Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 25 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 116 93 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.25% 6.76% 7.69%
As % of the Applications category 53.21% 60.78% 47.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 47 53
Milton Keynes median daily rate £300 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +29.03% +15.03%
10th Percentile £139 £141 £120
90th Percentile £491 £538 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £255 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -36.25% +23.08% +12.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 12
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.00 £10.80 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.85% -24.21% -5.00%
10th Percentile £8.87 £8.77 £11.00
90th Percentile £18.90 £18.00 £17.77
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -12.00% -13.79% +3.57%

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 218 153 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.62% 11.13% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 74 127
Milton Keynes median daily rate £315 £383 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.76% +12.65% +18.26%
10th Percentile £185 £170 £145
90th Percentile £500 £538 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +19.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 16
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £10.80 £10.80 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £8.96 £8.85 £11.00
90th Percentile £18.30 £18.00 £17.77
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.57 £11.15 £13.75
% change year-on-year +3.77% -18.91% +11.34%

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 April 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 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 88 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 47 (40.52%) Security Cleared
3 44 (37.93%) SC Cleared
4 41 (35.34%) Windows
5 31 (26.72%) ITIL
5 31 (26.72%) Microsoft Excel
6 25 (21.55%) Finance
6 25 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (17.24%) Active Directory
8 19 (16.38%) MS Visio
9 18 (15.52%) PRINCE2
9 18 (15.52%) Project Management
10 17 (14.66%) Service Management
10 17 (14.66%) Office 365
11 16 (13.79%) DV Cleared
11 16 (13.79%) Change Management
12 14 (12.07%) HP
12 14 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (11.21%) SLA
13 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Project
13 13 (11.21%) VMware
13 13 (11.21%) ITIL V3
13 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (11.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 12 (10.34%) Linux
14 12 (10.34%) NetApp
14 12 (10.34%) Windows 10
15 11 (9.48%) Oracle
15 11 (9.48%) SQL
15 11 (9.48%) SCCM

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 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.59%) SAS
4 1 (0.86%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (26.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (16.38%) MS Visio
3 13 (11.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.72%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.86%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.86%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.66%) Office 365
2 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) iSCSI
2 6 (5.17%) Firewall
2 6 (5.17%) LAN
2 6 (5.17%) VPN
2 6 (5.17%) WAN
3 4 (3.45%) ATM
3 4 (3.45%) Internet
3 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.59%) Skype
4 3 (2.59%) Wireless
5 1 (0.86%) MPLS
5 1 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) MySQL
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.72%) PowerPivot
2 2 (1.72%) QlikView
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.86%) MonoDevelop
General
1 25 (21.55%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Banking
3 6 (5.17%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Games
5 2 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
6 1 (0.86%) Automotive
6 1 (0.86%) Billing
6 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (27.59%) Analyst
2 13 (11.21%) Desktop Support
3 9 (7.76%) Business Analyst
4 8 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) Project Officer
5 7 (6.03%) Service Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Storage Specialist
6 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.31%) Release Manager
7 5 (4.31%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.45%) Change and Release Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Change Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Support Officer
8 4 (3.45%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (1.72%) CSS
2 2 (1.72%) HTML
2 2 (1.72%) HTML5
2 2 (1.72%) jQuery
2 2 (1.72%) JSON
3 1 (0.86%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.17%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.31%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.72%) FMCG
8 1 (0.86%) Animation
8 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.86%) iPad
8 1 (0.86%) iPhone
8 1 (0.86%) PKI
8 1 (0.86%) User Experience
8 1 (0.86%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.34%) Windows
2 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (10.34%) Linux
3 12 (10.34%) Windows 10
4 11 (9.48%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.03%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (6.03%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.59%) Unix
9 2 (1.72%) Android
9 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.86%) AIX
10 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.72%) ITIL
2 18 (15.52%) PRINCE2
2 18 (15.52%) Project Management
3 17 (14.66%) Service Management
4 16 (13.79%) Change Management
5 14 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (11.21%) ITIL V3
7 10 (8.62%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.90%) ITSM
9 8 (6.90%) Logistics
10 7 (6.03%) Business Process Analysis
10 7 (6.03%) CRM
10 7 (6.03%) Migration
10 7 (6.03%) Problem Management
10 7 (6.03%) Software Testing
11 6 (5.17%) Scenario Testing
11 6 (5.17%) Test Strategy
11 6 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.48%) SQL
2 3 (2.59%) C#
3 2 (1.72%) C++
3 2 (1.72%) Java
3 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.72%) PHP
3 2 (1.72%) VBA
4 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (40.52%) Security Cleared
2 44 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.76%) ISTQB
6 7 (6.03%) ISEB
6 7 (6.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (5.17%) MCSA
7 6 (5.17%) MCSE
8 4 (3.45%) Degree
9 3 (2.59%) APMP
9 3 (2.59%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.72%) MCP
10 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.86%) CCNA
11 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.86%) HNC
11 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.21%) SLA
2 6 (5.17%) PMO
3 5 (4.31%) QA
4 4 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.03%) NFS
3 7 (6.03%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.86%) vSphere
5 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) SCCM
2 8 (6.90%) SCOM
3 7 (6.03%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.45%) OVSD
5 3 (2.59%) SCSM
6 1 (0.86%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 88 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.07%) HP
3 13 (11.21%) VMware
4 12 (10.34%) NetApp
5 11 (9.48%) Oracle
6 7 (6.03%) Citrix
6 7 (6.03%) Remedy
7 6 (5.17%) Adobe
7 6 (5.17%) Cisco
7 6 (5.17%) McAfee
8 3 (2.59%) arcserve
8 3 (2.59%) BMC
8 3 (2.59%) Sage
8 3 (2.59%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.59%) Symantec
8 3 (2.59%) Veeam
9 2 (1.72%) Apple
9 2 (1.72%) Capita
9 2 (1.72%) IBM
9 2 (1.72%) Teradata