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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 10 34 19
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 107 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.19% 5.14% 6.83%
As % of the Applications category 56.02% 30.20% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 9 12
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£298 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.46% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £273 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 11
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.50 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +3.70%
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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
191 149 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.75% 17.03% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 59 49
Average daily rate £293 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 18
Average hourly rate £9.00 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.96 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.50 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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.

1 112 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 111 (60.99%) MS Excel
3 61 (33.52%) ITIL
4 58 (31.87%) Security Cleared
5 55 (30.22%) Finance
6 53 (29.12%) SC Cleared
7 43 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
8 41 (22.53%) Windows
9 31 (17.03%) ATM
10 30 (16.48%) SQL
10 30 (16.48%) Project Management
11 28 (15.38%) Service Management
12 25 (13.74%) ITSM
13 24 (13.19%) Management Information System
13 24 (13.19%) Windows 7
14 23 (12.64%) DV Cleared
14 23 (12.64%) MS PowerPoint
14 23 (12.64%) PRINCE2
15 22 (12.09%) HP
16 18 (9.89%) OVSD
17 17 (9.34%) SLA
17 17 (9.34%) VBA
18 16 (8.79%) MS Visio
18 16 (8.79%) Change Control
19 15 (8.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 15 (8.24%) SQL Server
20 14 (7.69%) VB
20 14 (7.69%) SharePoint
20 14 (7.69%) Financial Institution
20 14 (7.69%) Banking

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 14 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.75%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.65%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.65%) SAS
4 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.55%) IIS
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 111 (60.99%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (8.79%) MS Visio
4 14 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (6.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.30%) PaaS
2 4 (2.20%) IaaS
3 3 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.03%) ATM
2 11 (6.04%) LDAP
3 9 (4.95%) Internet
4 5 (2.75%) LAN
4 5 (2.75%) WAN
5 4 (2.20%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (1.65%) Intranet
6 3 (1.65%) VPN
6 3 (1.65%) 3G
6 3 (1.65%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.65%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.65%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.65%) 4G
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.10%) DNS
7 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.10%) PBX
8 1 (0.55%) SAN
8 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.04%) DB2
2 11 (6.04%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.10%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.10%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.10%) OLAP
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.10%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.10%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 55 (30.22%) Finance
2 14 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 14 (7.69%) Banking
3 8 (4.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.10%) Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Automotive
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Advertising
5 1 (0.55%) Local Government
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (45.60%) Analyst
2 17 (9.34%) Coordinator
3 14 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 13 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 12 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (6.59%) MI Analyst
6 11 (6.04%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.49%) Security Analyst
8 9 (4.95%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (4.95%) Administrator
8 9 (4.95%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 8 (4.40%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.85%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Service Manager
10 7 (3.85%) Transition Manager
10 7 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (3.85%) Service Transition Manager
11 6 (3.30%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (3.30%) Project Coordinator
12 5 (2.75%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.59%) .NET
2 9 (4.95%) HTML
2 9 (4.95%) XML
3 8 (4.40%) SOAP
4 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.55%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) XHTML
4 1 (0.55%) jQuery
4 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (13.19%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.40%) Statistics
4 7 (3.85%) Social Media
4 7 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.85%) User Experience
5 5 (2.75%) Economics
6 4 (2.20%) CMDB
7 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.10%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.10%) EPoS
8 2 (1.10%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.55%) FMCG
9 1 (0.55%) Telematics
9 1 (0.55%) PMI
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.53%) Windows
2 24 (13.19%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.40%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.65%) CentOS
5 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.65%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.65%) Linux
6 1 (0.55%) UNIX
6 1 (0.55%) AIX
6 1 (0.55%) Solaris
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (33.52%) ITIL
2 30 (16.48%) Project Management
3 28 (15.38%) Service Management
4 25 (13.74%) ITSM
5 23 (12.64%) PRINCE2
6 16 (8.79%) Change Control
7 13 (7.14%) ITIL V3
8 12 (6.59%) Line Management
9 11 (6.04%) Technical Analysis
10 9 (4.95%) Data Protection
10 9 (4.95%) Security Management
10 9 (4.95%) Data Analysis
11 8 (4.40%) Information Security
11 8 (4.40%) Incident Management
12 7 (3.85%) Project Planning
12 7 (3.85%) Search Engine Marketing
12 7 (3.85%) Pay per click
12 7 (3.85%) SEO
12 7 (3.85%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.48%) SQL
2 17 (9.34%) VBA
3 14 (7.69%) VB
4 11 (6.04%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.30%) C
6 3 (1.65%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.65%) VBScript
7 1 (0.55%) C#
7 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (31.87%) Security Cleared
2 53 (29.12%) SC Cleared
3 23 (12.64%) DV Cleared
4 15 (8.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (4.40%) CISSP
6 6 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.75%) APMP
7 5 (2.75%) HNC
7 5 (2.75%) HND
7 5 (2.75%) Degree
8 2 (1.10%) CCNP
8 2 (1.10%) CCNA
8 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.55%) PMP
9 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.55%) MCITP
9 1 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.34%) SLA
2 7 (3.85%) QA
3 3 (1.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.65%) NFS
3 2 (1.10%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 18 (9.89%) OVSD
2 4 (2.20%) SCCM
2 4 (2.20%) OpenView
3 1 (0.55%) Control-M
3 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 112 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.09%) HP
3 9 (4.95%) Cisco
4 7 (3.85%) Remedy
5 4 (2.20%) VMware
5 4 (2.20%) NetApp
5 4 (2.20%) Oracle
6 3 (1.65%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.65%) Lotus
6 3 (1.65%) F5
6 3 (1.65%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (1.10%) SAP
7 2 (1.10%) Citrix
7 2 (1.10%) BMC
8 1 (0.55%) EMC
8 1 (0.55%) IBM
8 1 (0.55%) Brocade
8 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.55%) 3PAR
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