Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the 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.

Academic Degree
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 52 73
Rank change year-on-year +31 +21 -24
Contract jobs citing Degree 47 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.49% 3.69% 2.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.04% 11.71% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 21
Milton Keynes median daily rate £430 £425 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -9.57% +10.59%
10th Percentile £239 £245 £300
90th Percentile £597 £560 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -11.35% +8.82% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.75% +263.64% -
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £17.93 £47.75 £25.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £40.70 £27.00
% change year-on-year -59.46% +50.74% -

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 204 350 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.18% 31.47% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 252 235
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £240 £250
90th Percentile £600 £574 £545
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 23
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.25 £10.21
90th Percentile £32.53 £49.13 £21.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £18.12 £21.00
% change year-on-year -8.92% -13.74% +16.67%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Degree.

1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Office
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
3 13 (27.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.28%) Project Management
4 10 (21.28%) Service Management
4 10 (21.28%) ITSM
4 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
4 10 (21.28%) ITIL
4 10 (21.28%) Windows
4 10 (21.28%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (21.28%) Windows 10
4 10 (21.28%) Prototyping
5 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 9 (19.15%) GDPR
5 9 (19.15%) Burp Suite
5 9 (19.15%) CLAS
5 9 (19.15%) SANS
5 9 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (19.15%) Rapid7
5 9 (19.15%) TOGAF Certification
5 9 (19.15%) CISSP
5 9 (19.15%) Security Management
5 9 (19.15%) McAfee
5 9 (19.15%) GIAC
5 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
5 9 (19.15%) Information Security
5 9 (19.15%) Retail
5 9 (19.15%) TOGAF

Degree
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 7 (14.89%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.13%) Smallworld
Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.38%) InVision
2 3 (6.38%) Sketch
2 3 (6.38%) UserZoom
2 3 (6.38%) Zeplin
3 1 (2.13%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.13%) GIS
1 1 (2.13%) Spatial Data
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Burp Suite
2 3 (6.38%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (19.15%) Retail
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 6 (12.77%) Legal
4 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Automotive
6 1 (2.13%) Back Office
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Architect
3 11 (23.40%) Developer
4 10 (21.28%) IT Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Service Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Analyst Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Lead Analyst Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Lead Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Security Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) DevSecOps Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Designer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Designer
7 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.38%) UI Designer
8 2 (4.26%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) CSS
1 3 (6.38%) CSS3
1 3 (6.38%) HTML
1 3 (6.38%) HTML5
1 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (4.26%) Android SDK
2 2 (4.26%) JSON
2 2 (4.26%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) Core Animation
3 1 (2.13%) Core Data
3 1 (2.13%) J2EE
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Animation
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
1 10 (21.28%) Windows 10
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
2 10 (21.28%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (21.28%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) ITSM
2 10 (21.28%) Project Management
2 10 (21.28%) Prototyping
2 10 (21.28%) Service Management
2 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (19.15%) Information Security
3 9 (19.15%) OWASP
3 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
3 9 (19.15%) Security Management
3 9 (19.15%) TOGAF
4 8 (17.02%) Patch Management
4 8 (17.02%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (17.02%) Security Patching
4 8 (17.02%) Security Testing
4 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (14.89%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (19.15%) CISSP
2 9 (19.15%) CLAS
2 9 (19.15%) GIAC
2 9 (19.15%) SANS
2 9 (19.15%) TOGAF Certification
3 4 (8.51%) Master's Degree
4 3 (6.38%) CCIE
4 3 (6.38%) CCNP
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.26%) PMP
6 1 (2.13%) CAPM
6 1 (2.13%) ECDL
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) GDPR
1 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 7 (14.89%) Data Quality
3 3 (6.38%) WCAG
4 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Nessus
2 3 (6.38%) Netcool
2 3 (6.38%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) McAfee
2 9 (19.15%) Qualys
2 9 (19.15%) Rapid7
3 5 (10.64%) Capita
4 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.38%) Adobe
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 3 (6.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.13%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.13%) Openreach
6 1 (2.13%) Pardot
6 1 (2.13%) SAP