Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £270 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Application Support
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 63 113
Rank change year-on-year -46 +50 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.46% 2.03% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 2.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £270 £235 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.89% -5.05% -45.00%
10th Percentile £228 £189 £198
90th Percentile £380 £318 £289
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £270 £218 £323
% change year-on-year +24.14% -32.56% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £25.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +82.14% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £60.00 £24.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +147.42% +73.21% -31.71%

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 1668 1188 1841
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 92.96% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 655 942
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £216 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 54 81
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.25 £13.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.75% +4.69% -
10th Percentile £9.42 £8.65 £9.00
90th Percentile £22.20 £34.85 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Milton Keynes

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Intranet
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Disk Encryption
2 2 (25.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Process Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (25.00%) Lumension
2 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) XML

Applications 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Disk Encryption
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (25.00%) Process Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Lumension
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle