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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 143 140 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.53% 17.01% 20.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.08% 78.21% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 61 53
Average daily rate
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£375 £318 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £14.00 £44.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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
238 179 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.19% 21.75% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 75 69
Average daily rate £368 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 87 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 77 (30.31%) Finance
3 69 (27.17%) Active Directory
4 57 (22.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 57 (22.44%) UNIX
5 56 (22.05%) Windows 7
6 51 (20.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (18.50%) MS Excel
8 46 (18.11%) MS Office
9 44 (17.32%) ITIL
9 44 (17.32%) Migration
10 42 (16.54%) SQL
11 41 (16.14%) Linux
12 36 (14.17%) SQL Server
12 36 (14.17%) VMware
13 33 (12.99%) Oracle
13 33 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 32 (12.60%) Security Cleared
15 31 (12.20%) Hyper-V
16 29 (11.42%) MS Exchange
16 29 (11.42%) Remedy
17 28 (11.02%) ATM
18 27 (10.63%) PowerShell
18 27 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (10.24%) Data Centre
19 26 (10.24%) SCCM
20 25 (9.84%) Citrix
21 24 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
22 23 (9.06%) SharePoint
23 21 (8.27%) Project Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 29 (11.42%) MS Exchange
2 23 (9.06%) SharePoint
3 19 (7.48%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (4.72%) SAS
5 9 (3.54%) IIS
6 8 (3.15%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.76%) Lync
8 6 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.57%) Apache
11 3 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (1.18%) nginx
12 2 (0.79%) Moodle
12 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 47 (18.50%) MS Excel
2 46 (18.11%) MS Office
3 11 (4.33%) MS Project
4 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.79%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (5.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.39%) Primavera
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.30%) Office 365
2 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.79%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.02%) ATM
2 13 (5.12%) DNS
3 12 (4.72%) Firewall
4 9 (3.54%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.76%) SAN
6 6 (2.36%) Internet
7 5 (1.97%) LAN
7 5 (1.97%) WAN
8 4 (1.57%) DHCP
8 4 (1.57%) VPN
9 3 (1.18%) FTP
9 3 (1.18%) HTTP
9 3 (1.18%) SSL
10 2 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.79%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.79%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.79%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.39%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.39%) 2G
11 1 (0.39%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.30%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.91%) DB2
4 10 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.36%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.18%) DB2 UDB
9 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.18%) PowerCenter
9 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.18%) MySQL
9 3 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.79%) OLTP
11 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.36%) Introscope
2 5 (1.97%) Subversion
2 5 (1.97%) Selenium
3 4 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.57%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.57%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.79%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.79%) JIRA
4 2 (0.79%) ChangeMan
4 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.39%) Ant
5 1 (0.39%) JUnit
5 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.39%) Gradle
5 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
General
1 77 (30.31%) Finance
2 18 (7.09%) Banking
3 14 (5.51%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.51%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.97%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.79%) Publishing
5 2 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Local Government
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (22.05%) Analyst
2 33 (12.99%) Project Manager
3 28 (11.02%) Administrator
4 20 (7.87%) Consultant
5 17 (6.69%) BizTalk Administrator
6 16 (6.30%) Service Analyst
7 13 (5.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (5.12%) Support Analyst
8 12 (4.72%) Developer
9 11 (4.33%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (3.54%) Windows Administrator
12 8 (3.15%) Architect
12 8 (3.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 8 (3.15%) Infrastructure Manager
13 7 (2.76%) Data Analyst
13 7 (2.76%) Active Directory Consultant
14 6 (2.36%) 2nd Line Support
14 6 (2.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (2.36%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.09%) .NET
2 11 (4.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.57%) HTML
3 4 (1.57%) Web Services
4 3 (1.18%) XML
4 3 (1.18%) J2EE
4 3 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.18%) LAMP
4 3 (1.18%) SAP XI
4 3 (1.18%) SOAP
4 3 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (1.18%) HTML5
4 3 (1.18%) ISPF
5 2 (0.79%) WPF
5 2 (0.79%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.79%) Java EE
5 2 (0.79%) JNDI
5 2 (0.79%) XSLT
5 2 (0.79%) JDBC
6 1 (0.39%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.24%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.12%) Mainframe
3 13 (5.12%) Clustering
4 9 (3.54%) User Experience
5 7 (2.76%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.76%) PKI
5 7 (2.76%) Data Extraction
6 6 (2.36%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.97%) NHS
7 5 (1.97%) Statistics
8 4 (1.57%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.57%) Replication
9 3 (1.18%) AS400
9 3 (1.18%) CMDB
10 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.79%) BYOD
10 2 (0.79%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.44%) UNIX
1 57 (22.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 56 (22.05%) Windows 7
3 51 (20.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (16.14%) Linux
5 33 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (6.69%) Windows XP
7 16 (6.30%) MVS
8 12 (4.72%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (3.94%) Windows NT
10 9 (3.54%) Solaris
10 9 (3.54%) AIX
11 6 (2.36%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.57%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.57%) Android
13 3 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.32%) ITIL
1 44 (17.32%) Migration
2 21 (8.27%) Project Management
3 16 (6.30%) Change Management
4 15 (5.91%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (5.51%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (5.51%) PRINCE2
6 13 (5.12%) CRM
7 12 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (4.72%) Incident Management
7 12 (4.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (3.94%) Change Control
9 9 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (3.15%) Data Analysis
10 8 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (2.76%) Service Management
11 7 (2.76%) Logistics
11 7 (2.76%) Scrum
11 7 (2.76%) TDD
11 7 (2.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.54%) SQL
2 27 (10.63%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.51%) Java
4 13 (5.12%) C#
4 13 (5.12%) VBScript
5 11 (4.33%) VB
6 9 (3.54%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.76%) Korn
8 6 (2.36%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.97%) JCL
10 4 (1.57%) C
10 4 (1.57%) C++
10 4 (1.57%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.18%) REXX
11 3 (1.18%) Python
11 3 (1.18%) Ruby
12 2 (0.79%) Jython
12 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.39%) VBA
13 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (12.60%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.69%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.97%) MCSE
4 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.57%) Degree
6 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.18%) MCP
7 2 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.39%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.39%) CCNP
8 1 (0.39%) CCNA
8 1 (0.39%) CCA
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.39%) APMP
8 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.91%) SLA
2 6 (2.36%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 69 (27.17%) Active Directory
2 31 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 24 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.33%) vSphere
5 9 (3.54%) ISA Server
6 7 (2.76%) XenApp
6 7 (2.76%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.18%) UAG
7 3 (1.18%) Time Sharing Option
7 3 (1.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.79%) NFS
8 2 (0.79%) Squid
8 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.39%) Firmware
9 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (10.24%) SCCM
2 12 (4.72%) Control-M
3 11 (4.33%) WSUS
4 9 (3.54%) SCOM
5 8 (3.15%) Tivoli
6 7 (2.76%) AirWatch
7 6 (2.36%) OVSD
7 6 (2.36%) CA Wily
7 6 (2.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 5 (1.97%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.97%) XenMobile
9 4 (1.57%) Puppet
10 3 (1.18%) Nagios
10 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.18%) Opsview
10 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.79%) EMC VPLEX
11 2 (0.79%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 87 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.17%) VMware
3 33 (12.99%) Oracle
4 29 (11.42%) Remedy
5 25 (9.84%) Citrix
6 18 (7.09%) HP
7 11 (4.33%) IBM
7 11 (4.33%) NetApp
8 9 (3.54%) Cisco
9 8 (3.15%) Symantec
9 8 (3.15%) Brocade
10 6 (2.36%) EMC
10 6 (2.36%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.97%) Lumension
12 4 (1.57%) F5
12 4 (1.57%) SAP
12 4 (1.57%) Adobe
13 3 (1.18%) Dell
13 3 (1.18%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.18%) McAfee
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