Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 76 108
Rank change year-on-year +12 +32 -9
Contract jobs citing Task Automation 3 5 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.44% 0.47% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.54% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £420 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% -8.82% -
10th Percentile £404 £381 £413
90th Percentile £436 £394 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £388 £425
% change year-on-year +8.39% -8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 573 923 1,333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.65% 87.49% 84.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 545 721
Median daily rate £425 £435 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.61% -1.11%
10th Percentile £281 £240 £263
90th Percentile £575 £625 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 39
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% +1.75%
10th Percentile £11.37 £13.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £31.67 £47.50 £24.20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +14.29%

Task Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Task Automation as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Task Automation in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Task Automation in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 2 (66.67%) VCP4
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) VCAP
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) vCloud
2 2 (66.67%) VCP5
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Server Building
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre

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 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 2 (66.67%) Server Building
1 2 (66.67%) Server Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VCAP
2 2 (66.67%) VCP4
2 2 (66.67%) VCP5
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) vCloud
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
1 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) IFS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware