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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 61 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Contract jobs citing Network Design 13 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.74% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £399 £400 £363
90th Percentile £538 £400 £388
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Network Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 626 563 674
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.03% 83.90% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1337 1663
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  
10th Percentile £300 £263 £265
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £411 £410 £378
% change year-on-year +0.24% +8.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 33
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.25 £11.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -50.00%  
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.70 £13.63 £40.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +141.66% -53.84%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Design in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) HP
4 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (47.37%) SAN
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
5 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) BGP
6 8 (42.11%) ICMP
6 8 (42.11%) Wireless
6 8 (42.11%) CCNP
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
6 8 (42.11%) Server Virtualisation
6 8 (42.11%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (36.84%) Palo Alto
7 7 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (36.84%) NetApp
7 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
7 7 (36.84%) ITIL
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) ITSM
8 6 (31.58%) Service Management
8 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
8 6 (31.58%) OVSD
8 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3

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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) BGP
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (47.37%) SAN
3 8 (42.11%) ICMP
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (42.11%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.26%) FCoE
5 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Architect
2 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (36.84%) Network Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL Service Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Network Design Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Server Virtualisation
1 8 (42.11%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
3 6 (31.58%) ITSM
3 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
3 6 (31.58%) Service Management
4 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
4 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
6 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
8 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) CCNP
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) OVSD
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) HP
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
4 7 (36.84%) NetApp
4 7 (36.84%) Palo Alto
5 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) F5