Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 93 63
Rank change year-on-year +14 -30 +13
Contract jobs citing LAN 30 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.04% 1.41% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 10.71% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 15
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £413 £314 £325
90th Percentile £469 £438 £725
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £366 £363
% change year-on-year +23.03% +0.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 174 224 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.84% 13.18% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 116 113
Milton Keynes median daily rate £412 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £220 £220
90th Percentile £480 £538 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £391 £425
% change year-on-year +4.79% -7.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.12 £18.85 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +39.63% -15.91%
10th Percentile £13.05 £15.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £19.65 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -10.53% +31.03% -17.14%

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 September 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 September 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 27 (90.00%) WAN
2 26 (86.67%) Firewall
3 20 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 14 (46.67%) Cisco
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (46.67%) Windows
4 14 (46.67%) VMware
5 13 (43.33%) SAN
5 13 (43.33%) NetApp
6 12 (40.00%) BGP
6 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (36.67%) F5
7 11 (36.67%) McAfee
7 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
8 10 (33.33%) Office 365
8 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (33.33%) Sony
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 10 (33.33%) NAS
8 10 (33.33%) vSphere
8 10 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (33.33%) Law
9 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
9 9 (30.00%) CCNP
9 9 (30.00%) Juniper
9 9 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (26.67%) SSL
11 7 (23.33%) Cisco Prime

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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) WAN
2 26 (86.67%) Firewall
3 20 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 13 (43.33%) SAN
5 12 (40.00%) BGP
6 10 (33.33%) NAS
7 9 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (26.67%) SSL
9 7 (23.33%) BIG-IP
9 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (23.33%) Cisco ISE
9 7 (23.33%) Internet
9 7 (23.33%) IPsec
9 7 (23.33%) Telepresence
10 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (13.33%) DNS
12 4 (13.33%) Wireless
13 3 (10.00%) OSPF
13 3 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 10 (33.33%) Law
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Network Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Network Services Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Network Management
2 7 (23.33%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.67%) ITSM
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) CCSE
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.33%) MCITP
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) vSphere
3 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (6.67%) Ansible
3 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 14 (46.67%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) NetApp
3 11 (36.67%) F5
3 11 (36.67%) McAfee
4 10 (33.33%) Sony
5 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
5 9 (30.00%) Juniper
6 7 (23.33%) Aruba
6 7 (23.33%) Palo Alto
7 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.00%) HP
8 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.67%) Infoblox
9 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (3.33%) Citrix
10 1 (3.33%) Sun