Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 25 June 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.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 57 78
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21 -14
Contract jobs citing LAN 25 54 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.63% 3.64% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.04% 18.31% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 11
Milton Keynes median daily rate £380 £352 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -18.26% +14.67%
10th Percentile £120 £313 £313
90th Percentile £488 £538 £675
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £352 £388
% change year-on-year +8.11% -9.29% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £13.75 -

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 178 295 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.61% 19.91% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 174 105
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £412 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £278 £313 £293
90th Percentile £538 £550 £527
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 12
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £15.50 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.06% +18.32% -35.10%
10th Percentile £14.18 £15.10 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £15.90 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £15.00 £13.10
% change year-on-year +206.67% +14.50% -35.10%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Milton Keynes

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Milton Keynes

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Milton Keynes

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 22 (88.00%) WAN
2 15 (60.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco
4 10 (40.00%) ITIL
4 10 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 9 (36.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) DNS
5 9 (36.00%) SLA
5 9 (36.00%) Change Management
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (24.00%) Trend Analysis
8 6 (24.00%) Service Management
8 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (24.00%) CCNP
8 6 (24.00%) CCNA
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.00%) Decision-Making
9 5 (20.00%) DHCP
9 5 (20.00%) MCSA
9 5 (20.00%) BGP
9 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (16.00%) Forcepoint
10 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
10 4 (16.00%) MPLS
10 4 (16.00%) ITSM

LAN
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 4 (16.00%) IIS
1 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) WAN
2 15 (60.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (20.00%) BGP
5 5 (20.00%) DHCP
6 4 (16.00%) MPLS
6 4 (16.00%) VPN
6 4 (16.00%) Wireless
7 3 (12.00%) OSPF
7 3 (12.00%) SAN
8 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.00%) VLAN
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.00%) Network Security
9 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
9 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 5 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (16.00%) Network Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Network Services Manager
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Data Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (16.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
1 10 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 9 (36.00%) Change Management
3 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Service Management
4 6 (24.00%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Decision-Making
6 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
6 4 (16.00%) ITSM
7 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Service Design
9 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
9 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) CCNA
2 6 (24.00%) CCNP
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (20.00%) MCSA
4 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) CCIE
6 1 (4.00%) CCSE
6 1 (4.00%) CISSP
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (12.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (12.00%) UAG
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) Adobe
4 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (16.00%) F5
4 4 (16.00%) Forcepoint
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Computacenter
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.00%) Remedy
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Infoblox
6 2 (8.00%) Juniper
6 2 (8.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.00%) Kaspersky
7 1 (4.00%) McAfee
7 1 (4.00%) Sophos