The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.20% 3.28% 3.57%
As % of the Applications category 27.59% 28.57% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate
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£273 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.54% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £199 £275
% change year-on-year
+34.04% -27.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.72 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.81 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +2.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Applications Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
29 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 11.60% 11.48% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 9
Average daily rate £250 £301 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.80% +14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £535 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.72 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% +20.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.87 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Bracknell region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Bracknell region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) Adobe
4 7 (23.33%) User Experience
4 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
4 7 (23.33%) Android
4 7 (23.33%) Axure RP
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Retail
5 6 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (20.00%) Smartphone
5 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 6 (20.00%) Internet
5 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (20.00%) Flash
5 6 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) IBM Notes
6 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 5 (16.67%) Lotus
7 4 (13.33%) HP
7 4 (13.33%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.33%) Windows 7

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.67%) Magnolia
4 2 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) SNA
3 3 (10.00%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) FTP
3 3 (10.00%) HTTP
3 3 (10.00%) APPN
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Axure RP
2 3 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (20.00%) Retail
1 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) German Language
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Designer
3 4 (13.33%) UX Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) UI Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Visual Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Content Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Web Content Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Web Manager
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Transition Manager
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Flash
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) APPC
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (23.33%) User Experience
3 6 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (10.00%) iSeries
4 3 (10.00%) AS400
5 1 (3.33%) DTV
5 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
1 7 (23.33%) Android
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) i5/OS
4 3 (10.00%) OS/400
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Project Management
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.33%) Content Management
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Transition Management
5 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.67%) Pay per click
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Information Management
6 1 (3.33%) Document Management
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.33%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) RPG
2 3 (10.00%) C
2 3 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) IBM Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) DCSE
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) Dell Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCA
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) PowerHA
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Adobe
3 5 (16.67%) Lotus
4 4 (13.33%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Appcelerator
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 3 (10.00%) NetIQ
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) CODA