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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 55 75 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.78% 9.52% 5.72%
As % of the Applications category 51.89% 44.64% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 14
Average daily rate £271 £205 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.31% +51.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £120 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +18.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.74 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
106 168 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.99% 21.32% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 76 75
Average daily rate £300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £125 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 74 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 65 (53.28%) MS Excel
3 64 (52.46%) Finance
4 60 (49.18%) Windows
5 44 (36.07%) Windows 7
6 33 (27.05%) ATM
7 31 (25.41%) SQL
8 25 (20.49%) Project Management
9 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
9 22 (18.03%) Statistics
10 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
10 21 (17.21%) Data Structures
11 20 (16.39%) Data Governance
11 20 (16.39%) Data Security
12 19 (15.57%) ITIL
12 19 (15.57%) Data Analysis
13 16 (13.11%) Incident Management
14 15 (12.30%) PRINCE2
15 14 (11.48%) MS Visio
15 14 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
15 14 (11.48%) QA
15 14 (11.48%) SC Cleared
16 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (10.66%) XML
17 12 (9.84%) HP
17 12 (9.84%) Data Extraction
18 11 (9.02%) SLA
18 11 (9.02%) Windows Server
19 10 (8.20%) Active Directory

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (4.10%) Apache
1 5 (4.10%) IIS
1 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 65 (53.28%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (11.48%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.92%) MS Project
4 5 (4.10%) AutoCAD
5 3 (2.46%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.05%) ATM
2 6 (4.92%) VPN
3 5 (4.10%) LDAP
3 5 (4.10%) SMTP
4 3 (2.46%) Firewall
4 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.64%) DNS
6 1 (0.82%) LAN
6 1 (0.82%) SAN
6 1 (0.82%) VLAN
6 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.20%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.92%) Data Mining
4 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.64%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.82%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.82%) Power BI
7 1 (0.82%) QlikView
7 1 (0.82%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 64 (52.46%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Automotive
4 3 (2.46%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (56.56%) Analyst
2 23 (18.85%) Data Analyst
3 18 (14.75%) Service Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (8.20%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (8.20%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.38%) SQL Analyst
6 9 (7.38%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Developer
7 5 (4.10%) IT Support
7 5 (4.10%) PC Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Project Assistant
7 5 (4.10%) Project Support Assistant
7 5 (4.10%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) SAP Test Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Support Assistant
7 5 (4.10%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) XML
2 7 (5.74%) .NET
3 5 (4.10%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.10%) CSS
3 5 (4.10%) HTML
3 5 (4.10%) HTML5
3 5 (4.10%) jQuery
3 5 (4.10%) Laravel
3 5 (4.10%) SOAP
3 5 (4.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.03%) Statistics
2 21 (17.21%) Data Structures
3 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.84%) Data Extraction
5 7 (5.74%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.10%) PMI
7 4 (3.28%) CMDB
7 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.46%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.64%) User Experience
10 1 (0.82%) BYOD
10 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.82%) EPoS
10 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 60 (49.18%) Windows
2 44 (36.07%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.02%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.74%) Windows Vista
6 6 (4.92%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.10%) Unix
7 5 (4.10%) zOS
8 3 (2.46%) Linux
9 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.82%) AIX
10 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) Project Management
2 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.39%) Data Governance
3 20 (16.39%) Data Security
4 19 (15.57%) Data Analysis
4 19 (15.57%) ITIL
5 16 (13.11%) Incident Management
6 15 (12.30%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.20%) Fault Management
7 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (7.38%) ITIL V3
8 9 (7.38%) Service Management
9 8 (6.56%) Migration
9 8 (6.56%) SDLC
9 8 (6.56%) Software Testing
9 8 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (6.56%) V-Model
9 8 (6.56%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.74%) Change Management
11 6 (4.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.41%) SQL
2 8 (6.56%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.74%) C#
3 7 (5.74%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.10%) Java
4 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.10%) PHP
4 5 (4.10%) VB
5 2 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.20%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.38%) PMI Certification
5 8 (6.56%) ISEB
6 5 (4.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.28%) CAPM
7 4 (3.28%) PMP
8 3 (2.46%) APMP
8 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) QA
2 11 (9.02%) SLA
3 4 (3.28%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.64%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (8.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.10%) SCCM
3 4 (3.28%) OVSD
Vendors
1 74 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.84%) HP
3 10 (8.20%) Remedy
4 7 (5.74%) Oracle
4 7 (5.74%) SAP
5 6 (4.92%) IBM
6 5 (4.10%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.46%) Casewise
7 3 (2.46%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.82%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.82%) Brocade
8 1 (0.82%) Cognos
8 1 (0.82%) EMC
8 1 (0.82%) NetApp
8 1 (0.82%) Tableau
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Rate: £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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