory
2 34 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.64%) BitLocker
5 9 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.91%) NFS
7 5 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (1.45%) UAG
8 4 (1.45%) XenApp
9 3 (1.09%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.73%) vSphere
11 1 (0.36%) vCloud
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (6.18%) SCCM
2 12 (4.36%) SCOM
3 10 (3.64%) OVSD
4 5 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.45%) SCSM
5 4 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.36%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 91 (33.09%) Microsoft
2 42 (15.27%) Cisco
3 41 (14.91%) VMware
4 24 (8.73%) HP
5 21 (7.64%) NetApp
6 17 (6.18%) Citrix
7 15 (5.45%) F5
7 15 (5.45%) ServiceNow
8 13 (4.73%) Oracle
9 11 (4.00%) Lumension
9 11 (4.00%) McAfee
10 9 (3.27%) Palo Alto
10 9 (3.27%) Symantec
11 8 (2.91%) Juniper
12 7 (2.55%) Forcepoint
13 5 (1.82%) Computacenter
14 4 (1.45%) arcserve
14 4 (1.45%) Remedy
14 4 (1.45%) Veeam
15 3 (1.09%) Aruba