Period
to 12 December 2017

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 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 20 22
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 115 98 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.46% 7.83% 6.74%
As % of the Applications category 55.02% 57.99% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 60 58
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £325 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +41.30% +15.00%
10th Percentile £157 £112 £106
90th Percentile £450 £500 £381
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £325 £230
% change year-on-year - +41.30% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 21
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £8.50 £10.85 £11.00
90th Percentile £19.65 £15.50 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +28.57% -1.75% +9.62%

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 209 169 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.75% 13.50% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 88 135
Milton Keynes median daily rate £351 £328 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.25% +9.17% +17.65%
10th Percentile £214 £120 £144
90th Percentile £498 £500 £479
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +4.62% +8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 26
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £8.56 £9.29 £11.00
90th Percentile £19.50 £15.50 £19.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% - +7.69%

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 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

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 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 92 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (40.87%) Security Cleared
3 45 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 41 (35.65%) Windows
5 36 (31.30%) Active Directory
6 31 (26.96%) ITIL
7 30 (26.09%) Office 365
8 27 (23.48%) Finance
9 26 (22.61%) Microsoft Excel
10 24 (20.87%) VMware
10 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (17.39%) SharePoint
13 19 (16.52%) MS Visio
14 17 (14.78%) SQL
14 17 (14.78%) HP
15 16 (13.91%) Migration
15 16 (13.91%) Logistics
16 15 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 15 (13.04%) DV Cleared
16 15 (13.04%) ITIL V3
17 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (11.30%) Service Management
18 13 (11.30%) Project Management
18 13 (11.30%) SLA
18 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
18 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (10.43%) ITSM
19 12 (10.43%) Business Process Analysis

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 20 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.96%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.22%) IIS
4 2 (1.74%) SAS
5 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (22.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (16.52%) MS Visio
3 15 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.61%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.74%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.74%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.74%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 30 (26.09%) Office 365
2 13 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.74%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) Skype
2 5 (4.35%) Unified Communications
2 5 (4.35%) VPN
3 4 (3.48%) iSCSI
3 4 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.61%) ATM
5 2 (1.74%) Firewall
5 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.74%) VoIP
6 1 (0.87%) DWDM
6 1 (0.87%) Frame Relay
6 1 (0.87%) Intranet
6 1 (0.87%) LAN
6 1 (0.87%) MPLS
6 1 (0.87%) SAN
6 1 (0.87%) SDH
6 1 (0.87%) Wireless
6 1 (0.87%) WLAN
6 1 (0.87%) X.25
6 1 (0.87%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.61%) OLAP
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.74%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.74%) QlikView
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) JMeter
1 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (23.48%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.35%) Banking
4 4 (3.48%) Automotive
4 4 (3.48%) Retail
5 3 (2.61%) German Language
6 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.74%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.87%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (37.39%) Analyst
2 14 (12.17%) Business Analyst
2 14 (12.17%) Service Analyst
2 14 (12.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (6.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (4.35%) Architect
4 5 (4.35%) Consultant
4 5 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 5 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 4 (3.48%) AWS Architect
5 4 (3.48%) Azure Architect
5 4 (3.48%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (3.48%) Desktop Support
5 4 (3.48%) Project Officer
5 4 (3.48%) Storage Specialist
6 3 (2.61%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (2.61%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.57%) CMDB
3 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.87%) EPoS
4 1 (0.87%) iPad
4 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.65%) Windows
2 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (9.57%) Linux
4 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.09%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.35%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.48%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (2.61%) Unix
8 3 (2.61%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.87%) AIX
9 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.87%) Solaris
9 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) ITIL
2 16 (13.91%) Logistics
2 16 (13.91%) Migration
3 15 (13.04%) ITIL V3
4 13 (11.30%) Project Management
4 13 (11.30%) Service Management
5 12 (10.43%) Business Process Analysis
5 12 (10.43%) ITSM
6 11 (9.57%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (7.83%) Time Management
9 8 (6.96%) CRM
9 8 (6.96%) Test Scripting
9 8 (6.96%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.09%) Change Management
10 7 (6.09%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.78%) SQL
2 4 (3.48%) VBA
3 2 (1.74%) VB
4 1 (0.87%) C#
4 1 (0.87%) Java
4 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.87%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 47 (40.87%) Security Cleared
2 45 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 15 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) APMP
4 5 (4.35%) ISEB
4 5 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.61%) Degree
6 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.74%) HNC
7 2 (1.74%) MCP
8 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.87%) MCSA
8 1 (0.87%) MCSE
8 1 (0.87%) PMP
8 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.30%) SLA
2 6 (5.22%) GDPR
3 5 (4.35%) P3O
3 5 (4.35%) PMO
4 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.74%) QA
5 1 (0.87%) BS25999
5 1 (0.87%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 36 (31.30%) Active Directory
2 22 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.09%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.48%) NFS
5 4 (3.48%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) Jamf Pro
2 7 (6.09%) OVSD
3 3 (2.61%) SCOM
4 2 (1.74%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.74%) SCSM
5 1 (0.87%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 92 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.87%) VMware
3 17 (14.78%) HP
4 9 (7.83%) Oracle
5 7 (6.09%) NetApp
5 7 (6.09%) SAP
6 4 (3.48%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.61%) Citrix
7 3 (2.61%) Cognos
8 2 (1.74%) arcserve
8 2 (1.74%) Cisco
8 2 (1.74%) Computacenter
8 2 (1.74%) Symantec
8 2 (1.74%) Teradata
8 2 (1.74%) Veeam
9 1 (0.87%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.87%) Brocade
9 1 (0.87%) Ceridian
9 1 (0.87%) IBM
9 1 (0.87%) Remedy