Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was £173 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 21 January 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.

Technical Support
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 86 108
Rank change year-on-year -25 +22 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.42% 0.082% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.089% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £173 - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £140 - £263
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £12.00 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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 1,568 1,119 1,691
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 92.17% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 646 835
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £237 £243
90th Percentile £538 £567 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 50 78
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.70 £13.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.70% +4.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £9.95 £9.00 £9.16
90th Percentile £21.00 £38.75 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +3.57% +7.69%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Milton Keynes

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support in Milton Keynes

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Support in Milton Keynes

Technical Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Support in Milton Keynes

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Technical Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) GDPR
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security

Technical Support 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 2 (28.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy
1 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow