Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 62 50
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 75 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.22% 2.57% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.74% 10.88% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 31
Milton Keynes median daily rate £372 £291 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.73% -19.10% +24.14%
10th Percentile £200 £190 £200
90th Percentile £581 £438 £463
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £303 £350
% change year-on-year +15.70% -13.57% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.73% +27.70%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.68
% change year-on-year - -16.07% +33.44%

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 380 294 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 21.38% 23.58% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 140 153
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.83% +7.33% +19.52%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £229
90th Percentile £500 £526 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £370 £389 £375
% change year-on-year -4.82% +3.67% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 39
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.75 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.79% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.25 £9.50
90th Percentile £21.00 £16.15 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +20.75%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (42.67%) Active Directory
3 29 (38.67%) Security Cleared
4 28 (37.33%) ITIL
4 28 (37.33%) VMware
5 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
6 24 (32.00%) DV Cleared
7 22 (29.33%) Linux
8 21 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
11 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
11 17 (22.67%) Change Management
12 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 14 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (18.67%) Office 365
14 13 (17.33%) ITIL V3
14 13 (17.33%) SCCM
14 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (17.33%) Finance
15 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (13.33%) Citrix
16 10 (13.33%) MCSE
16 10 (13.33%) IaaS
16 10 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
17 9 (12.00%) 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 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.00%) OpenStack
3 7 (9.33%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.67%) IIS
4 5 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.00%) Apache
6 2 (2.67%) CMS
6 2 (2.67%) Kentico
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.33%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (18.67%) Office 365
3 10 (13.33%) IaaS
4 9 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (5.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.67%) PaaS
8 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) SAN
2 5 (6.67%) NAS
2 5 (6.67%) Network Security
3 4 (5.33%) Firewall
3 4 (5.33%) LDAP
4 2 (2.67%) DNS
4 2 (2.67%) LAN
4 2 (2.67%) WAN
4 2 (2.67%) WLAN
5 1 (1.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.33%) DB2
5 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) International Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Architect
2 11 (14.67%) Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Technical Architect
4 7 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
7 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.33%) Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Optimisation Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.00%) Server Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Service Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (12.00%) Public Cloud
3 8 (10.67%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.00%) PKI
5 5 (6.67%) Virtual Team
6 3 (4.00%) Clustering
7 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.33%) CMDB
8 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (29.33%) Linux
3 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 8 (10.67%) Windows Vista
7 6 (8.00%) Android
7 6 (8.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (6.67%) Solaris
9 4 (5.33%) Unix
10 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.33%) CentOS
11 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.33%) SUSE
11 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) ITIL
2 17 (22.67%) Change Management
3 13 (17.33%) ITIL V3
4 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (10.67%) Disk Encryption
7 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.33%) TOGAF
8 6 (8.00%) DevOps
8 6 (8.00%) Migration
8 6 (8.00%) Presales
8 6 (8.00%) Project Management
8 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.67%) Open Source
9 5 (6.67%) Process Architecture
9 5 (6.67%) Service Design
10 4 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.33%) Software Deployment
11 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.33%) SQL
3 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.67%) VB
4 2 (2.67%) VB6
5 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (38.67%) Security Cleared
2 24 (32.00%) DV Cleared
3 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (13.33%) MCSE
6 6 (8.00%) CCNA
6 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.00%) MCSA
7 4 (5.33%) MCITP
8 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.67%) CCSP
9 2 (2.67%) GSAE
10 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) PMO
3 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (42.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.67%) BitLocker
5 4 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.33%) XenApp
6 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.33%) Docker
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.33%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.33%) vCloud
8 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) SCCM
2 6 (8.00%) Ansible
2 6 (8.00%) SCOM
3 5 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (5.33%) SCVMM
5 3 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (4.00%) WSUS
6 1 (1.33%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.33%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) MOM
6 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.33%) Puppet
6 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.33%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (37.33%) VMware
2 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.33%) Citrix
4 8 (10.67%) McAfee
5 6 (8.00%) Apple
5 6 (8.00%) HP
6 5 (6.67%) Lumension
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle
6 5 (6.67%) Sun
7 4 (5.33%) Symantec
8 3 (4.00%) Cisco
8 3 (4.00%) Google
8 3 (4.00%) NetApp
8 3 (4.00%) Remedy
8 3 (4.00%) StorageTek
9 2 (2.67%) BMC
9 2 (2.67%) IBM
10 1 (1.33%) CA
10 1 (1.33%) Lotus
10 1 (1.33%) Red Hat