Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the 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.

Problem-Solving
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 32 24
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 0
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 46 72 107
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 10.11% 6.35% 6.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.07% 7.12% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 42 63
Median daily rate £400 £383 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +0.66% -3.25%
10th Percentile £300 £166 £275
90th Percentile £500 £505 £511
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £398 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +22.31% -13.33% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £33.29 £10.80 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +208.22% +20.00% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £33.29 £10.80 £24.25
% change year-on-year +208.22% -55.46% +21.25%

Problem-Solving is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 381 1,011 1,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.74% 89.15% 83.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 582 738
Median daily rate £450 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.64% +10.69% -
10th Percentile £291 £268 £239
90th Percentile £638 £600 £556
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £438 £400
% change year-on-year - +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 61
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £13.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +30.25% -1.29%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.90 £9.88
90th Percentile £42.00 £48.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £23.88 £14.50
% change year-on-year -32.98% +64.66% -12.12%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Milton Keynes

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Milton Keynes

Problem-Solving
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Milton Keynes

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Milton Keynes

Problem-Solving
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Problem-Solving in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Problem-Solving also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.96%) Linux
4 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
6 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
7 13 (28.26%) Unix
7 13 (28.26%) Java
7 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
7 13 (28.26%) SQL
7 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (26.09%) Oracle
8 12 (26.09%) HTML
8 12 (26.09%) Finance
8 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (23.91%) MySQL
9 11 (23.91%) ITIL
10 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 10 (21.74%) SOAP
10 10 (21.74%) Web Services
10 10 (21.74%) Incident Management
10 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
11 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (19.57%) Project Management
12 8 (17.39%) Perl
12 8 (17.39%) Python
12 8 (17.39%) LDAP
12 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
12 8 (17.39%) AWS
12 8 (17.39%) JIRA

Problem-Solving
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 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.35%) InVision
3 2 (4.35%) Sketch
3 2 (4.35%) Zeplin
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.17%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Azure
3 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (6.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (6.52%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.52%) npm
5 2 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) Azure Stack
6 1 (2.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) MySQL
3 7 (15.22%) DB2
3 7 (15.22%) DB2 UDB
3 7 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.70%) Essbase
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Smart View
4 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.39%) JIRA
3 7 (15.22%) Ant
3 7 (15.22%) Eclipse
3 7 (15.22%) Selenium
4 5 (10.87%) JUnit
5 3 (6.52%) Grunt
5 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.52%) Mocha
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (6.52%) webpack
6 1 (2.17%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Public Sector
4 4 (8.70%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Hyperion Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) DBA
5 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Platform Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.52%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) HTML
2 10 (21.74%) SOAP
2 10 (21.74%) Web Services
3 8 (17.39%) LDAP
3 8 (17.39%) Node.js
4 7 (15.22%) JSP
4 7 (15.22%) SailPoint
4 7 (15.22%) Servlets
4 7 (15.22%) XML
5 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.87%) CSS
5 5 (10.87%) Electron Framework
5 5 (10.87%) RESTful
6 3 (6.52%) Chai
6 3 (6.52%) jQuery
6 3 (6.52%) JSON
6 3 (6.52%) Middleware
6 3 (6.52%) Mongoose
6 3 (6.52%) Redux
6 3 (6.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) User Experience
3 7 (15.22%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (15.22%) Mainframe
4 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.17%) PKI
7 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Linux
3 13 (28.26%) Unix
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Android
5 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.17%) AIX
7 1 (2.17%) HPUX
7 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) ITIL
3 10 (21.74%) Incident Management
4 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (19.57%) Project Management
5 8 (17.39%) DevOps
5 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.22%) Decision-Making
6 7 (15.22%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.70%) Change Management
9 4 (8.70%) E-business
9 4 (8.70%) Migration
9 4 (8.70%) MVC
9 4 (8.70%) Scrum
9 4 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 13 (28.26%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Perl
3 8 (17.39%) Python
4 7 (15.22%) BeanShell
4 7 (15.22%) Bourne shell
4 7 (15.22%) C
4 7 (15.22%) Korn
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) C#
7 3 (6.52%) Apple Swift
7 3 (6.52%) ES6
7 3 (6.52%) Kotlin
7 3 (6.52%) Objective-C
7 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.35%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) Degree
3 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) ACCA
4 4 (8.70%) CIMA
5 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.52%) MCSA
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.17%) PMP
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) WCAG
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) RACF
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.52%) UAG
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (13.04%) IBM BigFix
2 6 (13.04%) Tivoli
2 6 (13.04%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 7 (15.22%) CrowdStrike
3 7 (15.22%) McAfee
3 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.87%) Computacenter
4 5 (10.87%) VMware
5 4 (8.70%) Hyperion
6 3 (6.52%) OutSystems
6 3 (6.52%) Remedy
6 3 (6.52%) Xamarin
7 2 (4.35%) Adobe
8 1 (2.17%) Capita
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.17%) Sybase