The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 154 157 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.28% 6.16% 6.08%
As % of the Applications category 41.96% 45.38% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 51 38
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £160 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £261 £263
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £22.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.98 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+0.17% -1.06%
MS Office
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
367 346 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.96% 13.57% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 125 136
Average daily rate £350 £273 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 32
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.46 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £26.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.14 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.91% -6.25%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Berkshire region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Berkshire region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 62 £400 +73.91% 11
Bracknell -1 21 £300 -4.76% 5
Slough -2 11 £275 +54.92%
Newbury +7 10 £349 +99.42% 2
Maidenhead +2 7 £298 +43.37% 6
Wokingham +2 2 - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Ascot - - - - 1
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 185 (56.40%) Microsoft
2 143 (43.60%) MS Excel
3 92 (28.05%) Telecoms
4 83 (25.30%) Windows
5 66 (20.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 62 (18.90%) Finance
7 58 (17.68%) Project Management
8 50 (15.24%) ITIL
9 49 (14.94%) SharePoint
10 46 (14.02%) MS Visio
11 44 (13.41%) PRINCE2
12 41 (12.50%) MS Project
13 40 (12.20%) Degree
14 37 (11.28%) Active Directory
15 36 (10.98%) Windows 7
16 32 (9.76%) Security Cleared
17 31 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 31 (9.45%) SQL Server
18 30 (9.15%) Windows Server 2003
19 27 (8.23%) .NET
19 27 (8.23%) C#
19 27 (8.23%) Visual Studio
19 27 (8.23%) ASP.NET
19 27 (8.23%) Marketing
19 27 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (7.62%) XML
20 25 (7.62%) Windows XP
21 22 (6.71%) SAP
21 22 (6.71%) SQL
22 21 (6.40%) Workflow

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (14.94%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.10%) SharePoint Server
3 18 (5.49%) MS Exchange
4 14 (4.27%) IBM Notes
5 11 (3.35%) Lync
6 10 (3.05%) CMS
7 8 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.22%) Magnolia
9 4 (1.22%) Zimbra
9 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.61%) Apache
11 2 (0.61%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.30%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 143 (43.60%) MS Excel
2 66 (20.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 46 (14.02%) MS Visio
4 41 (12.50%) MS Project
5 11 (3.35%) Photoshop
6 8 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (2.13%) AutoCAD
8 6 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.61%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.61%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.61%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.30%) SAP SEM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.05%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.18%) VPN
2 16 (4.88%) Internet
3 15 (4.57%) LDAP
4 13 (3.96%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.66%) LAN
6 5 (1.52%) WAN
6 5 (1.52%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.52%) SAN
6 5 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.22%) 3G
7 4 (1.22%) DMZ
7 4 (1.22%) 2G
7 4 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (1.22%) DNS
8 3 (0.91%) Broadband
8 3 (0.91%) VoIP
8 3 (0.91%) Firewall
8 3 (0.91%) LTE
8 3 (0.91%) Wireless
9 2 (0.61%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (4.57%) OLAP
3 15 (4.57%) DTS
4 11 (3.35%) IDOL
5 9 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.61%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.30%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.30%) MS Access
8 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.30%) DB2
8 1 (0.30%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (8.23%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.35%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.91%) StarTeam
3 3 (0.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.30%) Ant
5 1 (0.30%) Hudson
5 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.30%) Gradle
General
1 92 (28.05%) Telecoms
2 62 (18.90%) Finance
3 27 (8.23%) Marketing
4 13 (3.96%) Legal
5 11 (3.35%) Law
6 9 (2.74%) Automotive
6 9 (2.74%) Retail
6 9 (2.74%) Billing
7 6 (1.83%) Publishing
7 6 (1.83%) German Language
8 5 (1.52%) Back Office
9 4 (1.22%) Electronics
9 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.22%) Games
10 3 (0.91%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (14.63%) Analyst
2 34 (10.37%) Project Manager
3 24 (7.32%) Developer
4 21 (6.40%) Coordinator
4 21 (6.40%) Administrator
5 20 (6.10%) SharePoint Developer
6 15 (4.57%) Project Coordinator
6 15 (4.57%) Service Analyst
7 14 (4.27%) Consultant
7 14 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (4.27%) Support Engineer
8 13 (3.96%) Designer
9 11 (3.35%) Architect
9 11 (3.35%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.05%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.05%) Project Administrator
11 8 (2.44%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (2.44%) Technical Leader
11 8 (2.44%) CRM Consultant
11 8 (2.44%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.23%) .NET
1 27 (8.23%) ASP.NET
2 25 (7.62%) XML
3 15 (4.57%) HTML
3 15 (4.57%) Web Services
3 15 (4.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 12 (3.66%) CSS
5 11 (3.35%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.74%) Flash
7 8 (2.44%) WSDL
8 3 (0.91%) HTML5
8 3 (0.91%) Middleware
9 2 (0.61%) Web Dynpro
9 2 (0.61%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (0.61%) BAPI
9 2 (0.61%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.61%) EDI
9 2 (0.61%) CSS3
9 2 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.18%) User Experience
3 16 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.66%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.44%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.13%) Smartphone
6 7 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.83%) GIS
8 4 (1.22%) DTV
8 4 (1.22%) NHS
8 4 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.22%) iPad
9 3 (0.91%) CMDB
10 2 (0.61%) iPhone
10 2 (0.61%) iSeries
10 2 (0.61%) AS400
10 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.30%) Open Source
11 1 (0.30%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 83 (25.30%) Windows
2 36 (10.98%) Windows 7
3 30 (9.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (7.62%) Windows XP
5 15 (4.57%) Android
6 11 (3.35%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.83%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.22%) Linux
10 3 (0.91%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.91%) UNIX
10 3 (0.91%) Solaris
10 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (17.68%) Project Management
2 50 (15.24%) ITIL
3 44 (13.41%) PRINCE2
4 31 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (6.40%) Workflow
6 18 (5.49%) Service Delivery
6 18 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (3.96%) Migration
7 13 (3.96%) Web Development
8 12 (3.66%) Change Management
8 12 (3.66%) CRM
8 12 (3.66%) Service Management
9 11 (3.35%) Content Management
9 11 (3.35%) Document Management
9 11 (3.35%) Time Management
10 10 (3.05%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (3.05%) Business Analysis
11 9 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (2.74%) E-Commerce
11 9 (2.74%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.23%) C#
2 22 (6.71%) SQL
3 16 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.22%) C
6 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.61%) SAPscript
6 2 (0.61%) Perl
6 2 (0.61%) ABAP
7 1 (0.30%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.30%) C++
7 1 (0.30%) Java
7 1 (0.30%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.30%) Lua
7 1 (0.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 40 (12.20%) Degree
2 32 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.10%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.27%) PMP
4 14 (4.27%) PMI Certification
5 13 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (3.66%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.52%) HND
8 5 (1.52%) MCSE
8 5 (1.52%) CCNA
9 4 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.22%) MCP
9 4 (1.22%) MCITP
10 3 (0.91%) MCTS
10 3 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.91%) VCP4
10 3 (0.91%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.18%) SLA
2 13 (3.96%) QA
3 7 (2.13%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.61%) COBIT
7 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.22%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.91%) vSphere
4 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.30%) vCloud
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (4.27%) SCCM
2 6 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.30%) Nagios
4 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.30%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (0.30%) OpenView
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Netcool
4 1 (0.30%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.30%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 185 (56.40%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.71%) SAP
3 14 (4.27%) HP
3 14 (4.27%) Lotus
4 12 (3.66%) Citrix
4 12 (3.66%) Adobe
5 11 (3.35%) Meridio
6 10 (3.05%) Cisco
7 9 (2.74%) Oracle
7 9 (2.74%) Remedy
8 7 (2.13%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.83%) MobileIron
9 6 (1.83%) VMware
10 5 (1.52%) TOWER Software
11 4 (1.22%) Apple
11 4 (1.22%) IBM
12 3 (0.91%) Borland
12 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.91%) Appcelerator
13 2 (0.61%) Motorola
Reading
Volt
Rate: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £110.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.22 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Rate: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £17.00 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 23 days ago