Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 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.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 60 96
Rank change year-on-year +5 +36 -49
Contract jobs citing LAN 15 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.92% 3.16% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 20.22% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 16
Milton Keynes median daily rate £300 £429 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.99% +14.27% +3.45%
10th Percentile £163 £334 £191
90th Percentile £413 £650 £410
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £429 £375
% change year-on-year -29.99% +14.27% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £40.00 £66.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.39% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £40.00 £66.00 -
% change year-on-year -39.39% - -

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 100 183 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.82% 15.64% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 97 131
Milton Keynes median daily rate £416 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% -8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £192 £313 £213
90th Percentile £550 £500 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £388 £425
% change year-on-year +3.23% -8.82% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 9
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £27.24 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.43% +43.37% +26.67%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.92 £15.90
90th Percentile £35.35 £51.75 £60.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £27.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year -39.43% +43.37% +11.76%

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 2020, 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 14 (93.33%) WAN
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) McAfee
8 4 (26.67%) BGP
8 4 (26.67%) OSPF
8 4 (26.67%) NetScreen
8 4 (26.67%) Juniper
8 4 (26.67%) SAN
8 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco
8 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
8 4 (26.67%) Sourcefire
8 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (26.67%) HSRP
8 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (26.67%) Check Point GAiA
8 4 (26.67%) Architectural Design
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (20.00%) Android

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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) WAN
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) BGP
6 4 (26.67%) HSRP
6 4 (26.67%) NetScreen
6 4 (26.67%) OSPF
6 4 (26.67%) SAN
6 4 (26.67%) Sourcefire
6 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
8 2 (13.33%) MPLS
8 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (13.33%) Wireless
9 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
9 1 (6.67%) FCAPS
9 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Check Point GAiA
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Architectural Design
1 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Encryption
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) ITSM
2 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Web Filtering
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCSE
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.67%) UAG
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
2 4 (26.67%) McAfee
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) 3Com
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Ivanti
5 1 (6.67%) OneLogin
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk