Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 51 130 180
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.70% 23.38% 16.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.54% 65.33% 56.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 115 134
10th Percentile £374 £336 £240
25th Percentile £492 £411 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £467 £450
Median % change year-on-year +17.77% +3.78% +18.42%
75th Percentile £582 £631 £550
90th Percentile £635 £645 £630
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 15
10th Percentile £34.55 £14.30 £12.90
25th Percentile £35.38 £14.75 "
Median hourly rate £37.75 £16.00 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +135.94% +14.29% -20.00%
75th Percentile £39.13 £18.50 £40.00
90th Percentile £39.35 £19.70 £51.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +114.29% +25.00% -22.22%

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 112 199 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 25.69% 35.79% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 164 211
10th Percentile £281 £279 £213
25th Percentile £390 £373 £320
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £450 £440
Median % change year-on-year +15.56% +2.27% +13.18%
75th Percentile £575 £565 £538
90th Percentile £600 £638 £605
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +23.53% -3.41% +10.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 36
10th Percentile £30.80 £15.53 £13.38
25th Percentile £32.00 £15.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.75 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +114.93% -6.94% +2.86%
75th Percentile £38.75 £18.63 £42.50
90th Percentile £39.20 £25.59 £48.13
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £36.75 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +116.18% -5.56% +1.41%

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

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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 11 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Milton Keynes

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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 11 May 2021, 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 43 (84.31%) SC Cleared
2 22 (43.14%) Social Skills
3 17 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 12 (23.53%) Public Sector
5 11 (21.57%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (19.61%) Oracle
7 8 (15.69%) Windows
8 7 (13.73%) ERP
8 7 (13.73%) Project Management
8 7 (13.73%) Migration
8 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.80%) Nessus
9 5 (9.80%) Replication
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (9.80%) Linux
9 5 (9.80%) ITIL
9 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.80%) SQL
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (9.80%) JIRA
9 5 (9.80%) Azure
9 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (9.80%) DevOps
10 4 (7.84%) Docker
10 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (7.84%) GCP
10 4 (7.84%) People Management
10 4 (7.84%) Presales
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.84%) AWS

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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.96%) iTrent
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (1.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Azure
2 4 (7.84%) AWS
2 4 (7.84%) GCP
3 3 (5.88%) PaaS
4 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.92%) SaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.96%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.96%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) Connectrix
2 2 (3.92%) DHCP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.92%) NAS
2 2 (3.92%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.96%) DMVPN
3 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) IPsec
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
3 1 (1.96%) WPA
3 1 (1.96%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) GitLab
2 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Postman
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 22 (43.14%) Social Skills
2 12 (23.53%) Public Sector
3 4 (7.84%) Finance
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Billing
4 3 (5.88%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Consultant
2 8 (15.69%) Administrator
3 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Operations Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Support Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Logistics Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Supply Chain Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Supply Chain Support
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (5.88%) Web Services
3 2 (3.92%) jQuery
4 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) JSON
4 1 (1.96%) Keras
4 1 (1.96%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) NumPy
4 1 (1.96%) PyTorch
4 1 (1.96%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.96%) SOAP
4 1 (1.96%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.96%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Replication
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) CESG
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (3.92%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.92%) PKI
3 2 (3.92%) Symmetrix
3 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.73%) ERP
2 7 (13.73%) Migration
2 7 (13.73%) Project Management
3 5 (9.80%) DevOps
3 5 (9.80%) ITIL
3 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
3 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
4 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (7.84%) Logistics
4 4 (7.84%) People Management
4 4 (7.84%) Presales
4 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
5 3 (5.88%) Cash Management
5 3 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) Python
3 2 (3.92%) C
3 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.92%) Ruby
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) R
4 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.96%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (84.31%) SC Cleared
2 17 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) ISEB
5 2 (3.92%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.96%) ACCA
6 1 (1.96%) APMP
6 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) CIMA
6 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.96%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) NCSC
1 2 (3.92%) NIST
1 2 (3.92%) QA
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (3.92%) Firmware
2 2 (3.92%) SRDF
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Nessus
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.92%) Packer
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) SnapMirror
2 2 (3.92%) Terraform
3 1 (1.96%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco
2 3 (5.88%) Google
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) EMC
3 2 (3.92%) Isilon
3 2 (3.92%) NetApp
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) BMC
4 1 (1.96%) Databricks
4 1 (1.96%) F5
4 1 (1.96%) Meraki
4 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow