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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 89 166 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.83% 17.83% 18.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.53% 70.64% 73.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 52 80
Median daily rate £385 £375 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +51.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
128 235 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.33% 25.24% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 75 103
Median daily rate £385 £390 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +59.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 22
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 £11.70 £11.78 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 84 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 82 (40.20%) Microsoft
3 76 (37.25%) Active Directory
4 64 (31.37%) Unix
5 61 (29.90%) SC Cleared
6 52 (25.49%) MS Office
7 45 (22.06%) ITIL
8 39 (19.12%) Linux
9 35 (17.16%) SQL Server
10 33 (16.18%) DV Cleared
11 32 (15.69%) Windows Server
12 30 (14.71%) VMware
13 29 (14.22%) Oracle
14 28 (13.73%) MS Excel
15 27 (13.24%) Finance
15 27 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (12.75%) Information Assurance
17 25 (12.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 25 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (11.76%) Windows Vista
18 24 (11.76%) SCCM
19 23 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
19 23 (11.27%) Windows 10
19 23 (11.27%) MS Exchange
19 23 (11.27%) CISSP
20 22 (10.78%) Internet
21 20 (9.80%) Citrix
21 20 (9.80%) IPsec
21 20 (9.80%) Risk Management
21 20 (9.80%) Cryptography

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 23 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (3.43%) Drupal
2 7 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.98%) IIS
4 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.98%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (25.49%) MS Office
2 28 (13.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.47%) MS Project
5 2 (0.98%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.43%) IaaS
1 7 (3.43%) Office 365
2 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.78%) Internet
2 20 (9.80%) IPsec
3 16 (7.84%) Wireless
4 14 (6.86%) TCP/IP
5 13 (6.37%) SMTP
6 12 (5.88%) VPN
7 11 (5.39%) Firewall
7 11 (5.39%) FTP
8 10 (4.90%) SSH
9 9 (4.41%) SSL
10 8 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.94%) Network Security
11 6 (2.94%) SAN
12 5 (2.45%) DNS
12 5 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (2.45%) Unified Communications
13 4 (1.96%) DHCP
13 4 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.47%) HTTP
14 3 (1.47%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.43%) Big Data
2 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.45%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.45%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.49%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.49%) Power BI
7 1 (0.49%) QlikView
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Ant
1 5 (2.45%) Eclipse
1 5 (2.45%) Gradle
2 4 (1.96%) Hudson
2 4 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.47%) Subversion
3 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.98%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.98%) Introscope
4 2 (0.98%) JMeter
4 2 (0.98%) Selenium
4 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.49%) MSI
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (13.24%) Finance
2 12 (5.88%) Retail
3 7 (3.43%) Banking
4 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.47%) Automotive
5 3 (1.47%) German Language
5 3 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (22.55%) Analyst
2 14 (6.86%) Service Analyst
2 14 (6.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (6.37%) Support Analyst
4 11 (5.39%) Security Advisor
5 9 (4.41%) Desktop Support
5 9 (4.41%) Developer
6 8 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (3.92%) Administrator
6 8 (3.92%) Architect
6 8 (3.92%) Consultant
6 8 (3.92%) Information Assurance Leader
6 8 (3.92%) VMware Specialist
7 7 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (3.43%) DBA
7 7 (3.43%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (3.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 7 (3.43%) SQL DBA
8 6 (2.94%) Security Consultant
8 6 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.37%) .NET
2 10 (4.90%) Web Services
3 9 (4.41%) HTML
3 9 (4.41%) SailPoint
3 9 (4.41%) SAML
4 8 (3.92%) CSS
5 7 (3.43%) XML
6 6 (2.94%) 802.1X
6 6 (2.94%) XSLT
7 5 (2.45%) EJB
7 5 (2.45%) Java EE
7 5 (2.45%) JMS
8 4 (1.96%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.47%) Ajax
9 3 (1.47%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.47%) HTML5
9 3 (1.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.80%) Cryptography
2 19 (9.31%) CESG
2 19 (9.31%) Management Information System
3 17 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.37%) Client/Server
5 13 (6.37%) Mainframe
6 12 (5.88%) Blackberry
7 7 (3.43%) Clustering
8 5 (2.45%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.47%) PKI
10 3 (1.47%) Replication
10 3 (1.47%) Statistics
11 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.49%) CMDB
12 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.49%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 64 (31.37%) Unix
2 39 (19.12%) Linux
3 32 (15.69%) Windows Server
4 25 (12.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 23 (11.27%) Windows 10
6 23 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (9.31%) Windows 7
7 19 (9.31%) Windows NT
8 13 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.88%) MVS
10 11 (5.39%) CentOS
11 10 (4.90%) Windows XP
12 8 (3.92%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.45%) Android
14 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.96%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.06%) ITIL
2 26 (12.75%) Information Assurance
3 20 (9.80%) Risk Management
4 18 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (8.82%) Security Architecture
5 17 (8.33%) Migration
6 15 (7.35%) Ethical Hacking
7 14 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (6.86%) Patch Management
8 13 (6.37%) ITIL V2
8 13 (6.37%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (5.88%) Capacity Management
9 12 (5.88%) Information Security
9 12 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (5.39%) Fuzz Testing
11 10 (4.90%) Change Management
11 10 (4.90%) ISMS
11 10 (4.90%) OWASP
11 10 (4.90%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.33%) C#
1 17 (8.33%) SQL
2 10 (4.90%) Java
2 10 (4.90%) Python
3 8 (3.92%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.94%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.96%) Perl
5 4 (1.96%) VB
6 3 (1.47%) VBScript
7 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.98%) C
7 2 (0.98%) C++
7 2 (0.98%) Jython
7 2 (0.98%) Korn
7 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.49%) JCL
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) REXX
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 61 (29.90%) SC Cleared
3 33 (16.18%) DV Cleared
4 23 (11.27%) CISSP
5 19 (9.31%) CESG Certified Professional
6 18 (8.82%) CEH
6 18 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (3.92%) MCSE
9 7 (3.43%) MCP
10 6 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.45%) CISM
12 4 (1.96%) GCIA
12 4 (1.96%) GCIH
12 4 (1.96%) GIAC
12 4 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.47%) CREST Certified
13 3 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.47%) OSCP
13 3 (1.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.86%) RMADS
1 14 (6.86%) SLA
2 6 (2.94%) QA
3 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.49%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 76 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.31%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (7.35%) Hyper-V
5 11 (5.39%) vCloud
6 10 (4.90%) Sendmail
7 8 (3.92%) Docker
8 5 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.96%) vSphere
10 3 (1.47%) NFS
10 3 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.98%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.98%) XenApp
11 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.49%) Time Sharing Option
12 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (11.76%) SCCM
2 16 (7.84%) CA Wily
2 16 (7.84%) Tivoli
3 11 (5.39%) SCOM
4 8 (3.92%) Puppet
4 8 (3.92%) vRealize
5 6 (2.94%) Nexpose
6 4 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (1.96%) OVSD
7 3 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.47%) vMotion
8 2 (0.98%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.98%) Control-M
8 2 (0.98%) WSUS
9 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.49%) Nessus
9 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.49%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.49%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 82 (40.20%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.71%) VMware
3 29 (14.22%) Oracle
4 20 (9.80%) Citrix
5 16 (7.84%) Red Hat
6 15 (7.35%) Symantec
7 13 (6.37%) Intel Security
8 12 (5.88%) Cisco
8 12 (5.88%) HP
9 7 (3.43%) Blue Coat
9 7 (3.43%) F5
9 7 (3.43%) Juniper
9 7 (3.43%) Remedy
10 6 (2.94%) ArcSight
10 6 (2.94%) FireEye
10 6 (2.94%) GFI Software
10 6 (2.94%) LogRhythm
10 6 (2.94%) Rapid7
10 6 (2.94%) Sourcefire
10 6 (2.94%) TippingPoint
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