Period
to 1 March 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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 7 2
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 63 89 243
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.26% 12.52% 21.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.00% 44.95% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 78 200
Median daily rate £525 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.39% +8.13% +1.27%
10th Percentile £313 £175 £232
90th Percentile £739 £582 £531
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £523 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +24.40% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +3.61% -11.76%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.00 £13.85
90th Percentile £13.50 £50.40 £53.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year -25.71% +13.32% -14.21%

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 105 198 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 30.43% 27.85% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 143 270
Median daily rate £425 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +5.98% +3.20%
10th Percentile £231 £203 £232
90th Percentile £713 £586 £565
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £440 £413 £403
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.36% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 23 26
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.10 £13.63
90th Percentile £26.70 £30.43 £49.38
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.75 £18.38
% change year-on-year +28.36% -8.84% -12.50%

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 1 March 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 1 March 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 49 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 28 (44.44%) Oracle
3 22 (34.92%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.46%) ERP
6 9 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 9 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (12.70%) Public Sector
8 7 (11.11%) Migration
8 7 (11.11%) Windows
9 6 (9.52%) Middleware
9 6 (9.52%) Decision-Making
10 5 (7.94%) Replication
10 5 (7.94%) VMware
10 5 (7.94%) Nessus
10 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
10 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
10 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.94%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (6.35%) JIRA
11 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (6.35%) Finance
11 4 (6.35%) E-business
11 4 (6.35%) ITIL
11 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (4.76%) Cisco
12 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
12 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2

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 2 (3.17%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (3.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.59%) BPCS
2 1 (1.59%) iTrent
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.59%) Primavera
2 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.59%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (3.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) AWS
3 1 (1.59%) GCP
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.59%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Connectrix
2 2 (3.17%) DHCP
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.17%) NAS
2 2 (3.17%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.59%) DMVPN
3 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) IPsec
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
3 1 (1.59%) WLAN
3 1 (1.59%) WPA
3 1 (1.59%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.17%) Big Data
4 2 (3.17%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) OLAP
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.59%) Toad
General
1 8 (12.70%) Public Sector
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Architect
2 15 (23.81%) Consultant
3 11 (17.46%) Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) Functional Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Solutions Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (9.52%) Middleware
3 3 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.94%) Replication
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) CESG
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) CMDB
4 2 (3.17%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (3.17%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.17%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Unix
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.46%) ERP
3 9 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (11.11%) Migration
5 6 (9.52%) Decision-Making
6 5 (7.94%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.35%) E-business
7 4 (6.35%) ITIL
8 3 (4.76%) Analytics
8 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.76%) ETL
8 3 (4.76%) High Availability
8 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.76%) Strategic Roadmap
8 3 (4.76%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.17%) Analytical Thinking
9 2 (3.17%) Due Diligence
9 2 (3.17%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) C
3 1 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.59%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 9 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (3.17%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ACCA
4 1 (1.59%) APMP
4 1 (1.59%) CIMA
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) JSP 440
1 2 (3.17%) NCSC
1 2 (3.17%) NIST
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (3.17%) SRDF
2 2 (3.17%) VMware NSX
2 2 (3.17%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Nessus
2 2 (3.17%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.17%) SnapMirror
3 1 (1.59%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) VMware
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Remedy
4 2 (3.17%) EMC
4 2 (3.17%) Isilon
4 2 (3.17%) NetApp
4 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.17%) Sparx
5 1 (1.59%) BMC
5 1 (1.59%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.59%) Databricks
5 1 (1.59%) F5
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) Meraki
5 1 (1.59%) Palo Alto