Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - -
Contract jobs citing Operational Acceptance Criteria 6 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.52% 1.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 -
% change year-on-year +9.68% - -
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 1,034 1,433 1,058
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.83% 84.10% 86.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 765 625
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £233 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £537 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 47 33
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +4.59%
10th Percentile £10.67 £9.18 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £24.40 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -5.42%

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Operational Acceptance Criteria 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 Operational Acceptance Criteria.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) IaaS
4 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) ITSM
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) MCITP

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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) MCDBA
6 1 (16.67%) MCITP
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft