Period
to 18 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £243 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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.

Support Engineer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 84 84
Rank change year-on-year +20 0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 39 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.03% 1.83% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 1.92% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £243 £240 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.04% +21.52% -34.17%
10th Percentile £124 £154 £154
90th Percentile £451 £390 £272
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £243 £160 £175
% change year-on-year +51.56% -8.57% -41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.70% +23.85%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.10
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +23.85%

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 1,213 1,665 1,203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 95.31% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 822 666
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £215 £255 £216
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 84 54
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £17.09 £13.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.93% +25.57% +4.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.36 £8.50
90th Percentile £18.65 £21.00 £34.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -19.71% +25.00% -

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Milton Keynes

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Milton Keynes

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Milton Keynes

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
4 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
4 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
5 11 (28.21%) Windows 10
5 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.64%) ITIL
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
8 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
8 8 (20.51%) SCCM
9 7 (17.95%) ITIL V3
9 7 (17.95%) Office 365
9 7 (17.95%) Firewall
10 6 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (15.38%) Change Management
10 6 (15.38%) Cisco
11 5 (12.82%) CCNP
11 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (12.82%) IPsec
11 5 (12.82%) CCNA
11 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (12.82%) Juniper
11 5 (12.82%) BGP
11 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (12.82%) F5

Support Engineer 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 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) BGP
2 5 (12.82%) BIG-IP
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (12.82%) IPsec
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) ICMP
3 3 (7.69%) Network Security
3 3 (7.69%) OSPF
3 3 (7.69%) Skype
3 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.69%) Wireless
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Power BI
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) ADSI
1 2 (5.13%) CSS
1 2 (5.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) EPoS
3 1 (2.56%) Handset
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
3 11 (28.21%) Windows 10
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.56%) Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL V3
3 6 (15.38%) Change Management
3 6 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (5.13%) CAPA
5 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (5.13%) ITSM
5 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.13%) Network Management
5 2 (5.13%) Presales
5 2 (5.13%) Service Management
6 1 (2.56%) Break/Fix
6 1 (2.56%) IT Strategy
6 1 (2.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) C
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.82%) CCNA
4 5 (12.82%) CCNP
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.69%) CCIP
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.56%) MCP
7 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.13%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) OVSD
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco
3 5 (12.82%) F5
3 5 (12.82%) Juniper
3 5 (12.82%) Palo Alto
4 4 (10.26%) McAfee
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
6 2 (5.13%) Aruba
6 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) HP