Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 55 42
Rank change year-on-year +35 -13 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 102 69 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.78% 4.12% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.88% 17.97% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 39 35
Milton Keynes median daily rate £370 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +23.19% -8.00%
10th Percentile £210 £236 £214
90th Percentile £454 £588 £369
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £360 £394 £337
% change year-on-year -8.63% +17.09% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.50 - £17.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.50 - £17.00

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 320 384 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 27.54% 22.95% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 141 150
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £394 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.82% +3.01% +2.00%
10th Percentile £160 £200 £263
90th Percentile £500 £503 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year - +1.35% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.27 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.44% +16.67% -2.79%
10th Percentile £12.29 £11.74 £8.85
90th Percentile £38.13 £21.00 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.75 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -18.07% +20.00% -5.42%

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 22 January 2019.

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

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (69.61%) Microsoft
3 65 (63.73%) Active Directory
4 54 (52.94%) VMware
4 54 (52.94%) Office 365
5 52 (50.98%) Security Cleared
6 47 (46.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (39.22%) MS Exchange
8 36 (35.29%) DV Cleared
9 35 (34.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (34.31%) ITIL
10 32 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (27.45%) SQL Server
12 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (26.47%) Firewall
12 27 (26.47%) SC Cleared
13 26 (25.49%) PowerShell
14 25 (24.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 23 (22.55%) Microsoft Azure
16 22 (21.57%) Hyper-V
16 22 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2007
16 22 (21.57%) SAN
17 21 (20.59%) SQL
18 19 (18.63%) NetApp
19 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
19 18 (17.65%) LAN
19 18 (17.65%) WAN
19 18 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
20 17 (16.67%) McAfee
20 17 (16.67%) ITIL V3

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 40 (39.22%) MS Exchange
2 22 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (13.73%) Skype for Business
5 13 (12.75%) IIS
6 11 (10.78%) SharePoint
7 10 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.98%) CMS
10 1 (0.98%) Documentum
10 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 54 (52.94%) Office 365
2 23 (22.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (6.86%) Akamai
5 5 (4.90%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.47%) Firewall
2 22 (21.57%) SAN
3 18 (17.65%) LAN
3 18 (17.65%) WAN
4 16 (15.69%) NAS
5 14 (13.73%) TCP/IP
6 11 (10.78%) Skype
7 6 (5.88%) DNS
8 4 (3.92%) DHCP
8 4 (3.92%) Network Security
9 2 (1.96%) Broadband
9 2 (1.96%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.98%) VPN
10 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.90%) Power BI
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MSI
1 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (13.73%) Law
2 4 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (28.43%) Analyst
2 25 (24.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (15.69%) Project Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Service Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.90%) Administrator
8 5 (4.90%) Consultant
8 5 (4.90%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Office 365 Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) .NET
2 2 (1.96%) ADSI
2 2 (1.96%) COM
2 2 (1.96%) LDAP
3 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.92%) Clustering
3 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (46.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (34.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.96%) Linux
6 2 (1.96%) Unix
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.98%) Android
7 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.98%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.31%) ITIL
2 25 (24.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 16 (15.69%) Change Management
6 15 (14.71%) ITSM
6 15 (14.71%) Service Management
7 12 (11.76%) Presales
8 10 (9.80%) CRM
9 8 (7.84%) Critical Thinking
9 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.84%) Incident Management
10 7 (6.86%) Information Security
11 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.88%) Migration
12 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (3.92%) Information Security Management
13 4 (3.92%) Security Management
13 4 (3.92%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.49%) PowerShell
2 21 (20.59%) SQL
3 7 (6.86%) VBScript
4 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.98%) C#
5 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (50.98%) Security Cleared
2 36 (35.29%) DV Cleared
3 27 (26.47%) SC Cleared
4 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.92%) MCSA
7 4 (3.92%) MCSE
8 3 (2.94%) CCNA
8 3 (2.94%) CCNP
8 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.94%) Degree
8 3 (2.94%) MCITP
9 1 (0.98%) CCA
9 1 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.98%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 65 (63.73%) Active Directory
2 32 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (21.57%) Hyper-V
4 15 (14.71%) vSphere
5 3 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.94%) UAG
5 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.96%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.96%) XenApp
6 2 (1.96%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.98%) Docker
7 1 (0.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (14.71%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (7.84%) OVSD
2 8 (7.84%) SCCM
3 5 (4.90%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.96%) SCOM
5 2 (1.96%) WSUS
6 1 (0.98%) Control-M
6 1 (0.98%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.98%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 71 (69.61%) Microsoft
2 54 (52.94%) VMware
3 19 (18.63%) NetApp
4 17 (16.67%) McAfee
5 15 (14.71%) HP
6 14 (13.73%) Sony
7 11 (10.78%) Cisco
8 10 (9.80%) Citrix
9 9 (8.82%) F5
10 7 (6.86%) webMethods
11 3 (2.94%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.94%) Remedy
12 2 (1.96%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.96%) Intel
13 1 (0.98%) Altiris
13 1 (0.98%) CA
13 1 (0.98%) Dell
13 1 (0.98%) EMC
13 1 (0.98%) Kofax
13 1 (0.98%) OpenText