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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 10 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing MS Office 63 115 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.32% 12.72% 4.72%
As % of the Applications category 48.84% 56.65% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 9
Average daily rate £450 £294 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £150 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £228
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.60 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £10.40 £12.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -4.64%
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
129 203 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.04% 22.46% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 96 62
Average daily rate £420 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £8.50 £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £11.15 £14.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -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 30 April 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 30 April 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 69 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 54 (47.37%) MS Excel
3 37 (32.46%) Finance
4 35 (30.70%) Project Management
5 34 (29.82%) Windows
6 32 (28.07%) ITIL
6 32 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (27.19%) Security Cleared
8 28 (24.56%) SQL
9 26 (22.81%) Active Directory
10 23 (20.18%) SC Cleared
11 19 (16.67%) PRINCE2
11 19 (16.67%) MS Visio
11 19 (16.67%) Banking
12 16 (14.04%) Windows 7
12 16 (14.04%) XML
12 16 (14.04%) ITSM
13 15 (13.16%) SQL Server
13 15 (13.16%) Logistics
14 14 (12.28%) ERP
14 14 (12.28%) HP
14 14 (12.28%) IFS
15 13 (11.40%) Service Management
15 13 (11.40%) ATM
15 13 (11.40%) LDAP
15 13 (11.40%) SMTP
15 13 (11.40%) Unix
15 13 (11.40%) .NET
15 13 (11.40%) IIS
15 13 (11.40%) CSS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 13 (11.40%) IIS
2 11 (9.65%) Apache
2 11 (9.65%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 54 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 19 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 11 (9.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.26%) MS Project
5 3 (2.63%) Casewise Modeler
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) ATM
1 13 (11.40%) LDAP
1 13 (11.40%) SMTP
2 7 (6.14%) iSCSI
3 4 (3.51%) VPN
4 2 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.88%) LAN
5 1 (0.88%) VLAN
5 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.51%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.75%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.88%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) Power BI
6 1 (0.88%) QlikView
6 1 (0.88%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Rational Rose
General
1 37 (32.46%) Finance
2 19 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Automotive
3 3 (2.63%) Marketing
3 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Legal
4 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (52.63%) Analyst
2 21 (18.42%) Business Analyst
3 15 (13.16%) Service Analyst
4 14 (12.28%) Developer
4 14 (12.28%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (7.02%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Project Assistant
9 5 (4.39%) Project Support Assistant
9 5 (4.39%) Support Assistant
9 5 (4.39%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Coordinator
10 4 (3.51%) Project Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Storage Specialist
10 4 (3.51%) Support Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Linux Specialist
11 3 (2.63%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.04%) XML
2 13 (11.40%) .NET
2 13 (11.40%) AngularJS
2 13 (11.40%) CSS
2 13 (11.40%) HTML
2 13 (11.40%) HTML5
2 13 (11.40%) jQuery
2 13 (11.40%) Laravel
2 13 (11.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (9.65%) SOAP
4 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) Data Structures
2 7 (6.14%) Statistics
3 2 (1.75%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.88%) BYOD
4 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.82%) Windows
2 16 (14.04%) Windows 7
3 13 (11.40%) Unix
4 11 (9.65%) zOS
5 9 (7.89%) Linux
6 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.26%) CentOS
7 6 (5.26%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.51%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.70%) Project Management
2 32 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.07%) ITIL
3 19 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 16 (14.04%) ITSM
5 15 (13.16%) Logistics
6 14 (12.28%) ERP
7 13 (11.40%) Service Management
7 13 (11.40%) Technical Analysis
7 13 (11.40%) Web Development
7 13 (11.40%) Workflow
8 12 (10.53%) DevOps
8 12 (10.53%) Migration
8 12 (10.53%) Security Operations
9 11 (9.65%) ITIL V3
10 10 (8.77%) Data Migration
10 10 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.14%) Fault Management
11 7 (6.14%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.56%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) JavaScript
2 13 (11.40%) PHP
2 13 (11.40%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.40%) VB
3 11 (9.65%) C#
3 11 (9.65%) Java
4 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.88%) VBA
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (27.19%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.18%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.40%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.39%) ISEB
4 5 (4.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.51%) CAPM
5 4 (3.51%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.51%) PMP
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.88%) APMP
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) SLA
2 5 (4.39%) QA
3 4 (3.51%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) NFS
3 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) OVSD
2 6 (5.26%) SCOM
3 5 (4.39%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.63%) Nagios
5 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.88%) SCSM
5 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.28%) HP
2 14 (12.28%) IFS
3 11 (9.65%) IBM
4 6 (5.26%) VMware
5 5 (4.39%) NetApp
5 5 (4.39%) SAP
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle
7 3 (2.63%) Casewise
7 3 (2.63%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.75%) Citrix
9 1 (0.88%) arcserve
9 1 (0.88%) Cognos
9 1 (0.88%) Lotus
9 1 (0.88%) Remedy
9 1 (0.88%) Symantec
9 1 (0.88%) Tableau
9 1 (0.88%) Veeam
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