Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 46 88
Rank change year-on-year -49 +42 -23
Contract jobs citing LAN 21 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.24% 3.89% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.17% 19.12% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 12
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -12.12% -2.94%
10th Percentile £191 £239 £329
90th Percentile £410 £538 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +33.86%
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 257 251 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.14% 20.36% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 155 123
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +18.96%
10th Percentile £215 £278 £230
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +3.07% +1.88% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 16
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £15.90 £11.75 £12.05
90th Percentile £60.00 £29.13 £19.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.13
% change year-on-year +11.76% +5.43% +34.38%

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 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 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for LAN.

1 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) F5
4 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (28.57%) DHCP
6 6 (28.57%) CCNP
7 5 (23.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 5 (23.81%) SLA
7 5 (23.81%) Python
7 5 (23.81%) Wireless
7 5 (23.81%) CCIE
7 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
7 5 (23.81%) VLAN
7 5 (23.81%) Ansible
7 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
8 4 (19.05%) Network Design
8 4 (19.05%) SCCM
8 4 (19.05%) Juniper
8 4 (19.05%) OSPF
8 4 (19.05%) BGP
8 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
8 4 (19.05%) VPN
8 4 (19.05%) Windows

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 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) DHCP
3 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (23.81%) VLAN
4 5 (23.81%) Wireless
5 4 (19.05%) BGP
5 4 (19.05%) OSPF
5 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (14.29%) Internet
6 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 3 (14.29%) WLAN
7 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (9.52%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Data Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Rollout Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) PMI
3 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
2 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) Network Design
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Statistics
6 1 (4.76%) Business Development
6 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNP
3 5 (23.81%) CCIE
4 3 (14.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 3 (14.29%) PMP
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (9.52%) CCDA
5 2 (9.52%) CCDE
5 2 (9.52%) CCDP
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Ansible
2 4 (19.05%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) Puppet
4 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) F5
3 5 (23.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
5 3 (14.29%) Brocade
6 2 (9.52%) Adobe
6 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.52%) CA
6 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.76%) Apple
7 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
7 1 (4.76%) Nortel
7 1 (4.76%) Polycom
7 1 (4.76%) SOTI