Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 12 August 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 69 171 211
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 16.87% 15.73% 13.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.61% 68.95% 60.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 97 104
Median daily rate £420 £413 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +24.06% -21.76%
10th Percentile £275 £134 £176
90th Percentile £545 £500 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £378 £335
% change year-on-year +7.28% +12.69% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 36
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +13.88% -21.94%
10th Percentile £11.99 £13.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £56.70 £38.00 £22.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.80 £14.05
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.46% -21.94%

Windows 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 77 248 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.83% 22.82% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 126 148
Median daily rate £405 £438 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.43% +15.89% -5.63%
10th Percentile £269 £161 £185
90th Percentile £525 £525 £506
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £422 £378
% change year-on-year -5.21% +11.79% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 36
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +13.88% -21.94%
10th Percentile £12.87 £13.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.60 £38.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate £16.63 £16.00 £14.05
% change year-on-year +3.91% +13.88% -21.94%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Milton Keynes

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Daily rate trend for Windows in Milton Keynes

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows in Milton Keynes

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Hourly rate trend for Windows in Milton Keynes

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 30 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 27 (39.13%) Security Cleared
3 25 (36.23%) SC Cleared
4 24 (34.78%) ITIL
4 24 (34.78%) Linux
5 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
5 19 (27.54%) PowerShell
5 19 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 18 (26.09%) SQL
7 17 (24.64%) Oracle
7 17 (24.64%) Azure
7 17 (24.64%) Windows 10
8 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
9 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
10 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
11 13 (18.84%) SOAP
12 12 (17.39%) Web Services
12 12 (17.39%) Java
12 12 (17.39%) MySQL
12 12 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (15.94%) DevOps
13 11 (15.94%) Public Sector
13 11 (15.94%) VMware
13 11 (15.94%) HTML
13 11 (15.94%) SLA
13 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (15.94%) Git (software)

Windows
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 (5.80%) IIS
1 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) Confluence
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) OpenWhisk
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.64%) Azure
2 8 (11.59%) Office 365
3 6 (8.70%) AWS
3 6 (8.70%) PaaS
4 5 (7.25%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (7.25%) IaaS
5 4 (5.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.35%) npm
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.45%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.45%) Azure Stack
7 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.45%) SaaS
7 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) DNS
1 9 (13.04%) Firewall
2 5 (7.25%) VPN
2 5 (7.25%) WAN
3 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.45%) DMZ
5 1 (1.45%) HSRP
5 1 (1.45%) Intranet
5 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
5 1 (1.45%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) SSL
5 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) MySQL
2 12 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (11.59%) DB2
3 8 (11.59%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2017
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.90%) PolyBase
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.49%) JIRA
3 9 (13.04%) Ant
4 8 (11.59%) Eclipse
4 8 (11.59%) Selenium
5 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.25%) JUnit
6 4 (5.80%) Mocha
7 3 (4.35%) Grunt
7 3 (4.35%) webpack
8 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.45%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 11 (15.94%) Public Sector
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.90%) Back Office
5 2 (2.90%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Automotive
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Developer
3 7 (10.14%) DBA
3 7 (10.14%) Service Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Deployment Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Applications Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (4.35%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) SOAP
2 12 (17.39%) Web Services
3 11 (15.94%) HTML
4 10 (14.49%) LDAP
5 8 (11.59%) JSP
5 8 (11.59%) Node.js
5 8 (11.59%) SailPoint
5 8 (11.59%) Servlets
5 8 (11.59%) XML
6 6 (8.70%) Middleware
7 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.80%) Electron Framework
7 4 (5.80%) JSON
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (4.35%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (4.35%) Chai
8 3 (4.35%) Express
8 3 (4.35%) Mongoose
8 3 (4.35%) Redux
8 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Linux Command Line
1 8 (11.59%) Mainframe
2 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.70%) User Experience
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Clustering
4 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.80%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.90%) iPhone
6 2 (2.90%) PKI
6 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.45%) Replication
7 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Linux
2 18 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 17 (24.64%) Windows 10
4 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (13.04%) Unix
7 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (8.70%) Apple iOS
9 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (8.70%) Windows Vista
10 5 (7.25%) Windows 8
11 4 (5.80%) Android
11 4 (5.80%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (1.45%) AIX
13 1 (1.45%) HPUX
13 1 (1.45%) Solaris
13 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) ITIL
2 19 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.94%) DevOps
4 9 (13.04%) Patch Management
4 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 8 (11.59%) Migration
6 7 (10.14%) Proactive Monitoring
6 7 (10.14%) Service Management
7 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.25%) High Availability
8 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.25%) Project Management
8 5 (7.25%) Security Patching
8 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.25%) Service Desk Management
9 4 (5.80%) Change Management
9 4 (5.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) PowerShell
2 18 (26.09%) SQL
3 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.39%) Java
5 9 (13.04%) C
5 9 (13.04%) Perl
6 8 (11.59%) BeanShell
6 8 (11.59%) Bourne shell
6 8 (11.59%) Korn
7 7 (10.14%) Python
8 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
8 5 (7.25%) VB
9 4 (5.80%) PHP
9 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.80%) VBScript
10 3 (4.35%) Apple Swift
10 3 (4.35%) C#
10 3 (4.35%) ES6
10 3 (4.35%) Kotlin
10 3 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 25 (36.23%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) MCSA
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.80%) Degree
5 4 (5.80%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.45%) CCNA
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.45%) ISEB
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 30 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.59%) RACF
4 5 (7.25%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.35%) UAG
5 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.45%) Docker
6 1 (1.45%) vCloud
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) BladeLogic
2 5 (7.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (7.25%) WSUS
3 3 (4.35%) Nessus
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) SCOM
5 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.45%) Terraform
5 1 (1.45%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Oracle
2 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.94%) VMware
4 9 (13.04%) HP
4 9 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.14%) Computacenter
5 7 (10.14%) Remedy
6 5 (7.25%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.80%) Citrix
7 4 (5.80%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.80%) Palo Alto
7 4 (5.80%) Splunk
8 3 (4.35%) IBM
8 3 (4.35%) OutSystems
8 3 (4.35%) Xamarin
9 2 (2.90%) Capita
9 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.90%) Sony
10 1 (1.45%) Dell
10 1 (1.45%) McAfee