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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 77 71 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.90% 6.86% 7.67%
As % of the Applications category 36.15% 45.81% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 18
Average daily rate
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£275 £195 £128
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £139 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £361 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.27 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £17.85 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +4.51%
Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
213 155 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.31% 14.98% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 65 59
Average daily rate £275 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £131 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £19.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 31 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 31 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 31 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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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 -6 57 £275 +44.73% 16
High Wycombe - 11 £275 - 3
Amersham - 2 - - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - - 1
Chesham - - - -
Marlow - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 89 (62.24%) Microsoft
2 73 (51.05%) MS Excel
3 60 (41.96%) Windows
4 42 (29.37%) Windows 7
5 39 (27.27%) Finance
6 37 (25.87%) Active Directory
7 35 (24.48%) ITIL
8 28 (19.58%) Windows XP
9 25 (17.48%) Security Cleared
10 23 (16.08%) MS PowerPoint
10 23 (16.08%) Migration
11 20 (13.99%) MS Project
12 18 (12.59%) MS Exchange
13 17 (11.89%) SharePoint
14 16 (11.19%) SC Cleared
15 15 (10.49%) Oracle
15 15 (10.49%) SQL
16 13 (9.09%) PRINCE2
16 13 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (9.09%) Blackberry
16 13 (9.09%) Project Management
17 12 (8.39%) Cisco
18 11 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
19 9 (6.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 9 (6.29%) Citrix
19 9 (6.29%) Waterfall
19 9 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
20 8 (5.59%) Lync
20 8 (5.59%) LAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 18 (12.59%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.89%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.59%) Lync
5 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.70%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 73 (51.05%) MS Excel
2 23 (16.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (13.99%) MS Project
4 7 (4.90%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.59%) LAN
1 8 (5.59%) Firewall
2 7 (4.90%) WAN
3 4 (2.80%) SAN
3 4 (2.80%) MPLS
3 4 (2.80%) DSL
3 4 (2.80%) BIG-IP
4 3 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.10%) NAS
5 2 (1.40%) Network Security
5 2 (1.40%) Internet
6 1 (0.70%) VoIP
6 1 (0.70%) DHCP
6 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.70%) VPN
6 1 (0.70%) DNS
6 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.70%) VLAN
6 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) MS Access
2 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) JIRA
1 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.40%) Bugzilla
General
1 39 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.10%) Advertising
3 3 (2.10%) Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Retail
4 2 (1.40%) Automotive
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (32.17%) Analyst
2 13 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
3 12 (8.39%) Support Analyst
3 12 (8.39%) Help Desk Analyst
4 11 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 11 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 11 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (7.69%) Administrator
5 10 (6.99%) Coordinator
6 9 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (4.90%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.90%) Programme Office Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.20%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (4.20%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.50%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Desktop Team Leader
10 4 (2.80%) Messaging Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) .NET
1 5 (3.50%) XML
2 3 (2.10%) XSL
2 3 (2.10%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.10%) CSS
2 3 (2.10%) HTML
2 3 (2.10%) Web Services
2 3 (2.10%) LINQ
2 3 (2.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.40%) jQuery
3 2 (1.40%) WCF
4 1 (0.70%) JDBC
4 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.80%) E-Learning
2 4 (2.80%) Fat Client
2 4 (2.80%) Thin Client
2 4 (2.80%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.10%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.10%) CESG
4 2 (1.40%) PDA
4 2 (1.40%) Statistics
5 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.70%) Telematics
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 60 (41.96%) Windows
2 42 (29.37%) Windows 7
3 28 (19.58%) Windows XP
4 13 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.90%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.50%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.70%) UNIX
9 1 (0.70%) Android
9 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.48%) ITIL
2 23 (16.08%) Migration
3 13 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 13 (9.09%) Project Management
4 11 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (6.29%) Waterfall
6 7 (4.90%) Data Validation
6 7 (4.90%) Problem Management
6 7 (4.90%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (4.90%) PRINCE
6 7 (4.90%) Validation
7 5 (3.50%) Programme Management
7 5 (3.50%) Data Management
7 5 (3.50%) Data Migration
8 4 (2.80%) Software Testing
8 4 (2.80%) Change Management
8 4 (2.80%) E-business
9 3 (2.10%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.10%) CRM
9 3 (2.10%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.49%) SQL
2 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.10%) C#
3 3 (2.10%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.10%) VBA
4 2 (1.40%) C
5 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.59%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.10%) MCSE
6 3 (2.10%) MCSA
6 3 (2.10%) Degree
6 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.40%) ISEB
7 2 (1.40%) MCDST
7 2 (1.40%) MCTS
7 2 (1.40%) MCITP
7 2 (1.40%) MCP
8 1 (0.70%) HND
8 1 (0.70%) CCNA
8 1 (0.70%) PMP
8 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) QA
System Software
1 37 (25.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.80%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.80%) Xen
3 4 (2.80%) NLBS
4 3 (2.10%) XenApp
5 2 (1.40%) XenServer
6 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (4.90%) SCCM
2 6 (4.20%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.80%) WSUS
3 4 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.10%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.70%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.70%) OpenView
5 1 (0.70%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.70%) DameWare
Vendors
1 89 (62.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.49%) Oracle
3 12 (8.39%) Cisco
4 9 (6.29%) Citrix
5 8 (5.59%) VMware
6 7 (4.90%) Symantec
7 6 (4.20%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.20%) SAP
8 4 (2.80%) HP
8 4 (2.80%) IronPort
8 4 (2.80%) RightFax
8 4 (2.80%) MobileIron
8 4 (2.80%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.10%) NetApp
9 3 (2.10%) Remedy
10 2 (1.40%) Veritas
10 2 (1.40%) Dell
10 2 (1.40%) Kaseya
11 1 (0.70%) Iron Mountain
11 1 (0.70%) Lumension
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