Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 12 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 67 109 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.44% 9.88% 6.63%
As % of the Applications category 58.77% 74.15% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 67 62
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £263 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -19.23% -12.28%
10th Percentile £141 £125 £120
90th Percentile £500 £533 £484
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £302 £261 £300
% change year-on-year +15.71% -13.00% -18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 15
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £11.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +20.27% +1.22%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.19 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.50 £18.00 £22.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £14.61 £18.00
% change year-on-year +12.94% -18.83% +30.91%

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 114 147 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 16.06% 13.33% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 87 129
Milton Keynes median daily rate £300 £280 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.79% -8.90%
10th Percentile £163 £161 £166
90th Percentile £508 £493 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £288 £263 £325
% change year-on-year +9.73% -19.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 20
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £10.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +34.62% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.05 £26.65 £20.05
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -22.22% +44.00%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 46 (68.66%) Microsoft
2 31 (46.27%) Windows
3 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
4 20 (29.85%) Windows 10
5 19 (28.36%) ITIL
6 18 (26.87%) Degree
7 16 (23.88%) Project Management
7 16 (23.88%) Unix
8 15 (22.39%) SQL
8 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
9 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
9 14 (20.90%) Service Management
9 14 (20.90%) ITSM
10 13 (19.40%) Linux
11 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (16.42%) Finance
12 11 (16.42%) Change Management
13 10 (14.93%) HTML
13 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (13.43%) Oracle
15 8 (11.94%) Data Quality
15 8 (11.94%) Office 365
15 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
16 7 (10.45%) Statistics
16 7 (10.45%) Mathematics
16 7 (10.45%) Analytics
16 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
16 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
16 7 (10.45%) SAS
16 7 (10.45%) SLA

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 (10.45%) SAS
2 4 (5.97%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (2.99%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) LAN
1 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.46%) WAN
2 3 (4.48%) DHCP
2 3 (4.48%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) BGP
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) Intranet
3 2 (2.99%) MPLS
3 2 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.99%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.99%) VPN
3 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.49%) VLAN
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (4.48%) DB2
3 3 (4.48%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Ant
1 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.48%) JIRA
1 3 (4.48%) Selenium
2 2 (2.99%) JUnit
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Automotive
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Legal
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Multimedia
2 2 (2.99%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Back Office
3 1 (1.49%) Billing
3 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (59.70%) Analyst
2 17 (25.37%) Service Analyst
2 17 (25.37%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Developer
4 10 (14.93%) IT Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Analyst Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Lead Analyst Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Lead Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (4.48%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) CRM Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Logistics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) HTML
2 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.97%) XML
3 3 (4.48%) JSP
3 3 (4.48%) LDAP
3 3 (4.48%) SailPoint
3 3 (4.48%) Servlets
3 3 (4.48%) SOAP
3 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.99%) Electron Framework
4 2 (2.99%) Node.js
5 1 (1.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.48%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.99%) CMDB
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Windows
2 20 (29.85%) Windows 10
3 16 (23.88%) Unix
4 13 (19.40%) Linux
5 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.46%) Android
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) ITIL
2 16 (23.88%) Project Management
3 14 (20.90%) ITSM
3 14 (20.90%) Service Management
4 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (16.42%) Change Management
6 7 (10.45%) Analytics
6 7 (10.45%) Mathematics
6 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.45%) Prototyping
6 7 (10.45%) Statistics
7 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.97%) Break/Fix
8 4 (5.97%) CRM
8 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.97%) Process Improvement
8 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) C
2 5 (7.46%) C#
3 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.48%) BeanShell
4 3 (4.48%) Bourne shell
4 3 (4.48%) Java
4 3 (4.48%) Korn
4 3 (4.48%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) PHP
5 2 (2.99%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.49%) R
6 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
2 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
3 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.96%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.48%) CCNA
6 3 (4.48%) CCNP
6 3 (4.48%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) APMP
7 2 (2.99%) CIPD
7 2 (2.99%) ISEB
7 2 (2.99%) MCSA
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.49%) ECDL
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) Data Quality
2 7 (10.45%) SLA
3 2 (2.99%) PMO
3 2 (2.99%) QA
4 1 (1.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.48%) RACF
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (4.48%) vSphere
3 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
1 3 (4.48%) NetBackup
1 3 (4.48%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.99%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (68.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) VMware
4 5 (7.46%) Citrix
4 5 (7.46%) HP
4 5 (7.46%) SAP
5 4 (5.97%) Adobe
5 4 (5.97%) Ceridian
5 4 (5.97%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.48%) Apple
6 3 (4.48%) BMC
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.99%) Ariba
7 2 (2.99%) Capita
7 2 (2.99%) Dell
7 2 (2.99%) F5
7 2 (2.99%) Infoblox
7 2 (2.99%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.49%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.49%) Remedy