Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 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.

Virtual Environments
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 97 83
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14 +13
Contract jobs citing Virtual Environments 31 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.22% 1.30% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 1.56% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £419 £397 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% -9.26% +8.09%
10th Percentile £275 £254 £413
90th Percentile £454 £538 £511
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £397 £450
% change year-on-year +4.53% -11.78% +11.18%
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 1,213 1,411 1,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 86.77% 83.69% 84.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 725 639
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +8.55%
10th Percentile £240 £255 £255
90th Percentile £575 £530 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
% change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 46 34
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £13.85 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +10.80% -11.94%
10th Percentile £9.59 £8.64 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £19.50 £15.18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.43
% change year-on-year -3.37% +3.99% -11.23%

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 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Environments in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Environments 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 Virtual Environments.

1 28 (90.32%) Security Cleared
2 27 (87.10%) SC Cleared
2 27 (87.10%) ITIL
3 23 (74.19%) ITIL V3
4 18 (58.06%) Change Management
5 17 (54.84%) Service Management
5 17 (54.84%) ITSM
6 16 (51.61%) F5
6 16 (51.61%) DV Cleared
7 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
8 12 (38.71%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (35.48%) Palo Alto
9 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (35.48%) Cisco ISE
9 11 (35.48%) Service Delivery
9 11 (35.48%) Firewall
9 11 (35.48%) BGP
9 11 (35.48%) IPsec
9 11 (35.48%) VMware
9 11 (35.48%) BIG-IP
9 11 (35.48%) Windows
9 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
9 11 (35.48%) Cisco
9 11 (35.48%) CCNP
9 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (35.48%) Juniper
10 10 (32.26%) Linux
11 9 (29.03%) SQL

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 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 6 (19.35%) IIS
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) BGP
1 11 (35.48%) BIG-IP
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco ISE
1 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 11 (35.48%) Firewall
1 11 (35.48%) IPsec
1 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
2 7 (22.58%) Internet
2 7 (22.58%) LAN
2 7 (22.58%) SSL
2 7 (22.58%) Telepresence
2 7 (22.58%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (12.90%) ICMP
4 4 (12.90%) OSPF
4 4 (12.90%) Wireless
5 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security
7 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Applications Support
1 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Network Support
3 5 (16.13%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Applications Support Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Data Centre Technician
4 4 (12.90%) Network Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Support Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Data Technician
5 3 (9.68%) DBA
5 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (19.35%) Unix
5 3 (9.68%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) CentOS
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) ITIL
2 23 (74.19%) ITIL V3
3 18 (58.06%) Change Management
4 17 (54.84%) ITSM
4 17 (54.84%) Service Management
5 12 (38.71%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (35.48%) Service Delivery
7 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
8 7 (22.58%) Network Management
9 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (12.90%) Network Virtualisation
11 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
11 3 (9.68%) Critical Thinking
11 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (3.23%) High Availability
12 1 (3.23%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
12 1 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (90.32%) Security Cleared
2 27 (87.10%) SC Cleared
3 16 (51.61%) DV Cleared
4 11 (35.48%) CCNP
4 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (29.03%) CCNA
6 6 (19.35%) MCDBA
6 6 (19.35%) MCITP
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (12.90%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (9.68%) NFS
5 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.45%) OVSD
2 2 (6.45%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) SCSM
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) F5
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) Juniper
2 11 (35.48%) Palo Alto
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Aruba
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
5 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) NetApp
8 2 (6.45%) arcserve
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) Veeam