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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 129 170 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.17% 6.02% 6.90%
As % of the Applications category 40.06% 38.64% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 59
Average daily rate £300 £300 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £117 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £228
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 25
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £10.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £17.22 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -4.64%
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
322 440 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.90% 15.59% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 187 163
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 36
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £67.25 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 30 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 50 £425 +18.05% 7
Bracknell +3 18 £380 -1.93% 6
Slough -2 10 £290 +93.33% 4
Maidenhead +8 9 £175 -23.91%
Newbury -5 4 £205 -31.66% 3
Wokingham - 2 £225 - 3
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 152 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 133 (51.95%) MS Excel
3 80 (31.25%) Windows
4 56 (21.88%) Active Directory
5 38 (14.84%) SQL
6 37 (14.45%) Telecoms
6 37 (14.45%) Office 365
7 33 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (12.11%) Data Analysis
9 30 (11.72%) ITIL
10 28 (10.94%) Finance
10 28 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (10.94%) German Language
11 26 (10.16%) Windows 7
12 25 (9.77%) Degree
13 24 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
13 24 (9.38%) MCITP
13 24 (9.38%) SharePoint
14 23 (8.98%) MS Visio
14 23 (8.98%) DNS
14 23 (8.98%) Project Management
14 23 (8.98%) Windows Server
15 21 (8.20%) SAP
16 20 (7.81%) MCSE
16 20 (7.81%) French Language
17 19 (7.42%) Skype
17 19 (7.42%) Validation
18 18 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (6.64%) SCCM
19 17 (6.64%) DHCP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 24 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.69%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.91%) CMS
4 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.56%) IIS
6 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.17%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.39%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 133 (51.95%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (8.98%) MS Visio
4 16 (6.25%) MS Project
5 5 (1.95%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.78%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.78%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.78%) Mingle
7 2 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) assyst
1 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.45%) Office 365
2 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.56%) SaaS
5 3 (1.17%) Trello
6 2 (0.78%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.39%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.39%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.98%) DNS
2 19 (7.42%) Skype
3 17 (6.64%) DHCP
4 7 (2.73%) 3G
4 7 (2.73%) SAN
4 7 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.73%) Wireless
5 6 (2.34%) 4G
5 6 (2.34%) Firewall
5 6 (2.34%) LTE
5 6 (2.34%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (1.95%) 2G
6 5 (1.95%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.95%) LAN
6 5 (1.95%) LDAP
7 3 (1.17%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (1.17%) Internet
7 3 (1.17%) VoIP
7 3 (1.17%) WAN
8 2 (0.78%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.25%) GIS
2 14 (5.47%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (1.95%) OLAP
4 5 (1.95%) PerformancePoint
4 5 (1.95%) QlikView
4 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.56%) MS Access
6 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.78%) Big Data
7 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.78%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.39%) DataStage
8 1 (0.39%) DB2
8 1 (0.39%) EDMS
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.78%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.39%) MSI
3 1 (0.39%) Toad
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (14.45%) Telecoms
2 28 (10.94%) Finance
2 28 (10.94%) German Language
3 20 (7.81%) French Language
4 12 (4.69%) Marketing
5 10 (3.91%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.95%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.95%) Retail
6 5 (1.95%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.17%) Advertising
7 3 (1.17%) Back Office
7 3 (1.17%) Billing
7 3 (1.17%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.78%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Local Government
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (15.23%) Analyst
2 34 (13.28%) Support Engineer
3 18 (7.03%) Data Analyst
4 16 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 16 (6.25%) Data Technician
4 16 (6.25%) GIS Technician
5 14 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (5.47%) Administrator
6 12 (4.69%) Mobile Specialist
6 12 (4.69%) Telecoms Specialist
7 11 (4.30%) Consultant
7 11 (4.30%) Technical Support
8 10 (3.91%) Desktop Support
8 10 (3.91%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.52%) Developer
10 8 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (2.73%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.95%) HTML
1 5 (1.95%) OAuth2
1 5 (1.95%) SAML
2 4 (1.56%) CSS
2 4 (1.56%) HTML5
3 3 (1.17%) .NET
3 3 (1.17%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.17%) Dojo
3 3 (1.17%) jQuery
3 3 (1.17%) Sass
4 2 (0.78%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.78%) LESS
4 2 (0.78%) Web Services
4 2 (0.78%) XML
4 2 (0.78%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.39%) AppFabric
5 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.39%) Leaflet
5 1 (0.39%) MAPI
5 1 (0.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.73%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.34%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.34%) PKI
6 5 (1.95%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.95%) Replication
6 5 (1.95%) Statistics
7 4 (1.56%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.17%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.17%) NHS
8 3 (1.17%) Pricing Data
8 3 (1.17%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.17%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.17%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.17%) User Experience
9 2 (0.78%) iPhone
9 2 (0.78%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 80 (31.25%) Windows
2 26 (10.16%) Windows 7
3 23 (8.98%) Windows Server
4 14 (5.47%) Windows 8
4 14 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (5.08%) Windows XP
6 10 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.56%) Linux
8 4 (1.56%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.56%) Unix
8 4 (1.56%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.17%) Android
9 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) CentOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (12.11%) Data Analysis
2 30 (11.72%) ITIL
3 28 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (8.98%) Project Management
5 19 (7.42%) Validation
6 15 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (5.47%) Service Management
8 13 (5.08%) Time Management
9 12 (4.69%) PRINCE2
10 10 (3.91%) Analytics
10 10 (3.91%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.52%) Change Management
12 8 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
13 7 (2.73%) Content Management
13 7 (2.73%) Software Licensing
14 6 (2.34%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (2.34%) Data Management
14 6 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (2.34%) Information Management
14 6 (2.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.84%) SQL
2 15 (5.86%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.73%) VBA
4 4 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.78%) C
5 2 (0.78%) Java
6 1 (0.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (9.77%) Degree
3 24 (9.38%) MCITP
4 20 (7.81%) MCSE
5 16 (6.25%) MCDST
5 16 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 12 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.91%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.52%) CCNA
9 8 (3.13%) MCTS
10 7 (2.73%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.95%) MCP
12 3 (1.17%) CCNP
12 3 (1.17%) CCVP
12 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.78%) BICSI Certification
13 2 (0.78%) BICSI RCDD
13 2 (0.78%) HNC
14 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.47%) SLA
2 5 (1.95%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.78%) P3O
4 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 56 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.13%) BitLocker
3 7 (2.73%) Terminal Server
4 5 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.78%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (6.64%) SCCM
2 12 (4.69%) WSUS
3 6 (2.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.56%) Netcool
5 3 (1.17%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.17%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.17%) Unicenter
5 3 (1.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.39%) cPanel
7 1 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 152 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.20%) SAP
3 16 (6.25%) HP
4 15 (5.86%) Citrix
5 8 (3.13%) Cisco
5 8 (3.13%) VMware
6 7 (2.73%) hybris
6 7 (2.73%) Remedy
7 6 (2.34%) CA
7 6 (2.34%) Oracle
8 5 (1.95%) Tableau
9 4 (1.56%) Adobe
9 4 (1.56%) Ericsson
9 4 (1.56%) Google
10 3 (1.17%) BMC
10 3 (1.17%) EMC
10 3 (1.17%) IBM
10 3 (1.17%) Nokia
10 3 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.17%) Veritas
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £12.00 - £12.83 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imageframe Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day Rate depends on experience.
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £298 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.33 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day + Dependent Upon Experience
Posted: 19 days ago