Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Network Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Design over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 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.

Network Design
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 90 88
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 +10
Contract jobs citing Network Design 13 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.75% 0.31% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.37% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 16
Milton Keynes median daily rate £423 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +5.88% -10.05%
10th Percentile £391 £425 £359
90th Percentile £538 £475 £569
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £450 £513
% change year-on-year -6.11% -12.20% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £57.50 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £57.50 - -

Network Design is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1448 1085 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.46% 85.03% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 638 851
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £416 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.73% +7.92% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £245 £250
90th Percentile £527 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -1.37% +8.15% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 36
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.88% +23.62%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.38
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £25.38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.27
% change year-on-year +10.53% -7.78% +25.12%

Network Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Design in Milton Keynes

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Design in Milton Keynes

Network Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Design in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Design 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 Network Design.

1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) NetApp
4 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
5 4 (30.77%) F5
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) CCNP
5 4 (30.77%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (23.08%) CCIE
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
6 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
6 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
7 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
7 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms

Network Design
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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) ICMP
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) RIA
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
2 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) CCIE
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) CCDA
4 2 (15.38%) CCDE
4 2 (15.38%) CCDP
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) OVSD
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) NetApp
4 4 (30.77%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (15.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (15.38%) CA
6 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
6 2 (15.38%) Juniper
7 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.69%) SunGard