The median contractor rate for a Applications Support was £203 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 68 63 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.54% 0.67% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.70% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £203 £379 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.40% -24.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £346 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £412 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year - +4.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £41.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -58.09% +107.50%  

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 697 719 801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.31% 95.74% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 393 380
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Milton Keynes

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Applications 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 Applications Support in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) OVSD
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Finance

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) PowerCenter
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) COM+
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) NetApp
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £180 - £226 per day
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