Period
to 4 April 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 4 April 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 51 73
Rank change year-on-year +28 +22 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 46 33 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.71% 3.15% 2.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.91% 10.28% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 20
Median daily rate £410 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £277 £208 £220
90th Percentile £597 £572 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.75% +185.71% -
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.25 £10.68
90th Percentile £32.79 £47.50 £22.08
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £39.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -57.69% +44.44% -12.90%

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 220 321 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 32.07% 30.69% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 217 248
Median daily rate £425 £435 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +12.99% -9.41%
10th Percentile £230 £237 £245
90th Percentile £638 £619 £502
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £435 £380
% change year-on-year -5.75% +14.47% -10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 28
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £15.60 £13.30 £13.30
90th Percentile £27.87 £49.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% -7.69% +8.33%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Degree in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Degree in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Degree in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Degree in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Degree in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (30.43%) Computer Science
4 11 (23.91%) Project Management
4 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (21.74%) Windows
6 9 (19.57%) ITIL
6 9 (19.57%) SQL
6 9 (19.57%) McAfee
6 9 (19.57%) CISSP
6 9 (19.57%) GIAC
6 9 (19.57%) Security Management
6 9 (19.57%) Risk Management
6 9 (19.57%) Information Security
6 9 (19.57%) TOGAF
6 9 (19.57%) Nessus
6 9 (19.57%) Retail
6 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (19.57%) GDPR
6 9 (19.57%) CLAS
6 9 (19.57%) SANS
6 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (19.57%) Rapid7
6 9 (19.57%) Burp Suite
6 9 (19.57%) Qualys
6 9 (19.57%) OWASP
6 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (19.57%) TOGAF Certification

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 (15.22%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Azure
2 2 (4.35%) AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) npm
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) Wireless
3 1 (2.17%) DWDM
3 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) MPLS
3 1 (2.17%) SDH
3 1 (2.17%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Burp Suite
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Grunt
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Mocha
3 1 (2.17%) webpack
General
1 9 (19.57%) Retail
2 6 (13.04%) Legal
3 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Automotive
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Architect
3 10 (21.74%) Developer
4 8 (17.39%) IT Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Service Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Analyst Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Lead Analyst Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Lead Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Security Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) DevSecOps Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Integration Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.17%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) JSON
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (2.17%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.17%) Express
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) OAuth
3 1 (2.17%) PhoneGap
3 1 (2.17%) React
3 1 (2.17%) React Native
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) RESTful
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (2.17%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.17%) Sass
3 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.17%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) CCTV
2 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) PMI
2 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
3 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 11 (23.91%) Project Management
2 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (19.57%) Information Security
3 9 (19.57%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) OWASP
3 9 (19.57%) Risk Management
3 9 (19.57%) Security Management
3 9 (19.57%) TOGAF
4 8 (17.39%) Analytics
4 8 (17.39%) ITSM
4 8 (17.39%) Patch Management
4 8 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Security Patching
4 8 (17.39%) Security Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Service Management
4 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (15.22%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) ES6
3 1 (2.17%) Groovy
3 1 (2.17%) Kotlin
3 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (19.57%) CISSP
2 9 (19.57%) CLAS
2 9 (19.57%) GIAC
2 9 (19.57%) SANS
2 9 (19.57%) TOGAF Certification
3 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
4 3 (6.52%) CCIE
4 3 (6.52%) CCNP
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.52%) PMP
5 2 (4.35%) CAPM
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) ECDL
6 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) GDPR
1 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (17.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.35%) PMO
4 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Nessus
2 3 (6.52%) Netcool
2 3 (6.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) McAfee
2 9 (19.57%) Qualys
2 9 (19.57%) Rapid7
3 5 (10.87%) Capita
4 4 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) IBM
5 3 (6.52%) Juniper
6 1 (2.17%) Openreach
6 1 (2.17%) OutSystems
6 1 (2.17%) Pardot
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Xamarin