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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 151 171 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.16% 23.92% 13.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.66% 89.53% 66.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 71 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £130 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.27 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% -5.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
205 191 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.30% 26.71% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 75 30
Average daily rate £275 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.27 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £15.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Windows also 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 that cited Windows.

1 114 (39.04%) Microsoft
2 102 (34.93%) Windows 7
3 92 (31.51%) ITIL
4 79 (27.05%) Active Directory
5 72 (24.66%) Security Cleared
6 70 (23.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (23.97%) MS Excel
7 67 (22.95%) Finance
8 62 (21.23%) Migration
9 58 (19.86%) SC Cleared
10 57 (19.52%) UNIX
11 56 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 54 (18.49%) VMware
13 50 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 50 (17.12%) SQL
14 48 (16.44%) MS Exchange
15 45 (15.41%) MCSE
16 43 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 40 (13.70%) Oracle
17 40 (13.70%) Citrix
18 36 (12.33%) Windows XP
18 36 (12.33%) Service Management
19 34 (11.64%) PowerShell
20 33 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2003
21 32 (10.96%) SLA
22 30 (10.27%) Windows NT
22 30 (10.27%) VBScript
23 28 (9.59%) MCP
23 28 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
23 28 (9.59%) Change Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Windows also 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 that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (16.44%) MS Exchange
2 33 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (7.88%) IIS
4 14 (4.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.45%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (3.42%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.08%) Lync
9 6 (2.05%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (1.71%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.03%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (1.03%) SAS
12 3 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.68%) CICS
13 2 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 70 (23.97%) MS Excel
2 27 (9.25%) MS Office
3 10 (3.42%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.74%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (2.40%) TIBCO iProcess
3 5 (1.71%) Staffware
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.68%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.45%) Office 365
2 2 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.19%) SAN
2 14 (4.79%) NAS
3 12 (4.11%) Firewall
4 9 (3.08%) LAN
4 9 (3.08%) DNS
5 8 (2.74%) ATM
5 8 (2.74%) WAN
6 6 (2.05%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.05%) LDAP
6 6 (2.05%) Network Security
7 5 (1.71%) Broadband
8 4 (1.37%) DHCP
9 3 (1.03%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.03%) VoIP
9 3 (1.03%) Internet
10 2 (0.68%) IPsec
10 2 (0.68%) Intranet
10 2 (0.68%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.16%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.42%) MS Access
4 7 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.37%) OLTP
7 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.68%) MySQL
9 2 (0.68%) Ingres
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.34%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.34%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.42%) Selenium
2 7 (2.40%) MSI
3 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.71%) WebDriver
4 5 (1.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (1.37%) JMeter
5 4 (1.37%) AdminStudio
5 4 (1.37%) Ant
6 3 (1.03%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.03%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.34%) Introscope
General
1 67 (22.95%) Finance
2 16 (5.48%) Banking
3 9 (3.08%) Retail
4 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.37%) Back Office
4 4 (1.37%) Automotive
5 3 (1.03%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.34%) International Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (26.03%) Analyst
2 23 (7.88%) Support Analyst
3 21 (7.19%) Project Manager
4 19 (6.51%) Service Analyst
4 19 (6.51%) Service Desk Analyst
5 18 (6.16%) 1st Line Support
6 15 (5.14%) Administrator
6 15 (5.14%) Developer
7 14 (4.79%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 11 (3.77%) Consultant
8 11 (3.77%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (3.42%) Team Leader
10 9 (3.08%) Windows Administrator
10 9 (3.08%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 9 (3.08%) Architect
10 9 (3.08%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.08%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.40%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (2.40%) Help Desk Support
12 6 (2.05%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.85%) .NET
2 12 (4.11%) Web Services
3 9 (3.08%) HTML
4 6 (2.05%) WinForms
4 6 (2.05%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.71%) jQuery
5 5 (1.71%) XML
6 4 (1.37%) HTML5
7 3 (1.03%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.03%) CSS
7 3 (1.03%) J2EE
7 3 (1.03%) WSH
8 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.68%) XSLT
8 2 (0.68%) XHTML
8 2 (0.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (0.68%) WCF
8 2 (0.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.68%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.34%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.90%) Blackberry
2 24 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.14%) Clustering
4 13 (4.45%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.05%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.37%) Open Source
9 3 (1.03%) PKI
9 3 (1.03%) User Experience
10 2 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.68%) Replication
10 2 (0.68%) Handset
10 2 (0.68%) HACMP
11 1 (0.34%) iPad
11 1 (0.34%) iPhone
11 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 102 (34.93%) Windows 7
2 70 (23.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (19.52%) UNIX
4 50 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (12.33%) Windows XP
6 30 (10.27%) Windows NT
7 26 (8.90%) Linux
8 25 (8.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 19 (6.51%) Windows 2000
10 18 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (5.48%) Windows 8
12 13 (4.45%) Windows Vista
13 12 (4.11%) Android
14 11 (3.77%) Apple iOS
15 10 (3.42%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (2.05%) MVS
17 5 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (1.37%) Solaris
18 4 (1.37%) AIX
19 3 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (31.51%) ITIL
2 62 (21.23%) Migration
3 36 (12.33%) Service Management
4 28 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (9.59%) Change Management
5 18 (6.16%) Incident Management
6 17 (5.82%) Validation
6 17 (5.82%) Service Delivery
6 17 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (4.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (4.45%) Problem Management
9 12 (4.11%) PRINCE2
10 11 (3.77%) Data Validation
11 9 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (3.08%) ITIL V3
11 9 (3.08%) Project Management
12 8 (2.74%) Line Management
13 7 (2.40%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.12%) SQL
2 34 (11.64%) PowerShell
3 30 (10.27%) VBScript
4 22 (7.53%) VB
5 17 (5.82%) C#
6 14 (4.79%) Java
7 10 (3.42%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.74%) C
8 8 (2.74%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.40%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.37%) Perl
11 3 (1.03%) C++
12 2 (0.68%) COBOL
12 2 (0.68%) PHP
12 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.68%) VB6
13 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (24.66%) Security Cleared
2 58 (19.86%) SC Cleared
3 56 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (15.41%) MCSE
5 28 (9.59%) MCP
6 24 (8.22%) DV Cleared
7 14 (4.79%) Degree
8 5 (1.71%) ISEB
9 3 (1.03%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.68%) CCNA
11 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.34%) MCITP
11 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.34%) MCSA
11 1 (0.34%) HNC
11 1 (0.34%) HND
11 1 (0.34%) CISSP
11 1 (0.34%) CCNP
11 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.96%) SLA
2 9 (3.08%) BS15000
3 6 (2.05%) QA
System Software
1 79 (27.05%) Active Directory
2 43 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.56%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.16%) VMware ESX
5 17 (5.82%) Terminal Services
6 14 (4.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 13 (4.45%) ISA Server
8 10 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (3.42%) vSphere
9 7 (2.40%) Firmware
10 5 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.03%) XenApp
11 3 (1.03%) NFS
12 2 (0.68%) GPFS
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.68%) UAG
13 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (8.90%) Backup Exec
2 18 (6.16%) SCCM
2 18 (6.16%) OVSD
3 16 (5.48%) BladeLogic
4 13 (4.45%) Tivoli
5 10 (3.42%) McAfee ePO
5 10 (3.42%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 10 (3.42%) SCOM
6 8 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (2.05%) TIBCO Hawk
8 5 (1.71%) Control-M
9 4 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (1.37%) CA Wily
10 3 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.68%) MAINVIEW
11 2 (0.68%) WSUS
11 2 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 114 (39.04%) Microsoft
2 54 (18.49%) VMware
3 40 (13.70%) Oracle
3 40 (13.70%) Citrix
4 22 (7.53%) Remedy
5 18 (6.16%) McAfee
5 18 (6.16%) Intel
6 14 (4.79%) NetApp
7 12 (4.11%) IBM
8 11 (3.77%) Lumension
8 11 (3.77%) Cisco
9 10 (3.42%) Sophos
9 10 (3.42%) EMC
10 9 (3.08%) MobileIron
10 9 (3.08%) HP
11 8 (2.74%) TIBCO
12 7 (2.40%) Symantec
13 6 (2.05%) SAP
14 4 (1.37%) Websense
14 4 (1.37%) BMC
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