Period
to 21 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 21 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 98 96
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.19% 0.073% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.078% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate - - £400
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £140 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £23.00 -

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 1,520 1,280 1,420
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 93.16% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 703 739
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 49 47
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £9.10 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £23.95 £38.75 £18.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00% +3.45%

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 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 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

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

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) NuoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Flask
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) API Development
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM

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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NuoDB
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Flask
1 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) IBM