Period
to 16 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 43 60
Rank change year-on-year +19 +17 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 101 85 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.67% 4.82% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.21% 22.91% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 46 22
Milton Keynes median daily rate £365 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +29.63% -22.86%
10th Percentile £210 £181 £185
90th Percentile £475 £556 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £362 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +3.55% +16.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.50 - £14.00
10th Percentile £16.90 - £11.15
90th Percentile £32.40 - £16.45
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.50 - £14.00

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 358 371 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 27.18% 21.02% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 125 139
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £200
90th Percentile £499 £500 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £350 £390
% change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 20
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.85% +22.41% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.73 £11.59 £11.45
90th Percentile £22.65 £21.00 £16.24
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.94% +20.00% -2.79%

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 November 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

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 16 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (63.37%) Microsoft
3 62 (61.39%) Active Directory
4 49 (48.51%) VMware
5 47 (46.53%) Security Cleared
6 44 (43.56%) Office 365
7 39 (38.61%) MS Exchange
8 38 (37.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (32.67%) SQL Server
9 33 (32.67%) ITIL
10 30 (29.70%) PowerShell
10 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (28.71%) Firewall
12 28 (27.72%) SC Cleared
12 28 (27.72%) DV Cleared
13 24 (23.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 23 (22.77%) SQL
15 22 (21.78%) NetApp
15 22 (21.78%) SAN
16 21 (20.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (20.79%) HP
16 21 (20.79%) Microsoft Office
17 20 (19.80%) Hyper-V
17 20 (19.80%) Problem-Solving
18 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (17.82%) ITIL V3
18 18 (17.82%) LAN
18 18 (17.82%) WAN
19 17 (16.83%) IIS

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 39 (38.61%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.83%) IIS
3 16 (15.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (15.84%) SharePoint
3 16 (15.84%) Skype for Business
4 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.98%) Apache
8 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.99%) CMS
9 1 (0.99%) Documentum
9 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (20.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (43.56%) Office 365
2 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (6.93%) Akamai
5 6 (5.94%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.71%) Firewall
2 22 (21.78%) SAN
3 18 (17.82%) LAN
3 18 (17.82%) WAN
4 16 (15.84%) NAS
5 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
6 11 (10.89%) Skype
7 6 (5.94%) DNS
8 5 (4.95%) DHCP
8 5 (4.95%) Network Security
9 2 (1.98%) Broadband
9 2 (1.98%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.95%) Power BI
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.99%) MSI
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (13.86%) Law
2 5 (4.95%) Finance
3 1 (0.99%) Automotive
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (26.73%) Analyst
2 24 (23.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (15.84%) Project Engineer
4 14 (13.86%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Service Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Desktop Support
7 7 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.94%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.94%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 5 (4.95%) Administrator
9 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Support
10 4 (3.96%) Applications Specialist
10 4 (3.96%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.97%) Node.js
2 3 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.98%) ADSI
3 2 (1.98%) COM
3 2 (1.98%) LDAP
4 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
1 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Clustering
3 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.97%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (37.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (20.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.93%) Linux
6 5 (4.95%) Unix
6 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.99%) Android
8 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.67%) ITIL
2 24 (23.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (19.80%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (17.82%) ITIL V3
5 16 (15.84%) ITSM
5 16 (15.84%) Service Management
6 13 (12.87%) Change Management
7 12 (11.88%) CRM
8 11 (10.89%) Critical Thinking
9 8 (7.92%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.92%) Incident Management
10 7 (6.93%) Information Security
10 7 (6.93%) Migration
11 6 (5.94%) Change Control
12 5 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (3.96%) Information Security Management
13 4 (3.96%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.70%) PowerShell
2 23 (22.77%) SQL
3 7 (6.93%) VBScript
4 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.99%) C#
6 1 (0.99%) Java
6 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (46.53%) Security Cleared
2 28 (27.72%) DV Cleared
2 28 (27.72%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (4.95%) MCSE
6 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.96%) MCSA
7 3 (2.97%) CCNA
7 3 (2.97%) CCNP
7 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.97%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (2.97%) Degree
7 3 (2.97%) MCITP
8 1 (0.99%) CCA
8 1 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.99%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 62 (61.39%) Active Directory
2 29 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (19.80%) Hyper-V
4 15 (14.85%) vSphere
5 3 (2.97%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.97%) UAG
6 2 (1.98%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.98%) XenApp
6 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.99%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.99%) Docker
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (14.85%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (8.91%) OVSD
3 6 (5.94%) SCCM
4 5 (4.95%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.96%) SCOM
6 2 (1.98%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.98%) WSUS
7 1 (0.99%) Control-M
7 1 (0.99%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.99%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 64 (63.37%) Microsoft
2 49 (48.51%) VMware
3 22 (21.78%) NetApp
4 21 (20.79%) HP
5 17 (16.83%) McAfee
6 14 (13.86%) Citrix
6 14 (13.86%) Sony
7 11 (10.89%) Cisco
8 8 (7.92%) F5
9 6 (5.94%) webMethods
10 3 (2.97%) Forcepoint
10 3 (2.97%) Lumension
10 3 (2.97%) Remedy
11 2 (1.98%) Computacenter
11 2 (1.98%) Intel
11 2 (1.98%) Mitel
11 2 (1.98%) Oracle
12 1 (0.99%) CA
12 1 (0.99%) EMC
12 1 (0.99%) Kofax