Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 29 69
Rank change year-on-year +4 +40 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 40 65 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.95% 6.15% 3.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.97% 26.42% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 50 31
Median daily rate £400 £368 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -3.29% +8.96%
10th Percentile £195 £210 £240
90th Percentile £499 £453 £519
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.35% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -62.35% - -

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 154 246 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.92% 23.27% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 140 167
Median daily rate £400 £410 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% -10.59%
10th Percentile £193 £155 £185
90th Percentile £520 £500 £515
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £358 £375 £361
% change year-on-year -4.67% +3.81% -10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -9.71% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.48 £13.57 £13.00
90th Percentile £17.40 £38.00 £24.60
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -14.29% +9.38%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Windows Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server in Milton Keynes

Windows Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Milton Keynes

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 14 (35.00%) ITIL
5 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
6 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (25.00%) SLA
8 10 (25.00%) VMware
9 9 (22.50%) DV Cleared
9 9 (22.50%) HP
9 9 (22.50%) Remedy
9 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
10 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (20.00%) Office 365
11 7 (17.50%) Azure
11 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
11 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
11 7 (17.50%) SCCM
12 6 (15.00%) Change Management
12 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
12 6 (15.00%) Cisco
12 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (15.00%) SQL
12 6 (15.00%) MCSA
12 6 (15.00%) Public Sector
12 6 (15.00%) Windows 7

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 4 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
2 7 (17.50%) Azure
3 2 (5.00%) Akamai
3 2 (5.00%) AWS
3 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.50%) Serverless
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) DHCP
2 3 (7.50%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) HSRP
4 1 (2.50%) IPsec
4 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.50%) MPLS
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) SNMP
4 1 (2.50%) VLAN
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.00%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) Technical Services Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Wintel Support
7 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Deployment Specialist
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Specialist
7 3 (7.50%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Wintel Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) ADSI
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.50%) CentOS
8 1 (2.50%) Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
3 6 (15.00%) Change Management
4 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) Security Patching
5 4 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 4 (10.00%) Software Deployment
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Time Management
7 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.00%) Information Security
7 2 (5.00%) Information Security Management
7 2 (5.00%) ISMS
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) VB
4 4 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (22.50%) DV Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) MCSA
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) CCNP
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.50%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.00%) UAG
5 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 5 (12.50%) BladeLogic
2 5 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (12.50%) WSUS
3 3 (7.50%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Nagios
4 1 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.50%) Terraform
4 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) HP
3 9 (22.50%) Remedy
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco
5 5 (12.50%) Computacenter
6 3 (7.50%) Splunk
7 2 (5.00%) Meraki
7 2 (5.00%) Sony
8 1 (2.50%) 3Com
8 1 (2.50%) Brocade
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) CommVault
8 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.50%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.50%) McAfee
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Sophos
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) Veritas