Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 43 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 72 47 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.54% 3.76% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.85% 15.67% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 35
Milton Keynes median daily rate £424 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.71% -9.33% +19.05%
10th Percentile £263 £191 £205
90th Percentile £581 £366 £535
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £335 £355
% change year-on-year +13.43% -5.63% +18.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £17.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.19% +51.63%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £16.68
% change year-on-year - +1.92% +34.30%

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 382 300 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.09% 24.00% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 149 137
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £209 £267 £185
90th Percentile £507 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 32
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -8.98% +22.54%
10th Percentile £13.10 £8.81 £9.50
90th Percentile £21.00 £18.00 £19.95
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.84% +18.00%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 36 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 30 (41.67%) ITIL
4 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 27 (37.50%) VMware
4 27 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (23.61%) Office 365
9 17 (23.61%) SCCM
9 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (22.22%) Linux
11 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
13 13 (18.06%) Change Management
13 13 (18.06%) Finance
13 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
14 12 (16.67%) Hyper-V
14 12 (16.67%) MCSE
15 11 (15.28%) IIS
15 11 (15.28%) Citrix
15 11 (15.28%) CCNA
15 11 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (15.28%) 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 18 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.28%) IIS
3 7 (9.72%) OpenStack
4 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.94%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (4.17%) Apache
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.39%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (23.61%) Office 365
3 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (11.11%) IaaS
5 7 (9.72%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) Firewall
2 6 (8.33%) LAN
2 6 (8.33%) SAN
2 6 (8.33%) WAN
3 5 (6.94%) DHCP
3 5 (6.94%) DNS
4 4 (5.56%) NAS
5 3 (4.17%) Network Security
6 2 (2.78%) WLAN
7 1 (1.39%) MPLS
7 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (4.17%) Big Data
3 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.39%) DB2
4 1 (1.39%) MS Access
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Architect
2 13 (18.06%) Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (15.28%) Technical Architect
4 10 (13.89%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Server Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Server Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.94%) Wintel Architect
8 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Optimisation Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.17%) Migration Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Service Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) LDAP
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
1 8 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 7 (9.72%) PKI
3 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.94%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.56%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) CMDB
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (22.22%) Linux
5 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.50%) Windows Vista
7 8 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 6 (8.33%) Android
8 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.56%) Solaris
10 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.39%) CentOS
11 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.39%) SUSE
11 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) ITIL
2 13 (18.06%) Change Management
3 11 (15.28%) ITIL V3
4 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.50%) DevOps
5 9 (12.50%) Migration
6 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.72%) TOGAF
8 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.33%) Presales
9 5 (6.94%) Disk Encryption
9 5 (6.94%) Open Source
9 5 (6.94%) Process Architecture
9 5 (6.94%) Service Design
9 5 (6.94%) Software Deployment
10 4 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.17%) Creative Thinking
11 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.17%) Service Management
12 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) VBScript
4 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.39%) Python
4 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (16.67%) MCSE
6 11 (15.28%) CCNA
6 11 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (13.89%) MCSA
8 9 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (8.33%) CCSP
9 6 (8.33%) MCITP
10 3 (4.17%) CCNP
11 1 (1.39%) CCA
11 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.94%) BitLocker
5 4 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (4.17%) ISA Server
6 3 (4.17%) UAG
6 3 (4.17%) XenApp
7 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.39%) Docker
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.39%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.39%) vCloud
8 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) SCCM
2 8 (11.11%) SCOM
3 5 (6.94%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.17%) Ansible
6 2 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.39%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.39%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.39%) MOM
7 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.39%) Puppet
7 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.39%) Unicenter
7 1 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 27 (37.50%) VMware
2 11 (15.28%) Citrix
3 6 (8.33%) Apple
3 6 (8.33%) Forcepoint
3 6 (8.33%) McAfee
4 5 (6.94%) Cisco
4 5 (6.94%) HP
4 5 (6.94%) Lumension
4 5 (6.94%) Remedy
5 4 (5.56%) Sun
5 4 (5.56%) Symantec
6 2 (2.78%) Computacenter
6 2 (2.78%) Google
6 2 (2.78%) NetApp
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle
6 2 (2.78%) StorageTek
7 1 (1.39%) Altiris
7 1 (1.39%) Lotus
7 1 (1.39%) Sophos