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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 43 63 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.44% 6.55% 7.28%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 36.42% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 41
Median daily rate £140 £230 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £389 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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
86 173 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.87% 17.98% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 96 74
Median daily rate £350 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £20.25 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 58 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 45 (45.92%) Windows
3 39 (39.80%) ITIL
4 36 (36.73%) Security Cleared
5 35 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 32 (32.65%) Active Directory
7 31 (31.63%) SC Cleared
8 25 (25.51%) Project Management
9 21 (21.43%) HP
10 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (18.37%) Finance
11 18 (18.37%) MS Visio
11 18 (18.37%) PRINCE2
12 15 (15.31%) SLA
13 14 (14.29%) DV Cleared
14 13 (13.27%) ITSM
14 13 (13.27%) Banking
14 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (12.24%) NFS
15 12 (12.24%) SQL
15 12 (12.24%) iSCSI
15 12 (12.24%) ITIL V3
15 12 (12.24%) Virtual Environments
15 12 (12.24%) Virtual Machines
16 11 (11.22%) IFS
16 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (11.22%) SCOM
16 11 (11.22%) Service Management
16 11 (11.22%) Logistics

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 6 (6.12%) IIS
1 6 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.08%) Apache
2 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.04%) SAS
4 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.37%) MS Visio
3 10 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) iSCSI
2 8 (8.16%) ATM
3 7 (7.14%) VPN
4 6 (6.12%) LDAP
4 6 (6.12%) SMTP
5 4 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.06%) Network Security
6 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Banking
3 9 (9.18%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Automotive
4 3 (3.06%) German Language
4 3 (3.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (53.06%) Analyst
2 21 (21.43%) Service Analyst
3 20 (20.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (15.31%) Business Analyst
5 12 (12.24%) Support Analyst
6 11 (11.22%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (7.14%) Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
8 6 (6.12%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.10%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) NetApp Specialist
10 4 (4.08%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 4 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.08%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) VMware Specialist
11 3 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.12%) .NET
1 6 (6.12%) AngularJS
1 6 (6.12%) CSS
1 6 (6.12%) HTML
1 6 (6.12%) HTML5
1 6 (6.12%) jQuery
1 6 (6.12%) Laravel
1 6 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (4.08%) SOAP
2 4 (4.08%) XML
3 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Smartphone
2 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.02%) RIA
6 1 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.92%) Windows
2 11 (11.22%) Linux
2 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (9.18%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
5 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.12%) Unix
7 5 (5.10%) CentOS
7 5 (5.10%) Ubuntu
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Vista
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.08%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.08%) zOS
9 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.80%) ITIL
2 25 (25.51%) Project Management
3 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.37%) PRINCE2
5 13 (13.27%) ITSM
6 12 (12.24%) ITIL V3
6 12 (12.24%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (11.22%) ERP
7 11 (11.22%) Logistics
7 11 (11.22%) Service Management
8 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
9 9 (9.18%) Workflow
10 8 (8.16%) Fault Management
11 7 (7.14%) Data Migration
11 7 (7.14%) Migration
12 6 (6.12%) Capacity Management
12 6 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (6.12%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.24%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.12%) PHP
2 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.12%) VB
3 4 (4.08%) C#
3 4 (4.08%) Java
4 1 (1.02%) C
4 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.02%) VBA
4 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 31 (31.63%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.10%) MCP
6 4 (4.08%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.06%) MCSE
8 2 (2.04%) CAPM
8 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.04%) PMP
8 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.31%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.04%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.02%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.24%) NFS
2 12 (12.24%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.06%) XenApp
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) SCOM
2 10 (10.20%) OVSD
3 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.02%) SCSM
Vendors
1 58 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.43%) HP
3 11 (11.22%) IFS
3 11 (11.22%) VMware
4 9 (9.18%) NetApp
5 8 (8.16%) Citrix
6 4 (4.08%) IBM
6 4 (4.08%) Remedy
7 1 (1.02%) arcserve
7 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.02%) Lotus
7 1 (1.02%) Symantec
7 1 (1.02%) Veeam
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