Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 69 79
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 +12
Contract jobs citing Virtual Environments 39 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.53% 2.49% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 2.93% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 10
Milton Keynes median daily rate £422 £518 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.45% +6.15% +22.26%
10th Percentile £275 £351 £408
90th Percentile £503 £538 £514
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £518 £488
% change year-on-year -18.84% +6.15% +23.42%
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 1,283 1,263 1,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.20% 85.17% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 654 678
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £237 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £544 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 22 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -25.65%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.81 £9.37
90th Percentile £17.50 £17.25 £16.23
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +14.29% -24.32%

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 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Environments in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 34 (87.18%) ITIL
2 30 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 28 (71.79%) SC Cleared
4 24 (61.54%) ITIL V3
5 23 (58.97%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (56.41%) Service Management
7 21 (53.85%) ITSM
8 20 (51.28%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (48.72%) Change Management
10 16 (41.03%) Windows
11 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
12 14 (35.90%) Cisco
13 13 (33.33%) Firewall
13 13 (33.33%) Service Delivery
13 13 (33.33%) Wireless
13 13 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
14 12 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (30.77%) HP
15 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
15 11 (28.21%) OSPF
15 11 (28.21%) BGP
15 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
15 11 (28.21%) IPsec
15 11 (28.21%) ICMP
15 11 (28.21%) BIG-IP
15 11 (28.21%) F5
16 10 (25.64%) ServiceNow
16 10 (25.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 10 (25.64%) Cisco ISE

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 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 13 (33.33%) Firewall
1 13 (33.33%) Wireless
2 11 (28.21%) BGP
2 11 (28.21%) BIG-IP
2 11 (28.21%) ICMP
2 11 (28.21%) IPsec
2 11 (28.21%) OSPF
2 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.64%) Cisco ISE
3 10 (25.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (23.08%) iSCSI
5 3 (7.69%) Skype
6 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) MonoDevelop
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Storage Specialist
2 8 (20.51%) Network Team Leader
2 8 (20.51%) Team Leader
3 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.26%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Data Centre Technician
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Data Technician
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) NetApp Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Communications Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Support Technician
7 1 (2.56%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) CSS
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
1 3 (7.69%) HTML5
1 3 (7.69%) jQuery
1 3 (7.69%) JSON
1 3 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (51.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
3 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 5 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Linux
3 9 (23.08%) Data ONTAP
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.69%) Android
6 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) ITIL
2 24 (61.54%) ITIL V3
3 23 (58.97%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (56.41%) Service Management
5 21 (53.85%) ITSM
6 19 (48.72%) Change Management
7 13 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
7 13 (33.33%) Service Delivery
8 12 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
11 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
11 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (7.69%) Android Development
12 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
12 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
13 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
13 2 (5.13%) Migration
13 2 (5.13%) Physics
13 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) C++
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 28 (71.79%) SC Cleared
3 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) CCNP
4 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) NFS
1 9 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) OVSD
2 7 (17.95%) SCOM
3 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
3 4 (10.26%) SCSM
4 3 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) HP
3 11 (28.21%) F5
3 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) Palo Alto
4 10 (25.64%) ServiceNow
5 9 (23.08%) NetApp
5 9 (23.08%) VMware
6 7 (17.95%) Symantec
7 5 (12.82%) Juniper
8 4 (10.26%) arcserve
8 4 (10.26%) Veeam
9 3 (7.69%) Aruba
10 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat