The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 79 68 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.93% 7.09% 7.11%
As % of the Applications category 34.96% 46.26% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 16 16
Average daily rate
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£289 £250 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.50% +92.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £355 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.85% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £12.30 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £17.85 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
226 147 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.95% 15.33% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 56 56
Average daily rate £300 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £134 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £399 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 24
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £14.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -0.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £19.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
MS Office
South East

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 9 July 2014.

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 9 July 2014.

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 9 July 2014. 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 -9 54 £300 +33.33% 8
High Wycombe - 14 £200 - 2
Marlow - 2 - - 1
Amersham - 2 - -
Beaconsfield - 1 £125 -
Buckingham - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 91 (65.47%) Microsoft
2 63 (45.32%) MS Excel
3 62 (44.60%) Windows
4 44 (31.65%) Windows 7
5 40 (28.78%) Active Directory
6 37 (26.62%) Finance
7 36 (25.90%) ITIL
8 30 (21.58%) Windows XP
9 22 (15.83%) Security Cleared
10 21 (15.11%) Migration
11 20 (14.39%) SharePoint
11 20 (14.39%) MS Project
11 20 (14.39%) MS PowerPoint
12 18 (12.95%) MS Exchange
13 16 (11.51%) SQL
14 15 (10.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (10.79%) Oracle
14 15 (10.79%) PRINCE2
15 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
15 13 (9.35%) Project Management
16 12 (8.63%) Blackberry
16 12 (8.63%) Cisco
17 10 (7.19%) Waterfall
18 9 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
18 9 (6.47%) Firewall
18 9 (6.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 9 (6.47%) LAN
18 9 (6.47%) Citrix
19 8 (5.76%) SLA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 20 (14.39%) SharePoint
2 18 (12.95%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (5.76%) Lync
5 7 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.72%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 63 (45.32%) MS Excel
2 20 (14.39%) MS Project
2 20 (14.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) Firewall
1 9 (6.47%) LAN
2 8 (5.76%) WAN
3 4 (2.88%) MPLS
3 4 (2.88%) DSL
3 4 (2.88%) SAN
3 4 (2.88%) BIG-IP
4 3 (2.16%) NAS
4 3 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.16%) Internet
5 2 (1.44%) Wireless
5 2 (1.44%) DHCP
5 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.44%) VPN
5 2 (1.44%) DNS
5 2 (1.44%) Network Security
6 1 (0.72%) VLAN
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) MS Access
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.44%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (26.62%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.16%) Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Advertising
4 2 (1.44%) French Language
4 2 (1.44%) German Language
4 2 (1.44%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.44%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Automotive
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (32.37%) Analyst
2 16 (11.51%) Help Desk Analyst
3 15 (10.79%) Help Desk Support
4 13 (9.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (9.35%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.35%) Service Analyst
5 10 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.47%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (5.76%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.04%) Programme Office Manager
8 7 (5.04%) Programme Manager
9 6 (4.32%) Coordinator
9 6 (4.32%) Administrator
9 6 (4.32%) PMO Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.60%) Desktop Team Leader
10 5 (3.60%) Desktop Support
11 4 (2.88%) Trainer
11 4 (2.88%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) XML
2 5 (3.60%) .NET
3 3 (2.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (2.16%) LINQ
3 3 (2.16%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.16%) XSL
3 3 (2.16%) HTML
3 3 (2.16%) Web Services
3 3 (2.16%) CSS
4 2 (1.44%) jQuery
4 2 (1.44%) WCF
4 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.72%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.88%) Thin Client
2 4 (2.88%) Fat Client
2 4 (2.88%) E-Learning
2 4 (2.88%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.16%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.16%) CESG
4 2 (1.44%) Statistics
4 2 (1.44%) PDA
5 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 62 (44.60%) Windows
2 44 (31.65%) Windows 7
3 30 (21.58%) Windows XP
4 15 (10.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.76%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.60%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.72%) Android
9 1 (0.72%) UNIX
9 1 (0.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.90%) ITIL
2 21 (15.11%) Migration
3 15 (10.79%) PRINCE2
4 13 (9.35%) Project Management
5 10 (7.19%) Waterfall
6 8 (5.76%) PRINCE
6 8 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.04%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (4.32%) Data Migration
8 6 (4.32%) Data Management
8 6 (4.32%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.60%) Programme Management
10 4 (2.88%) Change Management
10 4 (2.88%) E-business
10 4 (2.88%) Software Testing
10 4 (2.88%) Data Validation
10 4 (2.88%) Validation
10 4 (2.88%) Change Control
11 3 (2.16%) Project Planning
11 3 (2.16%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.51%) SQL
2 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.16%) VBA
3 3 (2.16%) C#
3 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.44%) C
5 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.72%) Java
5 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (15.83%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.76%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.16%) Degree
6 3 (2.16%) MCSE
6 3 (2.16%) MCSA
6 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.44%) ISEB
7 2 (1.44%) MCP
7 2 (1.44%) MCDST
7 2 (1.44%) MCTS
7 2 (1.44%) MCITP
8 1 (0.72%) HND
8 1 (0.72%) CCNA
8 1 (0.72%) PMP
8 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.16%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (28.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.88%) Xen
3 4 (2.88%) NLBS
3 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.16%) XenApp
5 2 (1.44%) XenServer
6 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (5.04%) Backup Exec
1 7 (5.04%) SCCM
2 5 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.88%) WSUS
3 4 (2.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.16%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.72%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.72%) OpenView
5 1 (0.72%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.72%) DameWare
Vendors
1 91 (65.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.79%) Oracle
3 12 (8.63%) Cisco
4 9 (6.47%) Citrix
5 8 (5.76%) Symantec
5 8 (5.76%) VMware
6 6 (4.32%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.32%) SAP
7 5 (3.60%) HP
8 4 (2.88%) IronPort
8 4 (2.88%) MobileIron
8 4 (2.88%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.88%) RightFax
9 3 (2.16%) NetApp
9 3 (2.16%) Dell
9 3 (2.16%) Remedy
10 2 (1.44%) Veritas
10 2 (1.44%) Kaseya
11 1 (0.72%) Lumension
11 1 (0.72%) Talend
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