The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £203 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.52% - 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £203 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £155
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year +11.11% -9.09%  

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 727 733 874
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.81% 95.57% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 413 422
Median daily rate £406 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 20
Median hourly rate £16.71 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.25% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

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 23 April 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) ATM
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (12.50%) PMO
5 1 (12.50%) Wyse
5 1 (12.50%) UX Design
5 1 (12.50%) CMDB
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Handset
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP

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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) ATM
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Handset
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) NCR
2 1 (12.50%) Wyse