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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 122 132 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.25% 5.40% 6.59%
As % of the Applications category 39.10% 34.20% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 55
Median daily rate £288 £325 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 11 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £15.00 £18.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+21.36% -2.89%
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
312 386 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.41% 15.78% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 163 152
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 17
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.55 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% +41.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £30.90 £19.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 -3 57 £250 -33.33% 5
Bracknell +6 22 £298 +7.00% 2
Slough +8 15 £288 +150.00% 2
Maidenhead +2 7 £101 - 2
Newbury -2 5 £205 -38.80% 2
Wokingham - 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 150 (61.73%) Microsoft
2 128 (52.67%) MS Excel
3 82 (33.74%) Windows
4 53 (21.81%) Active Directory
5 39 (16.05%) SQL
6 32 (13.17%) Windows 7
6 32 (13.17%) Windows Server
7 30 (12.35%) Telecoms
7 30 (12.35%) ITIL
8 29 (11.93%) Office 365
9 28 (11.52%) MS PowerPoint
9 28 (11.52%) German Language
9 28 (11.52%) HP
9 28 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (9.88%) Project Management
11 23 (9.47%) Security Cleared
12 22 (9.05%) Degree
12 22 (9.05%) MCSE
13 21 (8.64%) Citrix
13 21 (8.64%) MCITP
14 20 (8.23%) French Language
15 19 (7.82%) Skype
15 19 (7.82%) Finance
16 18 (7.41%) SharePoint
16 18 (7.41%) MS Visio
16 18 (7.41%) SQL Server
17 17 (7.00%) Oracle
17 17 (7.00%) SLA
17 17 (7.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.35%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.12%) CMS
4 8 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.29%) Live Communications Server
5 4 (1.65%) IIS
6 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.41%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 128 (52.67%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (7.41%) MS Visio
4 13 (5.35%) MS Project
5 4 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.65%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.23%) Mingle
7 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.41%) InDesign
8 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.23%) assyst
2 3 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.23%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.82%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.93%) Office 365
2 6 (2.47%) SaaS
3 5 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.65%) Trello
5 3 (1.23%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.82%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.82%) Skype
2 13 (5.35%) DNS
2 13 (5.35%) SAN
3 9 (3.70%) DHCP
3 9 (3.70%) Internet
4 5 (2.06%) 3G
4 5 (2.06%) Kerberos
4 5 (2.06%) LDAP
4 5 (2.06%) LTE
4 5 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.65%) 4G
5 4 (1.65%) LAN
5 4 (1.65%) WAN
6 3 (1.23%) 2G
6 3 (1.23%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.23%) Firewall
6 3 (1.23%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.82%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.82%) VoIP
7 2 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.58%) GIS
3 9 (3.70%) MS Access
4 7 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.23%) Big Data
6 3 (1.23%) Data Mart
6 3 (1.23%) DataStage
6 3 (1.23%) OLAP
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.82%) DB2
7 2 (0.82%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.41%) EDMS
8 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.41%) MySQL
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.23%) Toad
4 2 (0.82%) JIRA
5 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
General
1 30 (12.35%) Telecoms
2 28 (11.52%) German Language
3 20 (8.23%) French Language
4 19 (7.82%) Finance
5 16 (6.58%) Marketing
6 8 (3.29%) Retail
7 5 (2.06%) Italian Language
7 5 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.06%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.65%) Legal
9 3 (1.23%) Back Office
9 3 (1.23%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.82%) Banking
10 2 (0.82%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 35 (14.40%) Support Engineer
2 30 (12.35%) Analyst
3 16 (6.58%) Data Technician
3 16 (6.58%) GIS Technician
4 15 (6.17%) Coordinator
5 13 (5.35%) Desktop Support
6 12 (4.94%) Data Analyst
6 12 (4.94%) Technical Support
7 11 (4.53%) Administrator
7 11 (4.53%) Mobile Specialist
7 11 (4.53%) Project Manager
7 11 (4.53%) Telecoms Specialist
8 10 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (3.70%) Consultant
9 9 (3.70%) Designer
9 9 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (3.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.94%) HTML
2 8 (3.29%) .NET
3 7 (2.88%) CSS
4 5 (2.06%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.06%) HTML5
4 5 (2.06%) OAuth2
4 5 (2.06%) SAML
5 4 (1.65%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.23%) Web Services
7 2 (0.82%) XML
7 2 (0.82%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.41%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.41%) CGI
8 1 (0.41%) Dojo
8 1 (0.41%) jQuery
8 1 (0.41%) LESS
8 1 (0.41%) MAPI
8 1 (0.41%) Sass
8 1 (0.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.53%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.29%) Fat Client
3 8 (3.29%) Thin Client
4 7 (2.88%) Statistics
5 6 (2.47%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.47%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.47%) PKI
6 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.65%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.65%) User Experience
7 3 (1.23%) Clustering
7 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.23%) iPad
7 3 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.23%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.82%) Animation
8 2 (0.82%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 82 (33.74%) Windows
2 32 (13.17%) Windows 7
2 32 (13.17%) Windows Server
3 16 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.35%) Windows XP
5 12 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 8 (3.29%) Linux
8 6 (2.47%) Unix
8 6 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.06%) Android
9 5 (2.06%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.41%) AIX
12 1 (0.41%) CentOS
12 1 (0.41%) Solaris
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.35%) ITIL
2 28 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (9.88%) Project Management
4 17 (7.00%) Data Analysis
5 16 (6.58%) Problem Management
5 16 (6.58%) Validation
6 13 (5.35%) Service Management
7 12 (4.94%) Analytics
8 11 (4.53%) B2B
8 11 (4.53%) CRM
9 10 (4.12%) Time Management
10 9 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.29%) Data Entry
11 8 (3.29%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.29%) Migration
12 7 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.88%) Change Management
12 7 (2.88%) Customer Engagement
12 7 (2.88%) Mentoring
12 7 (2.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.05%) SQL
2 14 (5.76%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.47%) C#
5 2 (0.82%) Java
5 2 (0.82%) VBA
6 1 (0.41%) C
6 1 (0.41%) Perl
6 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.47%) Security Cleared
3 22 (9.05%) Degree
3 22 (9.05%) MCSE
4 21 (8.64%) MCITP
5 17 (7.00%) DV Cleared
6 16 (6.58%) MCDST
7 8 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.88%) CCNA
9 6 (2.47%) MCP
10 5 (2.06%) MCTS
11 4 (1.65%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.82%) HND
13 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.41%) CCNP
13 1 (0.41%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.41%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 53 (21.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.88%) BitLocker
3 6 (2.47%) Terminal Server
4 4 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.41%) XenApp
6 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (6.17%) SCCM
2 12 (4.94%) WSUS
3 10 (4.12%) Netcool
4 8 (3.29%) NetBackup
4 8 (3.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (3.29%) Unicenter
4 8 (3.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.82%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.41%) cPanel
7 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 150 (61.73%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.52%) HP
3 21 (8.64%) Citrix
4 17 (7.00%) Oracle
5 14 (5.76%) SAP
6 8 (3.29%) EMC
6 8 (3.29%) Meridio
6 8 (3.29%) Veritas
7 6 (2.47%) Adobe
7 6 (2.47%) hybris
8 5 (2.06%) Cisco
8 5 (2.06%) Google
8 5 (2.06%) VMware
9 4 (1.65%) BMC
9 4 (1.65%) Remedy
9 4 (1.65%) Serena
10 3 (1.23%) Cognos
10 3 (1.23%) IBM
10 3 (1.23%) Informatica
10 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
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