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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 18 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 63 68 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.98% 6.97% 8.69%
As % of the Applications category 51.64% 48.92% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 45
Median daily rate £298 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £118 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £390 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 16
Median hourly rate £10.60 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.49% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £12.00 £8.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.14 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%

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
122 139 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.51% 14.24% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 68 94
Median daily rate £350 £303 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% +21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £118 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £414 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 17
Median hourly rate £10.40 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.27% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.77 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +11 56 £350 +16.66% 9
Aylesbury -3 3 - -
Beaconsfield - 2 - -
High Wycombe -1 1 £150 -11.11% 2
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 76 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 60 (51.72%) Windows
3 50 (43.10%) Security Cleared
4 42 (36.21%) SC Cleared
4 42 (36.21%) MS Excel
5 31 (26.72%) ITIL
6 28 (24.14%) Active Directory
6 28 (24.14%) Project Management
6 28 (24.14%) Finance
7 25 (21.55%) PRINCE2
8 22 (18.97%) MS Project
9 19 (16.38%) Windows 7
10 17 (14.66%) DV Cleared
11 14 (12.07%) MS Visio
11 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (11.21%) Logistics
12 13 (11.21%) Incident Management
13 12 (10.34%) WAN
13 12 (10.34%) Linux
14 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (9.48%) MS PowerPoint
14 11 (9.48%) APMP
14 11 (9.48%) Time Management
14 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (8.62%) ITIL V2
15 10 (8.62%) VMware
15 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
15 10 (8.62%) SQL
15 10 (8.62%) LAN
15 10 (8.62%) VPN

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 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.72%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (36.21%) MS Excel
2 22 (18.97%) MS Project
3 14 (12.07%) MS Visio
4 11 (9.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.72%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.86%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Office 365
2 4 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) WAN
2 10 (8.62%) LAN
2 10 (8.62%) VPN
3 9 (7.76%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (6.90%) ATM
5 4 (3.45%) Wireless
6 2 (1.72%) Internet
6 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 28 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 4 (3.45%) Legal
5 3 (2.59%) German Language
6 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Billing
7 1 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Finnish Language
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.86%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (31.03%) Analyst
2 14 (12.07%) Project Manager
2 14 (12.07%) Service Analyst
3 13 (11.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) Administrator
5 9 (7.76%) IT Support
6 8 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 7 (6.03%) Coordinator
8 6 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.17%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (4.31%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Consultant
9 5 (4.31%) Project Administrator
9 5 (4.31%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (0.86%) ADO
2 1 (0.86%) XML
2 1 (0.86%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.31%) Replication
4 5 (4.31%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.59%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.72%) CMDB
7 2 (1.72%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.72%) Handset
8 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.86%) EPoS
8 1 (0.86%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.86%) SCORM
8 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (51.72%) Windows
2 19 (16.38%) Windows 7
3 12 (10.34%) Linux
4 10 (8.62%) Windows XP
5 9 (7.76%) Windows Vista
6 8 (6.90%) Android
6 8 (6.90%) CentOS
6 8 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.03%) Unix
8 5 (4.31%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.45%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.72%) ITIL
2 28 (24.14%) Project Management
3 25 (21.55%) PRINCE2
4 13 (11.21%) Incident Management
4 13 (11.21%) Logistics
5 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.48%) Time Management
6 10 (8.62%) ITIL V2
7 9 (7.76%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 9 (7.76%) Service Management
8 7 (6.03%) Capacity Management
8 7 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.17%) Coaching
9 6 (5.17%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.17%) ITSM
10 5 (4.31%) Change Management
10 5 (4.31%) ITIL V3
11 4 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (3.45%) Performance Management
11 4 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.62%) SQL
2 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.86%) C
2 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (43.10%) Security Cleared
2 42 (36.21%) SC Cleared
3 17 (14.66%) DV Cleared
4 11 (9.48%) APMP
4 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.45%) CEH
6 4 (3.45%) CREST Certified
6 4 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (3.45%) OSCP
7 3 (2.59%) MCP
8 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 28 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.90%) vCloud
3 8 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (4.31%) Docker
5 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.45%) vSphere
6 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Puppet
1 5 (4.31%) SCCM
1 5 (4.31%) vRealize
2 4 (3.45%) OVSD
3 3 (2.59%) vMotion
4 1 (0.86%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.86%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.86%) SCOM
4 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 76 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.62%) VMware
3 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.03%) HP
5 6 (5.17%) Oracle
6 5 (4.31%) Apple
6 5 (4.31%) NCR
6 5 (4.31%) Remedy
6 5 (4.31%) SAP
7 4 (3.45%) Adobe
8 3 (2.59%) Dell
8 3 (2.59%) Toshiba
8 3 (2.59%) Veeam
9 2 (1.72%) BMC
9 2 (1.72%) Cisco
9 2 (1.72%) Citrix
9 2 (1.72%) Lotus
9 2 (1.72%) Wyse
10 1 (0.86%) NetApp
10 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
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