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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 132 134 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.55% 5.20% 6.39%
As % of the Applications category 40.37% 35.45% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 61
Median daily rate £288 £292 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.54% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 10
Median hourly rate £12.21 £13.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% -1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.95 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £15.00 £17.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £13.99
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +0.08%
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
327 378 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.75% 14.66% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 174 157
Median daily rate £363 £325 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 39 23
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.78 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.44% +16.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.13 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.06 £30.90 £21.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +6 69 £175 -42.62% 12
Bracknell +1 21 £298 +12.45% 3
Slough +3 14 £300 +33.33% 1
Maidenhead +3 4 £101 -
Newbury -5 4 - - 3
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 162 (61.83%) Microsoft
2 132 (50.38%) MS Excel
3 79 (30.15%) Windows
4 53 (20.23%) Active Directory
5 40 (15.27%) SQL
6 38 (14.50%) Windows Server
7 36 (13.74%) Telecoms
7 36 (13.74%) Windows 7
8 35 (13.36%) ITIL
9 34 (12.98%) MS PowerPoint
10 33 (12.60%) HP
11 27 (10.31%) Project Management
11 27 (10.31%) Office 365
12 25 (9.54%) Finance
12 25 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (9.16%) German Language
14 23 (8.78%) Security Cleared
14 23 (8.78%) Analytics
15 22 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (8.40%) Degree
15 22 (8.40%) SharePoint
15 22 (8.40%) SLA
16 21 (8.02%) Citrix
16 21 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (7.25%) Marketing
17 19 (7.25%) Data Analysis
17 19 (7.25%) Oracle
17 19 (7.25%) SQL Server
18 18 (6.87%) MS Visio
18 18 (6.87%) 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 22 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.11%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.82%) CMS
4 8 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.05%) Live Communications Server
5 5 (1.91%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.53%) IIS
7 3 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.76%) MS Project 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
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 132 (50.38%) MS Excel
2 34 (12.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (6.87%) MS Visio
4 13 (4.96%) MS Project
5 4 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.53%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.15%) Mingle
7 2 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.38%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.53%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.15%) assyst
3 3 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.76%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.31%) Office 365
2 10 (3.82%) Adobe Analytics
3 9 (3.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.67%) SaaS
5 4 (1.53%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.53%) Trello
6 2 (0.76%) IaaS
6 2 (0.76%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.38%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.38%) PaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.73%) Skype
2 13 (4.96%) SAN
3 11 (4.20%) Internet
4 10 (3.82%) DNS
5 6 (2.29%) DHCP
6 5 (1.91%) 2G
6 5 (1.91%) 3G
6 5 (1.91%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.91%) LAN
6 5 (1.91%) LDAP
6 5 (1.91%) WAN
7 4 (1.53%) 4G
7 4 (1.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.53%) VPN
8 3 (1.15%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.15%) Firewall
8 3 (1.15%) LTE
8 3 (1.15%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (1.15%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.73%) GIS
3 9 (3.44%) MS Access
4 7 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.53%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.53%) DataStage
6 4 (1.53%) OLAP
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.15%) Big Data
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%) DB2
9 1 (0.38%) EDMS
9 1 (0.38%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.38%) MySQL
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.53%) Toad
3 3 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.76%) JIRA
5 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.38%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
General
1 36 (13.74%) Telecoms
2 25 (9.54%) Finance
3 24 (9.16%) German Language
4 19 (7.25%) Marketing
5 16 (6.11%) French Language
6 7 (2.67%) Retail
7 6 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.91%) Italian Language
8 5 (1.91%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.53%) Legal
10 3 (1.15%) Back Office
10 3 (1.15%) Electronics
10 3 (1.15%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.76%) Banking
11 2 (0.76%) Billing
12 1 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 37 (14.12%) Support Engineer
2 33 (12.60%) Analyst
3 16 (6.11%) Coordinator
4 15 (5.73%) Administrator
4 15 (5.73%) Data Technician
4 15 (5.73%) GIS Technician
5 14 (5.34%) Desktop Support
6 12 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (4.58%) Data Analyst
6 12 (4.58%) Project Manager
6 12 (4.58%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (4.20%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (4.20%) IT Support
8 10 (3.82%) Analytics Manager
8 10 (3.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (3.82%) Digital Analytics Manager
8 10 (3.82%) Technical Support
9 9 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (3.44%) Consultant
9 9 (3.44%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.58%) HTML
2 8 (3.05%) .NET
3 6 (2.29%) CSS
4 5 (1.91%) Apache Flex
4 5 (1.91%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.91%) OAuth2
4 5 (1.91%) SAML
5 4 (1.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.53%) HTML5
6 3 (1.15%) Web Services
7 2 (0.76%) XML
7 2 (0.76%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.38%) CGI
8 1 (0.38%) Dojo
8 1 (0.38%) jQuery
8 1 (0.38%) MAPI
8 1 (0.38%) Middleware
8 1 (0.38%) Sass
8 1 (0.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.82%) Handset
4 8 (3.05%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.05%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.67%) Statistics
6 6 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.29%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.91%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.91%) PKI
8 4 (1.53%) Clustering
8 4 (1.53%) Fintech
8 4 (1.53%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.53%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.15%) iPad
9 3 (1.15%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (30.15%) Windows
2 38 (14.50%) Windows Server
3 36 (13.74%) Windows 7
4 21 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.96%) Windows XP
6 12 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.05%) Linux
7 8 (3.05%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.29%) Unix
10 5 (1.91%) Android
11 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.38%) AIX
13 1 (0.38%) CentOS
13 1 (0.38%) Solaris
13 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.36%) ITIL
2 27 (10.31%) Project Management
3 25 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (8.78%) Analytics
5 19 (7.25%) Data Analysis
6 17 (6.49%) Validation
7 15 (5.73%) Problem Management
8 13 (4.96%) Migration
9 12 (4.58%) B2B
9 12 (4.58%) CRM
9 12 (4.58%) E-Commerce
10 11 (4.20%) Web Analytics
11 10 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (3.82%) Data Entry
11 10 (3.82%) Performance Improvement
12 9 (3.44%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (3.44%) Change Management
12 9 (3.44%) PRINCE2
12 9 (3.44%) Service Management
13 8 (3.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.27%) SQL
2 14 (5.34%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.29%) C#
5 2 (0.76%) Java
5 2 (0.76%) VBA
6 1 (0.38%) C
6 1 (0.38%) Perl
6 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (8.78%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.40%) Degree
3 18 (6.87%) DV Cleared
3 18 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.73%) MCSE
5 11 (4.20%) MCITP
6 9 (3.44%) MCDST
7 8 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.67%) CCNA
9 6 (2.29%) MCP
10 5 (1.91%) HND
11 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.76%) MCTS
12 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.38%) CCNP
13 1 (0.38%) HNC
13 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.38%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.40%) SLA
2 5 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.76%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) EFQM
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (20.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.91%) BitLocker
2 5 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.15%) Terminal Server
3 3 (1.15%) XenApp
4 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (4.96%) SCCM
2 10 (3.82%) NetBackup
2 10 (3.82%) Netcool
3 9 (3.44%) WSUS
4 8 (3.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (3.05%) Unicenter
4 8 (3.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (1.15%) 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%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.38%) cPanel
7 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 162 (61.83%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.60%) HP
3 21 (8.02%) Citrix
4 19 (7.25%) Oracle
5 17 (6.49%) SAP
6 15 (5.73%) Adobe
7 10 (3.82%) Veritas
8 8 (3.05%) EMC
8 8 (3.05%) Meridio
9 7 (2.67%) Cisco
9 7 (2.67%) hybris
10 6 (2.29%) Google
11 4 (1.53%) BMC
11 4 (1.53%) Cognos
11 4 (1.53%) Informatica
11 4 (1.53%) Serena
11 4 (1.53%) Tealium
11 4 (1.53%) VMware
12 3 (1.15%) IBM
12 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
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