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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 51 72 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.02% 7.08% 8.56%
As % of the Applications category 51.52% 38.71% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 43
Median daily rate £295 £300 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +55.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £133 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £376 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.10 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £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
99 186 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.57% 18.29% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 93 72
Median daily rate £392 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £199 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 20
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £9.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.80 £15.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.39
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 50 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 49 (54.44%) Windows
3 41 (45.56%) ITIL
4 32 (35.56%) MS Excel
4 32 (35.56%) Security Cleared
5 30 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 29 (32.22%) SC Cleared
7 17 (18.89%) HP
7 17 (18.89%) Project Management
8 16 (17.78%) Finance
9 14 (15.56%) SLA
10 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (14.44%) DV Cleared
11 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
12 11 (12.22%) Banking
13 10 (11.11%) Retail
13 10 (11.11%) VMware
13 10 (11.11%) SQL
13 10 (11.11%) MS Visio
13 10 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (11.11%) Smartphone
13 10 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
14 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (10.00%) ITIL V3
14 9 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
14 9 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
14 9 (10.00%) Linux
14 9 (10.00%) ITSM
14 9 (10.00%) Service Management

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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.22%) Apache
2 2 (2.22%) IIS
2 2 (2.22%) SAS
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (35.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 8 (8.89%) MS Project
4 1 (1.11%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) VPN
1 8 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 4 (4.44%) ATM
4 3 (3.33%) Network Security
4 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.22%) LDAP
5 2 (2.22%) SMTP
6 1 (1.11%) Firewall
6 1 (1.11%) Internet
6 1 (1.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Banking
3 10 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Automotive
4 3 (3.33%) German Language
5 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Billing
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (46.67%) Analyst
2 22 (24.44%) Service Analyst
3 21 (23.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) Support Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (8.89%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
8 5 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.44%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.44%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) NetApp Specialist
9 4 (4.44%) Storage Specialist
10 3 (3.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) .NET
1 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.22%) CSS
1 2 (2.22%) HTML
1 2 (2.22%) HTML5
1 2 (2.22%) jQuery
1 2 (2.22%) Laravel
1 2 (2.22%) SOAP
1 2 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.33%) Replication
6 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.11%) RIA
7 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (54.44%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Linux
2 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.89%) Windows Vista
4 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.56%) CentOS
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.44%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.22%) Unix
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.56%) ITIL
2 17 (18.89%) Project Management
3 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 9 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 9 (10.00%) ITSM
4 9 (10.00%) Service Management
4 9 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
5 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.67%) Workflow
7 5 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.56%) Change Control
7 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.56%) System Testing
7 5 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.44%) Fault Management
8 4 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) C#
2 2 (2.22%) Java
2 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.22%) PHP
2 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.22%) VB
3 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 29 (32.22%) SC Cleared
3 13 (14.44%) DV Cleared
3 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.56%) MCP
5 4 (4.44%) APMP
5 4 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.33%) MCSE
6 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.67%) NFS
5 3 (3.33%) vCloud
5 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.33%) vSphere
5 3 (3.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) SCOM
2 6 (6.67%) OVSD
3 3 (3.33%) vMotion
4 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 50 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.89%) HP
3 10 (11.11%) VMware
4 8 (8.89%) Citrix
4 8 (8.89%) Remedy
5 5 (5.56%) NetApp
6 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.33%) Veeam
7 2 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (1.11%) Avaya
8 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco
8 1 (1.11%) F5
8 1 (1.11%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.11%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.11%) Verint
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