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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 52 66 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.46% 7.07% 7.44%
As % of the Applications category 56.52% 47.48% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 27
Median daily rate £371 £250 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.40% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £139 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £316 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £309 £250
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +23.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +15.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.19 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.00 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
MS Office
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
92 139 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.96% 14.88% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 78
Median daily rate £391 £309 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.55% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £319
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 35
Median hourly rate £11.15 £12.30 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.34% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.64 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 61 (62.24%) Microsoft
2 52 (53.06%) Windows
3 51 (52.04%) Security Cleared
4 46 (46.94%) ITIL
5 43 (43.88%) SC Cleared
6 34 (34.69%) MS Excel
7 21 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 20 (20.41%) Project Management
8 20 (20.41%) DV Cleared
9 18 (18.37%) PRINCE2
9 18 (18.37%) Finance
10 16 (16.33%) MS Project
11 15 (15.31%) HP
11 15 (15.31%) MS Visio
12 14 (14.29%) Linux
13 13 (13.27%) VMware
13 13 (13.27%) Service Management
14 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (11.22%) ITIL V3
15 11 (11.22%) Retail
15 11 (11.22%) SQL
15 11 (11.22%) Virtual Machines
16 10 (10.20%) SLA
16 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (10.20%) ITSM
16 10 (10.20%) ITIL V2
16 10 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
17 9 (9.18%) Windows Vista

MS Office
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 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 16 (16.33%) MS Project
3 15 (15.31%) MS Visio
4 10 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.02%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Office 365
2 4 (4.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (4.08%) VPN
3 3 (3.06%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.06%) Network Security
3 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.04%) ATM
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.02%) Firewall
5 1 (1.02%) LAN
5 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 11 (11.22%) Retail
3 9 (9.18%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Automotive
4 3 (3.06%) German Language
4 3 (3.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Billing
6 1 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (41.84%) Analyst
2 22 (22.45%) Service Analyst
3 21 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (10.20%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.12%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.10%) Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.10%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 5 (5.10%) VMware Specialist
9 4 (4.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.08%) Administrator
9 4 (4.08%) Automation Specialist
9 4 (4.08%) Data Centre Specialist
10 3 (3.06%) NetApp Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) XML
1 1 (1.02%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.12%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.08%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.06%) Replication
7 2 (2.04%) Statistics
8 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.02%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 52 (53.06%) Windows
2 14 (14.29%) Linux
3 9 (9.18%) Windows Vista
4 8 (8.16%) CentOS
4 8 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.10%) Unix
5 5 (5.10%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.06%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.04%) Android
8 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.94%) ITIL
2 20 (20.41%) Project Management
3 18 (18.37%) PRINCE2
4 13 (13.27%) Service Management
5 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.22%) ITIL V3
7 10 (10.20%) ITIL V2
7 10 (10.20%) ITSM
8 8 (8.16%) Logistics
9 7 (7.14%) Capacity Management
9 7 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.12%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 6 (6.12%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.10%) Change Control
11 5 (5.10%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.10%) System Testing
11 5 (5.10%) Test Scripting
12 4 (4.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.02%) C
2 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (52.04%) Security Cleared
2 43 (43.88%) SC Cleared
3 20 (20.41%) DV Cleared
4 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (8.16%) APMP
5 8 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (6.12%) MCP
8 4 (4.08%) ISTQB
8 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.06%) CEH
9 3 (3.06%) CREST Certified
9 3 (3.06%) MCSE
9 3 (3.06%) OSCP
10 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.22%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (8.16%) vCloud
5 5 (5.10%) Docker
6 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.08%) vSphere
7 3 (3.06%) NFS
7 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.06%) XenApp
8 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) OVSD
2 5 (5.10%) Puppet
2 5 (5.10%) SCCM
2 5 (5.10%) vRealize
3 4 (4.08%) SCOM
4 3 (3.06%) vMotion
5 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (62.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.31%) HP
3 13 (13.27%) VMware
4 8 (8.16%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.16%) Remedy
5 5 (5.10%) Citrix
6 4 (4.08%) NetApp
7 3 (3.06%) Veeam
8 2 (2.04%) BMC
8 2 (2.04%) Cisco
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle
8 2 (2.04%) SAP
9 1 (1.02%) Aruba
9 1 (1.02%) Avaya
9 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.02%) F5
9 1 (1.02%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.02%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.02%) Unisys