Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 36 22
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 133 88 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.70% 5.74% 7.98%
As % of the Applications category 60.73% 59.86% 54.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 49 60
Milton Keynes median daily rate £250 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +16.36% +43.98%
10th Percentile £175 £237 £110
90th Percentile £365 £517 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £245 £400 £346
% change year-on-year -38.75% +15.52% +38.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 12
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +24.14% +3.57%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £10.65
90th Percentile £13.00 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.15 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -29.57% +15.00% +7.14%

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 219 147 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.32% 9.58% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 72 117
Milton Keynes median daily rate £270 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +14.29% +22.81%
10th Percentile £185 £216 £120
90th Percentile £450 £510 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £270 £350 £371
% change year-on-year -22.86% -5.66% +26.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 16
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.25 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -10.71% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.78 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.75 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.15 £16.50 £14.18
% change year-on-year -26.36% +16.40% +1.25%

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 19 July 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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 102 (76.69%) Microsoft
2 59 (44.36%) Security Cleared
3 52 (39.10%) SC Cleared
4 47 (35.34%) Windows
5 37 (27.82%) Active Directory
6 36 (27.07%) ITIL
7 35 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
8 28 (21.05%) Finance
8 28 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (19.55%) Office 365
10 23 (17.29%) DV Cleared
10 23 (17.29%) PRINCE2
10 23 (17.29%) HP
11 19 (14.29%) Service Management
12 18 (13.53%) Change Management
12 18 (13.53%) ITIL V3
12 18 (13.53%) SCCM
13 17 (12.78%) Project Management
14 16 (12.03%) SLA
14 16 (12.03%) Oracle
14 16 (12.03%) Windows 7
14 16 (12.03%) Windows Server
15 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
15 15 (11.28%) Citrix
16 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
16 14 (10.53%) MS Visio
17 13 (9.77%) MCSA
17 13 (9.77%) Remedy
18 12 (9.02%) McAfee

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 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.51%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.50%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 12 (9.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.50%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.75%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.75%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) Firewall
1 8 (6.02%) VPN
2 5 (3.76%) LAN
3 4 (3.01%) Internet
3 4 (3.01%) WAN
4 2 (1.50%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.50%) MPLS
5 1 (0.75%) ATM
5 1 (0.75%) BGP
5 1 (0.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.50%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) LSMW
2 1 (0.75%) MonoDevelop
General
1 28 (21.05%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (2.26%) Games
3 3 (2.26%) Retail
4 2 (1.50%) Billing
4 2 (1.50%) Law
4 2 (1.50%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (29.32%) Analyst
2 23 (17.29%) Desktop Support
3 12 (9.02%) Project Officer
4 11 (8.27%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (7.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Desktop Analyst
6 9 (6.77%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) Administrator
7 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 7 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Support Officer
7 7 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Project Support Officer
9 5 (3.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Release Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Change Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (1.50%) CSS
2 2 (1.50%) HTML
2 2 (1.50%) HTML5
2 2 (1.50%) jQuery
2 2 (1.50%) JSON
3 1 (0.75%) EDI
3 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.51%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.01%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.75%) Animation
6 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.75%) EPoS
6 1 (0.75%) iPad
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.75%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (35.34%) Windows
2 16 (12.03%) Windows 7
2 16 (12.03%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.27%) Windows 10
4 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.26%) Linux
5 7 (5.26%) Unix
6 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.50%) Android
7 2 (1.50%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.75%) Solaris
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.07%) ITIL
2 23 (17.29%) PRINCE2
3 19 (14.29%) Service Management
4 18 (13.53%) Change Management
4 18 (13.53%) ITIL V3
5 17 (12.78%) Project Management
6 12 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.27%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (7.52%) Software Testing
9 9 (6.77%) Business Continuity
9 9 (6.77%) CRM
9 9 (6.77%) Scenario Testing
9 9 (6.77%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.02%) Problem Management
11 7 (5.26%) Change Control
11 7 (5.26%) ITSM
11 7 (5.26%) Time Management
12 6 (4.51%) Migration
12 6 (4.51%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.51%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.27%) SQL
2 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.50%) C#
3 2 (1.50%) C++
3 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.50%) PHP
4 1 (0.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 59 (44.36%) Security Cleared
2 52 (39.10%) SC Cleared
3 23 (17.29%) DV Cleared
4 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (9.77%) MCSA
6 12 (9.02%) ISTQB
7 10 (7.52%) ISEB
7 10 (7.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (4.51%) MCSE
9 4 (3.01%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.50%) Degree
10 2 (1.50%) MCP
11 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.75%) CCNA
11 1 (0.75%) CCNP
11 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) SLA
2 12 (9.02%) QA
3 8 (6.02%) PMO
4 3 (2.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (27.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.51%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.50%) NFS
4 2 (1.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (13.53%) SCCM
2 7 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.26%) OVSD
3 6 (4.51%) WSUS
4 4 (3.01%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.01%) HP ALM
5 2 (1.50%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.50%) SCSM
5 2 (1.50%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.75%) SCOM
6 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 102 (76.69%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.29%) HP
3 16 (12.03%) Oracle
4 15 (11.28%) Citrix
5 13 (9.77%) Remedy
6 12 (9.02%) McAfee
7 10 (7.52%) VMware
8 7 (5.26%) Cisco
8 7 (5.26%) NetApp
9 5 (3.76%) Adobe
9 5 (3.76%) Computacenter
10 4 (3.01%) BMC
11 3 (2.26%) Lumension
11 3 (2.26%) Sage
11 3 (2.26%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.50%) Apple
12 2 (1.50%) arcserve
12 2 (1.50%) Capita
12 2 (1.50%) Symantec
12 2 (1.50%) Veeam