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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 42 21
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Office 130 94 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.63% 3.65% 6.46%
As % of the Applications category 44.22% 30.42% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 77
Median daily rate £270 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 10
Median hourly rate £9.50 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% -1.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -
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
294 309 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.72% 12.00% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 146 165
Median daily rate £338 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 26
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £30.90 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +27 73 £255 -38.18% 6
Bracknell +1 15 - - 1
Slough -2 12 £313 +38.88% 1
Maidenhead 0 4 £101 -
Newbury -2 3 - - 1
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 165 (62.74%) Microsoft
2 131 (49.81%) MS Excel
3 83 (31.56%) Windows
4 56 (21.29%) Active Directory
5 41 (15.59%) Windows Server
6 40 (15.21%) Windows 7
7 39 (14.83%) MS PowerPoint
8 35 (13.31%) Telecoms
8 35 (13.31%) HP
9 34 (12.93%) ITIL
9 34 (12.93%) SQL
10 28 (10.65%) Project Management
11 27 (10.27%) Office 365
12 26 (9.89%) Security Cleared
13 24 (9.13%) Analytics
13 24 (9.13%) SLA
13 24 (9.13%) SharePoint
14 23 (8.75%) Finance
14 23 (8.75%) Marketing
15 22 (8.37%) DV Cleared
15 22 (8.37%) Oracle
16 21 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (7.60%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (7.60%) Degree
17 20 (7.60%) German Language
18 19 (7.22%) MS Visio
19 18 (6.84%) MS Exchange
19 18 (6.84%) Citrix
19 18 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification

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 24 (9.13%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.84%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.56%) CMS
4 8 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.04%) Live Communications Server
5 6 (2.28%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.14%) Documentum
7 3 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.76%) IIS
8 2 (0.76%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.38%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 131 (49.81%) MS Excel
2 39 (14.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (7.22%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.18%) MS Project
5 4 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.52%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.76%) Mingle
6 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.38%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.52%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.14%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.76%) assyst
4 2 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.27%) Office 365
2 10 (3.80%) Adobe Analytics
2 10 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
2 10 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.66%) SaaS
4 4 (1.52%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.76%) IaaS
5 2 (0.76%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.76%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.76%) Trello
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.38%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.32%) Skype
2 13 (4.94%) SAN
3 11 (4.18%) Internet
4 8 (3.04%) DNS
5 6 (2.28%) 2G
5 6 (2.28%) 3G
5 6 (2.28%) LAN
5 6 (2.28%) WAN
6 5 (1.90%) 4G
6 5 (1.90%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.90%) LDAP
6 5 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.90%) VPN
7 4 (1.52%) DHCP
7 4 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (1.52%) VoIP
7 4 (1.52%) Wireless
8 3 (1.14%) Firewall
8 3 (1.14%) LTE
8 3 (1.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.84%) GIS
2 17 (6.46%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.42%) MS Access
4 7 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.52%) Big Data
6 4 (1.52%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.52%) DataStage
6 4 (1.52%) OLAP
6 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.14%) DB2
8 2 (0.76%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.38%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.52%) Toad
3 3 (1.14%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.76%) Ant
4 2 (0.76%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.76%) Maven
4 2 (0.76%) MSI
5 1 (0.38%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.38%) JIRA
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (13.31%) Telecoms
2 23 (8.75%) Finance
2 23 (8.75%) Marketing
3 20 (7.60%) German Language
4 14 (5.32%) French Language
5 8 (3.04%) Retail
6 6 (2.28%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.90%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.90%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.52%) Electronics
8 4 (1.52%) Legal
9 3 (1.14%) Back Office
9 3 (1.14%) Banking
9 3 (1.14%) Military
9 3 (1.14%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.76%) Billing
10 2 (0.76%) Local Government
11 1 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 40 (15.21%) Support Engineer
2 28 (10.65%) Analyst
3 17 (6.46%) Coordinator
3 17 (6.46%) Data Technician
3 17 (6.46%) GIS Technician
4 16 (6.08%) Administrator
5 15 (5.70%) Desktop Support
6 12 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (4.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (4.56%) Project Manager
7 11 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (4.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (4.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (3.80%) Analytics Manager
8 10 (3.80%) Designer
8 10 (3.80%) Digital Analytics Manager
8 10 (3.80%) IT Support
8 10 (3.80%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (3.42%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.46%) HTML
2 9 (3.42%) CSS
3 6 (2.28%) .NET
4 5 (1.90%) Apache Flex
4 5 (1.90%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.90%) OAuth2
4 5 (1.90%) SAML
5 4 (1.52%) HTML5
6 3 (1.14%) CGI
7 2 (0.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.38%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.38%) Compass CSS Framework
8 1 (0.38%) Dojo
8 1 (0.38%) jQuery
8 1 (0.38%) LESS
8 1 (0.38%) Middleware
8 1 (0.38%) Sass
8 1 (0.38%) Web Services
8 1 (0.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.80%) Handset
4 8 (3.04%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.04%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.66%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.66%) Statistics
6 6 (2.28%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.28%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.90%) PKI
7 5 (1.90%) Smart Meter
7 5 (1.90%) User Experience
8 4 (1.52%) Animation
8 4 (1.52%) Clustering
8 4 (1.52%) Fintech
8 4 (1.52%) Video Editing
9 3 (1.14%) iPad
9 3 (1.14%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 83 (31.56%) Windows
2 41 (15.59%) Windows Server
3 40 (15.21%) Windows 7
4 20 (7.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.32%) Windows XP
6 11 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.04%) Linux
7 8 (3.04%) Unix
7 8 (3.04%) Windows 10
7 8 (3.04%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.90%) Android
10 3 (1.14%) AIX
10 3 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.14%) Solaris
11 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.38%) CentOS
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (12.93%) ITIL
2 28 (10.65%) Project Management
3 24 (9.13%) Analytics
4 21 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (5.70%) CRM
5 15 (5.70%) Migration
5 15 (5.70%) Problem Management
6 14 (5.32%) Data Analysis
7 13 (4.94%) B2B
7 13 (4.94%) E-Commerce
7 13 (4.94%) Web Analytics
8 12 (4.56%) Validation
9 11 (4.18%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.18%) Change Management
10 10 (3.80%) Performance Improvement
10 10 (3.80%) PRINCE2
11 9 (3.42%) Data Entry
11 9 (3.42%) Data Management
11 9 (3.42%) Presales
11 9 (3.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.93%) SQL
2 16 (6.08%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.28%) C#
5 3 (1.14%) Perl
5 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.76%) Java
6 2 (0.76%) VBScript
7 1 (0.38%) C
7 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.37%) DV Cleared
3 20 (7.60%) Degree
4 18 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (5.32%) MCSE
6 8 (3.04%) MCDST
6 8 (3.04%) MCITP
7 6 (2.28%) HND
7 6 (2.28%) MCP
8 5 (1.90%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.76%) CCNA
10 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.38%) CCNP
11 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.38%) HNC
11 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.38%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.13%) SLA
2 6 (2.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) EFQM
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (21.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.14%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.14%) XenApp
4 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.70%) SCCM
2 12 (4.56%) WSUS
3 10 (3.80%) NetBackup
3 10 (3.80%) Netcool
4 8 (3.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (3.04%) Unicenter
4 8 (3.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.76%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.38%) cPanel
7 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 165 (62.74%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.31%) HP
3 22 (8.37%) Oracle
4 18 (6.84%) Citrix
5 17 (6.46%) Adobe
5 17 (6.46%) SAP
6 11 (4.18%) EMC
7 10 (3.80%) Veritas
8 8 (3.04%) hybris
8 8 (3.04%) Meridio
9 6 (2.28%) Cisco
9 6 (2.28%) Google
10 4 (1.52%) Cognos
10 4 (1.52%) IBM
10 4 (1.52%) Informatica
10 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.52%) Serena
10 4 (1.52%) Tealium
11 3 (1.14%) Marketo
11 3 (1.14%) ServiceNow
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