The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 105 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.50% 4.56% 5.13%
As % of the Applications category 57.07% 24.67% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 8 9
Average daily rate
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£250 £278 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £147 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £352 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £253 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.67 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.70 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £14.21 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +5.25%
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Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
184 150 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.90% 18.50% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 67 38
Average daily rate £265 £338 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.48% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £240 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 14
Average hourly rate £13.58 £12.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £9.10 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.97 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Milton Keynes region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Milton Keynes region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 108 (65.06%) Microsoft
2 99 (59.64%) MS Excel
3 65 (39.16%) ITIL
4 58 (34.94%) Security Cleared
5 55 (33.13%) SC Cleared
6 45 (27.11%) Finance
7 42 (25.30%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (22.29%) Windows
9 30 (18.07%) Service Management
10 28 (16.87%) ATM
11 23 (13.86%) SQL
11 23 (13.86%) ITSM
11 23 (13.86%) Windows 7
12 21 (12.65%) DV Cleared
12 21 (12.65%) Project Management
13 20 (12.05%) VBA
13 20 (12.05%) PRINCE2
13 20 (12.05%) MS PowerPoint
14 18 (10.84%) Management Information System
15 16 (9.64%) HP
16 15 (9.04%) Change Control
16 15 (9.04%) SQL Server
17 14 (8.43%) Active Directory
17 14 (8.43%) MS Visio
17 14 (8.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 13 (7.83%) SharePoint
18 13 (7.83%) Financial Institution
18 13 (7.83%) Spreadsheet
18 13 (7.83%) OVSD
19 12 (7.23%) SLA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.01%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.81%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.20%) SAS
4 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.60%) CMS
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 99 (59.64%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (8.43%) MS Visio
4 13 (7.83%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (6.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.61%) PaaS
2 4 (2.41%) IaaS
3 3 (1.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.87%) ATM
2 8 (4.82%) Internet
3 6 (3.61%) LAN
3 6 (3.61%) WAN
4 4 (2.41%) 4G
4 4 (2.41%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (1.81%) VPN
5 3 (1.81%) Intranet
5 3 (1.81%) 3G
5 3 (1.81%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.81%) IP Telephony
5 3 (1.81%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.20%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (1.20%) Modbus
6 2 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.20%) DNS
6 2 (1.20%) PBX
7 1 (0.60%) SAN
7 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.20%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.20%) MS Access
3 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.60%) OLAP
3 1 (0.60%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.60%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 45 (27.11%) Finance
2 13 (7.83%) Financial Institution
3 9 (5.42%) Banking
4 8 (4.82%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (44.58%) Analyst
2 17 (10.24%) Service Analyst
3 16 (9.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (9.04%) 1st Line Support
5 14 (8.43%) Support Analyst
6 13 (7.83%) Coordinator
7 12 (7.23%) Data Analyst
7 12 (7.23%) MI Analyst
7 12 (7.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 10 (6.02%) Administrator
9 7 (4.22%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.22%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Service Transition Manager
9 7 (4.22%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (4.22%) Transition Manager
9 7 (4.22%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.01%) Incident Manager
11 4 (2.41%) Help Desk Support
11 4 (2.41%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (2.41%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) HTML
2 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.60%) CSS
2 1 (0.60%) XHTML
2 1 (0.60%) jQuery
2 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.30%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.84%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.82%) Statistics
4 7 (4.22%) Social Media
4 7 (4.22%) Digital Media
4 7 (4.22%) User Experience
5 4 (2.41%) Economics
6 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.20%) EPoS
7 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.60%) PMI
7 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.60%) Telematics
7 1 (0.60%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.29%) Windows
2 23 (13.86%) Windows 7
3 9 (5.42%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.81%) CentOS
6 3 (1.81%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.20%) Linux
8 1 (0.60%) UNIX
8 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (39.16%) ITIL
2 30 (18.07%) Service Management
3 23 (13.86%) ITSM
4 21 (12.65%) Project Management
5 20 (12.05%) PRINCE2
6 15 (9.04%) Change Control
7 12 (7.23%) Line Management
8 8 (4.82%) Data Analysis
8 8 (4.82%) ITIL V3
9 7 (4.22%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.22%) SEO
9 7 (4.22%) Search Engine Marketing
9 7 (4.22%) Pay per click
10 6 (3.61%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.61%) Project Planning
10 6 (3.61%) Transition Management
10 6 (3.61%) Change Management
11 5 (3.01%) Migration
11 5 (3.01%) Matrix Management
12 4 (2.41%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.86%) SQL
2 20 (12.05%) VBA
3 9 (5.42%) C
4 3 (1.81%) VB
5 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.60%) C#
6 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (34.94%) Security Cleared
2 55 (33.13%) SC Cleared
3 21 (12.65%) DV Cleared
4 14 (8.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.01%) HNC
6 5 (3.01%) HND
6 5 (3.01%) APMP
7 4 (2.41%) Degree
8 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.20%) CCNP
8 2 (1.20%) CCNA
8 2 (1.20%) ISEB
9 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.60%) PMP
9 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) SLA
2 8 (4.82%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.81%) NFS
2 3 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (7.83%) OVSD
2 4 (2.41%) SCCM
2 4 (2.41%) OpenView
3 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) SCOM
3 1 (0.60%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 108 (65.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.64%) HP
3 10 (6.02%) Cisco
4 7 (4.22%) Remedy
5 4 (2.41%) VMware
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle
5 4 (2.41%) Citrix
6 3 (1.81%) NetApp
6 3 (1.81%) Lotus
6 3 (1.81%) F5
7 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.20%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.20%) SAP
7 2 (1.20%) BMC
8 1 (0.60%) Intel
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