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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 85 128 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.32% 5.05% 5.33%
As % of the Applications category 30.69% 38.79% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 57 52
Median daily rate £243 £263 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £137 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £305 £255
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +19.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 18
Median hourly rate £9.50 £10.46 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.15% -25.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
277 330 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.09% 13.01% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 139 146
Median daily rate £314 £298 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% -0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £421 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 31
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.10 £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 41 £235 -6.00% 11
Bracknell -5 9 - - 3
Slough -6 8 £180 -48.57% 1
Newbury +12 4 £170 -
Maidenhead -3 3 £380 +90.00% 1
Wokingham -4 2 - -
Windsor 0 1 £130 -64.38%
Hungerford - 1 £265 -
Thatcham - 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 128 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 91 (43.75%) MS Excel
3 59 (28.37%) Windows
4 37 (17.79%) Telecoms
5 34 (16.35%) Active Directory
6 28 (13.46%) MS PowerPoint
7 26 (12.50%) GIS
7 26 (12.50%) ITIL
8 25 (12.02%) Finance
8 25 (12.02%) Windows Server
9 24 (11.54%) Windows 7
10 23 (11.06%) SQL
10 23 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (10.10%) Office 365
12 20 (9.62%) Project Management
13 19 (9.13%) HP
13 19 (9.13%) Oracle
14 18 (8.65%) SharePoint
14 18 (8.65%) MS Exchange
14 18 (8.65%) Degree
15 17 (8.17%) SLA
15 17 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (7.21%) Analytics
17 14 (6.73%) Marketing
17 14 (6.73%) Data Analysis
17 14 (6.73%) SAP
18 13 (6.25%) Adobe
18 13 (6.25%) German Language
18 13 (6.25%) SCCM
18 13 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 18 (8.65%) MS Exchange
1 18 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.40%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (1.44%) Documentum
5 2 (0.96%) CMS
5 2 (0.96%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.48%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 91 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (5.29%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.85%) MS Project
5 5 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.96%) Maya
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.48%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.48%) Primavera
3 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.48%) SessionCam
3 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.10%) Office 365
2 10 (4.81%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.44%) SaaS
6 2 (0.96%) IaaS
6 2 (0.96%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.48%) PaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.77%) 3G
1 12 (5.77%) 4G
2 10 (4.81%) Skype
3 9 (4.33%) LAN
3 9 (4.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.85%) VPN
5 6 (2.88%) 2G
5 6 (2.88%) LTE
5 6 (2.88%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (2.40%) Unified Communications
6 5 (2.40%) VoIP
7 4 (1.92%) DHCP
7 4 (1.92%) DWDM
7 4 (1.92%) WAN
8 3 (1.44%) DNS
8 3 (1.44%) Internet
8 3 (1.44%) UMTS
8 3 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.44%) Wireless
9 2 (0.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.50%) GIS
2 5 (2.40%) DB2
2 5 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.92%) Data Mart
3 4 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.92%) DataStage
3 4 (1.92%) OLAP
3 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.48%) Big Data
6 1 (0.48%) MS Access
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.48%) Power BI
6 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.40%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.92%) Ant
2 4 (1.92%) ClearQuest
2 4 (1.92%) Maven
2 4 (1.92%) Toad
3 3 (1.44%) MSI
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.48%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (17.79%) Telecoms
2 25 (12.02%) Finance
3 14 (6.73%) Marketing
4 13 (6.25%) German Language
5 10 (4.81%) French Language
6 8 (3.85%) Military
7 6 (2.88%) Electronics
8 4 (1.92%) Advertising
9 2 (0.96%) Legal
9 2 (0.96%) Local Government
9 2 (0.96%) Retail
10 1 (0.48%) Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (13.46%) Analyst
2 26 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 24 (11.54%) GIS Technician
4 23 (11.06%) Data Technician
5 16 (7.69%) Administrator
6 13 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (4.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 10 (4.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (4.81%) Analytics Manager
7 10 (4.81%) Desktop Support
7 10 (4.81%) Digital Analytics Manager
8 9 (4.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (4.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (4.33%) IT Support
8 9 (4.33%) Project Administrator
9 8 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (3.85%) Coordinator
9 8 (3.85%) Trainer
10 7 (3.37%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.33%) HTML
2 5 (2.40%) Apache Flex
2 5 (2.40%) CGI
3 3 (1.44%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) .NET
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.81%) Handset
4 4 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.92%) Fintech
5 3 (1.44%) Social Media
6 2 (0.96%) Animation
6 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.96%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.96%) User Experience
6 2 (0.96%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.48%) Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.48%) IVR
7 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (28.37%) Windows
2 25 (12.02%) Windows Server
3 24 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 13 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.29%) Windows 10
6 10 (4.81%) Unix
7 9 (4.33%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.37%) Solaris
8 7 (3.37%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.88%) Linux
10 5 (2.40%) AIX
10 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.44%) Android
12 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.96%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.50%) ITIL
2 20 (9.62%) Project Management
3 17 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (7.21%) Analytics
5 14 (6.73%) Data Analysis
6 12 (5.77%) Coaching
6 12 (5.77%) E-Commerce
6 12 (5.77%) Migration
7 11 (5.29%) Performance Improvement
7 11 (5.29%) Validation
8 10 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.33%) Data Management
9 9 (4.33%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.85%) CRM
10 8 (3.85%) Data Entry
10 8 (3.85%) Digital Analytics
10 8 (3.85%) Web Analytics
11 7 (3.37%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (3.37%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.06%) SQL
2 6 (2.88%) Perl
2 6 (2.88%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.96%) VBScript
6 1 (0.48%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (8.65%) Degree
2 11 (5.29%) HND
2 11 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.37%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.40%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.92%) MCITP
6 4 (1.92%) MCSE
7 3 (1.44%) CCNP
7 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.44%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.44%) MCDST
8 2 (0.96%) CCNA
8 2 (0.96%) ECDL
8 2 (0.96%) SCSA
8 2 (0.96%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PMP
9 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.17%) SLA
2 6 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.44%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) EFQM
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (16.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.92%) XenApp
3 3 (1.44%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (6.25%) SCCM
2 6 (2.88%) WSUS
3 5 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.96%) Netcool
5 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.48%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.48%) Netcool/Webtop
5 1 (0.48%) SCOM
5 1 (0.48%) SCSM
5 1 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 128 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.13%) HP
2 19 (9.13%) Oracle
3 14 (6.73%) SAP
4 13 (6.25%) Adobe
5 11 (5.29%) Citrix
6 6 (2.88%) hybris
7 5 (2.40%) Cisco
7 5 (2.40%) Cramer
7 5 (2.40%) IBM
7 5 (2.40%) Mapinfo
8 4 (1.92%) Cognos
8 4 (1.92%) Informatica
8 4 (1.92%) Veritas
9 3 (1.44%) Ariba
9 3 (1.44%) EMC
9 3 (1.44%) Huawei
9 3 (1.44%) VMware
10 2 (0.96%) Google
10 2 (0.96%) Omniture
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