Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 23 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 55 74 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.18% 7.00% 7.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.75% 8.00% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 58
Median daily rate £375 £380 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +3.75% +1.03%
10th Percentile £300 £200 £268
90th Percentile £500 £500 £502
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £30.58 £37.08 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.53% +85.38% +85.19%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £25.54 £39.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -34.52% +47.17% +145.37%

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 564 925 1,329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.93% 87.51% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 547 717
Median daily rate £425 £438 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.71% +2.37%
10th Percentile £281 £240 £263
90th Percentile £575 £630 £543
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 59 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +19.09% +0.18%
10th Percentile £11.37 £13.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £31.67 £47.75 £24.30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +14.29%

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 9 April 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 9 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Linux
3 15 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 14 (25.45%) Unix
5 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (21.82%) Finance
6 12 (21.82%) PowerShell
7 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (18.18%) CrowdStrike
8 10 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (18.18%) McAfee
8 10 (18.18%) Project Management
8 10 (18.18%) ITIL
8 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 9 (16.36%) Tivoli
9 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
9 9 (16.36%) Banking
9 9 (16.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 9 (16.36%) IBM BigFix
10 8 (14.55%) Decision-Making
10 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (14.55%) HTML
10 8 (14.55%) Java
10 8 (14.55%) Oracle
10 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.73%) SQL
11 7 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis

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 4 (7.27%) IIS
1 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Documentum
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.82%) InVision
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.82%) Sketch
4 1 (1.82%) UserZoom
4 1 (1.82%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Hyperion Planning
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.82%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.82%) Azure Stack
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.82%) npm
3 1 (1.82%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) DNS
1 3 (5.45%) Network Security
2 2 (3.64%) DHCP
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) MySQL
3 5 (9.09%) DB2
3 5 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.45%) Essbase
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Smart View
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.82%) Power BI
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 5 (9.09%) Ant
2 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.09%) Selenium
3 4 (7.27%) JUnit
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.82%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.82%) Grunt
5 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.82%) Mocha
5 1 (1.82%) webpack
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Public Sector
4 3 (5.45%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.73%) Security Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Wintel Support
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Hyperion Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Platform Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) LDAP
2 6 (10.91%) SOAP
2 6 (10.91%) Web Services
3 5 (9.09%) .NET
3 5 (9.09%) JSP
3 5 (9.09%) Node.js
3 5 (9.09%) SailPoint
3 5 (9.09%) Servlets
3 5 (9.09%) XML
4 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.27%) Electron Framework
4 4 (7.27%) Middleware
5 3 (5.45%) CSS
6 2 (3.64%) jQuery
6 2 (3.64%) RESTful
6 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.82%) JSON
7 1 (1.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) PKI
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Linux
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Unix
3 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (18.18%) ITIL
3 10 (18.18%) Project Management
4 8 (14.55%) Decision-Making
4 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (10.91%) Change Management
6 6 (10.91%) DevOps
6 6 (10.91%) Migration
6 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (9.09%) Time Management
8 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) SDLC
8 4 (7.27%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.45%) ERP
9 3 (5.45%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.55%) Java
4 7 (12.73%) SQL
5 6 (10.91%) Perl
6 5 (9.09%) BeanShell
6 5 (9.09%) Bourne shell
6 5 (9.09%) C
6 5 (9.09%) Korn
6 5 (9.09%) Python
7 4 (7.27%) PHP
8 2 (3.64%) C#
9 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.82%) ES6
9 1 (1.82%) Java 8
9 1 (1.82%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) MCSA
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.45%) ACCA
4 3 (5.45%) CIMA
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.82%) CCNA
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.09%) RACF
4 4 (7.27%) UAG
5 1 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (16.36%) IBM BigFix
2 9 (16.36%) Tivoli
2 9 (16.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) CrowdStrike
2 10 (18.18%) McAfee
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle
4 6 (10.91%) VMware
5 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.09%) Remedy
6 4 (7.27%) Computacenter
7 3 (5.45%) Hyperion
7 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco
8 2 (3.64%) SAP
9 1 (1.82%) Adobe
9 1 (1.82%) Capita
9 1 (1.82%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.82%) HP
9 1 (1.82%) OutSystems
9 1 (1.82%) Symantec
9 1 (1.82%) Xamarin