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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 53 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.67% 6.06% 5.68%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 40.76% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 40
Median daily rate £145 £271 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.49% -1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £129 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £390 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £14.00 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.56 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £13.99
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +0.08%
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
106 184 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.35% 14.86% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 91 87
Median daily rate £350 £300 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £141 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £461 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.65 £24.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 0 47 £140 -48.33% 7
High Wycombe +5 2 £384 +248.86% 1
Amersham - 1 - - 1
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 77 (57.04%) Microsoft
2 58 (42.96%) MS Excel
3 49 (36.30%) ITIL
4 44 (32.59%) Security Cleared
5 43 (31.85%) Windows
5 43 (31.85%) Project Management
6 37 (27.41%) SC Cleared
7 33 (24.44%) Active Directory
8 30 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 30 (22.22%) Finance
9 28 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (19.26%) HP
11 23 (17.04%) MS Visio
12 22 (16.30%) Banking
13 20 (14.81%) DV Cleared
14 19 (14.07%) Workflow
15 18 (13.33%) SQL
15 18 (13.33%) Logistics
16 17 (12.59%) SLA
17 16 (11.85%) ITSM
18 15 (11.11%) ERP
18 15 (11.11%) ITIL V3
18 15 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
18 15 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
19 14 (10.37%) IFS
19 14 (10.37%) MS PowerPoint
19 14 (10.37%) Linux
19 14 (10.37%) Service Management
20 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
20 13 (9.63%) OVSD

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 10 (7.41%) IIS
2 8 (5.93%) Apache
2 8 (5.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.93%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.48%) SAS
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 58 (42.96%) MS Excel
2 23 (17.04%) MS Visio
3 14 (10.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (7.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) iSCSI
2 10 (7.41%) LDAP
2 10 (7.41%) SMTP
2 10 (7.41%) VPN
3 9 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (5.93%) ATM
5 3 (2.22%) LAN
6 2 (1.48%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.74%) Internet
7 1 (0.74%) Network Security
7 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
General
1 30 (22.22%) Finance
2 22 (16.30%) Banking
3 11 (8.15%) Retail
4 7 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.96%) Marketing
6 3 (2.22%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.48%) Cantonese Language
7 2 (1.48%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) German Language
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (47.41%) Analyst
2 22 (16.30%) Service Analyst
3 21 (15.56%) Business Analyst
4 20 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (9.63%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.15%) Developer
7 10 (7.41%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (5.19%) Storage Specialist
10 6 (4.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 6 (4.44%) Help Desk Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) NetApp Specialist
11 5 (3.70%) Senior Manager
12 4 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (2.96%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
12 4 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (2.96%) Administrator
12 4 (2.96%) Desktop Support
12 4 (2.96%) IT Support
12 4 (2.96%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.41%) .NET
1 10 (7.41%) AngularJS
1 10 (7.41%) CSS
1 10 (7.41%) HTML
1 10 (7.41%) HTML5
1 10 (7.41%) jQuery
1 10 (7.41%) Laravel
1 10 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (5.93%) SOAP
2 8 (5.93%) XML
3 3 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.22%) Flash
4 1 (0.74%) CSS3
4 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.93%) Management Information System
1 8 (5.93%) Smartphone
2 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.22%) Informatics
3 3 (2.22%) NHS
3 3 (2.22%) Statistics
4 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.48%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.74%) Biology
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.74%) RIA
5 1 (0.74%) User Experience
5 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (31.85%) Windows
2 14 (10.37%) Linux
3 11 (8.15%) Windows 7
3 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.41%) Unix
5 8 (5.93%) CentOS
5 8 (5.93%) Ubuntu
5 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.93%) zOS
6 7 (5.19%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.96%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.22%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.30%) ITIL
2 43 (31.85%) Project Management
3 30 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 28 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (14.07%) Workflow
6 18 (13.33%) Logistics
7 16 (11.85%) ITSM
8 15 (11.11%) ERP
8 15 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 15 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
9 14 (10.37%) Service Management
10 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.15%) Data Migration
11 11 (8.15%) Migration
12 10 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
12 10 (7.41%) Web Development
13 9 (6.67%) Capacity Management
13 9 (6.67%) DevOps
13 9 (6.67%) Incident Management
13 9 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.33%) SQL
2 10 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 10 (7.41%) PHP
2 10 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.41%) VB
3 8 (5.93%) C#
3 8 (5.93%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) C
4 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.74%) VBA
4 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (32.59%) Security Cleared
2 37 (27.41%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.81%) DV Cleared
4 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.70%) APMP
7 4 (2.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.22%) CAPM
8 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.22%) MCP
8 3 (2.22%) MCSE
8 3 (2.22%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.22%) PMP
9 2 (1.48%) Degree
10 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) GCP
4 1 (0.74%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (8.89%) NFS
4 11 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.44%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.22%) XenApp
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.63%) OVSD
2 11 (8.15%) SCOM
3 3 (2.22%) Nagios
4 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.74%) SCSM
4 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 77 (57.04%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.26%) HP
3 14 (10.37%) IFS
4 11 (8.15%) VMware
5 9 (6.67%) NetApp
6 8 (5.93%) Citrix
6 8 (5.93%) IBM
7 6 (4.44%) Remedy
8 2 (1.48%) SAP
9 1 (0.74%) arcserve
9 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco
9 1 (0.74%) Lotus
9 1 (0.74%) Symantec
9 1 (0.74%) Veeam
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