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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 123 157 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.81% 6.24% 6.86%
As % of the Applications category 35.04% 40.99% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 64 50
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£319 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £200 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £285 £265
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 27
Average hourly rate £13.13 £13.50 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.90 £8.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.11
% change year-on-year
- -0.77%
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
351 383 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.72% 15.22% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 157 110
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £209 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £496 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 35
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.45 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.05 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 3 August 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
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 3 August 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 -2 61 £375 -6.25% 6
Slough +8 19 £225 -18.18% 4
Bracknell -18 11 £225 -25.00% 3
Maidenhead -1 4 - -
Newbury -11 3 £345 -1.28% 2
Wokingham +2 1 £200 - 1
Windsor +1 1 - - 3
Hungerford - 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 159 (53.36%) Microsoft
2 128 (42.95%) MS Excel
3 94 (31.54%) Telecoms
4 86 (28.86%) Windows
5 57 (19.13%) Active Directory
6 54 (18.12%) Project Management
6 54 (18.12%) Windows 7
7 51 (17.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 48 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
9 47 (15.77%) Finance
10 39 (13.09%) SQL
11 35 (11.74%) ITIL
12 33 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (11.07%) Degree
13 30 (10.07%) Migration
13 30 (10.07%) Linux
14 29 (9.73%) PRINCE2
15 28 (9.40%) SharePoint
16 27 (9.06%) Security Cleared
17 26 (8.72%) SAP
18 25 (8.39%) Office 365
19 24 (8.05%) Windows XP
20 21 (7.05%) HP
21 20 (6.71%) DV Cleared
22 19 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
22 19 (6.38%) Oracle
23 18 (6.04%) Service Management
23 18 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
24 17 (5.70%) Management Information System
24 17 (5.70%) VPN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 28 (9.40%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.70%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.02%) Lync
5 8 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.68%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.01%) Smallworld
7 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 128 (42.95%) MS Excel
2 51 (17.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (5.37%) MS Project
4 15 (5.03%) MS Visio
5 13 (4.36%) AutoCAD
6 5 (1.68%) Maya
7 2 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.67%) InDesign
7 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.67%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 4 (1.34%) HFM
3 3 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.67%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.67%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.67%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.67%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.70%) VPN
2 15 (5.03%) Firewall
3 13 (4.36%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (4.36%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.36%) VoIP
4 10 (3.36%) 4G
5 9 (3.02%) WAN
5 9 (3.02%) 3G
6 8 (2.68%) LTE
7 7 (2.35%) IPsec
7 7 (2.35%) Ethernet
7 7 (2.35%) LAN
8 6 (2.01%) 3GPP
8 6 (2.01%) ATM
8 6 (2.01%) Broadband
8 6 (2.01%) PPP
8 6 (2.01%) DSLAM
8 6 (2.01%) Internet
8 6 (2.01%) DNS
8 6 (2.01%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.01%) OLAP
4 5 (1.68%) MS Access
4 5 (1.68%) DataStage
5 4 (1.34%) Hyperion Smart View
6 3 (1.01%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.01%) SAP BI
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.67%) MySQL
7 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.67%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.67%) QlikView
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.68%) Toad
3 2 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.67%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) Selenium
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (31.54%) Telecoms
2 47 (15.77%) Finance
3 14 (4.70%) Electronics
4 13 (4.36%) Marketing
5 12 (4.03%) Retail
6 7 (2.35%) Legal
7 5 (1.68%) French Language
7 5 (1.68%) German Language
8 4 (1.34%) Billing
8 4 (1.34%) Publishing
9 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.01%) Advertising
9 3 (1.01%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 73 (24.50%) Analyst
2 22 (7.38%) Project Manager
3 16 (5.37%) Support Engineer
4 15 (5.03%) Coordinator
4 15 (5.03%) Desktop Support
4 15 (5.03%) Service Analyst
5 14 (4.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (4.70%) Business Analyst
6 13 (4.36%) Support Analyst
6 13 (4.36%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (3.36%) Consultant
8 9 (3.02%) Design Engineer
9 8 (2.68%) Project Coordinator
9 8 (2.68%) Team Leader
9 8 (2.68%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (2.68%) Desktop Analyst
10 7 (2.35%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 7 (2.35%) Junior
10 7 (2.35%) Developer
11 6 (2.01%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.01%) HTML
2 4 (1.34%) CSS
3 3 (1.01%) XML
4 2 (0.67%) Middleware
4 2 (0.67%) .NET
4 2 (0.67%) Ajax
4 2 (0.67%) HTML5
5 1 (0.34%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.34%) CSS3
5 1 (0.34%) MDX
5 1 (0.34%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) Web Services
5 1 (0.34%) VXML
5 1 (0.34%) BAPI
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.68%) Statistics
3 8 (2.68%) GIS
3 8 (2.68%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.35%) PKI
5 6 (2.01%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.01%) Social Media
6 3 (1.01%) EPoS
6 3 (1.01%) DTV
6 3 (1.01%) IPTV
7 2 (0.67%) Social Network
7 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.34%) iPad
8 1 (0.34%) Wiki
8 1 (0.34%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 86 (28.86%) Windows
2 54 (18.12%) Windows 7
3 30 (10.07%) Linux
4 24 (8.05%) Windows XP
5 14 (4.70%) UNIX
6 12 (4.03%) Windows 8
6 12 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.01%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (2.01%) Solaris
10 5 (1.68%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.01%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.67%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.67%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.67%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.12%) Project Management
2 35 (11.74%) ITIL
3 33 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (10.07%) Migration
5 29 (9.73%) PRINCE2
6 19 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (6.04%) Service Management
7 18 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (4.03%) Incident Management
9 11 (3.69%) Resource Management
9 11 (3.69%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.69%) Change Control
10 9 (3.02%) Waterfall
10 9 (3.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (3.02%) Change Management
11 8 (2.68%) ETL
12 7 (2.35%) Validation
12 7 (2.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (2.35%) Business Analysis
12 7 (2.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.09%) SQL
2 13 (4.36%) VBA
3 8 (2.68%) VB
4 5 (1.68%) Perl
4 5 (1.68%) C
5 4 (1.34%) Java
5 4 (1.34%) Python
6 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.67%) PHP
7 2 (0.67%) C++
8 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.34%) ABAP
8 1 (0.34%) Tcl
8 1 (0.34%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.34%) C-shell
8 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.34%) VBScript
8 1 (0.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (11.07%) Degree
2 27 (9.06%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.71%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.02%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.02%) MCTS
6 8 (2.68%) PMP
6 8 (2.68%) ISEB
7 7 (2.35%) CCNA
7 7 (2.35%) MCSE
8 6 (2.01%) CCNP
8 6 (2.01%) SCSA
8 6 (2.01%) Sun Certification
8 6 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.01%) MCITP
8 6 (2.01%) ISTQB
8 6 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.01%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.70%) QA
2 10 (3.36%) SLA
3 6 (2.01%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.01%) GAAP
5 2 (0.67%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.34%) GCP
System Software
1 57 (19.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.67%) XenApp
4 2 (0.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (4.03%) SCCM
2 7 (2.35%) SCOM
3 3 (1.01%) WSUS
3 3 (1.01%) Nagios
4 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.67%) Netcool
4 2 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 159 (53.36%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.72%) SAP
3 21 (7.05%) HP
4 19 (6.38%) Oracle
5 17 (5.70%) Ericsson
6 12 (4.03%) Remedy
7 10 (3.36%) Huawei
7 10 (3.36%) Cisco
8 9 (3.02%) TOWER Software
9 8 (2.68%) VMware
9 8 (2.68%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (2.68%) Citrix
10 7 (2.35%) Nokia
10 7 (2.35%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.01%) Veritas
11 6 (2.01%) Sun
11 6 (2.01%) Informatica
11 6 (2.01%) Cognos
12 5 (1.68%) Mapinfo
12 5 (1.68%) Amdocs
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £120.00 - £140.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago