Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Specialist was £228 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 24 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.

Technical Specialist
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 - 110
Rank change year-on-year - +110 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.11% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £228 - £343
10th Percentile £142 - £317
90th Percentile £314 - £358
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £228 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1677 1189 1871
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.18% 92.89% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 657 957
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £213 £228
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 86 55 82
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.09 £13.22 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.27% +3.69% -1.92%
10th Percentile £9.40 £8.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £22.50 £33.55 £19.95
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in Milton Keynes

Technical Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Specialist in Milton Keynes

Technical Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Specialist in Milton Keynes

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Technical Specialist 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 Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Technical Specialist 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware