Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 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.

Operational Acceptance Criteria
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 95 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +107
Contract jobs citing Operational Acceptance Criteria 16 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.04% 0.81% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £488 £518 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £488 £518 -
% change year-on-year -5.80% - -
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 1,283 1,252 1,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.20% 84.94% 85.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 651 680
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £237 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £544 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 21 23
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -25.65%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £10.23
90th Percentile £17.50 £17.25 £16.28
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +14.29% -24.32%

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 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operational Acceptance Criteria in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 16 (100.00%) ITIL
1 16 (100.00%) Change Management
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 16 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (87.50%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
4 12 (75.00%) Service Management
5 11 (68.75%) Cisco
6 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
6 10 (62.50%) ITSM
7 9 (56.25%) BIG-IP
7 9 (56.25%) Windows
7 9 (56.25%) F5
7 9 (56.25%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
8 8 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (50.00%) OSPF
8 8 (50.00%) BGP
8 8 (50.00%) ICMP
8 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
8 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (50.00%) Firewall
8 8 (50.00%) Wireless
8 8 (50.00%) IPsec
9 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
9 7 (43.75%) ServiceNow

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 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) BIG-IP
2 8 (50.00%) BGP
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 8 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) ICMP
2 8 (50.00%) IPsec
2 8 (50.00%) OSPF
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Team Leader
1 6 (37.50%) Team Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Communications Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Network Technician
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Change Management
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 14 (87.50%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (75.00%) Service Management
4 10 (62.50%) ITSM
4 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
5 9 (56.25%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) MCP
3 4 (25.00%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) OVSD
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) F5
3 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
3 7 (43.75%) ServiceNow
4 6 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper
6 3 (18.75%) Aruba
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec