Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 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.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 65 69
Rank change year-on-year -21 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing WAN 23 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.51% 3.06% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.13% 18.68% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 17
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -6.98% +14.67%
10th Percentile £182 £322 £313
90th Percentile £535 £538 £695
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £13.75 -

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 152 257 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.99% 16.39% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 142 128
Milton Keynes median daily rate £412 £406 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.48% -6.40% +8.44%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £504 £549 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £412 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +3.00% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 11
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.31% +33.33% -31.79%
10th Percentile £14.31 £15.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £18.16 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +134.38% +23.08% -48.00%

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 20 (86.96%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) Firewall
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco
4 9 (39.13%) DNS
4 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) ITIL
5 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
6 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
7 6 (26.09%) SLA
7 6 (26.09%) CCNA
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (26.09%) Change Management
7 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (21.74%) Service Management
8 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) MCSA
8 5 (21.74%) DHCP
8 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
8 5 (21.74%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
9 4 (17.39%) Retail
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
9 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) DNS
4 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (21.74%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) SAN
6 4 (17.39%) Wireless
7 3 (13.04%) BGP
7 3 (13.04%) OSPF
8 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (8.70%) MPLS
8 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
8 2 (8.70%) VLAN
8 2 (8.70%) VPN
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.35%) SSL
9 1 (4.35%) VoIP
9 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Network Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Service Manager
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Network Services Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
2 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) Service Management
4 5 (21.74%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Decision-Making
5 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
5 4 (17.39%) ITSM
6 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Service Design
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (4.35%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CCNA
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) MCSA
3 4 (17.39%) CCNP
3 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) CCSE
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
1 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (13.04%) ISA Server
2 3 (13.04%) UAG
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
3 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Forcepoint
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) NetApp
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) Computacenter
5 3 (13.04%) Remedy
6 2 (8.70%) Adobe
6 2 (8.70%) F5
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (4.35%) Kaspersky
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos