Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 54 54
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 46 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.88% 3.39% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.44% 12.57% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 34
Milton Keynes median daily rate £380 £346 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% -7.67% +21.85%
10th Percentile £225 £253 £288
90th Percentile £506 £456 £535
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £343 £355
% change year-on-year +2.19% -3.52% +12.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +41.67% -3.38%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +41.67% -25.00%

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 402 374 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 25.19% 27.00% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 165 122
Milton Keynes median daily rate £386 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.93% +10.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £185 £286 £218
90th Percentile £517 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 20
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.25 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.17% -1.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £11.33 £8.85 £11.08
90th Percentile £24.60 £18.00 £19.70
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
4 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 15 (32.61%) ITIL
6 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
8 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (23.91%) DV Cleared
9 11 (23.91%) SCCM
10 10 (21.74%) Finance
10 10 (21.74%) Linux
10 10 (21.74%) IIS
10 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (19.57%) Migration
11 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
12 8 (17.39%) CCNA
12 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (17.39%) HP
12 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (17.39%) Office 365
13 7 (15.22%) IaaS
13 7 (15.22%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (15.22%) Public Cloud

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 10 (21.74%) IIS
2 6 (13.04%) OpenStack
3 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.35%) Apache
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.39%) Office 365
3 7 (15.22%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (15.22%) IaaS
4 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
1 6 (13.04%) LAN
1 6 (13.04%) WAN
2 5 (10.87%) DHCP
2 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) NAS
3 2 (4.35%) WLAN
4 1 (2.17%) MPLS
4 1 (2.17%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (6.52%) Big Data
3 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Architect
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Server Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.70%) Optimisation Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Migration Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Hybrid Cloud
1 7 (15.22%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) HACMP
5 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (21.74%) Linux
3 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 3 (6.52%) Solaris
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) AIX
7 1 (2.17%) CentOS
7 1 (2.17%) SUSE
7 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Migration
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL V3
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.04%) Change Management
4 6 (13.04%) DevOps
4 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.70%) Service Management
7 2 (4.35%) Disk Encryption
7 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.35%) Process Architecture
7 2 (4.35%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.35%) Statistics
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) DV Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (17.39%) CCNA
4 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (15.22%) MCSE
5 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (10.87%) MCITP
7 4 (8.70%) CCSP
7 4 (8.70%) MCSA
8 3 (6.52%) CCNP
9 1 (2.17%) CCA
9 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) GDPR
3 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (6.52%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (6.52%) ISA Server
5 3 (6.52%) UAG
6 2 (4.35%) BitLocker
6 2 (4.35%) vCloud
7 1 (2.17%) Docker
7 1 (2.17%) GPFS
7 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) SCOM
3 3 (6.52%) Ansible
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.17%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.17%) Puppet
5 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.17%) Unicenter
5 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.39%) HP
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
4 6 (13.04%) Forcepoint
5 5 (10.87%) Remedy
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco
7 3 (6.52%) Computacenter
7 3 (6.52%) McAfee
7 3 (6.52%) NetApp
8 2 (4.35%) Google
8 2 (4.35%) Lumension
8 2 (4.35%) Sun
9 1 (2.17%) CA
9 1 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (2.17%) Lotus
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.17%) StorageTek
9 1 (2.17%) SunGard
9 1 (2.17%) Symantec