The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £349 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wintel Engineer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 71 63 70
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% 0.54% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £349 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.94% +21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -8.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £45.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -47.22% +133.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 692 709 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.26% 95.42% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 386 378
Median daily rate £410 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 17
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.15 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Wintel Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Wintel Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Engineer in Milton Keynes

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wintel Engineer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Engineer in Milton Keynes

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Wintel Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront TMG

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) UAG
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 2 (100.00%) VMware