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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 55 56
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs citing WAN 24 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.22% 1.34% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.90% 8.04% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £398 £430 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.55% +25.54%  
10th Percentile £346 £376 £311
90th Percentile £519 £705 £380
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £398 £430 £310
% change year-on-year -7.55% +38.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £26.00

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 142 112 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 19.06% 16.69% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 144 94
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
10th Percentile £316 £350 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -6.97% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -43.02%  
10th Percentile £15.10 £9.00 £16.43
90th Percentile £15.90 £19.50 £20.59
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +87.50% -53.84%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 47 (65.28%) LAN
2 41 (56.94%) Cisco
2 41 (56.94%) Security Cleared
3 39 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 30 (41.67%) Windows
6 29 (40.28%) Firewall
7 26 (36.11%) CCNP
8 23 (31.94%) ITIL
9 20 (27.78%) F5
10 19 (26.39%) Juniper
11 18 (25.00%) DHCP
11 18 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 17 (23.61%) Office 365
12 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
13 13 (18.06%) CCNA
13 13 (18.06%) VLAN
14 12 (16.67%) Change Management
14 12 (16.67%) CCIE
15 11 (15.28%) DV Cleared
15 11 (15.28%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (15.28%) Windows 10
16 10 (13.89%) Incident Management
16 10 (13.89%) DNS
16 10 (13.89%) Cisco Prime
16 10 (13.89%) CheckPoint
16 10 (13.89%) VMware
17 9 (12.50%) SAN
17 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (12.50%) Windows Server

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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 6 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (65.28%) LAN
2 29 (40.28%) Firewall
3 18 (25.00%) DHCP
4 13 (18.06%) VLAN
5 11 (15.28%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (13.89%) DNS
7 9 (12.50%) SAN
8 8 (11.11%) ATM
8 8 (11.11%) Network Security
9 5 (6.94%) BGP
9 5 (6.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (6.94%) EIGRP
9 5 (6.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (6.94%) FCoE
9 5 (6.94%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (6.94%) OSPF
9 5 (6.94%) VPN
10 4 (5.56%) MPLS
10 4 (5.56%) TACACS
10 4 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Electronics
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Architect
2 13 (18.06%) Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Network Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Network Architect
4 9 (12.50%) Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Coordinator
6 6 (8.33%) Network Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Wintel Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Office 365 Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Principal Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) e-Health
4 1 (1.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Windows 10
3 9 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.17%) Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) Change Management
3 10 (13.89%) Incident Management
4 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.33%) Project Management
5 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.56%) Business Process Modelling
6 4 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (5.56%) UML
6 4 (5.56%) Use Case
7 3 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.17%) Competitor Analysis
7 3 (4.17%) DevOps
7 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.17%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 3 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) VB
2 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (56.94%) Security Cleared
2 39 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 26 (36.11%) CCNP
5 13 (18.06%) CCNA
6 12 (16.67%) CCIE
7 11 (15.28%) DV Cleared
8 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (9.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (8.33%) MCSA
10 4 (5.56%) CCSA
10 4 (5.56%) CCSE
10 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.39%) CCDP
11 1 (1.39%) CISSP
11 1 (1.39%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.39%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.39%) MCSE
11 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) PMO
3 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.39%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.94%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (6.94%) ISA Server
4 5 (6.94%) UAG
5 1 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.39%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.39%) XenApp
5 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.39%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (56.94%) Cisco
2 20 (27.78%) F5
3 19 (26.39%) Juniper
4 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
5 10 (13.89%) CheckPoint
5 10 (13.89%) VMware
6 8 (11.11%) Citrix
7 6 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 6 (8.33%) Forcepoint
7 6 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 5 (6.94%) NCR
9 4 (5.56%) Nokia
9 4 (5.56%) Remedy
10 3 (4.17%) Aruba
10 3 (4.17%) Avaya
10 3 (4.17%) SAP
11 2 (2.78%) Computacenter
11 2 (2.78%) Genesys
11 2 (2.78%) HP
11 2 (2.78%) Riverbed