Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 31 78
Rank change year-on-year -47 +47 -19
Contract jobs citing WAN 33 80 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.06% 5.74% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.87% 26.85% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 55 17
Milton Keynes median daily rate £390 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.00% +16.28% +1.18%
10th Percentile £120 £313 £313
90th Percentile £538 £625 £523
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -24.00% +17.65% +47.83%
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 238 298 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.88% 21.39% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 195 99
Milton Keynes median daily rate £431 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £313
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £407 £415
% change year-on-year +4.42% -1.93% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £26.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +99.36% +67.19% -31.18%
10th Percentile £11.91 £18.03 £12.84
90th Percentile £60.00 £36.48 £18.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £26.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +71.96% +67.19% +17.00%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 26 (78.79%) LAN
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco
3 14 (42.42%) DNS
4 13 (39.39%) Firewall
5 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (33.33%) DHCP
5 11 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 10 (30.30%) VMware
6 10 (30.30%) Windows
6 10 (30.30%) Change Management
7 9 (27.27%) SLA
7 9 (27.27%) CCNP
7 9 (27.27%) F5
8 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
8 8 (24.24%) ITIL
9 7 (21.21%) Python
9 7 (21.21%) HP
9 7 (21.21%) VLAN
9 7 (21.21%) Ansible
10 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
10 6 (18.18%) Citrix
10 6 (18.18%) CCNA
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (18.18%) NetApp
11 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification

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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) LAN
2 14 (42.42%) DNS
3 13 (39.39%) Firewall
4 11 (33.33%) DHCP
5 7 (21.21%) VLAN
6 5 (15.15%) SAN
7 4 (12.12%) BGP
7 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (12.12%) OSPF
7 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (9.09%) Wireless
9 2 (6.06%) MPLS
9 2 (6.06%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (6.06%) WLAN
10 1 (3.03%) SSL
10 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.03%) VoIP
10 1 (3.03%) VPN
10 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Data Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) Data Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Network Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Service Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Services Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 10 (30.30%) Change Management
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
4 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.12%) Network Design
6 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 3 (9.09%) ITSM
7 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.06%) Decision-Making
8 2 (6.06%) IT Strategy
8 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (6.06%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (27.27%) CCNP
3 6 (18.18%) CCNA
4 5 (15.15%) MCSA
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (9.09%) CCIE
6 3 (9.09%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (6.06%) CCDA
7 2 (6.06%) CCDE
7 2 (6.06%) CCDP
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.03%) MCSE
8 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (15.15%) XenApp
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (9.09%) ISA Server
4 3 (9.09%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
2 4 (12.12%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) F5
4 7 (21.21%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
5 6 (18.18%) NetApp
6 5 (15.15%) Adobe
6 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
6 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
6 5 (15.15%) Juniper
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
7 4 (12.12%) Computacenter
7 4 (12.12%) Forcepoint
8 3 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (9.09%) Remedy
9 2 (6.06%) CA
9 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.06%) McAfee
10 1 (3.03%) Polycom