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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 95 119 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.24% 14.15% 15.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.91% 59.20% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 63 51
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £246 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.10 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.81 £16.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
151 201 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.64% 23.90% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 83 72
Median daily rate £413 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £20.19 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 79 (41.80%) Active Directory
2 67 (35.45%) Microsoft
3 58 (30.69%) Security Cleared
4 48 (25.40%) Finance
5 46 (24.34%) SC Cleared
6 45 (23.81%) Unix
7 44 (23.28%) SQL Server
8 42 (22.22%) MS Office
8 42 (22.22%) ITIL
9 39 (20.63%) VMware
10 35 (18.52%) Windows Server
11 34 (17.99%) Citrix
12 32 (16.93%) SQL
13 31 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (15.87%) MS Exchange
15 28 (14.81%) MS Excel
16 27 (14.29%) Internet
16 27 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (13.23%) Oracle
17 25 (13.23%) Migration
18 24 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
19 23 (12.17%) DV Cleared
19 23 (12.17%) Linux
20 21 (11.11%) SCOM
20 21 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
21 20 (10.58%) Windows 7
21 20 (10.58%) FTP
22 19 (10.05%) HP
23 18 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
23 18 (9.52%) SharePoint

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 30 (15.87%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.23%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.12%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.06%) IIS
8 2 (1.06%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.06%) SAS
8 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (22.22%) MS Office
2 28 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.65%) MS Project
4 4 (2.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.12%) Office 365
2 2 (1.06%) IaaS
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.29%) Internet
2 20 (10.58%) FTP
3 14 (7.41%) IPsec
3 14 (7.41%) iSCSI
3 14 (7.41%) SAN
3 14 (7.41%) SMTP
4 12 (6.35%) SSH
5 11 (5.82%) VPN
6 10 (5.29%) Firewall
7 8 (4.23%) ATM
7 8 (4.23%) DNS
7 8 (4.23%) LAN
7 8 (4.23%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.23%) WAN
7 8 (4.23%) Wireless
8 6 (3.17%) SSL
9 4 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.12%) Network Security
9 4 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.12%) DB2
7 2 (1.06%) MS Access
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Big Data
8 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.53%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.53%) QlikView
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.59%) ChangeMan
2 2 (1.06%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.06%) Introscope
2 2 (1.06%) JIRA
2 2 (1.06%) JMeter
2 2 (1.06%) Selenium
2 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.53%) Ant
3 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.53%) Gradle
3 1 (0.53%) JUnit
3 1 (0.53%) NUnit
General
1 48 (25.40%) Finance
2 10 (5.29%) Retail
3 6 (3.17%) Banking
4 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.12%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.59%) Automotive
6 3 (1.59%) Electronics
6 3 (1.59%) Marketing
7 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (32.28%) Analyst
2 15 (7.94%) Service Desk Analyst
2 15 (7.94%) Support Analyst
3 14 (7.41%) Project Manager
3 14 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 13 (6.88%) 1st Line Support
5 11 (5.82%) Consultant
5 11 (5.82%) DBA
5 11 (5.82%) SQL DBA
6 9 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 9 (4.76%) Developer
6 9 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 9 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 9 (4.76%) Server Specialist
7 8 (4.23%) Help Desk Analyst
7 8 (4.23%) Security Advisor
7 8 (4.23%) Wintel Server Specialist
7 8 (4.23%) Wintel Specialist
8 7 (3.70%) SAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.94%) .NET
2 8 (4.23%) ISPF
3 6 (3.17%) WPF
4 4 (2.12%) 802.1X
4 4 (2.12%) J2EE
4 4 (2.12%) Web Services
5 3 (1.59%) JDBC
5 3 (1.59%) jQuery
5 3 (1.59%) XSLT
6 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.06%) JNDI
6 2 (1.06%) SOAP
6 2 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.06%) XML
7 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.53%) EJB
7 1 (0.53%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.53%) HTML
7 1 (0.53%) ODBC
7 1 (0.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.47%) Mainframe
2 16 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.41%) CESG
3 14 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 14 (7.41%) Cryptography
4 7 (3.70%) Statistics
5 5 (2.65%) AS400
6 4 (2.12%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.12%) Clustering
6 4 (2.12%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.59%) HACMP
7 3 (1.59%) iSeries
7 3 (1.59%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.53%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.81%) Unix
2 35 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 24 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (12.17%) Linux
5 21 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (10.58%) Windows 7
7 17 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (8.47%) Windows Vista
9 13 (6.88%) Windows 10
10 9 (4.76%) MVS
10 9 (4.76%) Windows NT
11 7 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (3.70%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.17%) CentOS
12 6 (3.17%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.65%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.59%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.06%) zOS
16 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.22%) ITIL
2 25 (13.23%) Migration
3 18 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (8.99%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (8.47%) Project Management
6 15 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.41%) Information Assurance
7 14 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
8 13 (6.88%) Risk Management
9 12 (6.35%) Change Management
9 12 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.35%) Ethical Hacking
9 12 (6.35%) ITIL V3
9 12 (6.35%) OWASP
9 12 (6.35%) Patch Management
9 12 (6.35%) Service Management
10 11 (5.82%) Incident Management
10 11 (5.82%) ISMS
10 11 (5.82%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.82%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.93%) SQL
2 16 (8.47%) C#
3 9 (4.76%) JCL
4 8 (4.23%) REXX
5 7 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.65%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.65%) Python
7 4 (2.12%) Java
7 4 (2.12%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.59%) VB
8 3 (1.59%) VBScript
9 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.06%) Jython
9 2 (1.06%) Korn
9 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.53%) C
10 1 (0.53%) Perl
10 1 (0.53%) PHP
10 1 (0.53%) Scala
10 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 58 (30.69%) Security Cleared
2 46 (24.34%) SC Cleared
3 23 (12.17%) DV Cleared
4 18 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (8.99%) CISSP
6 14 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
7 12 (6.35%) CEH
8 9 (4.76%) MCSE
9 7 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.59%) CISM
10 3 (1.59%) GCIA
10 3 (1.59%) GCIH
10 3 (1.59%) GIAC
10 3 (1.59%) MCP
11 2 (1.06%) Dell Certification
11 2 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.35%) SLA
2 11 (5.82%) RMADS
3 3 (1.59%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (41.80%) Active Directory
2 31 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.41%) NFS
4 13 (6.88%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.88%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (6.35%) Sendmail
6 8 (4.23%) Time Sharing Option
6 8 (4.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (3.70%) XenApp
8 6 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (2.12%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.06%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.06%) vSphere
11 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (11.11%) SCOM
2 15 (7.94%) Tivoli
3 10 (5.29%) SCCM
4 9 (4.76%) CA Wily
4 9 (4.76%) OVSD
5 4 (2.12%) Nexpose
5 4 (2.12%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.53%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.53%) Control-M
7 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.53%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.53%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.53%) SCSM
7 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (35.45%) Microsoft
2 39 (20.63%) VMware
3 34 (17.99%) Citrix
4 25 (13.23%) Oracle
5 19 (10.05%) HP
6 16 (8.47%) NetApp
7 13 (6.88%) IBM
8 9 (4.76%) EMC
8 9 (4.76%) Intel Security
9 8 (4.23%) CommVault
10 5 (2.65%) Cisco
10 5 (2.65%) Dell
10 5 (2.65%) Symantec
11 4 (2.12%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.12%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.12%) Juniper
11 4 (2.12%) SAP
11 4 (2.12%) Sourcefire
11 4 (2.12%) TippingPoint
11 4 (2.12%) Veeam
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