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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 110 162 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.20% 6.16% 4.45%
As % of the Applications category 33.54% 37.76% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 70 24
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£262 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.27% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £140 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £453 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 17
Average hourly rate £15.90 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.43 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.65 £27.20 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +3.70%
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
328 429 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.51% 16.31% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 201 101
Average daily rate £287 £323 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.16% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 28
Average hourly rate £15.90 £18.70 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.20 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

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 27 January 2015.

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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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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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 -7 40 £238 -18.10% 12
Newbury +8 13 £285 +70.14%
Bracknell -3 11 £273 -12.90% 6
Slough -10 10 £250 +2.56% 2
Maidenhead +2 8 £287 -18.14% 3
Thatcham - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 122 (49.59%) MS Excel
2 120 (48.78%) Microsoft
3 91 (36.99%) Telecoms
4 60 (24.39%) Windows
5 41 (16.67%) ITIL
5 41 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 39 (15.85%) Project Management
7 38 (15.45%) Degree
8 36 (14.63%) Active Directory
9 34 (13.82%) PRINCE2
10 32 (13.01%) SharePoint
10 32 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (12.60%) Finance
12 28 (11.38%) Windows 7
13 27 (10.98%) MS Visio
14 20 (8.13%) SQL
15 19 (7.72%) SLA
15 19 (7.72%) Security Cleared
16 18 (7.32%) SAP
17 17 (6.91%) MS Project
17 17 (6.91%) Internet
17 17 (6.91%) Remedy
18 16 (6.50%) Windows XP
18 16 (6.50%) LAN
19 14 (5.69%) WAN
19 14 (5.69%) TCP/IP
19 14 (5.69%) AutoCAD
19 14 (5.69%) Marketing
20 13 (5.28%) SC Cleared
20 13 (5.28%) Analytical Skills

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 32 (13.01%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.25%) Lync
3 6 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.63%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.63%) CMS
5 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.41%) SAS
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 122 (49.59%) MS Excel
2 41 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (10.98%) MS Visio
4 17 (6.91%) MS Project
5 14 (5.69%) AutoCAD
6 4 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (1.22%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.81%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.41%) SAP SEM
2 1 (0.41%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.41%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.03%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.91%) Internet
2 16 (6.50%) LAN
3 14 (5.69%) WAN
3 14 (5.69%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.66%) FTP
5 8 (3.25%) VPN
6 7 (2.85%) 3G
6 7 (2.85%) LTE
7 6 (2.44%) 4G
8 5 (2.03%) SAN
9 3 (1.22%) Firewall
9 3 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.22%) Wireless
9 3 (1.22%) 2G
9 3 (1.22%) DHCP
9 3 (1.22%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.22%) LDAP
9 3 (1.22%) APPN
9 3 (1.22%) SNA
9 3 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.22%) IDOL
4 3 (1.22%) DTS
4 3 (1.22%) DB2
4 3 (1.22%) OLAP
4 3 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.81%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.81%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.81%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) MS Access
6 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.41%) QlikView
6 1 (0.41%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.81%) Subversion
4 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 91 (36.99%) Telecoms
2 31 (12.60%) Finance
3 14 (5.69%) Marketing
4 10 (4.07%) Retail
5 9 (3.66%) Billing
6 7 (2.85%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.44%) Legal
8 4 (1.63%) Games
8 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.63%) Back Office
9 3 (1.22%) Automotive
9 3 (1.22%) Publishing
10 2 (0.81%) German Language
10 2 (0.81%) Law
10 2 (0.81%) Electronics
10 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.41%) Military
11 1 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.41%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 37 (15.04%) Analyst
2 21 (8.54%) Administrator
3 20 (8.13%) Project Manager
4 13 (5.28%) Coordinator
5 12 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 11 (4.47%) Service Analyst
6 11 (4.47%) 1st Line Support
7 10 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (4.07%) Developer
8 9 (3.66%) Project Coordinator
9 8 (3.25%) Design Engineer
9 8 (3.25%) Data Analyst
9 8 (3.25%) Technical Writer
9 8 (3.25%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (2.85%) IT Support
11 6 (2.44%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (2.44%) IT Administrator
11 6 (2.44%) IT Support Technician
11 6 (2.44%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.85%) Web Services
2 6 (2.44%) .NET
2 6 (2.44%) XML
2 6 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.03%) CSS
4 4 (1.63%) HTML
5 3 (1.22%) APPC
5 3 (1.22%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (0.81%) FuelPHP
6 2 (0.81%) HTML5
6 2 (0.81%) CSS3
6 2 (0.81%) jQuery
7 1 (0.41%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.41%) BAPI
7 1 (0.41%) XSLT
7 1 (0.41%) SOAP
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.41%) Middleware
7 1 (0.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.47%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.03%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.22%) AS400
5 3 (1.22%) Replication
5 3 (1.22%) iSeries
5 3 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.22%) Statistics
5 3 (1.22%) iPad
6 2 (0.81%) IPTV
7 1 (0.41%) DTV
7 1 (0.41%) NHS
7 1 (0.41%) Life Science
7 1 (0.41%) PDA
7 1 (0.41%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.41%) Wiki
7 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.41%) New Media
7 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (24.39%) Windows
2 28 (11.38%) Windows 7
3 16 (6.50%) Windows XP
4 11 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.66%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.22%) OS/400
8 3 (1.22%) Linux
8 3 (1.22%) Android
8 3 (1.22%) i5/OS
8 3 (1.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.67%) ITIL
2 39 (15.85%) Project Management
3 34 (13.82%) PRINCE2
4 32 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (4.88%) Use Case
5 12 (4.88%) Time Management
6 11 (4.47%) Data Analysis
6 11 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (4.07%) Service Delivery
8 9 (3.66%) Workflow
8 9 (3.66%) Service Management
8 9 (3.66%) Analytics
9 8 (3.25%) eTOM
9 8 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (3.25%) E-Commerce
10 7 (2.85%) Programme Management
10 7 (2.85%) Change Control
11 6 (2.44%) Web Development
11 6 (2.44%) Business Analysis
12 5 (2.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.13%) SQL
2 7 (2.85%) C#
3 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.22%) C
4 3 (1.22%) COBOL
4 3 (1.22%) RPG
4 3 (1.22%) VBA
5 2 (0.81%) ABAP
5 2 (0.81%) Perl
5 2 (0.81%) PHP
5 2 (0.81%) Java
6 1 (0.41%) C++
6 1 (0.41%) VB
6 1 (0.41%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 38 (15.45%) Degree
2 19 (7.72%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.28%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.47%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (4.07%) PMP
5 10 (4.07%) PMI Certification
6 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.25%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.25%) MCSE
8 7 (2.85%) MCP
9 5 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.63%) HND
11 3 (1.22%) IBM Certification
11 3 (1.22%) CCNA
11 3 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.22%) CCENT
11 3 (1.22%) NVQ Level 3
11 3 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.81%) ISEB
12 2 (0.81%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.72%) SLA
2 7 (2.85%) QA
3 5 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.41%) P3O
System Software
1 36 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.22%) PowerHA
3 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.41%) XenApp
4 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.22%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (1.22%) SCCM
3 2 (0.81%) SCOM
3 2 (0.81%) OpenView
3 2 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.41%) Nagios
4 1 (0.41%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.41%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.41%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 120 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.32%) SAP
3 17 (6.91%) Remedy
4 13 (5.28%) HP
5 9 (3.66%) Citrix
6 6 (2.44%) CA
6 6 (2.44%) Ericsson
6 6 (2.44%) TOWER Software
7 5 (2.03%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.03%) Oracle
8 4 (1.63%) IBM
8 4 (1.63%) Lotus
9 3 (1.22%) VMware
9 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.22%) NetIQ
9 3 (1.22%) Cisco
9 3 (1.22%) Meridio
10 2 (0.81%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.81%) Dell
10 2 (0.81%) EMC
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