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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 13 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.89% 6.92% 2.73%
As % of the Applications category 30.23% 46.51% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £230 £263
% change year-on-year
+27.17% -12.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.79 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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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
43 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 16.17% 14.88% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 5
Average daily rate £261 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.68% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £225 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £13.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +63.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.70 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £22.30 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 28 April 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 28 April 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
6 5 (20.83%) Internet
6 5 (20.83%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Retail
8 3 (12.50%) Migration
8 3 (12.50%) Marketing
8 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 3 (12.50%) AS400
8 3 (12.50%) IBM Certification
8 3 (12.50%) IBM
8 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (12.50%) MS Access
8 3 (12.50%) LAN
8 3 (12.50%) WAN
8 3 (12.50%) OS/400
8 3 (12.50%) FTP
8 3 (12.50%) HTTP
8 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) APPN
2 3 (12.50%) SNA
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) FTP
2 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) DB2
1 3 (12.50%) MS Access
1 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (12.50%) Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Transition Manager
3 2 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Project Controller
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Coordinator
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Relationships Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.50%) AS400
1 3 (12.50%) iSeries
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.50%) OS/400
3 3 (12.50%) i5/OS
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) UML
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.33%) Data Entry
5 2 (8.33%) Budget Control
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VB
2 3 (12.50%) VBA
2 3 (12.50%) C
2 3 (12.50%) COBOL
2 3 (12.50%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) IBM Certification
1 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) IBM
2 3 (12.50%) NetIQ
3 2 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco