The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 158 161 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.47% 6.61% 5.38%
As % of the Applications category 41.47% 48.64% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 37
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £134 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 28 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £8.77 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
381 331 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.60% 13.60% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 108 166
Average daily rate £350 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 27
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £8.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.44%
MS Office
South East

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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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 -13 57 £400 +109.15% 12
Bracknell +11 22 £283 +71.21% 3
Slough +2 13 £275 -15.38% 4
Newbury +9 11 £349 +132.66%
Maidenhead -2 7 £240 +15.66% 8
Wokingham -1 2 - -
Windsor -4 1 - -
Thatcham - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 192 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 170 (48.02%) MS Excel
3 102 (28.81%) Telecoms
4 99 (27.97%) Windows
5 71 (20.06%) Finance
6 65 (18.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 50 (14.12%) Project Management
8 48 (13.56%) ITIL
9 46 (12.99%) Active Directory
10 44 (12.43%) Windows 7
11 43 (12.15%) Degree
12 41 (11.58%) MS Visio
13 38 (10.73%) SharePoint
14 37 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 36 (10.17%) SQL
15 36 (10.17%) SQL Server
16 33 (9.32%) MS Project
16 33 (9.32%) Security Cleared
17 31 (8.76%) VPN
18 30 (8.47%) C#
18 30 (8.47%) PRINCE2
18 30 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (8.19%) Marketing
20 28 (7.91%) .NET
20 28 (7.91%) Visual Studio
20 28 (7.91%) ASP.NET
20 28 (7.91%) Windows XP
21 26 (7.34%) Workflow
22 25 (7.06%) SAP
23 24 (6.78%) XML

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 38 (10.73%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.65%) MS Exchange
3 19 (5.37%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (3.67%) IBM Notes
5 12 (3.39%) CMS
6 8 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.98%) Lync
8 5 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.13%) Magnolia
9 4 (1.13%) Zimbra
9 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.13%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.56%) Apache
12 1 (0.28%) eRoom
12 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 170 (48.02%) MS Excel
2 65 (18.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 41 (11.58%) MS Visio
4 33 (9.32%) MS Project
5 10 (2.82%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.98%) AutoCAD
7 6 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.56%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.56%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.56%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.11%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.76%) VPN
2 18 (5.08%) LAN
3 15 (4.24%) LDAP
4 11 (3.11%) 2G
4 11 (3.11%) 3G
4 11 (3.11%) Internet
4 11 (3.11%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (2.82%) LTE
5 10 (2.82%) Firewall
6 9 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (2.54%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.54%) Ethernet
7 8 (2.26%) FTP
7 8 (2.26%) SDH
7 8 (2.26%) DWDM
8 7 (1.98%) MPLS
8 7 (1.98%) OSPF
8 7 (1.98%) RSVP
8 7 (1.98%) VRRP
8 7 (1.98%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (4.24%) OLAP
3 15 (4.24%) DTS
4 12 (3.39%) IDOL
5 11 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.54%) MS Access
6 9 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.28%) DB2
10 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.28%) Big Data
10 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (7.91%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.67%) Axure RP
3 6 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (1.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.85%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.28%) Ant
6 1 (0.28%) Hudson
6 1 (0.28%) Gradle
General
1 102 (28.81%) Telecoms
2 71 (20.06%) Finance
3 29 (8.19%) Marketing
4 17 (4.80%) Retail
5 10 (2.82%) Legal
5 10 (2.82%) Automotive
6 9 (2.54%) Law
6 9 (2.54%) Publishing
7 7 (1.98%) German Language
8 6 (1.69%) Games
9 5 (1.41%) Mandarin Language
10 4 (1.13%) Billing
10 4 (1.13%) Electronics
10 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.85%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Front Office
12 1 (0.28%) Back Office
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 66 (18.64%) Analyst
2 27 (7.63%) Project Manager
3 26 (7.34%) Developer
3 26 (7.34%) Coordinator
4 20 (5.65%) Administrator
5 19 (5.37%) Service Analyst
5 19 (5.37%) SharePoint Developer
6 18 (5.08%) Project Coordinator
7 16 (4.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (3.95%) Designer
9 13 (3.67%) Support Analyst
9 13 (3.67%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.39%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (3.39%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.11%) Design Engineer
11 11 (3.11%) Consultant
12 10 (2.82%) Desktop Support
13 9 (2.54%) Services Delivery Manager
13 9 (2.54%) Service Manager
13 9 (2.54%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.91%) .NET
1 28 (7.91%) ASP.NET
2 24 (6.78%) XML
3 22 (6.21%) HTML
4 19 (5.37%) CSS
5 15 (4.24%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 14 (3.95%) Web Services
7 11 (3.11%) .NET Framework
8 10 (2.82%) HTML5
9 8 (2.26%) WSDL
10 7 (1.98%) Flash
11 6 (1.69%) CSS3
12 3 (0.85%) Middleware
13 2 (0.56%) jQuery
13 2 (0.56%) SAP XI
13 2 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (0.56%) EDI
13 2 (0.56%) SAP Smart Forms
13 2 (0.56%) BAPI
13 2 (0.56%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 11 (3.11%) GIS
2 11 (3.11%) Blackberry
3 9 (2.54%) Smartphone
4 6 (1.69%) Visualisation
4 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.85%) DTV
6 3 (0.85%) NHS
6 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.85%) Graphic Design
6 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.85%) CMDB
7 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.56%) iSeries
7 2 (0.56%) iPhone
7 2 (0.56%) AS400
8 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.28%) Replication
8 1 (0.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 99 (27.97%) Windows
2 44 (12.43%) Windows 7
3 37 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (7.91%) Windows XP
5 22 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.95%) Android
7 13 (3.67%) Apple iOS
8 11 (3.11%) UNIX
9 8 (2.26%) AIX
10 6 (1.69%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.13%) Linux
12 3 (0.85%) Solaris
12 3 (0.85%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (14.12%) Project Management
2 48 (13.56%) ITIL
3 30 (8.47%) PRINCE2
3 30 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (7.34%) Workflow
5 18 (5.08%) Service Delivery
6 14 (3.95%) Web Development
6 14 (3.95%) Content Management
6 14 (3.95%) Change Management
6 14 (3.95%) Migration
7 12 (3.39%) Performance Management
7 12 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (3.39%) Validation
8 11 (3.11%) CRM
8 11 (3.11%) Document Management
8 11 (3.11%) Performance Analysis
9 10 (2.82%) Data Entry
9 10 (2.82%) Business Analysis
9 10 (2.82%) Configuration Management
10 9 (2.54%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.17%) SQL
2 30 (8.47%) C#
3 15 (4.24%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.26%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.26%) VB
5 4 (1.13%) C
6 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.56%) SAPscript
6 2 (0.56%) ABAP
7 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.28%) VBA
7 1 (0.28%) Perl
7 1 (0.28%) VBScript
7 1 (0.28%) Groovy
7 1 (0.28%) Lua
7 1 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 43 (12.15%) Degree
2 33 (9.32%) Security Cleared
3 22 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.11%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.26%) PMP
6 8 (2.26%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.26%) HND
7 5 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.41%) CCNA
7 5 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.13%) MCITP
8 4 (1.13%) MCSE
9 3 (0.85%) MCP
9 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.85%) MCTS
9 3 (0.85%) VCAP
9 3 (0.85%) VCP5
9 3 (0.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.24%) QA
2 14 (3.95%) SLA
3 4 (1.13%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.56%) COBIT
4 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (1.13%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.28%) NFS
6 1 (0.28%) vCloud
6 1 (0.28%) XenApp
6 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.67%) SCCM
2 9 (2.54%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.98%) OPNET
4 3 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.28%) Netcool
5 1 (0.28%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.28%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 192 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.06%) SAP
3 18 (5.08%) Oracle
4 17 (4.80%) Cisco
5 16 (4.52%) Citrix
6 13 (3.67%) Adobe
6 13 (3.67%) Lotus
6 13 (3.67%) Business Objects
7 12 (3.39%) Meridio
8 10 (2.82%) IBM
8 10 (2.82%) HP
8 10 (2.82%) VMware
9 8 (2.26%) MobileIron
9 8 (2.26%) SolarWinds
10 7 (1.98%) Remedy
10 7 (1.98%) BT
10 7 (1.98%) Nortel
10 7 (1.98%) Huawei
11 6 (1.69%) Appcelerator
12 5 (1.41%) TOWER Software
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