The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 64 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.15% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £175 - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £290 £230
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +26.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 £17.29
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -3.09%
Technical Support
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
624 952 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.69% 96.75% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 520 458
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £30.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Milton Keynes region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Technical Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware