Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 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.

IT/Technology Strategy
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 110 73
Rank change year-on-year +39 -37 +21
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 24 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.05% 0.35% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 0.42% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 15
Milton Keynes median daily rate £650 £475 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.84% -26.92% -
10th Percentile £500 £441 £503
90th Percentile £725 £525 £722
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £650 £475 £650
% change year-on-year +36.84% -26.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £9.61
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £9.61

IT Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,040 1,427 1,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.89% 84.09% 86.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 764 630
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +0.48% +6.45%
10th Percentile £232 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £537 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 46 33
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +4.59%
10th Percentile £10.67 £9.15 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £24.50 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -5.42%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in Milton Keynes

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Strategy in Milton Keynes

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Strategy in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Strategy in Milton Keynes

IT Strategy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Strategy in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing IT Strategy 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 IT Strategy.

1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) SCCM
3 8 (33.33%) WAN
3 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (25.00%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) Coaching
5 5 (20.83%) Public Cloud
5 5 (20.83%) Skype
5 5 (20.83%) OneDrive
5 5 (20.83%) Office 365
5 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
5 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 5 (20.83%) IP Telephony
5 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (20.83%) LAN
5 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
5 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi

IT Strategy
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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
1 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Primavera
1 1 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
1 5 (20.83%) OneDrive
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Boomi
3 1 (4.17%) iPaaS
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) IP Telephony
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) Skype
2 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
2 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Head of Development
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Technology Director
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Public Cloud
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
1 8 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Coaching
2 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) People Management
5 3 (12.50%) Programme Governance
5 3 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PMO
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) NetApp
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.17%) SAP