Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 79 78
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +16
Contract jobs citing Virtual Environments 6 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.53% 2.11% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 2.50% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £423 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +18.18% -11.89%
10th Percentile £414 £330 £339
90th Percentile £462 £472 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £423 £358
% change year-on-year +6.51% +18.18% -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 996 1,358 1,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.53% 84.40% 86.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 736 644
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +1.82% +5.77%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £280
90th Percentile £613 £538 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 44 26
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.86% +3.51% +3.64%
10th Percentile £10.93 £9.37 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £24.70 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -7.06%

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 15 February 2019, 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 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) BIG-IP
2 5 (83.33%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) Palo Alto
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (50.00%) Aruba
4 3 (50.00%) Network Management
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Telepresence
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (50.00%) CSS

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) BGP
1 5 (83.33%) BIG-IP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ISE
1 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) IPsec
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) ICMP
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) Network Management
3 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) ITSM
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) F5
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) Palo Alto
2 3 (50.00%) Aruba
2 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft