Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 55 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 57 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.93% 4.11% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.10% 17.56% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 20
Milton Keynes median daily rate £365 £425 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.13% +36.55% +3.75%
10th Percentile £214 £161 £185
90th Percentile £456 £588 £439
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £425 £319
% change year-on-year -17.65% +33.33% -0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.00 - £11.00
10th Percentile £15.93 - £10.50
90th Percentile £24.75 - £11.90
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 - £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 354 393 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.43% 23.42% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 133 127
Milton Keynes median daily rate £378 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% -3.13% +11.11%
10th Percentile £196 £213 £197
90th Percentile £488 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £375 £387
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.10% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 27
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +28.57% -9.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.45 £11.30
90th Percentile £19.43 £19.50 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% -6.25%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 38 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 30 (52.63%) Security Cleared
5 23 (40.35%) Office 365
6 21 (36.84%) SC Cleared
6 21 (36.84%) VMware
7 17 (29.82%) HP
8 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Office
8 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (26.32%) PowerShell
9 15 (26.32%) ITIL
10 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
10 14 (24.56%) NetApp
10 14 (24.56%) Firewall
11 13 (22.81%) Skype for Business
12 12 (21.05%) DV Cleared
12 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (21.05%) SAN
12 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
13 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
13 11 (19.30%) McAfee
13 11 (19.30%) NAS
13 11 (19.30%) ITIL V3
14 10 (17.54%) vSphere
14 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (17.54%) SQL
15 9 (15.79%) LAN
15 9 (15.79%) WAN

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 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.81%) Skype for Business
3 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (10.53%) IIS
5 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.51%) Apache
7 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (40.35%) Office 365
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.02%) OneDrive
4 3 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.51%) IaaS
6 1 (1.75%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) Firewall
2 12 (21.05%) SAN
3 11 (19.30%) NAS
4 9 (15.79%) LAN
4 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 9 (15.79%) WAN
5 8 (14.04%) Skype
6 3 (5.26%) DHCP
6 3 (5.26%) DNS
7 2 (3.51%) Broadband
7 2 (3.51%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Power BI
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) OLTP
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (15.79%) Law
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Desktop Support
3 10 (17.54%) Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Project Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (12.28%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 5 (8.77%) Applications Support
8 5 (8.77%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (7.02%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (7.02%) Support Specialist
10 3 (5.26%) Administrator
10 3 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
1 3 (5.26%) Node.js
1 3 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.51%) ADSI
2 2 (3.51%) LDAP
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.26%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) HACMP
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.04%) Linux
5 6 (10.53%) Unix
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.75%) AIX
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.75%) Solaris
8 1 (1.75%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (19.30%) ITIL V3
4 8 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (14.04%) Service Management
5 7 (12.28%) ITSM
6 6 (10.53%) Change Management
7 5 (8.77%) Change Control
7 5 (8.77%) CRM
8 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (7.02%) Migration
8 4 (7.02%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.26%) Critical Thinking
9 3 (5.26%) High Availability
9 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.26%) Presales
9 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 10 (17.54%) SQL
3 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.75%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 21 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) MCSE
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
6 2 (3.51%) MCITP
7 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.75%) CCA
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.75%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.75%) PMP
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.54%) vSphere
4 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.75%) Docker
5 1 (1.75%) GPFS
5 1 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) XenApp
5 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (7.02%) OVSD
3 2 (3.51%) SCOM
4 1 (1.75%) Control-M
4 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 38 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (36.84%) VMware
3 17 (29.82%) HP
4 14 (24.56%) NetApp
5 11 (19.30%) McAfee
6 9 (15.79%) Citrix
6 9 (15.79%) Sony
7 3 (5.26%) Intel
7 3 (5.26%) Lumension
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco
8 2 (3.51%) Mitel
9 1 (1.75%) CA
9 1 (1.75%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.75%) F5