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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 61 109 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.24% 9.21% 6.08%
As % of the Applications category 46.92% 48.44% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 19
Average daily rate £200 £225 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £120 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £409 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 15
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.07 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.14 £18.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
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
130 225 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.31% 19.02% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 94 89
Average daily rate £300 £260 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £125 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 £246 +27.92% 6
High Wycombe 0 4 £169 +35.00% 2
Aylesbury - 1 £100 - 2
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 87 (62.59%) Microsoft
2 75 (53.96%) MS Excel
3 66 (47.48%) Finance
3 66 (47.48%) Windows
4 48 (34.53%) Windows 7
5 33 (23.74%) ATM
6 31 (22.30%) SQL
7 29 (20.86%) Project Management
8 22 (15.83%) SQL Server
8 22 (15.83%) Statistics
8 22 (15.83%) Data Structures
9 21 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (15.11%) Security Cleared
9 21 (15.11%) ITIL
10 20 (14.39%) Data Security
10 20 (14.39%) Data Governance
11 19 (13.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 19 (13.67%) Data Analysis
12 18 (12.95%) Incident Management
13 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (11.51%) PRINCE2
15 14 (10.07%) MS Visio
15 14 (10.07%) SC Cleared
15 14 (10.07%) QA
15 14 (10.07%) Windows Server
16 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (9.35%) XML
16 13 (9.35%) Active Directory
17 12 (8.63%) HP
17 12 (8.63%) Data Extraction

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (3.60%) Apache
1 5 (3.60%) IIS
1 5 (3.60%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 75 (53.96%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (10.07%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.04%) MS Project
5 5 (3.60%) AutoCAD
6 3 (2.16%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.74%) ATM
2 6 (4.32%) VPN
3 5 (3.60%) LDAP
3 5 (3.60%) SMTP
4 3 (2.16%) Firewall
4 3 (2.16%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.44%) DNS
5 2 (1.44%) LAN
5 2 (1.44%) WAN
6 1 (0.72%) SAN
6 1 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.19%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (5.76%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.32%) Data Mining
4 6 (4.32%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.44%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.72%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.72%) Power BI
7 1 (0.72%) QlikView
7 1 (0.72%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 66 (47.48%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Banking
3 4 (2.88%) Automotive
3 4 (2.88%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.44%) French Language
4 2 (1.44%) German Language
4 2 (1.44%) Legal
4 2 (1.44%) Marketing
4 2 (1.44%) Turkish Language
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (51.80%) Analyst
2 25 (17.99%) Data Analyst
3 18 (12.95%) Service Analyst
4 14 (10.07%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (7.91%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (7.19%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.47%) Coordinator
7 9 (6.47%) SQL Analyst
7 9 (6.47%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.76%) IT Support
9 7 (5.04%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) SAP Analyst
11 5 (3.60%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 5 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.60%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (3.60%) Project Assistant
11 5 (3.60%) Project Coordinator
11 5 (3.60%) Project Support Assistant
11 5 (3.60%) Support Assistant
11 5 (3.60%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.35%) XML
2 7 (5.04%) .NET
3 5 (3.60%) AngularJS
3 5 (3.60%) CSS
3 5 (3.60%) HTML
3 5 (3.60%) HTML5
3 5 (3.60%) jQuery
3 5 (3.60%) Laravel
3 5 (3.60%) SOAP
3 5 (3.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.44%) Web Services
5 1 (0.72%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.83%) Data Structures
1 22 (15.83%) Statistics
2 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.63%) Data Extraction
4 8 (5.76%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.60%) PMI
6 4 (2.88%) CMDB
6 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.16%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.44%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.44%) User Experience
9 1 (0.72%) BYOD
9 1 (0.72%) EPoS
9 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 66 (47.48%) Windows
2 48 (34.53%) Windows 7
3 14 (10.07%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.04%) Windows 8
6 7 (5.04%) Windows Vista
7 6 (4.32%) Unix
8 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.60%) zOS
9 4 (2.88%) Linux
10 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.72%) AIX
11 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.86%) Project Management
2 21 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.11%) ITIL
3 20 (14.39%) Data Governance
3 20 (14.39%) Data Security
4 19 (13.67%) Data Analysis
5 18 (12.95%) Incident Management
6 16 (11.51%) PRINCE2
7 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (7.19%) Fault Management
8 10 (7.19%) Migration
9 9 (6.47%) ITIL V3
9 9 (6.47%) Service Management
10 8 (5.76%) SDLC
10 8 (5.76%) Software Testing
10 8 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.76%) V-Model
10 8 (5.76%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.04%) Change Management
12 6 (4.32%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.30%) SQL
2 8 (5.76%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.04%) C#
3 7 (5.04%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.60%) Java
4 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.60%) PHP
4 5 (3.60%) VB
5 2 (1.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (15.11%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.07%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.19%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.19%) PMI Certification
4 8 (5.76%) ISEB
5 5 (3.60%) CAPM
5 5 (3.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (3.60%) PMP
6 3 (2.16%) APMP
6 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.72%) Degree
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.07%) QA
2 11 (7.91%) SLA
3 5 (3.60%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.44%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.44%) UAG
2 2 (1.44%) XenApp
2 2 (1.44%) XenServer
3 1 (0.72%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.60%) SCCM
3 4 (2.88%) OVSD
4 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 87 (62.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.63%) HP
3 10 (7.19%) Remedy
4 8 (5.76%) SAP
5 7 (5.04%) Oracle
6 6 (4.32%) IBM
7 5 (3.60%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.16%) Casewise
8 3 (2.16%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.44%) Citrix
10 1 (0.72%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.72%) Brocade
10 1 (0.72%) Cognos
10 1 (0.72%) EMC
10 1 (0.72%) NetApp
10 1 (0.72%) Novell
10 1 (0.72%) Tableau
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