The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband 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 Broadband over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 65 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Broadband 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 0.98% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.39% 6.86% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £463 £101
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +360.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 102 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.32% 14.23% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 37 24
Average daily rate £325 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -28.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £41.98 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Broadband across the Milton Keynes region.

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Broadband 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 Broadband.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Intel
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) SCOM
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) BladeLogic
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (60.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Broadband 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 Broadband. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 5 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (60.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCOM
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (60.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Intel
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix