Period
to 4 April 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 April 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 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 122 205 284
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.78% 19.60% 17.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.45% 63.86% 70.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 156 194
Median daily rate £425 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.04% -13.01%
10th Percentile £200 £236 £249
90th Percentile £638 £628 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £394
% change year-on-year - +7.87% -9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 24
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -20.00% -2.78%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -21.13% -1.39%

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 220 321 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 32.07% 30.69% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 217 248
Median daily rate £425 £435 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +12.99% -9.41%
10th Percentile £230 £237 £245
90th Percentile £638 £619 £502
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £435 £380
% change year-on-year -5.75% +14.47% -10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 28
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £15.60 £13.30 £13.30
90th Percentile £27.87 £49.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% -7.69% +8.33%

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

Security Cleared
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 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
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

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 91 (74.59%) SC Cleared
2 53 (43.44%) SQL
3 48 (39.34%) DV Cleared
4 45 (36.89%) Migration
5 42 (34.43%) Data Migration
6 39 (31.97%) Oracle
6 39 (31.97%) PL/SQL
7 35 (28.69%) Shell Script
8 34 (27.87%) Unit Testing
9 33 (27.05%) Oracle Payables
10 31 (25.41%) General Ledger
11 30 (24.59%) E-business
12 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
13 26 (21.31%) Public Sector
14 25 (20.49%) Oracle Cash Management
14 25 (20.49%) ITIL
14 25 (20.49%) Cash Management
15 24 (19.67%) Windows
15 24 (19.67%) ERP
16 21 (17.21%) Oracle Receivables
17 17 (13.93%) Active Directory
17 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Office
18 15 (12.30%) Windows Server
19 12 (9.84%) Problem Management
19 12 (9.84%) Change Management
20 11 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
20 11 (9.02%) VMware
21 10 (8.20%) Incident Management
21 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
21 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008

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 7 (5.74%) IIS
2 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (27.05%) Oracle Payables
2 25 (20.49%) Oracle Cash Management
3 21 (17.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (6.56%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.38%) SaaS
2 3 (2.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.82%) AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) IaaS
3 1 (0.82%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) Firewall
2 5 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (4.10%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (3.28%) Wireless
4 3 (2.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (2.46%) DHCP
4 3 (2.46%) DNS
4 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.46%) VLAN
4 3 (2.46%) VXLAN
4 3 (2.46%) WAN
5 2 (1.64%) BGP
5 2 (1.64%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.64%) ICMP
5 2 (1.64%) IPsec
5 2 (1.64%) Network Security
5 2 (1.64%) OSPF
5 2 (1.64%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.64%) VPN
6 1 (0.82%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.82%) Big Data
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.82%) Power BI
3 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 31 (25.41%) General Ledger
2 26 (21.31%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.92%) Finance
4 4 (3.28%) Electronics
4 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.28%) Marketing
4 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (28.69%) Developer
2 21 (17.21%) Analyst
3 16 (13.11%) Technical Developer
4 12 (9.84%) ERP Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Oracle Developer
6 9 (7.38%) Consultant
7 7 (5.74%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.10%) Data Migration Lead
9 5 (4.10%) Migration Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) Problem Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.10%) SOC Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Active Directory Support
10 4 (3.28%) Data Consultant
10 4 (3.28%) Data Migration Consultant
10 4 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Service Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) HTML
2 6 (4.92%) .NET
2 6 (4.92%) CSS
2 6 (4.92%) XML
3 4 (3.28%) Web Services
4 3 (2.46%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.46%) Entity Framework
4 3 (2.46%) LINQ
4 3 (2.46%) XSL
5 2 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.64%) Node.js
5 2 (1.64%) React
6 1 (0.82%) ADSI
6 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.82%) CSS3
6 1 (0.82%) HTML5
6 1 (0.82%) LDAP
6 1 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.10%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.46%) User Experience
4 2 (1.64%) Clustering
4 2 (1.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.82%) PKI
5 1 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.67%) Windows
2 15 (12.30%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.92%) Linux
4 6 (4.92%) Windows Vista
5 5 (4.10%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.28%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.82%) CentOS
7 1 (0.82%) Unix
7 1 (0.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.89%) Migration
2 42 (34.43%) Data Migration
3 34 (27.87%) Unit Testing
4 30 (24.59%) E-business
5 25 (20.49%) Cash Management
5 25 (20.49%) ITIL
6 24 (19.67%) ERP
7 12 (9.84%) Change Management
7 12 (9.84%) Problem Management
8 11 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.20%) Incident Management
9 10 (8.20%) Project Management
9 10 (8.20%) Service Management
10 9 (7.38%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (4.92%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (4.92%) Information Security
12 6 (4.92%) Patch Management
12 6 (4.92%) PRINCE2
13 5 (4.10%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.44%) SQL
2 39 (31.97%) PL/SQL
3 35 (28.69%) Shell Script
4 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.92%) C#
7 5 (4.10%) Java
7 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.46%) C++
8 3 (2.46%) Python
8 3 (2.46%) VB
8 3 (2.46%) VBScript
9 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.82%) C
10 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 91 (74.59%) SC Cleared
2 48 (39.34%) DV Cleared
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.10%) MCSA
6 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.46%) CCIE
7 3 (2.46%) CCNP
7 3 (2.46%) ISEB
7 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.46%) MCAD
7 3 (2.46%) MCITP
7 3 (2.46%) MCPD
8 2 (1.64%) APMP
8 2 (1.64%) CISA
8 2 (1.64%) CISM
8 2 (1.64%) MCTS
8 2 (1.64%) VCAP
8 2 (1.64%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.82%) PMO
3 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.38%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.28%) UAG
4 4 (3.28%) vSphere
5 3 (2.46%) Docker
5 3 (2.46%) vCloud
5 3 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.82%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) SCCM
2 5 (4.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.28%) BladeLogic
3 4 (3.28%) WSUS
4 2 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.64%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.64%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.82%) Ansible
5 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.82%) vMotion
Vendors
1 39 (31.97%) Oracle
2 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.02%) VMware
4 10 (8.20%) Cisco
5 9 (7.38%) Remedy
6 8 (6.56%) HP
7 6 (4.92%) Computacenter
7 6 (4.92%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.10%) Citrix
8 5 (4.10%) F5
8 5 (4.10%) Hyperion
9 4 (3.28%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.28%) Juniper
9 4 (3.28%) SAP
10 2 (1.64%) BMC
10 2 (1.64%) IFS
11 1 (0.82%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.82%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.82%) Lumension
11 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow