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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 19 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 45 52 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.59% 7.32% 7.85%
As % of the Applications category 56.25% 47.27% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 31
Median daily rate £220 £200 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £124 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £334 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 12
Median hourly rate £10.60 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.89% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.78 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.77 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
80 110 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.49% 15.49% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 78
Median daily rate £275 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £133 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 16
Median hourly rate £10.40 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.27% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £17.77 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 56 (58.95%) Microsoft
2 51 (53.68%) Windows
3 47 (49.47%) Security Cleared
4 39 (41.05%) SC Cleared
5 35 (36.84%) MS Excel
6 31 (32.63%) ITIL
7 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
8 23 (24.21%) Finance
9 20 (21.05%) MS Project
9 20 (21.05%) Project Management
10 18 (18.95%) PRINCE2
11 16 (16.84%) DV Cleared
12 13 (13.68%) Logistics
13 12 (12.63%) Windows Vista
14 11 (11.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (11.58%) Linux
14 11 (11.58%) MS Visio
15 10 (10.53%) VMware
15 10 (10.53%) Windows 7
15 10 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
15 10 (10.53%) ITIL V2
16 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (9.47%) Time Management
16 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (9.47%) Service Management
16 9 (9.47%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (9.47%) Customer-Centric Approach
17 8 (8.42%) Virtual Machines
17 8 (8.42%) Red Hat
17 8 (8.42%) SQL

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 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 20 (21.05%) MS Project
3 11 (11.58%) MS Visio
4 10 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.11%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.05%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) IaaS
2 3 (3.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (5.26%) ATM
2 5 (5.26%) LAN
3 4 (4.21%) WAN
4 3 (3.16%) VPN
5 2 (2.11%) Network Security
5 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.05%) Firewall
6 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 23 (24.21%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Retail
3 6 (6.32%) Banking
4 4 (4.21%) German Language
4 4 (4.21%) Legal
5 2 (2.11%) Automotive
5 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Billing
6 1 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Service Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.32%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (6.32%) Administrator
4 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 6 (6.32%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.26%) Consultant
5 5 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.26%) IT Support
6 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.21%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.21%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.21%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.21%) Security Consultant
6 4 (4.21%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.21%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.21%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) XML
1 1 (1.05%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.21%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.21%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.16%) Replication
6 2 (2.11%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.11%) Statistics
7 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.05%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) SCORM
7 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (53.68%) Windows
2 12 (12.63%) Windows Vista
3 11 (11.58%) Linux
4 10 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.42%) CentOS
5 8 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.32%) Unix
7 5 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.16%) Android
8 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.63%) ITIL
2 20 (21.05%) Project Management
3 18 (18.95%) PRINCE2
4 13 (13.68%) Logistics
5 10 (10.53%) ITIL V2
6 9 (9.47%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 9 (9.47%) Service Management
6 9 (9.47%) Time Management
7 7 (7.37%) Capacity Management
7 7 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.32%) ITSM
9 5 (5.26%) Change Management
9 5 (5.26%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.26%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.21%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (4.21%) Security Testing
10 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.21%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (4.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) SQL
2 1 (1.05%) C
2 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (49.47%) Security Cleared
2 39 (41.05%) SC Cleared
3 16 (16.84%) DV Cleared
4 11 (11.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (8.42%) APMP
5 8 (8.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.21%) CEH
6 4 (4.21%) CREST Certified
6 4 (4.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.21%) OSCP
7 3 (3.16%) MCP
8 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.05%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.42%) vCloud
3 8 (8.42%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.26%) Docker
5 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.21%) vSphere
6 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Puppet
1 5 (5.26%) SCCM
1 5 (5.26%) vRealize
2 4 (4.21%) OVSD
3 3 (3.16%) vMotion
4 1 (1.05%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.05%) SCOM
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (58.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.53%) VMware
3 8 (8.42%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.26%) Remedy
5 4 (4.21%) HP
6 3 (3.16%) NCR
6 3 (3.16%) SAP
6 3 (3.16%) Veeam
7 2 (2.11%) Adobe
7 2 (2.11%) BMC
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle
8 1 (1.05%) Aruba
8 1 (1.05%) Avaya
8 1 (1.05%) F5
8 1 (1.05%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.05%) NetApp
8 1 (1.05%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.05%) Unisys
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