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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 78 67 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.39% 6.00% 7.92%
As % of the Applications category 36.45% 40.85% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 27
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£225 £195 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £141 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £359 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £263 £263
% change year-on-year
+12.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.57 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £11.75 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £18.19 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.36 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.57%
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
214 164 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.54% 14.68% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 65 72
Average daily rate £255 £263 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £110 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.93 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +14.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.51%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +5 66 £225 +28.57% 6
High Wycombe +4 4 £155 - 1
Marlow +4 1 £250 +31.57% 3
Amersham - 1 - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - - 2
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 95 (61.69%) Microsoft
2 80 (51.95%) MS Excel
3 63 (40.91%) Windows
4 46 (29.87%) Finance
5 45 (29.22%) Windows 7
6 37 (24.03%) ITIL
7 32 (20.78%) Active Directory
8 25 (16.23%) Windows XP
8 25 (16.23%) MS PowerPoint
9 24 (15.58%) Security Cleared
10 19 (12.34%) MS Project
10 19 (12.34%) Migration
11 16 (10.39%) Project Management
12 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
12 15 (9.74%) SC Cleared
13 13 (8.44%) Citrix
13 13 (8.44%) Oracle
13 13 (8.44%) PRINCE2
14 12 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (7.79%) MS Exchange
14 12 (7.79%) SQL
15 11 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
15 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (6.49%) MS Access
16 10 (6.49%) Data Validation
16 10 (6.49%) Validation
17 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (5.84%) Waterfall
17 9 (5.84%) Blackberry
17 9 (5.84%) Windows 8

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.79%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.95%) Lync
5 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 80 (51.95%) MS Excel
2 25 (16.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (12.34%) MS Project
4 11 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) LAN
2 7 (4.55%) WAN
3 6 (3.90%) Firewall
4 4 (2.60%) MPLS
4 4 (2.60%) DSL
4 4 (2.60%) BIG-IP
4 4 (2.60%) SAN
5 3 (1.95%) NAS
6 2 (1.30%) Internet
6 2 (1.30%) Network Security
6 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.65%) Wireless
7 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.65%) VLAN
7 1 (0.65%) PBX
7 1 (0.65%) VoIP
7 1 (0.65%) DHCP
7 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.49%) MS Access
2 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) JIRA
1 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.30%) Bugzilla
General
1 46 (29.87%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.60%) Banking
3 4 (2.60%) Retail
4 3 (1.95%) Advertising
5 2 (1.30%) Automotive
5 2 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (32.47%) Analyst
2 13 (8.44%) Help Desk Analyst
2 13 (8.44%) Coordinator
3 12 (7.79%) Support Analyst
3 12 (7.79%) Administrator
3 12 (7.79%) Help Desk Support
4 11 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (5.84%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 7 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 7 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (4.55%) Programme Office Manager
6 7 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (3.90%) Team Leader
7 6 (3.90%) Desktop Support
7 6 (3.90%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.25%) Trainer
8 5 (3.25%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.25%) Project Administrator
8 5 (3.25%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.25%) XML
2 4 (2.60%) .NET
3 3 (1.95%) CSS
3 3 (1.95%) Web Services
3 3 (1.95%) HTML
3 3 (1.95%) XSL
3 3 (1.95%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.95%) LINQ
3 3 (1.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.30%) jQuery
4 2 (1.30%) WCF
5 1 (0.65%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.60%) E-Learning
2 4 (2.60%) Fat Client
2 4 (2.60%) Thin Client
2 4 (2.60%) SWIFT
3 3 (1.95%) EqualLogic
3 3 (1.95%) CESG
4 2 (1.30%) PDA
4 2 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.65%) Telematics
5 1 (0.65%) Statistics
5 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 63 (40.91%) Windows
2 45 (29.22%) Windows 7
3 25 (16.23%) Windows XP
4 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.84%) Windows 8
5 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.95%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) UNIX
8 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.03%) ITIL
2 19 (12.34%) Migration
3 16 (10.39%) Project Management
4 13 (8.44%) PRINCE2
5 12 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (6.49%) Validation
6 10 (6.49%) Data Validation
7 9 (5.84%) Waterfall
8 7 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (4.55%) PRINCE
9 5 (3.25%) Programme Management
9 5 (3.25%) Data Management
10 4 (2.60%) Software Testing
10 4 (2.60%) E-business
11 3 (1.95%) CRM
11 3 (1.95%) Problem Management
11 3 (1.95%) Project Planning
11 3 (1.95%) Asset Management
11 3 (1.95%) Service Delivery
11 3 (1.95%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.79%) SQL
2 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
2 3 (1.95%) C#
2 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.30%) C
4 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (15.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.74%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.60%) Degree
6 3 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.95%) MCSE
6 3 (1.95%) MCSA
7 2 (1.30%) MCP
7 2 (1.30%) ISEB
7 2 (1.30%) MCDST
7 2 (1.30%) MCTS
7 2 (1.30%) MCITP
8 1 (0.65%) HND
8 1 (0.65%) CCNA
8 1 (0.65%) PMP
8 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) QA
System Software
1 32 (20.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.60%) Xen
3 4 (2.60%) NLBS
4 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.65%) XenApp
4 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) SCCM
2 6 (3.90%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.60%) WSUS
3 4 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.95%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.65%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 95 (61.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.44%) Oracle
2 13 (8.44%) Citrix
3 8 (5.19%) VMware
3 8 (5.19%) Cisco
4 6 (3.90%) SAP
5 4 (2.60%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.60%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.95%) Symantec
6 3 (1.95%) Remedy
6 3 (1.95%) HP
6 3 (1.95%) NetApp
7 2 (1.30%) Veritas
7 2 (1.30%) Dell
7 2 (1.30%) Kaseya
8 1 (0.65%) Iron Mountain
8 1 (0.65%) Lumension
8 1 (0.65%) Minitab
8 1 (0.65%) Veeam
8 1 (0.65%) Primavera
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