Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 107 93
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 +19
Contract jobs citing Operational Acceptance Criteria 10 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.78% 0.52% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.61% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £525 £435 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.57% +70.59% -27.14%
10th Percentile £413 £334 £248
90th Percentile £550 £516 £263
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £435 £255
% change year-on-year +20.57% +70.59% -27.14%
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 1,130 1,468 1,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 87.66% 84.03% 85.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 767 647
Milton Keynes median daily rate £403 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -4.65% +10.39%
10th Percentile £241 £263 £249
90th Percentile £578 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £408 £400 £407
% change year-on-year +1.88% -1.61% +8.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 53 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% - -
10th Percentile £10.34 £8.79 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.85 £24.80 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.44 £16.58 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.94% +10.53% -7.06%

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 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operational Acceptance Criteria in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Change Management
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) ITSM
4 6 (60.00%) Service Management
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (40.00%) NetApp
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (40.00%) MySQL
7 3 (30.00%) Unix
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) IaaS
7 3 (30.00%) SQL

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 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Change Management
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (60.00%) ITSM
3 6 (60.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) COBIT
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow