Period
to 3 April 2020

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 3 April 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 Support
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 78 77
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 6 6 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.87% 0.57% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.61% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 23
Median daily rate £400 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +40.00% -10.45%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £325
% change year-on-year -2.44% +26.15% -2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 637 982 1,510
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.86% 93.70% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 577 790
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -1.72%
10th Percentile £263 £210 £255
90th Percentile £564 £611 £541
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 85 62
Median hourly rate £16.13 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.03% -11.43% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.98 £10.40 £10.08
90th Percentile £19.00 £46.00 £23.48
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +25.00%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Support in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 3rd Line Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Remedy
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Computacenter
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) UAG
4 3 (50.00%) Public Sector
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (33.33%) Veeam
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere

3rd 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) UAG
4 1 (16.67%) vCloud
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Remedy
3 3 (50.00%) Computacenter
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec