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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 71 52 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.21% 5.82% 9.32%
As % of the Applications category 48.63% 34.90% 52.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +46.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £130 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £410 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £273
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -14.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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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
146 149 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.88% 16.69% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 70 44
Average daily rate £275 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 28
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £18.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015, 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.

1 109 (59.24%) MS Excel
2 101 (54.89%) Microsoft
3 63 (34.24%) ITIL
4 57 (30.98%) Finance
5 56 (30.43%) Security Cleared
6 49 (26.63%) SC Cleared
6 49 (26.63%) Windows
7 42 (22.83%) Project Management
8 38 (20.65%) SQL
9 37 (20.11%) HP
9 37 (20.11%) Service Management
10 32 (17.39%) ITSM
11 29 (15.76%) ATM
11 29 (15.76%) DV Cleared
12 28 (15.22%) OVSD
13 27 (14.67%) Windows 7
14 25 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (11.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 21 (11.41%) SLA
16 20 (10.87%) PRINCE2
17 19 (10.33%) SharePoint
18 18 (9.78%) MS Visio
18 18 (9.78%) MS PowerPoint
19 17 (9.24%) Data Analysis
19 17 (9.24%) ITIL V3
20 16 (8.70%) Change Control
20 16 (8.70%) PowerShell
21 15 (8.15%) SQL Server
22 14 (7.61%) VB
22 14 (7.61%) .NET

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 19 (10.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.72%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.72%) IIS
2 5 (2.72%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (2.17%) SAS
3 4 (2.17%) Lync
4 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.54%) Documentum
5 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 109 (59.24%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.78%) MS Visio
2 18 (9.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (7.07%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (4.89%) MS Project
5 3 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.09%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.17%) Office 365
2 3 (1.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.76%) ATM
2 12 (6.52%) LDAP
2 12 (6.52%) Internet
3 5 (2.72%) LAN
3 5 (2.72%) WAN
3 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (1.63%) VPN
5 3 (1.63%) DNS
5 3 (1.63%) Intranet
5 3 (1.63%) 3G
5 3 (1.63%) Firewall
5 3 (1.63%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.63%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.09%) 4G
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.09%) PBX
6 2 (1.09%) SAN
6 2 (1.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.52%) DB2
2 12 (6.52%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (1.63%) Base SAS
3 3 (1.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.09%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.09%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.09%) OLAP
4 2 (1.09%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.54%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 57 (30.98%) Finance
2 14 (7.61%) Financial Institution
3 12 (6.52%) Marketing
4 11 (5.98%) Banking
5 4 (2.17%) Retail
6 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.09%) Automotive
6 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Military
7 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 86 (46.74%) Analyst
2 19 (10.33%) Service Analyst
3 16 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (7.61%) Coordinator
5 13 (7.07%) Data Analyst
6 11 (5.98%) Security Analyst
7 9 (4.89%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (4.89%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.35%) Incident Manager
8 8 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
9 7 (3.80%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.80%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.80%) PMO Analyst
10 5 (2.72%) PMO Manager
10 5 (2.72%) MI Analyst
10 5 (2.72%) Process Analyst
10 5 (2.72%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (2.72%) Configuration Analyst
11 4 (2.17%) Project Analyst
11 4 (2.17%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.61%) .NET
2 10 (5.43%) HTML
2 10 (5.43%) XML
3 9 (4.89%) SOAP
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.54%) CSS
4 1 (0.54%) XHTML
4 1 (0.54%) jQuery
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.35%) Economics
4 7 (3.80%) Statistics
4 7 (3.80%) Social Media
4 7 (3.80%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.80%) User Experience
5 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.72%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.17%) Data Extraction
7 4 (2.17%) CMDB
7 4 (2.17%) PMI
8 3 (1.63%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.63%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.09%) EPoS
9 2 (1.09%) NHS
10 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (26.63%) Windows
2 27 (14.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (3.80%) Linux
4 4 (2.17%) UNIX
4 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.63%) CentOS
5 3 (1.63%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.63%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.09%) AIX
6 2 (1.09%) Solaris
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.24%) ITIL
2 42 (22.83%) Project Management
3 37 (20.11%) Service Management
4 32 (17.39%) ITSM
5 20 (10.87%) PRINCE2
6 17 (9.24%) Data Analysis
6 17 (9.24%) ITIL V3
7 16 (8.70%) Change Control
8 12 (6.52%) Technical Analysis
8 12 (6.52%) Incident Management
9 11 (5.98%) Data Protection
10 10 (5.43%) Project Planning
10 10 (5.43%) Security Management
11 9 (4.89%) Information Security
11 9 (4.89%) Matrix Management
12 8 (4.35%) Logistics
13 7 (3.80%) Pay per click
13 7 (3.80%) SEO
13 7 (3.80%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.80%) Search Engine Marketing
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.65%) SQL
2 16 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 14 (7.61%) VB
4 8 (4.35%) VBA
5 3 (1.63%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.63%) VBScript
6 2 (1.09%) C#
7 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 49 (26.63%) SC Cleared
3 29 (15.76%) DV Cleared
4 21 (11.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (4.89%) CISSP
6 8 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (3.80%) Degree
8 5 (2.72%) APMP
9 4 (2.17%) PMP
9 4 (2.17%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.17%) HNC
9 4 (2.17%) HND
10 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.09%) CCNP
10 2 (1.09%) CCNA
10 2 (1.09%) ISEB
10 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.54%) CCA
11 1 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.41%) SLA
2 8 (4.35%) QA
3 4 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.80%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.63%) NFS
5 2 (1.09%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 28 (15.22%) OVSD
2 6 (3.26%) OpenView
3 4 (2.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.54%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (0.54%) Control-M
4 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 101 (54.89%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.11%) HP
3 8 (4.35%) Cisco
3 8 (4.35%) NetApp
3 8 (4.35%) VMware
4 6 (3.26%) Adobe
5 5 (2.72%) Citrix
6 4 (2.17%) Remedy
7 3 (1.63%) F5
7 3 (1.63%) Lumension
7 3 (1.63%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (1.09%) Lotus
8 2 (1.09%) Brocade
8 2 (1.09%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.09%) SAP
8 2 (1.09%) EMC
8 2 (1.09%) IBM
9 1 (0.54%) Google
9 1 (0.54%) NCR
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