The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 63 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing B2B 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.79% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.42% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £440 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - £52.50
B2B
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
634 716 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.86% 78.94% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 371 365
Average daily rate £410 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 16
Average hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +150.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing B2B across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

B2B
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing B2B across the Milton Keynes region.

B2B Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing B2B also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2B.

1 8 (100.00%) FTP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
1 8 (100.00%) Migration
1 8 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 8 (100.00%) IronPort
1 8 (100.00%) ProjectWise
1 8 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 8 (100.00%) F5
1 8 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (87.50%) Data Migration
2 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Transition Management

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing B2B also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited B2B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) ProjectWise
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) FTP
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
1 8 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 8 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (100.00%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 7 (87.50%) Data Migration
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) F5
1 8 (100.00%) IronPort
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £451 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 17 days ago