Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 113 79
Rank change year-on-year +23 -34 +16
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 16 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.23% 0.35% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.41% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 12
Milton Keynes median daily rate £631 £448 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.06% -28.40% -3.85%
10th Percentile £348 £420 £468
90th Percentile £725 £700 £734
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £531 £448 £625
% change year-on-year +18.72% -28.40% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 1,136 1,458 1,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 87.52% 83.99% 85.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 764 640
Milton Keynes median daily rate £405 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.13% -3.73% +9.34%
10th Percentile £243 £263 £247
90th Percentile £578 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -0.06% +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 53 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% - -
10th Percentile £10.34 £8.79 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.85 £24.80 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.44 £16.58 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.94% +10.53% -7.06%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018, 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 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Kanban
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (18.75%) APMP
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
5 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 3 (18.75%) JIRA
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) Primavera
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Project

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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Head of Development
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technology Director
4 1 (6.25%) Call Centre Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) Change Control
5 3 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) DSDM
5 3 (18.75%) Kanban
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Programme Governance
5 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 3 (18.75%) RAD
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) APMP
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) HP