Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 23 January 2018 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 19 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 117 95 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.94% 7.82% 6.92%
As % of the Applications category 53.42% 60.51% 41.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 46 47
Milton Keynes median daily rate £335 £365 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.22% +46.00% +29.87%
10th Percentile £137 £119 £123
90th Percentile £450 £519 £346
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £358 £250
% change year-on-year -9.09% +43.00% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 17
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% -11.73% +13.29%
10th Percentile £8.50 £8.76 £10.20
90th Percentile £20.00 £18.00 £19.70
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.18
% change year-on-year +28.57% -13.47% +24.46%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 219 157 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.99% 12.92% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 69 124
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £185 £129 £143
90th Percentile £491 £508 £463
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £339 £330 £300
% change year-on-year +2.65% +10.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 21
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.82 £10.80 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.44% -25.52% -3.33%
10th Percentile £8.64 £8.87 £11.00
90th Percentile £19.75 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £11.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year +56.52% -24.24% +16.77%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 92 (78.63%) Microsoft
2 49 (41.88%) Security Cleared
3 45 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 44 (37.61%) Windows
5 39 (33.33%) ITIL
6 32 (27.35%) Active Directory
7 30 (25.64%) Microsoft Excel
8 29 (24.79%) Office 365
9 27 (23.08%) Finance
10 26 (22.22%) VMware
11 24 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (17.09%) ITIL V3
12 20 (17.09%) Service Management
13 19 (16.24%) HP
14 18 (15.38%) DV Cleared
15 16 (13.68%) SharePoint
15 16 (13.68%) SQL
15 16 (13.68%) ITSM
16 15 (12.82%) PRINCE2
16 15 (12.82%) Linux
16 15 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
17 14 (11.97%) Virtual Environments
18 13 (11.11%) SLA
18 13 (11.11%) Change Management
18 13 (11.11%) Migration
19 12 (10.26%) MS Visio
19 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring 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 16 (13.68%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 7 (5.98%) IIS
4 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.71%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (25.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (10.26%) MS Visio
4 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.71%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.71%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.71%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 29 (24.79%) Office 365
2 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) Skype
2 7 (5.98%) iSCSI
3 5 (4.27%) ATM
3 5 (4.27%) Unified Communications
3 5 (4.27%) VPN
4 4 (3.42%) LAN
4 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.56%) WAN
5 3 (2.56%) Wireless
6 2 (1.71%) Firewall
6 2 (1.71%) VoIP
7 1 (0.85%) DWDM
7 1 (0.85%) Frame Relay
7 1 (0.85%) Intranet
7 1 (0.85%) MPLS
7 1 (0.85%) SAN
7 1 (0.85%) SDH
7 1 (0.85%) WLAN
7 1 (0.85%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.71%) OLAP
4 2 (1.71%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.71%) QlikView
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) JMeter
1 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.27%) Banking
3 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Automotive
5 2 (1.71%) German Language
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (27.35%) Analyst
2 12 (10.26%) Service Analyst
2 12 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (6.84%) Business Analyst
4 7 (5.98%) Storage Specialist
5 6 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (4.27%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (4.27%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (4.27%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.27%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.27%) Project Officer
6 5 (4.27%) Release Manager
6 5 (4.27%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.42%) Architect
7 4 (3.42%) AWS Architect
7 4 (3.42%) Change and Release Manager
7 4 (3.42%) Change Manager
7 4 (3.42%) Consultant
7 4 (3.42%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.98%) CMDB
3 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (2.56%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.71%) FMCG
5 2 (1.71%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) EPoS
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) PKI
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.61%) Windows
2 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (12.82%) Linux
4 10 (8.55%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.98%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (4.27%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.71%) Unix
8 1 (0.85%) AIX
8 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.85%) Solaris
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.33%) ITIL
2 20 (17.09%) ITIL V3
2 20 (17.09%) Service Management
3 16 (13.68%) ITSM
4 15 (12.82%) PRINCE2
5 14 (11.97%) Virtual Environments
6 13 (11.11%) Change Management
6 13 (11.11%) Migration
7 11 (9.40%) Project Management
8 10 (8.55%) Logistics
9 9 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (7.69%) CRM
10 7 (5.98%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (5.98%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.98%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.13%) Business Process Analysis
11 6 (5.13%) Time Management
12 5 (4.27%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.68%) SQL
2 4 (3.42%) VBA
3 1 (0.85%) C#
3 1 (0.85%) Java
3 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (41.88%) Security Cleared
2 45 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 18 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.27%) APMP
4 5 (4.27%) ISEB
4 5 (4.27%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.56%) Degree
6 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.71%) HNC
8 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) MCP
8 1 (0.85%) MCSA
8 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) PMO
3 3 (2.56%) GDPR
4 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.71%) P3O
4 2 (1.71%) QA
5 1 (0.85%) BS25999
5 1 (0.85%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 32 (27.35%) Active Directory
2 24 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.98%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.98%) NFS
3 7 (5.98%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) OVSD
1 8 (6.84%) SCOM
2 7 (5.98%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.56%) SCSM
4 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (78.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (22.22%) VMware
3 19 (16.24%) HP
4 11 (9.40%) NetApp
5 8 (6.84%) Oracle
6 6 (5.13%) SAP
7 4 (3.42%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.56%) Adobe
8 3 (2.56%) arcserve
8 3 (2.56%) Citrix
8 3 (2.56%) Symantec
8 3 (2.56%) Veeam
9 2 (1.71%) Apple
9 2 (1.71%) Cognos
9 2 (1.71%) Computacenter
9 2 (1.71%) Remedy
9 2 (1.71%) Teradata
10 1 (0.85%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.85%) Brocade
10 1 (0.85%) MobileIron