The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 52 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.88% 9.34% 7.65%
As % of the Applications category 34.90% 52.46% 53.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 14
Average daily rate
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£278 £190 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.05% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £144 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £356 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £273 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 15
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.85 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.99 £14.00 £13.34
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +4.98%
Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
149 122 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.84% 17.81% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 36
Average daily rate £300 £260 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 19
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.04 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, 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 61 (67.03%) Microsoft
2 50 (54.95%) MS Excel
3 31 (34.07%) ITIL
4 30 (32.97%) Finance
5 27 (29.67%) Windows
6 20 (21.98%) MS Project
7 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
8 18 (19.78%) Migration
9 17 (18.68%) Windows 7
10 15 (16.48%) MS PowerPoint
11 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
12 13 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 13 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 11 (12.09%) Oracle
14 10 (10.99%) Project Management
15 9 (9.89%) Windows XP
15 9 (9.89%) SQL
15 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
16 7 (7.69%) Blackberry
16 7 (7.69%) PRINCE
16 7 (7.69%) MS Exchange
16 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (7.69%) Lync
16 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
17 6 (6.59%) DV Cleared
17 6 (6.59%) Spreadsheet
17 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 6 (6.59%) Risk Assessment
17 6 (6.59%) MS Access

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.69%) Lync
2 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 50 (54.95%) MS Excel
2 20 (21.98%) MS Project
3 15 (16.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.59%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) LAN
3 1 (1.10%) VoIP
3 1 (1.10%) WAN
3 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) MS Access
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Advertising
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Automotive
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Back Office
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) French Language
4 1 (1.10%) German Language
4 1 (1.10%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (32.97%) Analyst
2 10 (10.99%) Help Desk Analyst
3 9 (9.89%) Help Desk Support
4 8 (8.79%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Programme Office Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.59%) Administrator
6 6 (6.59%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (5.49%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.49%) Coordinator
8 4 (4.40%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) PMO Administrator
9 3 (3.30%) Help Desk Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) .NET
1 5 (5.49%) XML
2 3 (3.30%) XSL
2 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.30%) CSS
2 3 (3.30%) HTML
2 3 (3.30%) Web Services
2 3 (3.30%) LINQ
2 3 (3.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.20%) jQuery
3 2 (2.20%) WCF
4 1 (1.10%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.30%) CESG
3 2 (2.20%) PDA
3 2 (2.20%) Statistics
4 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.10%) Telematics
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.67%) Windows
2 17 (18.68%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.89%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.10%) Linux
5 1 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) ITIL
2 18 (19.78%) Migration
3 13 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 10 (10.99%) Project Management
5 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
6 7 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.59%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (5.49%) Data Management
8 5 (5.49%) Validation
8 5 (5.49%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.49%) Data Validation
9 4 (4.40%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.40%) Change Management
9 4 (4.40%) E-business
10 3 (3.30%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.30%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.30%) Change Control
11 2 (2.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) SQL
2 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.30%) C#
3 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.30%) VBA
4 2 (2.20%) C
5 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.20%) ISEB
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.10%) PMP
6 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (3.30%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.10%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (1.10%) SCCM
4 1 (1.10%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 61 (67.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) Cisco
4 4 (4.40%) RightFax
4 4 (4.40%) MobileIron
4 4 (4.40%) IronPort
4 4 (4.40%) SAP
4 4 (4.40%) Symantec
5 3 (3.30%) Citrix
5 3 (3.30%) HP
6 2 (2.20%) Dell
6 2 (2.20%) Remedy
6 2 (2.20%) VMware
7 1 (1.10%) Teradata
7 1 (1.10%) Lumension
7 1 (1.10%) Primavera
7 1 (1.10%) CA
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.10%) Cognos
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 165 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago