Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 86 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 28 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.90% 1.72% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 12.61% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 15
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £413 £346 £292
90th Percentile £484 £488 £725
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £385 £363
% change year-on-year +16.88% +6.21% -13.69%
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 168 230 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.39% 13.64% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 117 122
Milton Keynes median daily rate £378 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.63% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £222 £220
90th Percentile £484 £538 £549
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £378 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -5.63% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.12 £18.85 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +39.63% -15.91%
10th Percentile £13.05 £15.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £19.65 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -10.53% +31.03% -17.14%

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 September 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 September 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 (92.86%) LAN
2 23 (82.14%) Firewall
3 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
4 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco
4 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (46.43%) VMware
5 12 (42.86%) SAN
5 12 (42.86%) NetApp
6 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
7 10 (35.71%) McAfee
7 10 (35.71%) BGP
8 9 (32.14%) Sony
8 9 (32.14%) Law
8 9 (32.14%) Juniper
8 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
8 9 (32.14%) Blue Coat
8 9 (32.14%) NAS
8 9 (32.14%) vSphere
8 9 (32.14%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (32.14%) F5
8 9 (32.14%) Office 365
8 9 (32.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
8 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (28.57%) SSL
9 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (25.00%) CCNP

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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) LAN
2 23 (82.14%) Firewall
3 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
4 12 (42.86%) SAN
5 10 (35.71%) BGP
6 9 (32.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (32.14%) NAS
7 8 (28.57%) SSL
8 7 (25.00%) BIG-IP
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (25.00%) Internet
8 7 (25.00%) IPsec
8 7 (25.00%) Telepresence
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (14.29%) DNS
11 4 (14.29%) Wireless
12 3 (10.71%) Network Security
12 3 (10.71%) OSPF
General
1 9 (32.14%) Law
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (32.14%) Project Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Network Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Network Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Services Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (25.00%) Network Management
2 7 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Decision-Making
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) ITSM
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Network Packet Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.57%) Service Design
7 1 (3.57%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) NetApp
3 10 (35.71%) McAfee
4 9 (32.14%) Blue Coat
4 9 (32.14%) F5
4 9 (32.14%) Juniper
4 9 (32.14%) Sony
5 7 (25.00%) Aruba
5 7 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.71%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix
8 1 (3.57%) Sun