The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 102 76 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.71% 6.08% 6.44%
As % of the Applications category 48.80% 36.89% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 12
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£290 £300 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +34.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £124 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £386 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 24
Average hourly rate £13.18 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.45 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.09 £17.68 £16.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.01
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -0.07%
MS Office
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
209 206 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.85% 16.48% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 89 68
Average daily rate £286 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 31
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.28 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.60 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +16 84 £288 -4.16% 11
High Wycombe -12 2 - - 6
Marlow 0 1 - -
Buckingham - 1 - -
Gerrards Cross - 1 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 149 (63.95%) MS Excel
2 136 (58.37%) Microsoft
3 88 (37.77%) Security Cleared
4 84 (36.05%) ITIL
5 81 (34.76%) SC Cleared
6 67 (28.76%) Finance
7 60 (25.75%) Windows
8 50 (21.46%) Project Management
9 44 (18.88%) Service Management
10 41 (17.60%) PRINCE2
10 41 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
11 40 (17.17%) SQL
12 38 (16.31%) HP
12 38 (16.31%) DV Cleared
13 34 (14.59%) SLA
14 33 (14.16%) Windows 7
15 30 (12.88%) OVSD
16 28 (12.02%) ATM
17 27 (11.59%) ITSM
17 27 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
18 26 (11.16%) MS Project
19 23 (9.87%) Change Control
20 22 (9.44%) Data Analysis
21 21 (9.01%) Incident Management
21 21 (9.01%) Management Information System
22 20 (8.58%) MS Visio
22 20 (8.58%) Active Directory
23 19 (8.15%) SharePoint
23 19 (8.15%) SQL Server
23 19 (8.15%) Matrix Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 19 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.86%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.00%) Lync
4 5 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (2.15%) IIS
5 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.72%) SAS
6 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.29%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 149 (63.95%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (11.16%) MS Project
4 20 (8.58%) MS Visio
5 14 (6.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.43%) PaaS
2 7 (3.00%) Office 365
3 4 (1.72%) IaaS
4 3 (1.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.02%) ATM
2 14 (6.01%) LDAP
3 13 (5.58%) Internet
4 7 (3.00%) VPN
5 5 (2.15%) iSCSI
5 5 (2.15%) BIG-IP
5 5 (2.15%) 3G
5 5 (2.15%) LAN
5 5 (2.15%) WAN
5 5 (2.15%) 4G
6 4 (1.72%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.29%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.29%) Firewall
7 3 (1.29%) Intranet
7 3 (1.29%) DNS
8 2 (0.86%) PBX
8 2 (0.86%) SAN
8 2 (0.86%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.01%) DB2
2 14 (6.01%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.29%) Base SAS
3 3 (1.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.86%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.86%) OLAP
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.86%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.86%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 67 (28.76%) Finance
2 16 (6.87%) Banking
3 14 (6.01%) Financial Institution
4 10 (4.29%) Marketing
5 4 (1.72%) Retail
6 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.86%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (37.34%) Analyst
2 19 (8.15%) Coordinator
3 18 (7.73%) Incident Manager
4 15 (6.44%) Administrator
5 13 (5.58%) Security Analyst
5 13 (5.58%) Service Analyst
5 13 (5.58%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.72%) Data Analyst
6 11 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (4.72%) Support Analyst
7 10 (4.29%) IT Security Analyst
8 9 (3.86%) MI Analyst
8 9 (3.86%) Service Manager
8 9 (3.86%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.43%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (3.00%) PMO Analyst
10 7 (3.00%) IT Administrator
10 7 (3.00%) Transition Manager
10 7 (3.00%) Project Coordinator
10 7 (3.00%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.44%) .NET
2 12 (5.15%) XML
2 12 (5.15%) HTML
3 11 (4.72%) SOAP
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (0.43%) jQuery
4 1 (0.43%) XHTML
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.01%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.43%) CMDB
4 7 (3.00%) Social Media
4 7 (3.00%) User Experience
4 7 (3.00%) Digital Media
5 6 (2.58%) Economics
5 6 (2.58%) Statistics
6 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.29%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.29%) NHS
7 3 (1.29%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.86%) EPoS
8 2 (0.86%) PMI
8 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.43%) Informatics
9 1 (0.43%) PDA
9 1 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.75%) Windows
2 33 (14.16%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.00%) Linux
5 6 (2.58%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.15%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.15%) CentOS
7 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.72%) UNIX
7 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.86%) AIX
8 2 (0.86%) Solaris
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (36.05%) ITIL
2 50 (21.46%) Project Management
3 44 (18.88%) Service Management
4 41 (17.60%) PRINCE2
5 27 (11.59%) ITSM
6 23 (9.87%) Change Control
7 22 (9.44%) Data Analysis
8 21 (9.01%) Incident Management
9 19 (8.15%) Matrix Management
10 14 (6.01%) Project Planning
10 14 (6.01%) Technical Analysis
11 13 (5.58%) ITIL V3
12 12 (5.15%) Security Management
12 12 (5.15%) Data Protection
13 11 (4.72%) Line Management
13 11 (4.72%) Information Security
13 11 (4.72%) Configuration Management
14 8 (3.43%) Logistics
14 8 (3.43%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (3.00%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.17%) SQL
2 18 (7.73%) PowerShell
2 18 (7.73%) VB
3 15 (6.44%) VBA
4 3 (1.29%) C
4 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.29%) VBScript
5 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.43%) C#
6 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 88 (37.77%) Security Cleared
2 81 (34.76%) SC Cleared
3 38 (16.31%) DV Cleared
4 16 (6.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (5.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (4.72%) CISSP
7 7 (3.00%) APMP
8 6 (2.58%) Degree
9 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.72%) HNC
10 4 (1.72%) HND
10 4 (1.72%) MCSE
10 4 (1.72%) MCITP
11 3 (1.29%) MCTS
12 2 (0.86%) CCNP
12 2 (0.86%) CCNA
12 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.86%) PMP
12 2 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.59%) SLA
2 7 (3.00%) QA
3 4 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (8.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.86%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.15%) NFS
5 4 (1.72%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 30 (12.88%) OVSD
2 12 (5.15%) OpenView
3 9 (3.86%) SCCM
4 2 (0.86%) WSUS
5 1 (0.43%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 136 (58.37%) Microsoft
2 38 (16.31%) HP
3 13 (5.58%) Cisco
4 10 (4.29%) NetApp
4 10 (4.29%) VMware
5 7 (3.00%) Remedy
6 5 (2.15%) Citrix
6 5 (2.15%) F5
7 3 (1.29%) Lotus
7 3 (1.29%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.29%) Oracle
7 3 (1.29%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (1.29%) Lumension
8 2 (0.86%) 3PAR
8 2 (0.86%) SAP
8 2 (0.86%) IBM
8 2 (0.86%) EMC
8 2 (0.86%) BMC
8 2 (0.86%) Brocade
9 1 (0.43%) Google
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