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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 60 83 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.38% 5.85% 6.83%
As % of the Applications category 48.78% 34.16% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 47
Median daily rate £377 £300 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.59% +55.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £135 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.68 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.06% +36.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.24 £9.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.90 £14.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
123 243 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.13% 17.12% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 124 86
Median daily rate £392 £305 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.73% +35.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £185 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 28
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.96 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £28.50 £15.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.51 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.99% -4.85%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 51 £370 +23.33% 10
High Wycombe +12 3 £384 - 1
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 58 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 55 (51.40%) Windows
3 46 (42.99%) ITIL
4 41 (38.32%) MS Excel
5 36 (33.64%) Security Cleared
6 31 (28.97%) SC Cleared
7 30 (28.04%) Active Directory
8 18 (16.82%) Finance
8 18 (16.82%) Project Management
9 17 (15.89%) HP
10 15 (14.02%) SLA
11 14 (13.08%) Linux
11 14 (13.08%) Retail
12 13 (12.15%) DV Cleared
12 13 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (12.15%) PRINCE2
12 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (12.15%) VMware
13 12 (11.21%) SQL
13 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (11.21%) Virtual Machines
14 11 (10.28%) Banking
14 11 (10.28%) MS PowerPoint
15 10 (9.35%) Smartphone
15 10 (9.35%) MS Visio
16 9 (8.41%) Service Management
16 9 (8.41%) ITSM
16 9 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (8.41%) VPN
16 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.87%) Apache
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
2 2 (1.87%) SAS
2 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (38.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (9.35%) MS Visio
4 8 (7.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Office 365
2 3 (2.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) VPN
2 8 (7.48%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (5.61%) iSCSI
4 4 (3.74%) ATM
5 3 (2.80%) Network Security
5 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.87%) LDAP
6 2 (1.87%) SMTP
6 2 (1.87%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.93%) Firewall
7 1 (0.93%) Internet
7 1 (0.93%) LAN
7 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (16.82%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Retail
3 11 (10.28%) Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Cantonese Language
4 4 (3.74%) German Language
4 4 (3.74%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (2.80%) Automotive
5 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.87%) Marketing
6 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (47.66%) Analyst
2 23 (21.50%) Service Analyst
3 21 (19.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (14.02%) Support Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) Help Desk Analyst
6 10 (9.35%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.61%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.61%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.61%) VMware Specialist
8 5 (4.67%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) IT Support
9 4 (3.74%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.74%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (3.74%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) IT Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) .NET
1 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.87%) CSS
1 2 (1.87%) HTML
1 2 (1.87%) HTML5
1 2 (1.87%) jQuery
1 2 (1.87%) Laravel
1 2 (1.87%) SOAP
1 2 (1.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (1.87%) XML
2 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.93%) CSS3
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.35%) Smartphone
3 8 (7.48%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.61%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.80%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) EPoS
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.93%) RIA
7 1 (0.93%) Statistics
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 55 (51.40%) Windows
2 14 (13.08%) Linux
3 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.48%) CentOS
4 8 (7.48%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.48%) Windows Vista
5 6 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.74%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (3.74%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.80%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.87%) Android
9 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.87%) Unix
9 2 (1.87%) zOS
10 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.99%) ITIL
2 18 (16.82%) Project Management
3 13 (12.15%) PRINCE2
4 9 (8.41%) ITIL V3
4 9 (8.41%) ITSM
4 9 (8.41%) Service Management
4 9 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (8.41%) Virtual Environments
5 8 (7.48%) Capacity Management
5 8 (7.48%) ITIL V2
5 8 (7.48%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.61%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.61%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.61%) Workflow
8 5 (4.67%) Change Control
8 5 (4.67%) System Testing
8 5 (4.67%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.67%) Validation
9 4 (3.74%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.21%) SQL
2 2 (1.87%) C#
2 2 (1.87%) Java
2 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.87%) PHP
2 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.87%) VB
3 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (33.64%) Security Cleared
2 31 (28.97%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.15%) DV Cleared
3 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.67%) MCP
6 4 (3.74%) APMP
6 4 (3.74%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.80%) MCSE
8 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.02%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (28.04%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.21%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.61%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.61%) NFS
4 6 (5.61%) vCloud
5 3 (2.80%) Docker
5 3 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.80%) vSphere
5 3 (2.80%) XenApp
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) SCOM
2 6 (5.61%) OVSD
3 3 (2.80%) Puppet
3 3 (2.80%) SCCM
3 3 (2.80%) vMotion
3 3 (2.80%) vRealize
4 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 58 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.89%) HP
3 13 (12.15%) VMware
4 8 (7.48%) Citrix
4 8 (7.48%) Remedy
5 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.67%) NetApp
7 4 (3.74%) SAP
8 3 (2.80%) Veeam
9 2 (1.87%) Cisco
9 2 (1.87%) IBM
10 1 (0.93%) Aruba
10 1 (0.93%) Avaya
10 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.93%) F5
10 1 (0.93%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.93%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.93%) Verint
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