Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Virtual Machines skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Machines over the 6 months to 20 November 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 Machine (VM)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 80 111
Rank change year-on-year +10 +31 -35
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 8 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.88% 1.75% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 4.79% 7.47% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £440 £376 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.94% +40.00% -46.25%
10th Percentile £400 £200 £252
90th Percentile £530 £394 £314
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £440 £376 £269
% change year-on-year +16.94% +40.00% -46.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Virtual Machines is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 167 308 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.37% 23.49% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 156 130
Milton Keynes median daily rate £431 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -3.54% -0.32%
10th Percentile £150 £200 £162
90th Percentile £538 £503 £494
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 43 32
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.05 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.20% -24.05% +54.17%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £17.05 £19.70 £59.88
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.05 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.20% -26.05% +52.00%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Milton Keynes

Virtual Machines
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Machines in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Machines in Milton Keynes

Virtual Machines
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Machines in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 Machines.

1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (62.50%) SCVMM
4 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
4 5 (62.50%) Server Building
4 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (62.50%) Server Management
5 4 (50.00%) vSphere
5 4 (50.00%) vCloud
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (37.50%) Clustering
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 3 (37.50%) CCA
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) VCP4
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (37.50%) MCTS
6 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 3 (37.50%) SCCM
6 3 (37.50%) VCP5
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications

Virtual Machines
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 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
2 2 (25.00%) VSAN
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
1 5 (62.50%) Server Building
1 5 (62.50%) Server Management
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (37.50%) CCA
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (37.50%) MCTS
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) VCAP
4 3 (37.50%) VCP4
4 3 (37.50%) VCP5
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) vCloud
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCVMM
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) vCenter Server
3 1 (12.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) IFS
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) arcserve
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec