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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.29% 6.96% 1.10%
As % of the Applications category 24.49% 41.38% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 1
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£388 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
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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
49 58 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.50% 16.81% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 10
Average daily rate £213 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £245 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.61 £11.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.35% +27.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.27 £8.55 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.40 £13.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 March 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) Manufacturing
5 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
5 7 (30.43%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Retail
7 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
7 5 (21.74%) Internet
8 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.04%) IBM
9 3 (13.04%) HP
9 3 (13.04%) Tivoli NetView
9 3 (13.04%) NetIQ
9 3 (13.04%) APPC
9 3 (13.04%) APPN
9 3 (13.04%) IBM Certification
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) SAP
9 3 (13.04%) DB2
9 3 (13.04%) C
9 3 (13.04%) COBOL
9 3 (13.04%) RPG
9 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
9 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
9 3 (13.04%) LAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (26.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) APPN
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) FTP
2 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Manufacturing
3 6 (26.09%) Retail
4 3 (13.04%) Marketing
4 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (8.70%) Electronics
6 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Data Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Transition Manager
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Controller
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Trainer
5 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) AS400
1 3 (13.04%) iSeries
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 2 (8.70%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
1 3 (13.04%) OS/400
1 3 (13.04%) i5/OS
1 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
1 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Budget Control
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Transition Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C
2 3 (13.04%) COBOL
2 3 (13.04%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) IBM Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) NetIQ
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) IBM