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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 81 124 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.04% 14.96% 15.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.45% 60.49% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 65 55
Median daily rate £400 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £235 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £446 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 18
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.07 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.32% +10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.25 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +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
141 205 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.95% 24.73% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 87 75
Median daily rate £390 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 18
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.13 £22.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 30 June 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 30 June 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 74 (40.88%) Active Directory
2 59 (32.60%) Microsoft
3 52 (28.73%) Finance
4 51 (28.18%) Security Cleared
5 43 (23.76%) SQL Server
6 39 (21.55%) MS Office
7 38 (20.99%) SC Cleared
8 36 (19.89%) ITIL
8 36 (19.89%) Unix
8 36 (19.89%) VMware
9 33 (18.23%) Citrix
10 32 (17.68%) SQL
11 31 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (17.13%) Windows Server
12 28 (15.47%) MS Exchange
13 27 (14.92%) MS Excel
13 27 (14.92%) Migration
13 27 (14.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (13.26%) Internet
15 22 (12.15%) Windows 7
16 20 (11.05%) DV Cleared
16 20 (11.05%) HP
16 20 (11.05%) Oracle
17 19 (10.50%) Management Information System
17 19 (10.50%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (9.94%) Linux
18 18 (9.94%) FTP
18 18 (9.94%) SharePoint
19 17 (9.39%) IBM
19 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification

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 28 (15.47%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.94%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (4.42%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.21%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.66%) CICS
7 3 (1.66%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.66%) SAS
8 2 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.10%) IIS
8 2 (1.10%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.55%) Apache
9 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (21.55%) MS Office
2 27 (14.92%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.31%) MS Project
4 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) IaaS
1 2 (1.10%) Office 365
1 2 (1.10%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.26%) Internet
2 18 (9.94%) FTP
3 15 (8.29%) Firewall
3 15 (8.29%) SAN
4 13 (7.18%) IPsec
4 13 (7.18%) SMTP
5 12 (6.63%) VPN
6 11 (6.08%) ATM
6 11 (6.08%) iSCSI
6 11 (6.08%) SSH
7 9 (4.97%) Wireless
8 7 (3.87%) LAN
8 7 (3.87%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.87%) WAN
9 6 (3.31%) DNS
9 6 (3.31%) SSL
10 4 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.21%) Network Security
10 4 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.42%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.76%) DB2
6 3 (1.66%) Easytrieve
7 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) MS Access
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.10%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.55%) Big Data
8 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.55%) QlikView
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.66%) ChangeMan
2 2 (1.10%) JIRA
3 1 (0.55%) Ant
3 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.55%) Gradle
3 1 (0.55%) Introscope
3 1 (0.55%) JUnit
3 1 (0.55%) NUnit
General
1 52 (28.73%) Finance
2 7 (3.87%) Banking
3 6 (3.31%) Retail
4 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.66%) Automotive
5 3 (1.66%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.10%) Electronics
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 62 (34.25%) Analyst
2 16 (8.84%) Support Analyst
3 15 (8.29%) Project Manager
3 15 (8.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (7.73%) 1st Line Support
4 14 (7.73%) Service Analyst
5 12 (6.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 9 (4.97%) Consultant
6 9 (4.97%) Help Desk Analyst
6 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 8 (4.42%) Architect
7 8 (4.42%) DBA
7 8 (4.42%) Developer
7 8 (4.42%) Security Advisor
7 8 (4.42%) Server Specialist
7 8 (4.42%) SQL DBA
7 8 (4.42%) Wintel Server Specialist
7 8 (4.42%) Wintel Specialist
8 7 (3.87%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.73%) .NET
2 10 (5.52%) ISPF
3 9 (4.97%) WPF
4 5 (2.76%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.66%) J2EE
5 3 (1.66%) jQuery
5 3 (1.66%) Web Services
6 2 (1.10%) AppFabric
6 2 (1.10%) JDBC
6 2 (1.10%) XSLT
7 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.55%) EJB
7 1 (0.55%) GWT
7 1 (0.55%) Java EE
7 1 (0.55%) ODBC
7 1 (0.55%) SOAP
7 1 (0.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.50%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.18%) CESG
3 13 (7.18%) Client/Server
3 13 (7.18%) Cryptography
4 12 (6.63%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.87%) Statistics
6 4 (2.21%) AS400
6 4 (2.21%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.66%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.66%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.66%) HACMP
7 3 (1.66%) iSeries
7 3 (1.66%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.10%) Clustering
8 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.55%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.89%) Unix
2 31 (17.13%) Windows Server
3 22 (12.15%) Windows 7
4 19 (10.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (9.94%) Linux
6 17 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (7.73%) Windows Vista
9 12 (6.63%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.87%) MVS
10 7 (3.87%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.31%) CentOS
11 6 (3.31%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.76%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.21%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (2.21%) Windows NT
13 4 (2.21%) zOS
14 3 (1.66%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.89%) ITIL
2 27 (14.92%) Migration
3 17 (9.39%) Incident Management
3 17 (9.39%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (8.84%) Project Management
5 15 (8.29%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (8.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (8.29%) Information Security
6 13 (7.18%) Information Assurance
6 13 (7.18%) Risk Management
7 11 (6.08%) Ethical Hacking
7 11 (6.08%) ISMS
7 11 (6.08%) OWASP
7 11 (6.08%) Patch Management
7 11 (6.08%) PRINCE2
7 11 (6.08%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (5.52%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (5.52%) Service Management
8 10 (5.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.68%) SQL
2 15 (8.29%) C#
3 11 (6.08%) JCL
4 10 (5.52%) REXX
5 7 (3.87%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.31%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.21%) C++
7 4 (2.21%) Python
7 4 (2.21%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.66%) Assembly Language
8 3 (1.66%) CLIST
8 3 (1.66%) COBOL
8 3 (1.66%) VB
9 2 (1.10%) Java
9 2 (1.10%) PHP
10 1 (0.55%) C
10 1 (0.55%) Jython
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) Scala
10 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (28.18%) Security Cleared
2 38 (20.99%) SC Cleared
3 20 (11.05%) DV Cleared
4 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (8.84%) CISSP
6 13 (7.18%) CESG Certified Professional
7 11 (6.08%) CEH
8 8 (4.42%) MCSE
9 7 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.66%) CISM
10 3 (1.66%) GCIA
10 3 (1.66%) GCIH
10 3 (1.66%) GIAC
11 2 (1.10%) Dell Certification
11 2 (1.10%) MCITP
11 2 (1.10%) MCP
11 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.08%) RMADS
2 9 (4.97%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (40.88%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.73%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.08%) NFS
4 11 (6.08%) Sendmail
5 10 (5.52%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (3.87%) Time Sharing Option
6 7 (3.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 7 (3.87%) XenApp
7 6 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.10%) vSphere
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (8.84%) SCOM
2 10 (5.52%) Tivoli
3 9 (4.97%) SCCM
4 8 (4.42%) OVSD
5 4 (2.21%) CA Wily
5 4 (2.21%) Nexpose
5 4 (2.21%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.10%) Control-M
7 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.55%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.55%) cPanel
7 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.55%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.55%) SCSM
7 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (32.60%) Microsoft
2 36 (19.89%) VMware
3 33 (18.23%) Citrix
4 20 (11.05%) HP
4 20 (11.05%) Oracle
5 17 (9.39%) IBM
6 12 (6.63%) NetApp
7 10 (5.52%) Intel Security
8 8 (4.42%) CommVault
9 7 (3.87%) AppSense
10 6 (3.31%) Cisco
10 6 (3.31%) EMC
11 5 (2.76%) Dell
11 5 (2.76%) Symantec
12 4 (2.21%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.21%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.21%) F5
12 4 (2.21%) Juniper
12 4 (2.21%) Sourcefire
12 4 (2.21%) TippingPoint
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