Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 59 90
Rank change year-on-year +5 +31 -35
Contract jobs citing LAN 13 22 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.90% 2.09% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.48% 13.92% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 18
Median daily rate £370 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +66.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £120
90th Percentile £500 £650 £406
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £419 £350
% change year-on-year -10.45% +19.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.48% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year -65.48% - -

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 84 158 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.26% 14.98% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 79 121
Median daily rate £420 £452 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.08% +6.35% -
10th Percentile £278 £300 £238
90th Percentile £543 £563 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £420
% change year-on-year -3.03% -1.79% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 4
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.24 £56.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.09% -51.93% +51.11%
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.61 £22.16
90th Percentile £34.38 £51.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.24 £46.00
% change year-on-year -35.76% -40.78% +22.67%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Milton Keynes

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing LAN in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for LAN in Milton Keynes

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing LAN in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for LAN in Milton Keynes

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing LAN in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for LAN in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 April 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 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 6 (46.15%) MPLS
4 6 (46.15%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) CCNP
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (23.08%) Check Point GAiA
6 3 (23.08%) Architectural Design
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) McAfee
6 3 (23.08%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
6 3 (23.08%) HSRP
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) CISSP
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) NetScreen
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
7 2 (15.38%) CCSE

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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 6 (46.15%) BGP
4 6 (46.15%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) HSRP
5 3 (23.08%) NetScreen
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) OSPF
5 3 (23.08%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
5 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) DHCP
7 1 (7.69%) SDH
7 1 (7.69%) VoIP
7 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Presales Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) CCTV
2 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Check Point GAiA
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 3 (23.08%) Architectural Design
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) CCSE
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) NIST
1 1 (7.69%) NIST 800
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
2 1 (7.69%) UAG
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
1 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) Juniper
1 3 (23.08%) McAfee
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) F5
2 2 (15.38%) Infoblox
2 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.69%) 3Com
3 1 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) NETGEAR
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy