Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 13 August 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 365 (O365)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 50 42
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 +17
Contract jobs citing Office 365 22 40 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.42% 3.72% 4.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.16% 15.09% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 53
Median daily rate £438 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +40.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £299 £118 £170
90th Percentile £495 £534 £370
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £350 £285
% change year-on-year +25.00% +22.81% -36.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.25 - £19.00
10th Percentile £16.13 - £18.50
90th Percentile £16.38 - £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.25 £39.00 £16.87
% change year-on-year -58.33% +131.15% -

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 81 265 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 19.95% 24.63% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 176 155
Median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £200
90th Percentile £606 £638 £675
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £470 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.25 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.57% +84.21% -
10th Percentile £16.13 £35.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £30.46 £35.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate £16.25 £34.00 £16.87
% change year-on-year -52.21% +101.51% -41.82%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Milton Keynes

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Office 365 in Milton Keynes

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Milton Keynes

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 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 Office 365.

1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) Azure
4 7 (31.82%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
5 6 (27.27%) Citrix
5 6 (27.27%) OneDrive
5 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 5 (22.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
7 4 (18.18%) SCCM
7 4 (18.18%) Zscaler
7 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (13.64%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) DNS
9 2 (9.09%) WAN
9 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 2 (9.09%) VMware
9 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.09%) Retail
9 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 2 (9.09%) iPhone
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008

Office 365
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 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Azure
2 6 (27.27%) OneDrive
3 5 (22.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (9.09%) Dropbox
4 2 (9.09%) ShareGate
5 1 (4.55%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Skype
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Office 365 Architect
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Migration Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Business Engagement Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) iPhone
1 2 (9.09%) Podcast
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Application Rationalisation
4 2 (9.09%) Copywriting
4 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Project Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.55%) Data Encryption
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) ISMS
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) GDPR
2 1 (4.55%) NIST
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Zscaler
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.55%) Brocade
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) CommVault
5 1 (4.55%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.55%) McAfee
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas