Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 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.

Task Automation
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 107 94
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13 0
Contract jobs citing Task Automation 5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.46% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.60% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% -13.89%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +0.98%
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 942 1,334 1,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 87.47% 83.90% 85.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 748 640
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +3.63% -
10th Percentile £240 £250 £263
90th Percentile £630 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.53% +3.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 44 22
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £20.88 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.63% -3.57% +4.59%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.16 £8.81
90th Percentile £49.38 £17.50 £17.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.50 £14.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +82.76% -10.77% +9.17%

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 25 May 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) CCA
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 3 (60.00%) VCP4
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) VCAP
2 3 (60.00%) vCloud
2 3 (60.00%) VCP5
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (60.00%) Server Building
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) VxBlock/Vblock

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (60.00%) Server Building
1 3 (60.00%) Server Management
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCA
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCTS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) VCAP
1 3 (60.00%) VCP4
1 3 (60.00%) VCP5
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) vCloud
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) SCVMM
1 3 (60.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle