Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £123 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 78 96
Rank change year-on-year -30 +18 -4
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 11 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.66% 0.66% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.72% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £123 £105 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -53.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £119 £103 £121
90th Percentile £225 £186 £326
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £125 £145 £225
% change year-on-year -13.79% -35.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.08 £17.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.47% -43.33% +76.47%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.08 £17.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +0.47% -43.33% +81.05%

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,587 1,113 1,683
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 92.14% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 642 834
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £254 £256 £241
90th Percentile £538 £570 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.69% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 50 78
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.70 £13.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.70% +4.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £9.95 £9.00 £9.16
90th Percentile £21.00 £38.75 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +3.57% +7.69%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 January 2018, 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 4 (36.36%) McAfee
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) iPhone
4 3 (27.27%) iPad
4 3 (27.27%) MobileIron
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) PKI
5 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
5 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
1 3 (27.27%) iPhone
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (9.09%) Process Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) McAfee
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) MobileIron
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Lumension
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy