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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Office 123 88 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.65% 3.55% 5.55%
As % of the Applications category 41.69% 29.04% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 57
Median daily rate £300 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £130 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 16
Median hourly rate £9.50 £11.25 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.99
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +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
295 303 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.54% 12.24% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 139 147
Median daily rate £305 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 41
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.55 £17.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.35% +26.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £30.90 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 66 £270 +8.00% 9
Bracknell +7 19 - - 1
Slough -4 8 £275 +111.53%
Newbury +11 7 £170 - 3
Maidenhead -8 3 £338 +68.75% 1
Hungerford - 1 £265 - 2
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 151 (60.89%) Microsoft
2 125 (50.40%) MS Excel
3 72 (29.03%) Windows
4 49 (19.76%) Active Directory
5 38 (15.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (15.32%) Windows 7
6 37 (14.92%) Windows Server
7 35 (14.11%) HP
8 34 (13.71%) ITIL
8 34 (13.71%) SQL
9 32 (12.90%) Telecoms
10 28 (11.29%) Project Management
11 27 (10.89%) Finance
12 25 (10.08%) Oracle
12 25 (10.08%) Analytics
12 25 (10.08%) Security Cleared
13 24 (9.68%) SLA
14 23 (9.27%) GIS
14 23 (9.27%) Marketing
15 22 (8.87%) MS Exchange
16 20 (8.06%) SharePoint
16 20 (8.06%) SAP
16 20 (8.06%) Citrix
16 20 (8.06%) DV Cleared
16 20 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (7.66%) Degree
17 19 (7.66%) HTML
18 18 (7.26%) Management Information System
18 18 (7.26%) Office 365

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 (8.87%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.63%) CMS
4 8 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.23%) Live Communications Server
5 6 (2.42%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.21%) Documentum
7 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.81%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.40%) IIS
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 125 (50.40%) MS Excel
2 38 (15.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.03%) MS Project
5 4 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.61%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.81%) Mingle
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.40%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.61%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.21%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.81%) assyst
4 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.26%) Office 365
2 10 (4.03%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (2.82%) SaaS
4 5 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.61%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.21%) IaaS
7 2 (0.81%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.81%) PaaS
7 2 (0.81%) Trello
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.44%) Internet
1 11 (4.44%) SAN
2 9 (3.63%) Skype
3 7 (2.82%) 2G
3 7 (2.82%) 3G
3 7 (2.82%) 4G
3 7 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.42%) LAN
4 6 (2.42%) VPN
5 5 (2.02%) DHCP
5 5 (2.02%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (1.61%) WAN
7 3 (1.21%) DNS
7 3 (1.21%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.21%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.21%) VoIP
7 3 (1.21%) Wireless
8 2 (0.81%) LTE
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.27%) GIS
2 17 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.63%) MS Access
4 6 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.02%) DB2
6 4 (1.61%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.61%) DataStage
6 4 (1.61%) OLAP
6 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.21%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.81%) Big Data
8 2 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.02%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.61%) Ant
2 4 (1.61%) ClearQuest
2 4 (1.61%) Maven
2 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.61%) Toad
2 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.21%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.81%) MSI
5 1 (0.40%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 27 (10.89%) Finance
3 23 (9.27%) Marketing
4 13 (5.24%) German Language
5 10 (4.03%) French Language
6 8 (3.23%) Military
7 6 (2.42%) Electronics
8 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.61%) Retail
10 3 (1.21%) Back Office
10 3 (1.21%) Banking
11 2 (0.81%) Advertising
11 2 (0.81%) Legal
11 2 (0.81%) Local Government
12 1 (0.40%) Billing
12 1 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (13.71%) Support Engineer
2 33 (13.31%) Analyst
3 21 (8.47%) GIS Technician
4 20 (8.06%) Data Technician
5 17 (6.85%) Administrator
6 15 (6.05%) Desktop Support
7 13 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (5.24%) Coordinator
7 13 (5.24%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (4.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 10 (4.03%) Analytics Manager
9 10 (4.03%) Digital Analytics Manager
9 10 (4.03%) Project Administrator
10 9 (3.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 9 (3.63%) Designer
10 9 (3.63%) IT Support
10 9 (3.63%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.66%) HTML
2 9 (3.63%) CSS
3 5 (2.02%) .NET
3 5 (2.02%) Apache Flex
3 5 (2.02%) CGI
4 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.61%) HTML5
5 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.40%) Compass CSS Framework
5 1 (0.40%) Dojo
5 1 (0.40%) jQuery
5 1 (0.40%) LESS
5 1 (0.40%) Middleware
5 1 (0.40%) Sass
5 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.03%) Handset
4 9 (3.63%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.63%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.82%) Statistics
6 5 (2.02%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.02%) User Experience
7 4 (1.61%) Animation
7 4 (1.61%) Clustering
7 4 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.61%) Fintech
7 4 (1.61%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.21%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.21%) iPad
8 3 (1.21%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.21%) Social Media
9 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (29.03%) Windows
2 38 (15.32%) Windows 7
3 37 (14.92%) Windows Server
4 19 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (6.85%) Windows XP
6 10 (4.03%) Windows 8
6 10 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.63%) Unix
7 9 (3.63%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.42%) Android
8 6 (2.42%) Linux
9 5 (2.02%) AIX
9 5 (2.02%) Solaris
9 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.71%) ITIL
2 28 (11.29%) Project Management
3 25 (10.08%) Analytics
4 16 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 16 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 15 (6.05%) CRM
6 14 (5.65%) Data Analysis
6 14 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (5.24%) Web Analytics
8 12 (4.84%) Data Management
8 12 (4.84%) Migration
8 12 (4.84%) Validation
9 10 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.03%) Coaching
9 10 (4.03%) Mentoring
9 10 (4.03%) Performance Improvement
10 9 (3.63%) Data Entry
11 8 (3.23%) Digital Analytics
11 8 (3.23%) Presales
11 8 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.71%) SQL
2 11 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.42%) Perl
4 6 (2.42%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.02%) C#
6 2 (0.81%) Java
6 2 (0.81%) VBScript
7 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (10.08%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.06%) DV Cleared
3 19 (7.66%) Degree
4 14 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.63%) HND
5 9 (3.63%) MCSE
6 5 (2.02%) MCP
6 5 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.61%) MCITP
8 3 (1.21%) MCDST
9 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.40%) CCNP
10 1 (0.40%) HNC
10 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.40%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.40%) MCTS
10 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.40%) PMP
10 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.68%) SLA
2 9 (3.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.81%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) EFQM
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (19.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.61%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.21%) XenApp
4 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (5.24%) SCCM
2 11 (4.44%) Netcool
2 11 (4.44%) WSUS
3 10 (4.03%) NetBackup
4 8 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (3.23%) Unicenter
4 8 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 5 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.81%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.40%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.40%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (0.40%) SCOM
7 1 (0.40%) SCSM
7 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 151 (60.89%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.11%) HP
3 25 (10.08%) Oracle
4 20 (8.06%) Citrix
4 20 (8.06%) SAP
5 17 (6.85%) Adobe
6 11 (4.44%) EMC
7 10 (4.03%) hybris
7 10 (4.03%) Veritas
8 8 (3.23%) Meridio
9 6 (2.42%) IBM
10 5 (2.02%) Cisco
10 5 (2.02%) Cramer
10 5 (2.02%) Google
10 5 (2.02%) Mapinfo
11 4 (1.61%) Cognos
11 4 (1.61%) Informatica
11 4 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.61%) Serena
11 4 (1.61%) Tealium
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