Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 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.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 61 71
Rank change year-on-year -37 +10 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 19 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.09% 2.55% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.68% 13.81% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 26
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +4.17% +30.23%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £305
90th Percentile £423 £725 £450
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £425 £423
% change year-on-year -8.82% +0.59% +40.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 219 239 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.54% 18.50% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 132 147
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £185 £221 £258
90th Percentile £536 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 15
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +12.28%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £23.35 £19.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +33.33%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Milton Keynes

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Milton Keynes

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Milton Keynes

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WAN.

1 14 (73.68%) LAN
2 7 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) SAN
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) F5
4 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
5 4 (21.05%) Business Process Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) NAS
5 4 (21.05%) Use Case
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (21.05%) PMI
5 4 (21.05%) PMP
5 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) UML
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) Network Design
6 3 (15.79%) Competitor Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) DHCP
6 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 3 (15.79%) SCCM

WAN
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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) LAN
2 7 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) NAS
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 2 (10.53%) BGP
6 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.53%) OSPF
6 2 (10.53%) SNMP
6 2 (10.53%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (10.53%) VLAN
6 2 (10.53%) WLAN
7 1 (5.26%) ADSL
7 1 (5.26%) MPLS
7 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) PMI
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Business Process Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Network Design
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) UML
3 4 (21.05%) Use Case
4 3 (15.79%) Competitor Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Economics
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Statistics
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
1 4 (21.05%) PMP
2 2 (10.53%) CCDA
2 2 (10.53%) CCDE
2 2 (10.53%) CCDP
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Ansible
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
1 5 (26.32%) F5
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 2 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
3 2 (10.53%) CA
3 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (5.26%) Polycom