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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 20 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.55% 9.79% 5.51%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 57.50% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 1
Average daily rate
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£306 £315 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +215.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £15.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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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
48 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.51% 17.02% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 5
Average daily rate £313 £322 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.79% +22.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £154 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £12.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £16.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (22.50%) IBM Notes
3 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
3 9 (22.50%) Lotus
3 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
4 8 (20.00%) User Experience
4 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (17.50%) Adobe
5 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
5 7 (17.50%) Android
5 7 (17.50%) Axure RP
5 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
6 6 (15.00%) Visualisation
6 6 (15.00%) Smartphone
6 6 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (15.00%) Flash
6 6 (15.00%) Photoshop
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 5 (12.50%) Migration
8 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (10.00%) Finance
8 4 (10.00%) Content Management
8 4 (10.00%) Zimbra
8 4 (10.00%) German Language

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (22.50%) IBM Notes
1 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.00%) Zimbra
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.00%) Lync
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.00%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.00%) Magnolia
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (15.00%) Photoshop
3 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) Broadband
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) DWDM
4 1 (2.50%) DSL
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) ADSL
4 1 (2.50%) SDH
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Axure RP
2 3 (7.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (5.00%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) German Language
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Designer
3 4 (10.00%) User Experience Designer
3 4 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Visual Designer
4 3 (7.50%) Trainer
4 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) UI Designer
4 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Web Manager
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Web Content Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Messaging Architect
5 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Flash
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) CSS3
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
2 8 (20.00%) User Experience
3 6 (15.00%) Visualisation
3 6 (15.00%) Smartphone
4 3 (7.50%) NHS
4 3 (7.50%) DTV
5 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (17.50%) Android
3 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Content Management
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.50%) Change Control
5 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.50%) Budget Control
5 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
5 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.00%) Pay per click
6 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CCA
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Dell Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) DCSE
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.50%) Netcool
2 1 (2.50%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (2.50%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Lotus
3 7 (17.50%) Adobe
4 3 (7.50%) Appcelerator
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) SAP
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Borland
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) CODA
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) Cramer