The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Wireless
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 67 55
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 12 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.55% 0.39% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 2.16% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Median daily rate £505 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.38% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £295
% change year-on-year -3.57% +18.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.87% +1.42%  

Wireless 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 150 139 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 19.35% 18.12% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 66 70
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.91% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Wireless as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wireless in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Milton Keynes

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
1 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
2 20 (60.61%) Cisco
3 18 (54.55%) Firewall
4 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (42.42%) IPsec
6 13 (39.39%) Management Information System
6 13 (39.39%) CCNP
6 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
8 11 (33.33%) CISSP
8 11 (33.33%) Windows
8 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 11 (33.33%) RMADS
8 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 11 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (33.33%) CESG
8 11 (33.33%) Cryptography
8 11 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (30.30%) F5
9 10 (30.30%) DV Cleared
9 10 (30.30%) VPN
10 9 (27.27%) ITIL
10 9 (27.27%) BGP
10 9 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (24.24%) Juniper
11 8 (24.24%) ISMS
11 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
12 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
12 7 (21.21%) Internet

Wireless
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 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (42.42%) IPsec
4 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 10 (30.30%) VPN
6 9 (27.27%) BGP
7 7 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (21.21%) ICMP
7 7 (21.21%) Internet
8 6 (18.18%) LAN
9 5 (15.15%) Network Security
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (12.12%) SSL
11 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (9.09%) MPLS
11 3 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
11 3 (9.09%) VoIP
11 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (6.06%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Security Advisor
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Network Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Information Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) WSDL
2 2 (6.06%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Management Information System
2 11 (33.33%) CESG
3 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.09%) BYOD
4 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.03%) Clustering
6 1 (3.03%) PKI
6 1 (3.03%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 11 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (24.24%) ISMS
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
4 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
4 7 (21.21%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (18.18%) Network Design
6 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
6 4 (12.12%) ITSM
6 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
6 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 3 (9.09%) Information Security
7 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
1 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) CCNP
2 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 11 (33.33%) CISSP
4 10 (30.30%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) CCIE
6 2 (6.06%) CCNA
7 1 (3.03%) CCA
7 1 (3.03%) CCAA
7 1 (3.03%) CEH
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) FortiGate
1 4 (12.12%) OVSD
2 3 (9.09%) Nexpose
3 1 (3.03%) AppDNA
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) F5
3 8 (24.24%) Juniper
4 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.21%) Palo Alto
5 6 (18.18%) Aruba
6 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.12%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) Intel Security
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks
7 3 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (9.09%) ArcSight
7 3 (9.09%) Brocade
7 3 (9.09%) GFI Software
7 3 (9.09%) LogRhythm
7 3 (9.09%) Rapid7
7 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
7 3 (9.09%) Symantec
7 3 (9.09%) TippingPoint