Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Operational Acceptance Criteria skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Operational Acceptance Criteria over the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Operational Acceptance Criteria
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 89 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 - -
Contract jobs citing Operational Acceptance Criteria 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.73% 0.082% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.096% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £385 £255 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.98% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £385 £255 -
% change year-on-year +50.98% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Operational Acceptance Criteria 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 1494 1044 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.93% 85.43% 81.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 624 822
Milton Keynes median daily rate £410 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £232 £260
90th Percentile £530 £563 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 42
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +1.79% +8.44%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +13.33% -7.06% +26.59%

Operational Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Operational Acceptance Criteria as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Operational Acceptance Criteria in Milton Keynes

Operational Acceptance Criteria
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operational Acceptance Criteria in Milton Keynes

Operational Acceptance Criteria
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operational Acceptance Criteria in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operational Acceptance Criteria in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Operational Acceptance Criteria 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 Operational Acceptance Criteria.

1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Change Management
2 12 (92.31%) ITIL V3
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
4 10 (76.92%) VMware
5 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
7 7 (53.85%) NetApp
8 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
8 6 (46.15%) Linux
8 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
8 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (46.15%) Network Virtualisation
9 5 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (38.46%) Office 365
9 5 (38.46%) Service Management
9 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
9 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
9 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (30.77%) SQL
10 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
10 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
10 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared

Operational Acceptance Criteria
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 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) Skype
3 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 6 (46.15%) Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Communications Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (15.38%) CMDB
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (92.31%) Change Management
2 12 (92.31%) ITIL V3
3 6 (46.15%) Network Virtualisation
4 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Service Management
4 5 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (30.77%) ITSM
6 3 (23.08%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) Disk Encryption
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.69%) Process Architecture
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) MCP
4 3 (23.08%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Lumension
6 1 (7.69%) McAfee