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 3 months to 26 April 2017 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 19 9
Rank change year-on-year -13 -10  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 41 62 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.43% 8.08% 12.30%
As % of the Applications category 63.08% 48.06% 59.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 47
Median daily rate £411 £450 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.66% +52.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £114 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £290 £290
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.03
% change year-on-year - +15.14%  

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 65 129 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 8.61% 16.82% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 68 90
Median daily rate £407 £425 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +46.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.74%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 62 (68.13%) Microsoft
2 53 (58.24%) Security Cleared
3 47 (51.65%) SC Cleared
4 39 (42.86%) Windows
5 29 (31.87%) Project Management
6 26 (28.57%) Finance
7 25 (27.47%) Active Directory
8 22 (24.18%) ITIL
9 19 (20.88%) PRINCE2
10 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Project
10 17 (18.68%) DV Cleared
11 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (14.29%) MS Visio
12 13 (14.29%) Logistics
13 12 (13.19%) Windows 7
14 11 (12.09%) Windows Vista
14 11 (12.09%) Time Management
14 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (10.99%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (10.99%) Public Cloud
15 10 (10.99%) Windows 10
16 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
17 8 (8.79%) Windows XP
17 8 (8.79%) Service Management
17 8 (8.79%) ITSM
17 8 (8.79%) Incident Management
17 8 (8.79%) Office 365
18 7 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
18 7 (7.69%) Programme Management

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 (9.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 7 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.20%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) IaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (7.69%) ATM
2 7 (7.69%) LAN
2 7 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (2.20%) Internet
3 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Electronics
2 3 (3.30%) Legal
2 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.30%) Marketing
2 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.20%) German Language
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Finnish Language
4 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Analyst
2 14 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 13 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 13 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (12.09%) IT Manager
5 8 (8.79%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Administrator
6 7 (7.69%) Coordinator
6 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 7 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.59%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) IT Support
8 5 (5.49%) Linux Specialist
8 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Supplier Manager
9 4 (4.40%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.40%) Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.20%) CMDB
4 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.20%) Handset
5 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.10%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Replication
5 1 (1.10%) SCORM
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (42.86%) Windows
2 12 (13.19%) Windows 7
3 11 (12.09%) Windows Vista
4 10 (10.99%) Windows 10
5 8 (8.79%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.59%) Linux
7 5 (5.49%) CentOS
7 5 (5.49%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.40%) Unix
9 1 (1.10%) Android
9 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Project Management
2 22 (24.18%) ITIL
3 19 (20.88%) PRINCE2
4 13 (14.29%) Logistics
5 11 (12.09%) Time Management
6 8 (8.79%) Incident Management
6 8 (8.79%) ITSM
6 8 (8.79%) Service Management
7 7 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.59%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 6 (6.59%) High Availability
8 6 (6.59%) ITIL V3
9 5 (5.49%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.49%) Change Control
9 5 (5.49%) Change Management
9 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.49%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.49%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (58.24%) Security Cleared
2 47 (51.65%) SC Cleared
3 17 (18.68%) DV Cleared
4 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.30%) APMP
6 3 (3.30%) CEH
6 3 (3.30%) CREST Certified
6 3 (3.30%) MCP
6 3 (3.30%) OSCP
7 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) PMO
2 3 (3.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO22301
System Software
1 25 (27.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) vSphere
4 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) OVSD
2 3 (3.30%) Nagios
3 2 (2.20%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.10%) Puppet
4 1 (1.10%) SCOM
4 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.10%) vMotion
Vendors
1 62 (68.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) HP
3 5 (5.49%) NCR
3 5 (5.49%) SAP
3 5 (5.49%) VMware
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle
5 3 (3.30%) Citrix
6 2 (2.20%) Adobe
6 2 (2.20%) Apple
6 2 (2.20%) Wyse
7 1 (1.10%) BMC
7 1 (1.10%) BT
7 1 (1.10%) IFS
7 1 (1.10%) Remedy
7 1 (1.10%) Sun
7 1 (1.10%) Unisys
7 1 (1.10%) Veeam
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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