The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 87 137 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.62% 14.91% 18.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.78% 70.26% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 60
Median daily rate £400 £350 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.07 £15.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.65% +4.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Windows
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
148 195 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.76% 21.22% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 72 77
Median daily rate £410 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 19
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 69 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 64 (31.84%) Microsoft
3 60 (29.85%) Finance
4 48 (23.88%) Security Cleared
5 45 (22.39%) SQL Server
5 45 (22.39%) Windows Server
6 43 (21.39%) SQL
6 43 (21.39%) VMware
7 40 (19.90%) ITIL
8 34 (16.92%) MS Office
8 34 (16.92%) SC Cleared
9 33 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (16.42%) Unix
10 31 (15.42%) MS Exchange
10 31 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (14.93%) IBM
12 29 (14.43%) Citrix
13 28 (13.93%) Migration
14 27 (13.43%) Windows 7
15 24 (11.94%) HP
15 24 (11.94%) Linux
15 24 (11.94%) MS Excel
16 23 (11.44%) .NET
16 23 (11.44%) DV Cleared
17 22 (10.95%) C#
17 22 (10.95%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (10.45%) SharePoint
18 21 (10.45%) Firewall
19 20 (9.95%) Oracle
19 20 (9.95%) Internet

Windows
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 31 (15.42%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.45%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.98%) CICS
4 10 (4.98%) MQSeries
4 10 (4.98%) Skype for Business
4 10 (4.98%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.99%) Apache
6 6 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.49%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (1.99%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.00%) IIS
10 2 (1.00%) MS Project Server
10 2 (1.00%) SAS
11 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (16.92%) MS Office
2 24 (11.94%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.99%) MS Project
4 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Office 365
2 2 (1.00%) IaaS
2 2 (1.00%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.45%) Firewall
2 20 (9.95%) Internet
2 20 (9.95%) SAN
3 15 (7.46%) ATM
4 12 (5.97%) FTP
4 12 (5.97%) iSCSI
4 12 (5.97%) SMTP
5 10 (4.98%) LAN
5 10 (4.98%) WAN
6 8 (3.98%) IPsec
6 8 (3.98%) SSH
7 6 (2.99%) NAS
8 5 (2.49%) DNS
8 5 (2.49%) HTTP
8 5 (2.49%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.49%) VPN
9 4 (1.99%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.99%) SSL
10 3 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.48%) Easytrieve
3 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.99%) DB2
5 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.00%) MS Access
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.00%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.50%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.50%) OLTP
8 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (3.98%) Introscope
2 2 (1.00%) ChangeMan
2 2 (1.00%) JIRA
2 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) Ant
3 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.50%) Gradle
3 1 (0.50%) JUnit
3 1 (0.50%) NUnit
3 1 (0.50%) Selenium
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (29.85%) Finance
2 8 (3.98%) Retail
3 7 (3.48%) Banking
4 6 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.00%) Automotive
6 2 (1.00%) Electronics
6 2 (1.00%) Law
6 2 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (34.33%) Analyst
2 20 (9.95%) Architect
3 14 (6.97%) Service Analyst
3 14 (6.97%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
4 12 (5.97%) Support Analyst
5 11 (5.47%) Consultant
5 11 (5.47%) Security Analyst
6 10 (4.98%) Developer
7 9 (4.48%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.98%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 7 (3.48%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.48%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.48%) DBA
9 7 (3.48%) Server Specialist
9 7 (3.48%) SQL DBA
9 7 (3.48%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (3.48%) Wintel Server Specialist
9 7 (3.48%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.44%) .NET
2 14 (6.97%) WPF
3 11 (5.47%) ISPF
4 7 (3.48%) SOAP
5 5 (2.49%) JMS
5 5 (2.49%) Web Services
6 4 (1.99%) J2EE
6 4 (1.99%) JDBC
7 3 (1.49%) JNDI
7 3 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.00%) AppFabric
8 2 (1.00%) jQuery
9 1 (0.50%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.50%) GWT
9 1 (0.50%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.50%) Java EE
9 1 (0.50%) WCF
9 1 (0.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.97%) Mainframe
3 13 (6.47%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.97%) Statistics
5 10 (4.98%) Clustering
5 10 (4.98%) Cryptography
6 8 (3.98%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.98%) CESG
6 8 (3.98%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.49%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.49%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.99%) iPhone
9 3 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.49%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.49%) HACMP
9 3 (1.49%) iPad
10 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.00%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.00%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.39%) Windows Server
2 33 (16.42%) Unix
3 27 (13.43%) Windows 7
4 24 (11.94%) Linux
5 22 (10.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (5.97%) MVS
9 10 (4.98%) Windows NT
9 10 (4.98%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.98%) zOS
10 8 (3.98%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.99%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.49%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.99%) CentOS
13 4 (1.99%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (1.99%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.99%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.50%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.90%) ITIL
2 28 (13.93%) Migration
3 18 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (8.96%) Incident Management
4 17 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (7.46%) Information Security
5 15 (7.46%) TDD
6 14 (6.97%) Multithreading
6 14 (6.97%) MVVM
6 14 (6.97%) Software Engineering
7 13 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (5.97%) Service Management
9 11 (5.47%) Data Analysis
9 11 (5.47%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (5.47%) Project Management
10 10 (4.98%) Change Management
10 10 (4.98%) High Availability
10 10 (4.98%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.98%) SDLC
11 9 (4.48%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.39%) SQL
2 22 (10.95%) C#
3 16 (7.96%) JCL
4 14 (6.97%) REXX
5 12 (5.97%) C++
6 10 (4.98%) Assembly Language
6 10 (4.98%) COBOL
6 10 (4.98%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.48%) Java
8 7 (3.48%) CLIST
8 7 (3.48%) Python
9 6 (2.99%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.99%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.49%) Jython
11 3 (1.49%) Korn
11 3 (1.49%) VB
12 2 (1.00%) C
12 2 (1.00%) PHP
13 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (23.88%) Security Cleared
2 34 (16.92%) SC Cleared
3 23 (11.44%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.48%) CISSP
6 8 (3.98%) MCSE
7 6 (2.99%) CEH
7 6 (2.99%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.49%) CISM
8 3 (1.49%) GCIA
8 3 (1.49%) GCIH
8 3 (1.49%) GIAC
8 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.00%) Dell Certification
9 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.47%) SLA
2 4 (1.99%) RMADS
3 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 69 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 33 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.96%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.98%) NFS
4 8 (3.98%) Sendmail
5 7 (3.48%) vSphere
6 5 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.49%) XenApp
7 4 (1.99%) Time Sharing Option
7 4 (1.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.50%) GPFS
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (6.47%) CA Wily
2 12 (5.97%) SCOM
3 11 (5.47%) SCCM
4 9 (4.48%) OVSD
4 9 (4.48%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.49%) Control-M
5 5 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.99%) OpenView
6 4 (1.99%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.50%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.50%) cPanel
8 1 (0.50%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.50%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.50%) SCSM
8 1 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 64 (31.84%) Microsoft
2 43 (21.39%) VMware
3 30 (14.93%) IBM
4 29 (14.43%) Citrix
5 24 (11.94%) HP
6 20 (9.95%) Oracle
7 13 (6.47%) CA
8 11 (5.47%) NetApp
9 10 (4.98%) AppSense
10 9 (4.48%) Intel Security
11 8 (3.98%) EMC
11 8 (3.98%) Remedy
12 7 (3.48%) CommVault
12 7 (3.48%) Dell
13 4 (1.99%) Cisco
13 4 (1.99%) StorageTek
13 4 (1.99%) Sun
14 3 (1.49%) 3PAR
14 3 (1.49%) FireEye
14 3 (1.49%) SAP
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