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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
South East / Berkshire
Rank 35 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 86 127 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.45% 5.20% 4.48%
As % of the Applications category 30.82% 42.05% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 38
Median daily rate £270 £333 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.79% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £151 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 15
Median hourly rate £9.50 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
279 302 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.43% 12.36% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 105 148
Median daily rate £350 £328 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +19.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £164 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 49 18
Median hourly rate £10.80 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.91 £18.00 £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -4 48 £260 -0.47% 4
Maidenhead +2 7 £270 -1.36% 2
Newbury +7 5 £450 -
Slough -8 5 £300 -14.28% 1
Bracknell -13 4 £150 -25.00% 4
Wokingham -3 2 - - 2
Windsor +1 1 £130 -66.01%
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 130 (67.01%) Microsoft
2 85 (43.81%) MS Excel
3 45 (23.20%) Windows
4 39 (20.10%) Telecoms
5 29 (14.95%) Finance
5 29 (14.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (13.40%) GIS
7 25 (12.89%) Project Management
8 24 (12.37%) SAP
8 24 (12.37%) Active Directory
9 21 (10.82%) Oracle
10 19 (9.79%) SQL
10 19 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (9.28%) Degree
11 18 (9.28%) Office 365
12 16 (8.25%) Coaching
13 14 (7.22%) Windows Server
13 14 (7.22%) German Language
13 14 (7.22%) Security Cleared
13 14 (7.22%) Data Analysis
13 14 (7.22%) SharePoint
13 14 (7.22%) MS Exchange
14 13 (6.70%) Windows 7
15 12 (6.19%) Windows 10
15 12 (6.19%) ITIL
15 12 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (6.19%) Marketing
16 11 (5.67%) Management Information System
16 11 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (5.67%) Military

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 14 (7.22%) MS Exchange
1 14 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.55%) Documentum
4 2 (1.03%) CMS
4 2 (1.03%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 85 (43.81%) MS Excel
2 29 (14.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (5.67%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.64%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (4.12%) MS Project
6 2 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.03%) Maya
7 1 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.52%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.52%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.52%) Primavera
3 1 (0.52%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.28%) Office 365
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.67%) 3G
1 11 (5.67%) 4G
2 10 (5.15%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.64%) LAN
4 7 (3.61%) Skype
4 7 (3.61%) VPN
5 6 (3.09%) LTE
6 5 (2.58%) 2G
6 5 (2.58%) DHCP
6 5 (2.58%) Firewall
6 5 (2.58%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (2.06%) DNS
7 4 (2.06%) DWDM
8 3 (1.55%) NAS
8 3 (1.55%) SAN
8 3 (1.55%) UMTS
8 3 (1.55%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.55%) VoIP
8 3 (1.55%) WAN
8 3 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.40%) GIS
2 6 (3.09%) MS Access
3 4 (2.06%) DB2
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.52%) Essbase
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Ant
1 4 (2.06%) ClearCase
1 4 (2.06%) Maven
2 3 (1.55%) ClearQuest
2 3 (1.55%) MSI
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (0.52%) AdminStudio
General
1 39 (20.10%) Telecoms
2 29 (14.95%) Finance
3 14 (7.22%) German Language
4 12 (6.19%) Marketing
5 11 (5.67%) French Language
5 11 (5.67%) Military
6 4 (2.06%) Advertising
6 4 (2.06%) Electronics
7 3 (1.55%) Legal
7 3 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.55%) Retail
8 2 (1.03%) Local Government
9 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.52%) Avionics
9 1 (0.52%) Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (17.01%) Analyst
2 24 (12.37%) GIS Technician
3 23 (11.86%) Data Technician
4 21 (10.82%) Support Engineer
5 17 (8.76%) Administrator
6 10 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (5.15%) Trainer
7 9 (4.64%) Data Analyst
8 8 (4.12%) Coordinator
8 8 (4.12%) Project Administrator
9 7 (3.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (3.61%) Auditor
9 7 (3.61%) IT Support
9 7 (3.61%) SAP Analyst
10 6 (3.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.09%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (3.09%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (2.58%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.61%) HTML
2 4 (2.06%) CGI
3 3 (1.55%) CSS
4 1 (0.52%) COM
4 1 (0.52%) EDI
4 1 (0.52%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.58%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.06%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.55%) Social Media
7 2 (1.03%) Animation
7 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.03%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.03%) User Experience
7 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.03%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.52%) IVR
8 1 (0.52%) Remote Sensing
8 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.20%) Windows
2 14 (7.22%) Windows Server
3 13 (6.70%) Windows 7
4 12 (6.19%) Windows 10
5 8 (4.12%) Windows 8
5 8 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.12%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.09%) Solaris
6 6 (3.09%) Unix
7 5 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.06%) AIX
8 4 (2.06%) Linux
9 3 (1.55%) Android
9 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.03%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.89%) Project Management
2 16 (8.25%) Coaching
3 14 (7.22%) Data Analysis
4 12 (6.19%) ITIL
5 11 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (5.15%) Validation
7 9 (4.64%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.61%) Change Management
9 7 (3.61%) Data Entry
9 7 (3.61%) Data Management
9 7 (3.61%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.61%) ERP
9 7 (3.61%) Information Management
9 7 (3.61%) Workflow
10 6 (3.09%) CRM
10 6 (3.09%) Data Governance
10 6 (3.09%) Migration
10 6 (3.09%) PDM
10 6 (3.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.79%) SQL
2 5 (2.58%) Perl
2 5 (2.58%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.03%) VBScript
5 1 (0.52%) C
5 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (9.28%) Degree
2 14 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.67%) HND
5 7 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.09%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.09%) MCSE
7 4 (2.06%) CIPD
7 4 (2.06%) ECDL
7 4 (2.06%) MCITP
8 3 (1.55%) CCNP
8 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.55%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.55%) MCDST
9 2 (1.03%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.03%) CCNA
9 2 (1.03%) MCSA
9 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.03%) PMP
9 2 (1.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.67%) SLA
2 10 (5.15%) QA
3 6 (3.09%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) GAAP
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (12.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.03%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.52%) XenApp
3 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.67%) SCCM
2 6 (3.09%) WSUS
3 4 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.52%) Netcool
4 1 (0.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.52%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (0.52%) SCSM
4 1 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 130 (67.01%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.37%) SAP
3 21 (10.82%) Oracle
4 10 (5.15%) HP
5 6 (3.09%) hybris
6 5 (2.58%) Citrix
7 4 (2.06%) Cramer
7 4 (2.06%) IBM
7 4 (2.06%) Mapinfo
7 4 (2.06%) Remedy
8 3 (1.55%) Adobe
8 3 (1.55%) Apple
8 3 (1.55%) Ariba
8 3 (1.55%) BMC
8 3 (1.55%) Cisco
8 3 (1.55%) EMC
8 3 (1.55%) Huawei
8 3 (1.55%) VMware
9 2 (1.03%) NetApp
9 2 (1.03%) Sun
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