Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 31 22
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 127 109 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.18% 6.47% 7.58%
As % of the Applications category 68.28% 59.56% 60.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 57 58
Milton Keynes median daily rate £250 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £200 £143 £110
90th Percentile £389 £450 £505
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £250 £315 £328
% change year-on-year -20.63% -3.82% +42.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 15
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.11% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £8.87 £8.50 £11.90
90th Percentile £13.05 £19.50 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +20.00% +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 186 183 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.44% 10.85% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 92 88
Milton Keynes median daily rate £263 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £200 £158 £118
90th Percentile £443 £474 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £263 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -19.23% - +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 36 20
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £10.75 £14.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.16% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £8.81 £8.50 £9.30
90th Percentile £17.16 £19.50 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.00 £18.00 £14.35
% change year-on-year -38.89% +25.44% +2.50%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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.

1 100 (78.74%) Microsoft
2 68 (53.54%) Security Cleared
3 59 (46.46%) SC Cleared
4 50 (39.37%) ITIL
5 49 (38.58%) Windows
6 34 (26.77%) Active Directory
7 33 (25.98%) ITIL V3
8 32 (25.20%) DV Cleared
9 31 (24.41%) Finance
10 30 (23.62%) Microsoft Excel
11 29 (22.83%) Service Management
12 28 (22.05%) HP
13 24 (18.90%) Office 365
13 24 (18.90%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (17.32%) Windows Server
14 22 (17.32%) PRINCE2
15 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
15 19 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (14.17%) ITSM
17 17 (13.39%) SQL
17 17 (13.39%) MS Exchange
17 17 (13.39%) Windows 7
17 17 (13.39%) Critical Thinking
18 16 (12.60%) Oracle
19 15 (11.81%) OVSD
19 15 (11.81%) Change Management
19 15 (11.81%) CRM
19 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2008
20 14 (11.02%) SCCM
20 14 (11.02%) Citrix

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 17 (13.39%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (8.66%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.94%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.57%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 30 (23.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (4.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.90%) Office 365
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) Firewall
2 3 (2.36%) VPN
3 2 (1.57%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.79%) ATM
4 1 (0.79%) BGP
4 1 (0.79%) LAN
4 1 (0.79%) MPLS
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.79%) SAN
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) JIRA
1 1 (0.79%) LSMW
General
1 31 (24.41%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Automotive
2 3 (2.36%) Retail
3 2 (1.57%) Banking
3 2 (1.57%) Billing
4 1 (0.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (37.80%) Analyst
2 16 (12.60%) Service Analyst
2 16 (12.60%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (11.02%) Project Officer
4 13 (10.24%) Desktop Support
5 12 (9.45%) Administrator
6 9 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.51%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.72%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Project Support Officer
9 5 (3.94%) Release Manager
9 5 (3.94%) Support Officer
10 4 (3.15%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (3.15%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.15%) Change Manager
10 4 (3.15%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (3.15%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) EDI
1 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.66%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.15%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.79%) EPoS
5 1 (0.79%) iPad
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (38.58%) Windows
2 22 (17.32%) Windows Server
3 17 (13.39%) Windows 7
4 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.66%) Linux
6 7 (5.51%) Unix
7 5 (3.94%) CentOS
7 5 (3.94%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.15%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.57%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.79%) AIX
10 1 (0.79%) Solaris
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.37%) ITIL
2 33 (25.98%) ITIL V3
3 29 (22.83%) Service Management
4 24 (18.90%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (17.32%) PRINCE2
6 18 (14.17%) ITSM
7 17 (13.39%) Critical Thinking
8 15 (11.81%) Change Management
8 15 (11.81%) CRM
9 12 (9.45%) Project Management
10 8 (6.30%) Problem Management
10 8 (6.30%) Ticket Management
10 8 (6.30%) Time Management
11 7 (5.51%) Capacity Management
11 7 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (5.51%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (4.72%) Change Control
12 6 (4.72%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.72%) Validation
13 5 (3.94%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.39%) SQL
2 5 (3.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (53.54%) Security Cleared
2 59 (46.46%) SC Cleared
3 32 (25.20%) DV Cleared
4 12 (9.45%) MCSA
4 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (3.94%) ISEB
7 3 (2.36%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (2.36%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.57%) APMP
8 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.57%) MCP
8 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.79%) CCNP
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) QA
1 12 (9.45%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) PMO
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 34 (26.77%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.24%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.94%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.36%) vSphere
6 2 (1.57%) NFS
7 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 15 (11.81%) OVSD
2 14 (11.02%) SCCM
3 11 (8.66%) WSUS
4 5 (3.94%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.94%) Nagios
5 3 (2.36%) HP ALM
5 3 (2.36%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.36%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.57%) SCSM
7 1 (0.79%) Ansible
7 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.79%) Puppet
7 1 (0.79%) SCOM
7 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 100 (78.74%) Microsoft
2 28 (22.05%) HP
3 16 (12.60%) Oracle
4 14 (11.02%) Citrix
4 14 (11.02%) Remedy
5 13 (10.24%) McAfee
6 11 (8.66%) VMware
7 6 (4.72%) NetApp
7 6 (4.72%) webMethods
8 4 (3.15%) Computacenter
8 4 (3.15%) SAP
9 3 (2.36%) BMC
9 3 (2.36%) Lumension
10 2 (1.57%) arcserve
10 2 (1.57%) Cisco
10 2 (1.57%) Symantec
10 2 (1.57%) Veeam
11 1 (0.79%) Brocade
11 1 (0.79%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.79%) Riverbed