Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £183 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Second Line Support
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 84 96
Rank change year-on-year -23 +12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.51% 0.42% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.44% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £183 £200 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - +66.67%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £165 £200 £200
% change year-on-year -17.50% - +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.81% +21.67%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £16.32
% change year-on-year - -1.96% +6.32%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1505 1374 1713
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 95.25% 95.48% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 750 899
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £259 £227 £233
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 51 48
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.96 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.33% -14.29% +9.80%
10th Percentile £9.27 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.08 £19.50 £21.54
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.40 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +24.29% -5.08% +1.72%

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Milton Keynes

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Milton Keynes

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Milton Keynes

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 2nd Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) WSUS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) PMO
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) UX Design
5 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) CMDB
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
1 1 (12.50%) Handset
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) Wyse
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £17.50 per hour
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