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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 8 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 10.28% 9.42% 2.99%
As % of the Applications category 44.00% 55.32% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £265 £263
% change year-on-year
+11.32% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +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
50 47 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 23.36% 17.03% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 7
Average daily rate £313 £315 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £124 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £16.80 £16.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
4 9 (23.08%) Lotus
4 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 9 (23.08%) IBM Notes
4 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
5 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
6 7 (17.95%) Adobe
6 7 (17.95%) Android
6 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
6 7 (17.95%) Axure RP
7 6 (15.38%) Visualisation
7 6 (15.38%) Migration
7 6 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (15.38%) Smartphone
7 6 (15.38%) Flash
7 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 6 (15.38%) Photoshop
8 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.82%) QA
9 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
9 4 (10.26%) Zimbra
9 4 (10.26%) Content Management
9 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
9 4 (10.26%) Finance

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 9 (23.08%) IBM Notes
2 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.26%) Zimbra
3 4 (10.26%) Lync
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.13%) Magnolia
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (15.38%) Photoshop
3 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) Broadband
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) DSL
4 1 (2.56%) DWDM
4 1 (2.56%) ADSL
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) SDH
4 1 (2.56%) VoIP
4 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Axure RP
2 3 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (5.13%) StarTeam
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Electronics
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) German Language
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Designer
3 4 (10.26%) User Experience Designer
3 4 (10.26%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Visual Designer
4 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) UI Designer
5 2 (5.13%) Messaging Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Web Content Manager
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Web Manager
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Trainer
5 2 (5.13%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Flash
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) HTML5
4 1 (2.56%) CSS3
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 6 (15.38%) Smartphone
3 3 (7.69%) DTV
4 2 (5.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
3 7 (17.95%) Android
3 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
2 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) Content Management
3 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Change Control
4 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 3 (7.69%) Budget Control
4 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Release Management
5 2 (5.13%) Pay per click
5 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
1 2 (5.13%) C
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) Perl
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CCA
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Dell Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) DCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.56%) Netcool
2 1 (2.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (2.56%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Lotus
3 7 (17.95%) Adobe
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Appcelerator
5 3 (7.69%) SAP
6 2 (5.13%) Borland
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) CODA
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) Cramer
7 1 (2.56%) VMware