Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 102 61
Rank change year-on-year +34 -41 +12
Contract jobs citing WAN 36 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.71% 1.13% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 9.90% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 19
Milton Keynes median daily rate £429 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.13% -11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £363 £303 £280
90th Percentile £468 £425 £725
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £428 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +7.00% -8.57% +3.55%
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 186 202 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.01% 11.43% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 109 131
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £182 £220
90th Percentile £490 £537 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 10
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.85 £19.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.84% +46.15% -18.75%
10th Percentile £12.69 £17.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.07 £60.00 £21.43
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -23.08% +34.48% -9.38%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 34 (94.44%) LAN
2 32 (88.89%) Firewall
3 24 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 24 (66.67%) Windows
4 22 (61.11%) VMware
5 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 19 (52.78%) SAN
6 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (50.00%) NetApp
7 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 15 (41.67%) Office 365
8 15 (41.67%) Cisco
8 15 (41.67%) McAfee
9 14 (38.89%) Sony
9 14 (38.89%) NAS
9 14 (38.89%) vSphere
9 14 (38.89%) McAfee ePO
9 14 (38.89%) Law
9 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
11 10 (27.78%) Blue Coat
11 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (27.78%) CCNP
12 9 (25.00%) ITIL
12 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
13 8 (22.22%) CCNA
13 8 (22.22%) Juniper
13 8 (22.22%) BGP
13 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared

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 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (94.44%) LAN
2 32 (88.89%) Firewall
3 24 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 19 (52.78%) SAN
5 14 (38.89%) NAS
6 8 (22.22%) BGP
7 7 (19.44%) BIG-IP
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (19.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (19.44%) Internet
7 7 (19.44%) IPsec
7 7 (19.44%) SSL
7 7 (19.44%) Telepresence
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (16.67%) DNS
9 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (8.33%) Network Security
10 3 (8.33%) Wireless
11 2 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (38.89%) Law
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 14 (38.89%) Project Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Network Specialist
2 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Network Services Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Network Support
4 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.67%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Unix
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.78%) Solaris
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) Network Management
3 7 (19.44%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (13.89%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) Decision-Making
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.33%) ITSM
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps
8 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C-shell
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Korn
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) CCNP
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (22.22%) CCNA
3 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) MCSA
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.78%) CCSE
6 1 (2.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (38.89%) vSphere
4 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (8.33%) UAG
6 2 (5.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) NetApp
3 15 (41.67%) Cisco
3 15 (41.67%) McAfee
4 14 (38.89%) Sony
5 10 (27.78%) Blue Coat
6 8 (22.22%) Juniper
7 7 (19.44%) Aruba
7 7 (19.44%) F5
7 7 (19.44%) Palo Alto
8 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
9 4 (11.11%) HP
9 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 4 (11.11%) Remedy
10 3 (8.33%) Forcepoint
11 2 (5.56%) Citrix
11 2 (5.56%) Computacenter
12 1 (2.78%) IronPort
12 1 (2.78%) Proofpoint