The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Design over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Design
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 54 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Design 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.84% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.51% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £255 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.46 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+29.53% +17.13%

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
506 585 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.33% 82.39% 81.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 286 370
Median daily rate £400 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.16 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Network Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Design Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Design 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 Network Design.

1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Presales
4 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) WLAN
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) ADSL
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 3 (37.50%) Altiris

Network Design
Top Related 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) ADSL
4 3 (37.50%) DMZ
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) WLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (12.50%) Skype
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Voice Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Presales
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCDA
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCVP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Altiris
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy