The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 70 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing B2B 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% 0.78% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 1.08% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.56% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £190.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -88.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
687 463 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 74.92% 71.78% 68.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 248 203
Average daily rate £363 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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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 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) F5
1 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) ATG
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Endeca
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) ATG
2 1 (25.00%) Endeca