Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Communications Specialist was £515 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Communications Specialist
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Specialist 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.17% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £515 - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £515 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1693 1159 1807
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 92.57% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 658 911
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £205 £233
90th Percentile £525 £550 £510
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 53 90
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.09 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.07% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £9.95 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.00 £36.15 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.69%

Communications Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Communications Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Communications Specialist in Milton Keynes

Communications Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Communications Specialist in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Communications Specialist in Milton Keynes

Communications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, Communications Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Communications Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP

Communications Specialist Skill Set
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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) VMware