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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 116 114 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.99% 16.15% 17.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.05% 64.41% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 43 66
Median daily rate £385 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £145 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 13
Median hourly rate £10.95 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.56% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £10.00 £9.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £16.28 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
161 177 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.35% 25.07% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 58 93
Median daily rate £358 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £200 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 14
Median hourly rate £9.08 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.77% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 16 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 108 (49.32%) Security Cleared
2 94 (42.92%) Active Directory
3 90 (41.10%) SC Cleared
4 76 (34.70%) Microsoft
5 59 (26.94%) Unix
6 51 (23.29%) MS Office
7 46 (21.00%) Windows Server
8 44 (20.09%) ITIL
9 40 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (15.98%) Linux
12 34 (15.53%) DV Cleared
12 34 (15.53%) Windows 10
13 32 (14.61%) Hyper-V
13 32 (14.61%) VMware
14 28 (12.79%) SQL Server
14 28 (12.79%) Windows Vista
15 27 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (12.33%) MS Excel
16 26 (11.87%) Windows 7
17 25 (11.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 25 (11.42%) SCCM
17 25 (11.42%) Cisco
17 25 (11.42%) Risk Management
18 24 (10.96%) Finance
19 23 (10.50%) Information Assurance
20 21 (9.59%) Management Information System
20 21 (9.59%) CEH
20 21 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
21 20 (9.13%) SLA

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 17 (7.76%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.11%) Skype for Business
4 8 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (3.20%) Drupal
5 7 (3.20%) IIS
6 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (23.29%) MS Office
2 27 (12.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.83%) MS Project
3 4 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.91%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.31%) Office 365
2 7 (3.20%) IaaS
3 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.68%) DHCP
2 18 (8.22%) LAN
2 18 (8.22%) WAN
3 17 (7.76%) Firewall
3 17 (7.76%) IPsec
4 16 (7.31%) Internet
5 15 (6.85%) Wireless
6 12 (5.48%) DNS
6 12 (5.48%) Unified Communications
7 11 (5.02%) TCP/IP
8 10 (4.57%) SMTP
8 10 (4.57%) VPN
9 8 (3.65%) SSL
10 7 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (3.20%) SAN
10 7 (3.20%) VLAN
11 6 (2.74%) FTP
11 6 (2.74%) SSH
12 5 (2.28%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (2.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.11%) Big Data
3 5 (2.28%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.28%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.83%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.46%) Power BI
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Ant
1 5 (2.28%) Eclipse
1 5 (2.28%) Gradle
2 4 (1.83%) Hudson
2 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.37%) Subversion
3 3 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.91%) Introscope
5 1 (0.46%) MSI
5 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (10.96%) Finance
2 11 (5.02%) Retail
3 8 (3.65%) Banking
4 4 (1.83%) German Language
4 4 (1.83%) Legal
4 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.91%) Automotive
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (26.03%) Analyst
2 13 (5.94%) Consultant
3 12 (5.48%) Architect
3 12 (5.48%) Support Analyst
4 11 (5.02%) Security Analyst
5 10 (4.57%) Security Advisor
6 9 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (4.11%) Service Analyst
6 9 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (4.11%) Wintel Analyst
7 8 (3.65%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 8 (3.65%) Developer
7 8 (3.65%) Security Consultant
8 7 (3.20%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (3.20%) Administrator
8 7 (3.20%) Support Engineer
9 6 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (2.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (2.74%) Desktop Support
9 6 (2.74%) Information Assurance Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.02%) .NET
2 10 (4.57%) Web Services
3 9 (4.11%) HTML
3 9 (4.11%) SailPoint
3 9 (4.11%) SAML
4 8 (3.65%) CSS
5 7 (3.20%) XML
6 6 (2.74%) XSLT
7 5 (2.28%) 802.1X
7 5 (2.28%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.28%) EJB
7 5 (2.28%) Java EE
7 5 (2.28%) JMS
8 3 (1.37%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.37%) Ajax
8 3 (1.37%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.37%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.37%) HTML5
8 3 (1.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.59%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.76%) Cryptography
2 17 (7.76%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.31%) CESG
4 13 (5.94%) Blackberry
5 12 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.48%) Mainframe
6 10 (4.57%) Client/Server
6 10 (4.57%) Replication
7 7 (3.20%) Clustering
8 4 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.83%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.37%) PKI
9 3 (1.37%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.37%) Statistics
10 1 (0.46%) CMDB
10 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.46%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.94%) Unix
2 46 (21.00%) Windows Server
3 40 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (15.98%) Linux
6 34 (15.53%) Windows 10
7 28 (12.79%) Windows Vista
8 26 (11.87%) Windows 7
9 25 (11.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (7.76%) Windows NT
12 13 (5.94%) Windows 8
13 12 (5.48%) MVS
13 12 (5.48%) Windows XP
14 11 (5.02%) CentOS
15 4 (1.83%) Android
16 3 (1.37%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.09%) ITIL
2 25 (11.42%) Risk Management
3 23 (10.50%) Information Assurance
4 18 (8.22%) Incident Management
4 18 (8.22%) Migration
5 17 (7.76%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (7.31%) Change Management
6 16 (7.31%) Security Architecture
7 15 (6.85%) Security Testing
7 15 (6.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (6.39%) Information Security
8 14 (6.39%) Patch Management
8 14 (6.39%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (5.94%) ITIL V2
9 13 (5.94%) Virtual Environments
10 12 (5.48%) Capacity Management
11 11 (5.02%) Ethical Hacking
12 10 (4.57%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (4.57%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (4.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.85%) C#
1 15 (6.85%) SQL
2 14 (6.39%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.57%) Python
4 8 (3.65%) Java
4 8 (3.65%) VB
5 6 (2.74%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.83%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.83%) Perl
6 4 (1.83%) VBScript
7 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.91%) C
7 2 (0.91%) C++
7 2 (0.91%) Jython
7 2 (0.91%) Korn
8 1 (0.46%) PHP
8 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (49.32%) Security Cleared
2 90 (41.10%) SC Cleared
3 34 (15.53%) DV Cleared
4 21 (9.59%) CEH
5 20 (9.13%) CISSP
5 20 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (9.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (7.31%) CESG Certified Professional
7 15 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (4.57%) CCNP
8 10 (4.57%) CREST Certified
8 10 (4.57%) MCSA
8 10 (4.57%) OSCP
9 9 (4.11%) CCIE
10 7 (3.20%) MCSE
11 6 (2.74%) CCNA
12 5 (2.28%) CISM
13 4 (1.83%) GCIA
13 4 (1.83%) GCIH
13 4 (1.83%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.13%) SLA
2 12 (5.48%) RMADS
3 3 (1.37%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.46%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 94 (42.92%) Active Directory
2 32 (14.61%) Hyper-V
3 27 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (8.22%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (5.02%) vCloud
6 8 (3.65%) Docker
7 6 (2.74%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (2.74%) ISA Server
7 6 (2.74%) Sendmail
7 6 (2.74%) UAG
8 4 (1.83%) vSphere
9 3 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.46%) XenApp
11 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (11.42%) SCCM
2 16 (7.31%) CA Wily
3 15 (6.85%) Tivoli
4 8 (3.65%) Puppet
4 8 (3.65%) vRealize
5 7 (3.20%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (2.74%) WSUS
7 5 (2.28%) Nexpose
7 5 (2.28%) SCOM
8 4 (1.83%) BladeLogic
8 4 (1.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.37%) vMotion
10 2 (0.91%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.91%) Control-M
10 2 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.91%) OVSD
11 1 (0.46%) Nessus
11 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 76 (34.70%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.61%) VMware
3 25 (11.42%) Cisco
4 20 (9.13%) Oracle
5 16 (7.31%) Red Hat
6 14 (6.39%) Remedy
6 14 (6.39%) Symantec
7 13 (5.94%) Citrix
7 13 (5.94%) Intel Security
8 11 (5.02%) HP
9 8 (3.65%) Forcepoint
10 6 (2.74%) Blue Coat
10 6 (2.74%) F5
10 6 (2.74%) Juniper
11 5 (2.28%) ArcSight
11 5 (2.28%) FireEye
11 5 (2.28%) GFI Software
11 5 (2.28%) LogRhythm
11 5 (2.28%) Rapid7
11 5 (2.28%) TippingPoint
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