Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 97 81
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16 +21
Contract jobs citing Virtual Environments 20 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.59% 1.30% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.54% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 7
Milton Keynes median daily rate £429 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.40% -14.12% +4.74%
10th Percentile £413 £258 £413
90th Percentile £462 £444 £470
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £429 £365 £425
% change year-on-year +17.40% -14.12% +5.59%
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 1,114 1,490 1,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.34% 84.47% 86.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 773 639
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.73% +7.92%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £225
90th Percentile £613 £525 £562
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +3.70% -0.68% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 40
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% - -
10th Percentile £10.59 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £19.90 £24.80 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £14.75
% change year-on-year -13.84% +14.10% -8.21%

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (80.00%) ITIL
3 16 (80.00%) F5
4 15 (75.00%) ITIL V3
5 12 (60.00%) Change Management
6 11 (55.00%) Firewall
6 11 (55.00%) IPsec
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (55.00%) BIG-IP
6 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco
6 11 (55.00%) CCNP
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (55.00%) Juniper
6 11 (55.00%) BGP
6 11 (55.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco ISE
6 11 (55.00%) Palo Alto
7 10 (50.00%) DV Cleared
8 9 (45.00%) CCNA
8 9 (45.00%) SQL
9 8 (40.00%) Windows
9 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (40.00%) VMware
9 8 (40.00%) Service Management
10 7 (35.00%) ITSM
10 7 (35.00%) LAN
10 7 (35.00%) WAN

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 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) BGP
1 11 (55.00%) BIG-IP
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco ISE
1 11 (55.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
1 11 (55.00%) IPsec
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) Internet
2 7 (35.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) SSL
2 7 (35.00%) Telepresence
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (20.00%) ICMP
4 4 (20.00%) OSPF
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Applications Support
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Network Support
3 5 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
4 4 (20.00%) Network Specialist
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Support Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) DBA
5 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 15 (75.00%) ITIL V3
3 12 (60.00%) Change Management
4 8 (40.00%) Service Management
5 7 (35.00%) ITSM
5 7 (35.00%) Network Management
6 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
9 1 (5.00%) Critical Thinking
9 1 (5.00%) High Availability
9 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) CCNP
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) CCNA
6 6 (30.00%) MCDBA
6 6 (30.00%) MCITP
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (20.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) F5
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Juniper
2 11 (55.00%) Palo Alto
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) Aruba
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft