Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 80 94
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14 -1
Contract jobs citing Virtual Environments 36 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.23% 1.02% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.20% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £358 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.48% -12.59% +9.07%
10th Percentile £330 £339 £355
90th Percentile £465 £530 £439
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £358 £406
% change year-on-year +17.48% -11.89% +4.71%
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 1,351 1,079 1,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.55% 84.89% 82.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 643 711
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +0.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £275
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.45% -8.33%
10th Percentile £9.41 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.50 £38.75 £19.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.06% +26.59%

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 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Environments in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 31 (86.11%) ITIL
2 28 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 26 (72.22%) SC Cleared
4 25 (69.44%) Windows
5 21 (58.33%) ITIL V3
6 18 (50.00%) Linux
7 17 (47.22%) Service Management
7 17 (47.22%) VMware
7 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (44.44%) ITSM
8 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (41.67%) Change Management
10 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (38.89%) HP
10 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (33.33%) ServiceNow
11 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 12 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
12 11 (30.56%) NFS
12 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
12 11 (30.56%) NetApp
12 11 (30.56%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (30.56%) iSCSI
13 10 (27.78%) DV Cleared
13 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
13 10 (27.78%) F5
13 10 (27.78%) Data ONTAP
13 10 (27.78%) Cisco

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 7 (19.44%) IIS
1 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) iSCSI
2 10 (27.78%) BIG-IP
3 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (25.00%) Firewall
3 9 (25.00%) Wireless
4 8 (22.22%) BGP
4 8 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
4 8 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (22.22%) ICMP
4 8 (22.22%) IPsec
4 8 (22.22%) OSPF
4 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.56%) Skype
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) MonoDevelop
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (8.33%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Storage Specialist
2 9 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (22.22%) Network Team Leader
3 8 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 5 (13.89%) Support Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Communications Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) NetApp Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Support
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) HTML5
2 3 (8.33%) jQuery
2 3 (8.33%) JSON
2 3 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Linux
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (27.78%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (8.33%) Android
6 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (8.33%) Unix
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) ITIL
2 21 (58.33%) ITIL V3
3 17 (47.22%) Service Management
4 16 (44.44%) ITSM
5 15 (41.67%) Change Management
6 12 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
8 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
9 6 (16.67%) CRM
10 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
10 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (8.33%) Android Development
11 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
11 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
12 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
12 2 (5.56%) Migration
12 2 (5.56%) Physics
12 2 (5.56%) Statistics
12 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) C++
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 26 (72.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (27.78%) DV Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) CCNP
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.33%) MCSE
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.56%) MCP
7 1 (2.78%) VCP5
7 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) NFS
2 11 (30.56%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) OVSD
2 7 (19.44%) SCOM
3 4 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 4 (11.11%) SCSM
4 2 (5.56%) SCCM
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) VMware
2 14 (38.89%) HP
3 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 11 (30.56%) NetApp
5 10 (27.78%) Cisco
5 10 (27.78%) F5
6 7 (19.44%) Palo Alto
7 6 (16.67%) Symantec
8 5 (13.89%) Juniper
9 4 (11.11%) arcserve
9 4 (11.11%) Veeam
10 2 (5.56%) Aruba
10 2 (5.56%) Citrix
11 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat