Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 28 20
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 123 115 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.78% 6.46% 7.83%
As % of the Applications category 72.35% 55.02% 57.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 59 60
Milton Keynes median daily rate £257 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.57% +7.69% +41.30%
10th Percentile £183 £157 £112
90th Percentile £455 £450 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £254 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -22.00% - +41.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 12
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.88 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.47% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £9.26 £8.50 £10.85
90th Percentile £18.00 £19.65 £15.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -27.78% +28.57% -1.75%

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 170 209 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.51% 11.75% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 116 88
Milton Keynes median daily rate £270 £351 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +7.25% +9.17%
10th Percentile £191 £214 £120
90th Percentile £483 £498 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £263 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -22.79% +4.62% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 33 19
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.45 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £8.80 £8.56 £9.29
90th Percentile £18.00 £19.50 £15.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.75 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -29.17% +28.57% -

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 12 December 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

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 12 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 93 (75.61%) Microsoft
2 61 (49.59%) Security Cleared
3 55 (44.72%) SC Cleared
4 46 (37.40%) Windows
5 39 (31.71%) ITIL
6 38 (30.89%) Finance
7 36 (29.27%) Active Directory
8 30 (24.39%) Microsoft Excel
9 27 (21.95%) DV Cleared
9 27 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (21.14%) ITIL V3
11 25 (20.33%) SQL
12 24 (19.51%) PRINCE2
12 24 (19.51%) HP
12 24 (19.51%) Service Management
12 24 (19.51%) Windows Server
13 23 (18.70%) SQL Server
14 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (16.26%) Office 365
16 19 (15.45%) MS Exchange
16 19 (15.45%) Remedy
17 18 (14.63%) Project Management
17 18 (14.63%) ITSM
17 18 (14.63%) Oracle
18 17 (13.82%) SLA
19 16 (13.01%) CRM
19 16 (13.01%) Critical Thinking
20 15 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
20 15 (12.20%) OVSD
21 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008

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 19 (15.45%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (8.94%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.07%) IIS
4 5 (4.07%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 30 (24.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.81%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.81%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.26%) Office 365
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) ATM
2 1 (0.81%) LAN
2 1 (0.81%) Network Security
2 1 (0.81%) SAN
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) VPN
2 1 (0.81%) WAN
2 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 38 (30.89%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Retail
3 4 (3.25%) Automotive
4 3 (2.44%) Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (35.77%) Analyst
2 17 (13.82%) Service Analyst
2 17 (13.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (13.01%) Project Officer
4 11 (8.94%) Administrator
5 9 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.69%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.88%) Project Support Officer
8 6 (4.88%) Support Officer
9 5 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.07%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.07%) Junior
9 5 (4.07%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.25%) IT Support
10 4 (3.25%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (3.25%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Support Specialist
11 3 (2.44%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) XML
2 3 (2.44%) HTML
2 3 (2.44%) HTML5
2 3 (2.44%) LDAP
2 3 (2.44%) Node.js
2 3 (2.44%) SOAP
2 3 (2.44%) Web Services
3 2 (1.63%) SailPoint
3 2 (1.63%) XSLT
4 1 (0.81%) Middleware
4 1 (0.81%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.44%) Robotics
4 2 (1.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) CMDB
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (37.40%) Windows
2 24 (19.51%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (8.94%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.13%) Linux
6 7 (5.69%) Unix
6 7 (5.69%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.07%) CentOS
7 5 (4.07%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.81%) AIX
9 1 (0.81%) Android
9 1 (0.81%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.71%) ITIL
2 27 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (21.14%) ITIL V3
4 24 (19.51%) PRINCE2
4 24 (19.51%) Service Management
5 18 (14.63%) ITSM
5 18 (14.63%) Project Management
6 16 (13.01%) Critical Thinking
6 16 (13.01%) CRM
7 9 (7.32%) Problem Management
8 8 (6.50%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.50%) Ticket Management
9 7 (5.69%) Change Control
9 7 (5.69%) Change Management
9 7 (5.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.88%) Time Management
10 6 (4.88%) Trend Analysis
10 6 (4.88%) Validation
10 6 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.33%) SQL
2 8 (6.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.44%) Java
3 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.44%) PHP
3 3 (2.44%) Python
4 2 (1.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 61 (49.59%) Security Cleared
2 55 (44.72%) SC Cleared
3 27 (21.95%) DV Cleared
4 11 (8.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (4.07%) MCSA
5 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.44%) APMP
6 3 (2.44%) ISEB
6 3 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.44%) MCP
6 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.63%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.81%) CCNA
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) SLA
2 5 (4.07%) QA
3 4 (3.25%) PMO
4 1 (0.81%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.50%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) OVSD
2 9 (7.32%) SCCM
3 5 (4.07%) Nagios
3 5 (4.07%) WSUS
4 3 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.44%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.63%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.81%) Ansible
6 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 93 (75.61%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.51%) HP
3 19 (15.45%) Remedy
4 18 (14.63%) Oracle
5 8 (6.50%) Citrix
6 7 (5.69%) VMware
6 7 (5.69%) webMethods
7 6 (4.88%) McAfee
7 6 (4.88%) SAP
8 5 (4.07%) Computacenter
9 4 (3.25%) NetApp
10 3 (2.44%) BMC
10 3 (2.44%) Lumension
11 2 (1.63%) Cisco
11 2 (1.63%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.63%) Unisys
12 1 (0.81%) Adobe
12 1 (0.81%) Apple
12 1 (0.81%) EMC
12 1 (0.81%) IBM