Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 97 115
Rank change year-on-year +23 +18 -35
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.74% 0.72% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.82% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £700 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.14% +75.00% -30.43%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £563 £400
% change year-on-year -15.56% +40.63% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 828 1,226 1,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 87.90% 87.70% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 726 718
Milton Keynes median daily rate £440 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £263 £234 £255
90th Percentile £574 £575 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 59 45
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.00 £14.05 £13.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.76% +1.44% +15.42%
10th Percentile £10.80 £9.76 £8.62
90th Percentile £38.00 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.99%

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 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 October 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 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Publishing
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Mirantis
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis

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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Network Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Network Technical Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (28.57%) AWS Architect
3 2 (28.57%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (14.29%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Debt
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) NetApp
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Mirantis