Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft Windows Server
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 72 63
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 38 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.45% 2.65% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.70% 9.93% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 25
Milton Keynes median daily rate £348 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.33% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £208 £236 £227
90th Percentile £463 £521 £465
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £318 £350 £345
% change year-on-year -9.29% +1.45% -12.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £11.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £11.00

Windows Server is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 355 403 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.86% 26.72% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 152 131
Milton Keynes median daily rate £365 £403 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +3.21% +11.43%
10th Percentile £187 £252 £213
90th Percentile £511 £538 £511
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £371 £400 £368
% change year-on-year -7.19% +8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 23
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.08% +28.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £18.70 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -21.94% +18.03% -1.61%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Milton Keynes

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Milton Keynes

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Milton Keynes

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (39.47%) HP
5 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
6 14 (36.84%) PowerShell
7 13 (34.21%) VMware
8 11 (28.95%) ITIL
9 10 (26.32%) Hyper-V
9 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
10 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (23.68%) IIS
10 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (21.05%) SQL
12 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
12 7 (18.42%) Migration
12 7 (18.42%) Skype for Business
12 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (15.79%) Linux
13 6 (15.79%) SLA
13 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
13 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
13 6 (15.79%) Forcepoint
14 5 (13.16%) Service Management
14 5 (13.16%) NetApp

Windows Server
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 9 (23.68%) IIS
2 7 (18.42%) Skype for Business
3 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) DHCP
1 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) LAN
2 4 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) MPLS
4 1 (2.63%) Skype
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) OLTP
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Desktop Support
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.53%) Server Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Migration Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.63%) Node.js
1 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) HACMP
2 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.79%) Linux
5 4 (10.53%) Unix
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (18.42%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Change Control
4 5 (13.16%) CRM
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
4 5 (13.16%) Service Management
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
5 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (10.53%) ITSM
5 4 (10.53%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.53%) CCNA
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (10.53%) MCSA
6 3 (7.89%) CCNP
6 3 (7.89%) MCSE
6 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (7.89%) ISA Server
4 3 (7.89%) UAG
5 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.63%) GPFS
5 1 (2.63%) vCloud
5 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) OVSD
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) HP
3 13 (34.21%) VMware
4 6 (15.79%) Forcepoint
5 5 (13.16%) Citrix
5 5 (13.16%) NetApp
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco
6 4 (10.53%) Remedy
7 3 (7.89%) Computacenter
7 3 (7.89%) Lumension
8 2 (5.26%) Mitel
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle
9 1 (2.63%) Intel
9 1 (2.63%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.63%) McAfee
9 1 (2.63%) PlateSpin
9 1 (2.63%) Sophos
9 1 (2.63%) Symantec