Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 16 28
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 84 138 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 6.37% 8.27% 6.24%
As % of the Applications category 53.85% 67.32% 49.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 73 75
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £288 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -23.08% -
10th Percentile £133 £184 £124
90th Percentile £441 £470 £450
South East median daily rate £288 £275 £275
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 33
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -27.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £13.75 £9.90 £8.56
90th Percentile £17.25 £18.45 £27.96
South East median hourly rate £16.81 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.05% - -

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 156 205 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.83% 12.28% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 110 148
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £284 £263 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.16% -22.51% +4.23%
10th Percentile £136 £185 £141
90th Percentile £445 £476 £490
South East median daily rate £338 £374 £350
% change year-on-year -9.76% +7.01% +7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 48
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -29.17% +28.57%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.85 £8.79
90th Percentile £23.99 £18.68 £28.81
South East median hourly rate £18.90 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -3.23% +3.33%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 62 £300 +18.34% 19
High Wycombe 0 7 £145 -38.95% 11
Bletchley -1 2 - - 1
Marlow +4 1 £225 +18.42%
Aylesbury - 1 - - 1
Buckingham - 1 £274 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 61 (72.62%) Microsoft
2 44 (52.38%) Windows
3 36 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 25 (29.76%) Windows 10
5 24 (28.57%) ITIL
6 17 (20.24%) Degree
7 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
7 15 (17.86%) Office 365
7 15 (17.86%) ITSM
7 15 (17.86%) Unix
8 14 (16.67%) Linux
9 13 (15.48%) SQL
10 12 (14.29%) Service Management
10 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 12 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (13.10%) SCCM
11 11 (13.10%) Project Management
12 10 (11.90%) Finance
12 10 (11.90%) VMware
12 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (11.90%) Citrix
12 10 (11.90%) Android
13 9 (10.71%) Analytics
13 9 (10.71%) SLA
13 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
13 9 (10.71%) Change Management
13 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (9.52%) HTML
14 8 (9.52%) SAP

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (8.33%) SAS
2 4 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (2.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.19%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.86%) Office 365
2 6 (7.14%) Azure
3 4 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.19%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (7.14%) DHCP
3 6 (7.14%) DNS
3 6 (7.14%) VPN
4 4 (4.76%) LAN
4 4 (4.76%) WAN
5 3 (3.57%) VoIP
5 3 (3.57%) Wireless
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.38%) Intranet
6 2 (2.38%) Skype
6 2 (2.38%) WebEx
6 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.19%) ATM
7 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Firebug
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
1 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Public Sector
2 3 (3.57%) Retail
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Automotive
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Billing
4 1 (1.19%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (44.05%) Analyst
2 17 (20.24%) Service Analyst
2 17 (20.24%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) Developer
4 8 (9.52%) IT Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Lead Analyst Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.76%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.57%) Deskside Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Desktop Support Technician
8 2 (2.38%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) HTML
2 5 (5.95%) .NET
3 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (1.19%) CSS3
5 1 (1.19%) HTML5
5 1 (1.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.57%) CMDB
5 3 (3.57%) iPad
6 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.19%) Replication
7 1 (1.19%) Robotics
7 1 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.19%) Tandem
7 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (52.38%) Windows
2 25 (29.76%) Windows 10
3 15 (17.86%) Unix
4 14 (16.67%) Linux
5 12 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 10 (11.90%) Android
7 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.95%) Mac OS
8 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.95%) Windows Vista
8 5 (5.95%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) ITIL
2 15 (17.86%) ITSM
3 12 (14.29%) Service Management
4 11 (13.10%) Project Management
5 9 (10.71%) Analytics
5 9 (10.71%) Change Management
5 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 7 (8.33%) Process Improvement
7 7 (8.33%) Prototyping
7 7 (8.33%) Statistics
8 6 (7.14%) Break/Fix
8 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.95%) CRM
10 4 (4.76%) Migration
10 4 (4.76%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.76%) Validation
10 4 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) C#
3 4 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.19%) C
6 1 (1.19%) PHP
6 1 (1.19%) R
6 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Degree
2 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.14%) CCNA
4 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.95%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.76%) MCSA
7 2 (2.38%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.38%) MCSE
8 1 (1.19%) ACMT
8 1 (1.19%) CCNP
8 1 (1.19%) CIMA
8 1 (1.19%) CIPD
8 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.19%) HNC
8 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) SLA
2 8 (9.52%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.38%) PMO
3 2 (2.38%) QA
4 1 (1.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) vCloud
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) SCOM
3 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.38%) Control-M
3 2 (2.38%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.19%) DameWare
4 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.19%) vMotion
Vendors
1 61 (72.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Citrix
2 10 (11.90%) VMware
3 8 (9.52%) SAP
4 7 (8.33%) Apple
4 7 (8.33%) HP
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle
5 6 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 5 (5.95%) Remedy
7 4 (4.76%) Adobe
7 4 (4.76%) Bomgar
7 4 (4.76%) Ceridian
8 2 (2.38%) Ariba
8 2 (2.38%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (2.38%) BMC
8 2 (2.38%) Cisco
8 2 (2.38%) Dell
8 2 (2.38%) Fujitsu
8 2 (2.38%) IBM
8 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com