The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 67 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 4 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 1.72% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.80% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £155 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.48% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £111 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £303 £237
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £213 £250
% change year-on-year
+25.64% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -25.75%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
821 666 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.62% 95.28% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 323 302
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +10.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 50
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.14 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
4 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) MS Project
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (18.18%) MS Project
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) ATM
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Data Security
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle