Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 14 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 66 103 110
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.82% 9.94% 6.95%
As % of the Applications category 61.68% 73.05% 50.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 61 65
Median daily rate £375 £260 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.23% -19.13% -13.34%
10th Percentile £172 £110 £149
90th Percentile £500 £488 £492
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £304 £240 £300
% change year-on-year +26.67% -20.00% -18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.61 £11.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.94% +25.52% +9.81%
10th Percentile £13.72 £12.91 £9.00
90th Percentile £22.76 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% +56.52%

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 107 141 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.92% 13.61% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 78 131
Median daily rate £300 £283 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.01% -11.98% -13.11%
10th Percentile £193 £151 £189
90th Percentile £524 £488 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £263 £318
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.32% -9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £10.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +29.63% +1.89%
10th Percentile £10.16 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £22.76 £26.65 £18.90
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -18.92% +65.92%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 44 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (40.91%) Windows
3 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 18 (27.27%) SQL
4 18 (27.27%) Project Management
5 17 (25.76%) Degree
5 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
6 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
7 15 (22.73%) Windows 10
7 15 (22.73%) ITIL
8 13 (19.70%) Unix
9 12 (18.18%) Linux
10 11 (16.67%) HTML
10 11 (16.67%) Finance
11 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (15.15%) XML
11 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (13.64%) Web Services
12 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
12 9 (13.64%) Oracle
12 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 9 (13.64%) Service Management
13 8 (12.12%) ITSM
13 8 (12.12%) Statistics
13 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (12.12%) Data Quality
14 7 (10.61%) Analytics
14 7 (10.61%) Migration
14 7 (10.61%) Mathematics
14 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2

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 7 (10.61%) SAS
2 4 (6.06%) IIS
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (3.03%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) BGP
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) Intranet
2 2 (3.03%) LAN
2 2 (3.03%) MPLS
2 2 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
2 2 (3.03%) WAN
2 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) DB2
2 5 (7.58%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (7.58%) MySQL
2 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Ant
1 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
1 5 (7.58%) Selenium
2 4 (6.06%) JUnit
2 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Automotive
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Billing
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Service Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) IT Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Lead Analyst Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Lead Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (4.55%) Network Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) HTML
2 10 (15.15%) XML
3 9 (13.64%) Web Services
4 5 (7.58%) JSP
4 5 (7.58%) LDAP
4 5 (7.58%) SailPoint
4 5 (7.58%) Servlets
4 5 (7.58%) SOAP
5 4 (6.06%) .NET
5 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.06%) CSS
5 4 (6.06%) Electron Framework
5 4 (6.06%) Entity Framework
5 4 (6.06%) LINQ
5 4 (6.06%) Node.js
5 4 (6.06%) XSL
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (7.58%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.52%) CESG
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Windows
2 15 (22.73%) Windows 10
3 13 (19.70%) Unix
4 12 (18.18%) Linux
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Vista
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.52%) Android
8 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Project Management
2 15 (22.73%) ITIL
3 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.64%) Service Management
5 8 (12.12%) ITSM
5 8 (12.12%) Statistics
6 7 (10.61%) Analytics
6 7 (10.61%) Mathematics
6 7 (10.61%) Migration
6 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (10.61%) Prototyping
7 6 (9.09%) Change Management
7 6 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.58%) DevOps
8 5 (7.58%) Process Improvement
8 5 (7.58%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.09%) C
4 5 (7.58%) BeanShell
4 5 (7.58%) Bourne shell
4 5 (7.58%) Java
4 5 (7.58%) Korn
4 5 (7.58%) Perl
4 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.06%) C#
5 4 (6.06%) PHP
5 4 (6.06%) Python
5 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.52%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
1 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
2 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) MCAD
5 4 (6.06%) MCITP
5 4 (6.06%) MCPD
6 3 (4.55%) CCNA
6 3 (4.55%) CCNP
7 2 (3.03%) APMP
7 2 (3.03%) CIPD
7 2 (3.03%) ISEB
7 2 (3.03%) MCSA
7 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) Data Quality
2 6 (9.09%) SLA
3 2 (3.03%) GDPR
3 2 (3.03%) PMO
3 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) RACF
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.58%) SAP
4 4 (6.06%) HP
4 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.55%) Adobe
6 2 (3.03%) Ariba
6 2 (3.03%) BMC
6 2 (3.03%) Capita
6 2 (3.03%) Ceridian
6 2 (3.03%) Computacenter
6 2 (3.03%) F5
6 2 (3.03%) Infoblox
6 2 (3.03%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.52%) Apple
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix
7 1 (1.52%) Dell
7 1 (1.52%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds