Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Virtual Environments skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Environments over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 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.

Virtual Environments
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 79 103
Rank change year-on-year -17 +24 -1
Contract jobs citing Virtual Environments 23 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.30% 0.80% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.94% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £365 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.12% +4.74% +21.12%
10th Percentile £258 £413 £358
90th Percentile £444 £470 £409
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £365 £425 £403
% change year-on-year -14.12% +5.59% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Virtual Environments 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 1489 1063 1546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.89% 85.38% 81.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 636 820
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £418 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +8.44% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £260
90th Percentile £530 £562 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.84% +15.60%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £22.63
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +12.20% -7.06% +24.15%

Virtual Environments
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Virtual Environments as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Environments in Milton Keynes

Virtual Environments
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Environments in Milton Keynes

Virtual Environments
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Environments in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Environments in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Environments also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Virtual Environments.

1 20 (86.96%) VMware
1 20 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (82.61%) Windows
3 18 (78.26%) ITIL
4 16 (69.57%) Linux
4 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
4 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
4 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
4 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (52.17%) Hyper-V
7 12 (52.17%) ITIL V3
8 10 (43.48%) Change Management
8 10 (43.48%) HP
8 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (39.13%) Service Management
9 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (34.78%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (34.78%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (34.78%) ITSM
11 7 (30.43%) Unix
11 7 (30.43%) SQL
11 7 (30.43%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 7 (30.43%) Office 365
12 6 (26.09%) ServiceNow
12 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
12 6 (26.09%) .NET
12 6 (26.09%) SQL Server

Virtual Environments
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 6 (26.09%) IIS
1 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) iSCSI
2 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
2 2 (8.70%) Skype
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 5 (21.74%) Support Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Support
3 4 (17.39%) Storage Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Communications Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Communications Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Support
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (30.43%) Unix
6 4 (17.39%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) ITIL
2 12 (52.17%) ITIL V3
3 10 (43.48%) Change Management
4 9 (39.13%) Service Management
5 8 (34.78%) ITSM
6 7 (30.43%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (21.74%) CRM
7 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.04%) Hardware Maintenance
8 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
9 2 (8.70%) Application Virtualisation
9 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
9 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
9 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (4.35%) Change Control
10 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
1 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) MCSE
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) VCP5
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 12 (52.17%) Hyper-V
4 8 (34.78%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (34.78%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (21.74%) NFS
6 4 (17.39%) VMware Server
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) OVSD
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.70%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) OpenView
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 2 (8.70%) SCSM
2 2 (8.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) HP
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) ServiceNow
4 5 (21.74%) NetApp
5 4 (17.39%) Symantec
6 2 (8.70%) arcserve
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) F5
6 2 (8.70%) Veeam