Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £235 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 85 87
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 41 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.70% 1.78% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 1.87% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £235 £252 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.65% -12.43% -4.17%
10th Percentile £135 £214 £149
90th Percentile £380 £334 £395
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £235 £230 £288
% change year-on-year +2.17% -20.00% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £17.23 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +7.66% -60.00%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.20
% change year-on-year +6.06% +8.55% -39.20%

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 1,446 1,501 1,371
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 95.30% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 745 751
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £270 £228
90th Percentile £556 £538 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 58 48
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £16.96 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.16% +41.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.21 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.80 £20.23 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -15.94% +23.21% -6.67%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
3 20 (48.78%) Windows 10
4 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
5 13 (31.71%) Migration
6 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
6 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
7 8 (19.51%) SCCM
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (17.07%) ITIL
9 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
10 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
10 5 (12.20%) SLA
11 4 (9.76%) Cisco
11 4 (9.76%) Service Management
11 4 (9.76%) Change Management
11 4 (9.76%) Firewall
11 4 (9.76%) VMware
11 4 (9.76%) Office 365
12 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
12 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
12 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
12 3 (7.32%) Wireless
12 3 (7.32%) Time Management
12 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
12 3 (7.32%) CCNP
12 3 (7.32%) DHCP
12 3 (7.32%) IIS
12 3 (7.32%) DNS

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 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) DHCP
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) Wireless
3 2 (4.88%) BGP
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.88%) ICMP
3 2 (4.88%) IPsec
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) OSPF
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
General
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) EPoS
2 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) iPad
2 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows 10
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Migration
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) Change Management
3 4 (9.76%) Service Management
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Time Management
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.44%) Break/Fix
6 1 (2.44%) IT Strategy
6 1 (2.44%) ITSM
6 1 (2.44%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (2.44%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) CCNP
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.32%) MCSA
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.88%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.88%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (4.88%) UAG
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) OVSD
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) Apple
3 3 (7.32%) Forcepoint
3 3 (7.32%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.88%) Computacenter
4 2 (4.88%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) Aruba
5 1 (2.44%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.44%) Sage