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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 15 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 55 60 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.22% 8.36% 10.71%
As % of the Applications category 59.78% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 47
Median daily rate £350 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £120 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £426 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 7
Median hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -13.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
92 120 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.75% 16.71% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 63 90
Median daily rate £355 £331 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.16% +20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £133 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Median hourly rate £9.08 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.41% -21.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 69 (65.09%) Microsoft
2 52 (49.06%) Windows
2 52 (49.06%) Security Cleared
3 44 (41.51%) SC Cleared
4 39 (36.79%) MS Excel
5 31 (29.25%) ITIL
6 27 (25.47%) Project Management
6 27 (25.47%) Finance
7 25 (23.58%) PRINCE2
8 23 (21.70%) Active Directory
9 22 (20.75%) MS Project
10 18 (16.98%) DV Cleared
11 15 (14.15%) MS Visio
12 14 (13.21%) Logistics
13 13 (12.26%) Windows 7
14 11 (10.38%) APMP
14 11 (10.38%) MS PowerPoint
14 11 (10.38%) Time Management
14 11 (10.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (10.38%) Linux
15 10 (9.43%) VMware
15 10 (9.43%) Management Information System
15 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (9.43%) Incident Management
15 10 (9.43%) Windows Vista
15 10 (9.43%) ITIL V2
15 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (8.49%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (8.49%) Service Management

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 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (36.79%) MS Excel
2 22 (20.75%) MS Project
3 15 (14.15%) MS Visio
4 11 (10.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.89%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.94%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) IaaS
2 3 (2.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (7.55%) ATM
2 8 (7.55%) LAN
3 7 (6.60%) WAN
4 5 (4.72%) VPN
5 2 (1.89%) Internet
5 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.94%) Firewall
6 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 27 (25.47%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Banking
2 5 (4.72%) Retail
3 4 (3.77%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) German Language
4 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Billing
5 1 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Finnish Language
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Analyst
2 14 (13.21%) Project Manager
2 14 (13.21%) Service Analyst
2 14 (13.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 7 (6.60%) Administrator
4 7 (6.60%) Coordinator
5 6 (5.66%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Consultant
6 5 (4.72%) IT Support
7 4 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.77%) Data Centre Specialist
7 4 (3.77%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
7 4 (3.77%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Security Consultant
7 4 (3.77%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) XML
1 1 (0.94%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.77%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.83%) Replication
5 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.89%) CMDB
5 2 (1.89%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.89%) Handset
5 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.94%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) SCORM
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (49.06%) Windows
2 13 (12.26%) Windows 7
3 11 (10.38%) Linux
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Vista
5 8 (7.55%) CentOS
5 8 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.55%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.66%) Unix
7 5 (4.72%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.83%) Android
8 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.25%) ITIL
2 27 (25.47%) Project Management
3 25 (23.58%) PRINCE2
4 14 (13.21%) Logistics
5 11 (10.38%) Time Management
6 10 (9.43%) Incident Management
6 10 (9.43%) ITIL V2
6 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.49%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 9 (8.49%) Service Management
8 7 (6.60%) Capacity Management
8 7 (6.60%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.66%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.66%) ITSM
10 5 (4.72%) Change Management
10 5 (4.72%) ITIL V3
11 4 (3.77%) Security Testing
11 4 (3.77%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.77%) Service Design
11 4 (3.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.55%) SQL
2 1 (0.94%) C
2 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (49.06%) Security Cleared
2 44 (41.51%) SC Cleared
3 18 (16.98%) DV Cleared
4 11 (10.38%) APMP
4 11 (10.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.77%) CEH
6 4 (3.77%) CREST Certified
6 4 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (3.77%) OSCP
7 3 (2.83%) MCP
8 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) PMO
2 4 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.94%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 23 (21.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.55%) vCloud
3 8 (7.55%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (4.72%) Docker
5 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.77%) vSphere
6 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Puppet
1 5 (4.72%) SCCM
1 5 (4.72%) vRealize
2 4 (3.77%) OVSD
3 3 (2.83%) vMotion
4 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.94%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.94%) SCOM
4 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (65.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.43%) VMware
3 8 (7.55%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.66%) Oracle
5 5 (4.72%) NCR
5 5 (4.72%) Remedy
6 4 (3.77%) HP
7 3 (2.83%) SAP
7 3 (2.83%) Veeam
8 2 (1.89%) Adobe
8 2 (1.89%) Apple
8 2 (1.89%) BMC
8 2 (1.89%) Cisco
8 2 (1.89%) Citrix
8 2 (1.89%) Wyse
9 1 (0.94%) Avaya
9 1 (0.94%) BT
9 1 (0.94%) NetApp
9 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.94%) Sun
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