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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 148 106 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 20.11% 16.01% 11.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 72.55% 58.89% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 77 60
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £244 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +7.04% -1.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.24 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.86% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £31.95
% change year-on-year +14.83% +2.20%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes.

Academic & Professional Certification
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 204 180 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 27.72% 27.19% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 130 137
Median daily rate £405 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +4.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.62 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% -73.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 355 (86.80%) SC Cleared
2 150 (36.67%) Windows
3 142 (34.72%) DV Cleared
4 126 (30.81%) ITIL
5 98 (23.96%) Microsoft
6 69 (16.87%) Cisco
7 68 (16.63%) Active Directory
8 67 (16.38%) Finance
9 55 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
9 55 (13.45%) Service Management
10 53 (12.96%) Windows 10
11 52 (12.71%) Office 365
12 51 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
14 47 (11.49%) Citrix
15 44 (10.76%) Project Management
16 43 (10.51%) WAN
16 43 (10.51%) VMware
17 40 (9.78%) Firewall
18 39 (9.54%) Windows Vista
19 38 (9.29%) PRINCE2
20 35 (8.56%) SharePoint
20 35 (8.56%) CCNP
20 35 (8.56%) Service Delivery
20 35 (8.56%) Change Management
20 35 (8.56%) Cisco ASA
20 35 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
21 34 (8.31%) F5
21 34 (8.31%) Windows Server
22 33 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (8.56%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.40%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (2.93%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.44%) IIS
6 8 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.49%) Apache
Applications
1 55 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.87%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (6.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 52 (12.71%) Office 365
2 8 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.22%) IaaS
3 5 (1.22%) OneDrive
4 4 (0.98%) SaaS
5 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.51%) WAN
2 40 (9.78%) Firewall
3 35 (8.56%) Cisco ASA
4 32 (7.82%) LAN
5 22 (5.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (5.13%) Wireless
7 18 (4.40%) DHCP
8 15 (3.67%) VPN
9 14 (3.42%) BGP
10 13 (3.18%) BIG-IP
11 12 (2.93%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (2.69%) TCP/IP
12 11 (2.69%) VLAN
13 9 (2.20%) ICMP
14 8 (1.96%) Network Security
15 7 (1.71%) DNS
15 7 (1.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (1.71%) Unified Communications
16 6 (1.47%) IPsec
17 5 (1.22%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.47%) Big Data
3 6 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.24%) GIS
8 1 (0.24%) MySQL
8 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 20 (4.89%) MSI
2 11 (2.69%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.69%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (0.98%) Maven
4 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.24%) Ant
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) Gradle
6 1 (0.24%) Hudson
6 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
6 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 67 (16.38%) Finance
2 13 (3.18%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.44%) Electronics
4 7 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.71%) Marketing
5 3 (0.73%) Law
5 3 (0.73%) Legal
6 2 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 90 (22.00%) Architect
2 57 (13.94%) Analyst
3 33 (8.07%) Consultant
3 33 (8.07%) Technical Architect
4 27 (6.60%) Project Manager
5 21 (5.13%) Network Architect
5 21 (5.13%) Test Manager
6 18 (4.40%) Developer
7 14 (3.42%) Service Analyst
7 14 (3.42%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (3.18%) Business Analyst
9 12 (2.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (2.93%) Network Engineer
10 11 (2.69%) CRM Developer
10 11 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 11 (2.69%) Office 365 Architect
10 11 (2.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 11 (2.69%) Service Manager
11 10 (2.44%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.16%) CSS
1 17 (4.16%) HTML
2 15 (3.67%) .NET
3 12 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (2.69%) .NET Framework
4 11 (2.69%) WCF
5 6 (1.47%) Web Services
5 6 (1.47%) XML
6 4 (0.98%) 802.1X
6 4 (0.98%) DHTML
6 4 (0.98%) Hibernate
6 4 (0.98%) JSF
6 4 (0.98%) JSP
6 4 (0.98%) Spring
6 4 (0.98%) Struts
6 4 (0.98%) Struts2
7 3 (0.73%) J2EE
8 2 (0.49%) Middleware
9 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.24%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.89%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.69%) CESG
5 10 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.20%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.20%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.47%) Replication
8 5 (1.22%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.98%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.98%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.73%) BYOD
10 3 (0.73%) Clustering
10 3 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.49%) PKI
12 1 (0.24%) CCTV
12 1 (0.24%) CMDB
12 1 (0.24%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.24%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 150 (36.67%) Windows
2 53 (12.96%) Windows 10
3 39 (9.54%) Windows Vista
4 35 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (8.31%) Windows Server
6 27 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (5.62%) Unix
8 22 (5.38%) Linux
8 22 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.71%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.47%) CentOS
11 4 (0.98%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.98%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.49%) Solaris
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (30.81%) ITIL
2 55 (13.45%) Service Management
3 51 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (10.76%) Project Management
5 38 (9.29%) PRINCE2
6 35 (8.56%) Change Management
6 35 (8.56%) Service Delivery
7 31 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (7.33%) Virtual Environments
9 29 (7.09%) ITIL V3
10 28 (6.85%) CRM
11 27 (6.60%) ITSM
12 25 (6.11%) Service Design
13 24 (5.87%) Migration
14 22 (5.38%) Risk Management
15 21 (5.13%) DevOps
16 20 (4.89%) Incident Management
17 19 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
18 17 (4.16%) Problem Management
19 16 (3.91%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.36%) SQL
2 24 (5.87%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.91%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.71%) VB
5 5 (1.22%) Java
6 4 (0.98%) VBScript
7 3 (0.73%) C#
8 2 (0.49%) C
9 1 (0.24%) F#
9 1 (0.24%) Perl
9 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.24%) Python
9 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 355 (86.80%) SC Cleared
2 142 (34.72%) DV Cleared
3 49 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (8.56%) CCNP
5 18 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.91%) CCNA
6 16 (3.91%) CESG Certified Professional
7 14 (3.42%) CCIE
8 12 (2.93%) MCP
8 12 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (2.69%) CISSP
10 10 (2.44%) CREST Certified
10 10 (2.44%) OSCP
11 9 (2.20%) MCSE
12 8 (1.96%) CEH
12 8 (1.96%) ISEB
12 8 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.96%) MCSA
13 7 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.87%) SLA
2 12 (2.93%) QA
3 9 (2.20%) GPG13
4 8 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (1.47%) PMO
5 6 (1.47%) RMADS
6 3 (0.73%) EFQM
7 2 (0.49%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.49%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.24%) COBIT
8 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.24%) P3O
System Software
1 68 (16.63%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.33%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (3.18%) XenApp
6 12 (2.93%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.22%) UAG
10 4 (0.98%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.73%) vSphere
12 2 (0.49%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (7.82%) SCCM
2 15 (3.67%) AppDNA
3 14 (3.42%) OVSD
4 11 (2.69%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (1.22%) SCOM
8 4 (0.98%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.98%) WSUS
9 3 (0.73%) Nagios
10 2 (0.49%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.49%) Puppet
10 2 (0.49%) vMotion
11 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.24%) OpenView
11 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 98 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 69 (16.87%) Cisco
3 47 (11.49%) Citrix
4 43 (10.51%) VMware
5 34 (8.31%) F5
6 30 (7.33%) HP
7 29 (7.09%) Oracle
8 18 (4.40%) Juniper
9 16 (3.91%) Palo Alto
10 9 (2.20%) AppSense
10 9 (2.20%) Remedy
11 8 (1.96%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.71%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.71%) SAP
13 6 (1.47%) Forcepoint
14 4 (0.98%) Blue Coat
14 4 (0.98%) Computacenter
14 4 (0.98%) Nokia
14 4 (0.98%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.73%) Alcatel-Lucent
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £151 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago