Period
to 29 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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.

Third Line Engineer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 76 96
Rank change year-on-year +21 +20 -6
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 2 9 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.40% 0.84% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.89% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 11
Median daily rate - £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% +6.69%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £420 £369
% change year-on-year -16.67% +13.90% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £53.33
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £53.33

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 453 1,006 1,519
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.60% 94.37% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 555 829
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £278 £208 £221
90th Percentile £638 £613 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 79 87
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.44% -12.19%
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.29 £9.00
90th Percentile £33.75 £47.75 £21.20
Median hourly rate £15.14 £18.00 £14.62
% change year-on-year -15.92% +23.10% -13.78%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 3rd Line Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) vMotion
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared

3rd Line Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Veeam
1 1 (50.00%) VMware