Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Task Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Task Automation over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Task Automation
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 87 90
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 +22
Contract jobs citing Task Automation 9 32 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.65% 1.90% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 2.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +29.77%
10th Percentile £366 £350 £413
90th Percentile £394 £412 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Task Automation 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 1,200 1,411 1,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 86.77% 83.69% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 725 643
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61% +9.21%
10th Percentile £239 £255 £251
90th Percentile £575 £530 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
% change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 46 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £13.85 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +15.42% -15.46%
10th Percentile £9.59 £8.64 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £19.50 £15.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.43
% change year-on-year -3.37% +3.99% -17.57%

Task Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Task Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Task Automation in Milton Keynes

Task Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Task Automation in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Task Automation 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 Task Automation.

1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Ansible
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (44.44%) Patch Management
3 4 (44.44%) Server Building
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (44.44%) vCenter Server
3 4 (44.44%) Server Management
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) VCP4
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) XenServer
3 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
3 4 (44.44%) VCAP
3 4 (44.44%) vCloud
3 4 (44.44%) VCP5
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Clustering
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (44.44%) MCTS
3 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) SCVMM
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell

Task Automation
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 (22.22%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Python Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 4 (44.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
1 4 (44.44%) Patch Management
1 4 (44.44%) Server Building
1 4 (44.44%) Server Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCA
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) MCTS
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) VCAP
1 4 (44.44%) VCP4
1 4 (44.44%) VCP5
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 4 (44.44%) vCloud
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
1 4 (44.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Ansible
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) SCVMM
2 4 (44.44%) vCenter Server
3 2 (22.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Nokia