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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 63 65 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.44% 7.74% 6.60%
As % of the Applications category 35.00% 41.67% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 14
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£230 £225 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £113 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £407 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £295 £263
% change year-on-year
+0.84% +12.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
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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
180 156 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.39% 18.57% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 71 47
Average daily rate £300 £274 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £130 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £16.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.39 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.68% -0.74%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 88 (58.67%) MS Excel
2 76 (50.67%) Microsoft
3 49 (32.67%) Finance
4 47 (31.33%) Windows
5 46 (30.67%) ITIL
6 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
7 37 (24.67%) SQL
8 36 (24.00%) Project Management
9 33 (22.00%) HP
9 33 (22.00%) SC Cleared
10 32 (21.33%) Service Management
11 29 (19.33%) ITSM
12 24 (16.00%) Windows 7
13 23 (15.33%) OVSD
13 23 (15.33%) ATM
14 21 (14.00%) SLA
14 21 (14.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 21 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (13.33%) MS Visio
15 20 (13.33%) DV Cleared
16 17 (11.33%) Change Control
17 16 (10.67%) ITIL V3
17 16 (10.67%) PowerShell
17 16 (10.67%) SQL Server
18 15 (10.00%) .NET
18 15 (10.00%) Management Information System
19 14 (9.33%) PRINCE2
19 14 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
19 14 (9.33%) Incident Management
20 12 (8.00%) DB2 UDB

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.33%) IIS
3 4 (2.67%) Lync
4 2 (1.33%) SAS
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 88 (58.67%) MS Excel
2 20 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 14 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.67%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (2.67%) MS Project
6 3 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (2.00%) AutoCAD
7 2 (1.33%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.33%) ATM
2 12 (8.00%) LDAP
3 9 (6.00%) Internet
4 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.67%) Firewall
6 3 (2.00%) LAN
6 3 (2.00%) WAN
6 3 (2.00%) SAN
7 1 (0.67%) DNS
7 1 (0.67%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.00%) DB2
2 12 (8.00%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.33%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.67%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.67%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.67%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.67%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 49 (32.67%) Finance
2 11 (7.33%) Banking
3 9 (6.00%) Marketing
4 6 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.67%) Retail
6 3 (2.00%) Automotive
7 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.67%) Military
8 1 (0.67%) Local Government
8 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (52.00%) Analyst
2 22 (14.67%) Service Analyst
3 18 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 11 (7.33%) Security Analyst
6 10 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (5.33%) Coordinator
7 8 (5.33%) IT Security Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) PMO Manager
10 5 (3.33%) Configuration Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Process Analyst
11 4 (2.67%) Project Coordinator
11 4 (2.67%) Desktop Support
11 4 (2.67%) Junior
11 4 (2.67%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.00%) .NET
2 10 (6.67%) XML
3 9 (6.00%) HTML
3 9 (6.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.67%) Statistics
4 8 (5.33%) Data Extraction
5 7 (4.67%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.67%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.67%) Economics
6 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.00%) CMDB
7 4 (2.67%) PMI
7 4 (2.67%) User Experience
7 4 (2.67%) Social Media
7 4 (2.67%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.33%) NHS
8 2 (1.33%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.67%) EPoS
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.33%) Windows
2 24 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.67%) Linux
4 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.67%) UNIX
5 4 (2.67%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.00%) AIX
6 3 (2.00%) Solaris
7 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.67%) CentOS
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.67%) ITIL
2 36 (24.00%) Project Management
3 32 (21.33%) Service Management
4 29 (19.33%) ITSM
5 17 (11.33%) Change Control
6 16 (10.67%) ITIL V3
7 14 (9.33%) Incident Management
7 14 (9.33%) PRINCE2
8 12 (8.00%) Data Analysis
8 12 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
9 11 (7.33%) Data Protection
10 10 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.67%) Security Management
11 9 (6.00%) Information Security
11 9 (6.00%) Project Planning
12 7 (4.67%) Critical Success Factor
12 7 (4.67%) Data Governance
12 7 (4.67%) Change Management
12 7 (4.67%) Data Security
13 6 (4.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.67%) SQL
2 16 (10.67%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.00%) VB
4 4 (2.67%) VBA
5 3 (2.00%) VBScript
5 3 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (22.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (14.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 20 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.00%) CISSP
6 7 (4.67%) Degree
7 4 (2.67%) PMP
7 4 (2.67%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.00%) ISEB
9 2 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.67%) NVQ Level 4
10 1 (0.67%) CCA
10 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.67%) MCP
10 1 (0.67%) HNC
10 1 (0.67%) HND
10 1 (0.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.00%) SLA
2 6 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.33%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (15.33%) OVSD
2 3 (2.00%) OpenView
3 2 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.67%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (0.67%) Control-M
4 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (50.67%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.00%) HP
3 7 (4.67%) NetApp
3 7 (4.67%) Remedy
3 7 (4.67%) VMware
4 6 (4.00%) Adobe
4 6 (4.00%) Citrix
5 3 (2.00%) Lumension
5 3 (2.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (2.00%) EMC
5 3 (2.00%) IBM
5 3 (2.00%) Brocade
5 3 (2.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle
7 1 (0.67%) F5
7 1 (0.67%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.67%) Google
7 1 (0.67%) NCR
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