Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 26 19
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 107 109 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 10.30% 6.89% 7.44%
As % of the Applications category 74.31% 51.66% 61.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 64 51
Milton Keynes median daily rate £263 £321 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.16% -17.98% +30.35%
10th Percentile £115 £148 £145
90th Percentile £485 £476 £563
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £260 £300 £371
% change year-on-year -13.33% -19.14% +23.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 20
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.61 £11.22 £10.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.21% +3.89% -32.50%
10th Percentile £12.82 £8.81 £8.77
90th Percentile £18.00 £24.30 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -16.92%

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 144 211 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.86% 13.35% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 129 81
Milton Keynes median daily rate £285 £325 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.15% -12.40% +10.75%
10th Percentile £158 £188 £200
90th Percentile £488 £500 £511
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £275 £320 £353
% change year-on-year -14.06% -9.22% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 16 25
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.31 £10.40 £10.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.55% -3.70% -22.86%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.89 £8.87
90th Percentile £26.65 £21.50 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +56.52% -24.59%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 70 (65.42%) Microsoft
2 50 (46.73%) Windows
3 40 (37.38%) ITIL
4 39 (36.45%) Security Cleared
5 38 (35.51%) SC Cleared
6 36 (33.64%) Active Directory
7 29 (27.10%) Finance
8 26 (24.30%) SQL
9 23 (21.50%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (20.56%) Windows Server
11 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
11 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Excel
11 21 (19.63%) SLA
11 21 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (18.69%) MS Exchange
12 20 (18.69%) Self-Motivation
13 19 (17.76%) Service Management
14 18 (16.82%) DV Cleared
15 17 (15.89%) Office 365
16 15 (14.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 15 (14.02%) ITIL V3
16 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2003
17 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2007
17 14 (13.08%) Service Delivery
17 14 (13.08%) PRINCE2
17 14 (13.08%) SAP
17 14 (13.08%) HP

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 20 (18.69%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.67%) IIS
5 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.87%) Confluence
7 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.87%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.93%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.93%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.89%) Office 365
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Wireless
2 3 (2.80%) DNS
2 3 (2.80%) Firewall
2 3 (2.80%) LAN
2 3 (2.80%) WAN
3 2 (1.87%) DHCP
3 2 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.93%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) VLAN
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
4 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.80%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) Essbase
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (27.10%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Retail
3 5 (4.67%) Automotive
4 3 (2.80%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
6 1 (0.93%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (42.99%) Analyst
2 22 (20.56%) Service Analyst
2 22 (20.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (13.08%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.48%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (7.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.48%) Project Officer
5 5 (4.67%) Administrator
5 5 (4.67%) Business Manager
5 5 (4.67%) Coordinator
6 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (3.74%) Change Manager
6 4 (3.74%) Support Engineer
7 3 (2.80%) Applications Support
7 3 (2.80%) Business Change Manager
7 3 (2.80%) Incident Manager
7 3 (2.80%) Junior
7 3 (2.80%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (2.80%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) XML
2 3 (2.80%) HTML
2 3 (2.80%) HTML5
2 3 (2.80%) LDAP
2 3 (2.80%) Node.js
2 3 (2.80%) SOAP
2 3 (2.80%) Web Services
3 2 (1.87%) SailPoint
3 2 (1.87%) XSLT
4 1 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (18.69%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.61%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.80%) Robotics
6 2 (1.87%) CMDB
7 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 50 (46.73%) Windows
2 22 (20.56%) Windows Server
3 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.28%) Windows 10
5 6 (5.61%) Android
6 5 (4.67%) Unix
7 4 (3.74%) Linux
7 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.38%) ITIL
2 23 (21.50%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (17.76%) Service Management
4 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.02%) ITIL V3
5 14 (13.08%) PRINCE2
5 14 (13.08%) Project Management
5 14 (13.08%) Service Delivery
6 10 (9.35%) CRM
6 10 (9.35%) Incident Management
6 10 (9.35%) ITSM
7 9 (8.41%) Trend Analysis
8 8 (7.48%) Critical Thinking
8 8 (7.48%) Customer-Centricity
9 7 (6.54%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.54%) Problem Management
10 6 (5.61%) ERP
10 6 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (4.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.30%) SQL
2 3 (2.80%) Java
2 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.80%) PHP
2 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.80%) Python
3 2 (1.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (36.45%) Security Cleared
2 38 (35.51%) SC Cleared
3 18 (16.82%) DV Cleared
4 15 (14.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.74%) MCP
5 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.80%) APMP
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.80%) ISEB
7 2 (1.87%) ACCA
7 2 (1.87%) CCNA
7 2 (1.87%) CIMA
7 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CCA
8 1 (0.93%) CCNP
8 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) GDPR
2 2 (1.87%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.93%) BS25999
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (33.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) vSphere
3 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) OVSD
2 6 (5.61%) SCCM
3 4 (3.74%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.74%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.74%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.87%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.93%) Control-M
Vendors
1 70 (65.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.08%) HP
2 14 (13.08%) SAP
3 10 (9.35%) Oracle
4 9 (8.41%) Remedy
5 7 (6.54%) webMethods
6 5 (4.67%) VMware
7 4 (3.74%) BMC
7 4 (3.74%) Unisys
8 3 (2.80%) Lumension
9 2 (1.87%) CA
9 2 (1.87%) Cisco
9 2 (1.87%) Computacenter
9 2 (1.87%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.87%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.87%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.93%) IBM
10 1 (0.93%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.93%) IronPort
10 1 (0.93%) Red Hat