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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 69 78 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.54% 6.05% 7.05%
As % of the Applications category 37.30% 36.11% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 20
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£250 £275 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +41.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £134 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £410 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £286 £265
% change year-on-year
+0.43% +8.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 28
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -14.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.54%
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
185 216 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.86% 16.76% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 94 64
Average daily rate £281 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £161 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 35
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.40 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +2 63 £250 -4.76% 6
High Wycombe -6 4 £110 -60.00% 3
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 128 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 108 (51.92%) Microsoft
3 80 (38.46%) ITIL
4 71 (34.13%) Security Cleared
5 63 (30.29%) SC Cleared
6 58 (27.88%) Finance
7 54 (25.96%) Windows
8 50 (24.04%) Service Management
9 49 (23.56%) Project Management
10 44 (21.15%) HP
11 42 (20.19%) SQL
12 34 (16.35%) SLA
12 34 (16.35%) ITSM
12 34 (16.35%) OVSD
13 33 (15.87%) DV Cleared
14 28 (13.46%) Windows 7
14 28 (13.46%) ATM
15 26 (12.50%) Data Analysis
16 25 (12.02%) PRINCE2
16 25 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (10.58%) MS PowerPoint
17 22 (10.58%) Incident Management
18 21 (10.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 21 (10.10%) MS Visio
19 19 (9.13%) Change Control
20 18 (8.65%) Matrix Management
20 18 (8.65%) PowerShell
20 18 (8.65%) SharePoint
21 17 (8.17%) VB
21 17 (8.17%) ITIL V3

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.37%) Lync
4 5 (2.40%) IIS
5 4 (1.92%) SAS
6 3 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.48%) Documentum
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 128 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (10.10%) MS Visio
4 12 (5.77%) MS Project
5 11 (5.29%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.96%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.37%) Office 365
2 4 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.46%) ATM
2 16 (7.69%) Internet
3 14 (6.73%) LDAP
4 5 (2.40%) LAN
4 5 (2.40%) WAN
4 5 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.92%) BIG-IP
5 4 (1.92%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (1.92%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.44%) 4G
6 3 (1.44%) VPN
6 3 (1.44%) DNS
6 3 (1.44%) 3G
6 3 (1.44%) Firewall
6 3 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.96%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.96%) SAN
7 2 (0.96%) Intranet
7 2 (0.96%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (0.96%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.73%) DB2
2 14 (6.73%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (1.44%) Base SAS
3 3 (1.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.96%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.96%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.96%) OLAP
4 2 (0.96%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.48%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
General
1 58 (27.88%) Finance
2 14 (6.73%) Financial Institution
2 14 (6.73%) Marketing
3 13 (6.25%) Banking
4 6 (2.88%) Retail
5 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.96%) Automotive
6 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Military
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 86 (41.35%) Analyst
2 20 (9.62%) Service Analyst
3 17 (8.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (8.17%) Incident Manager
4 15 (7.21%) Coordinator
5 13 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 13 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 10 (4.81%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (4.81%) Project Manager
6 10 (4.81%) IT Security Analyst
7 9 (4.33%) Support Analyst
8 8 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.37%) PMO Analyst
10 6 (2.88%) Designer
10 6 (2.88%) Project Coordinator
11 5 (2.40%) Configuration Analyst
11 5 (2.40%) Administrator
11 5 (2.40%) Process Analyst
11 5 (2.40%) Desktop Support
11 5 (2.40%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.69%) .NET
2 12 (5.77%) HTML
2 12 (5.77%) XML
3 11 (5.29%) SOAP
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) XHTML
4 1 (0.48%) jQuery
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.33%) Economics
4 7 (3.37%) Social Media
4 7 (3.37%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.37%) User Experience
4 7 (3.37%) Statistics
4 7 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.40%) PMI
5 5 (2.40%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.92%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.92%) CMDB
7 3 (1.44%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.44%) EPoS
7 3 (1.44%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.96%) NHS
8 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.48%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.96%) Windows
2 28 (13.46%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.37%) Linux
5 4 (1.92%) CentOS
5 4 (1.92%) UNIX
5 4 (1.92%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.44%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.96%) AIX
7 2 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (38.46%) ITIL
2 50 (24.04%) Service Management
3 49 (23.56%) Project Management
4 34 (16.35%) ITSM
5 26 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 25 (12.02%) PRINCE2
7 22 (10.58%) Incident Management
8 19 (9.13%) Change Control
9 18 (8.65%) Matrix Management
10 17 (8.17%) ITIL V3
11 14 (6.73%) Technical Analysis
12 13 (6.25%) Data Protection
13 12 (5.77%) Security Management
14 11 (5.29%) Information Security
14 11 (5.29%) Project Planning
15 9 (4.33%) Logistics
16 8 (3.85%) Critical Success Factor
17 7 (3.37%) Search Engine Marketing
17 7 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (3.37%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.19%) SQL
2 18 (8.65%) PowerShell
3 17 (8.17%) VB
4 9 (4.33%) VBA
5 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.44%) VBScript
6 2 (0.96%) C#
7 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 71 (34.13%) Security Cleared
2 63 (30.29%) SC Cleared
3 33 (15.87%) DV Cleared
4 21 (10.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (5.29%) CISSP
6 9 (4.33%) Degree
6 9 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.88%) APMP
8 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.40%) PMP
8 5 (2.40%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.40%) HNC
8 5 (2.40%) HND
9 4 (1.92%) MCSE
9 4 (1.92%) MCITP
10 3 (1.44%) MCTS
11 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.96%) CCNP
11 2 (0.96%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (16.35%) SLA
2 6 (2.88%) QA
3 4 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.92%) NFS
5 3 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (1.44%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 34 (16.35%) OVSD
2 11 (5.29%) OpenView
3 6 (2.88%) SCCM
4 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.48%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (0.48%) Control-M
4 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 44 (21.15%) HP
3 9 (4.33%) Cisco
3 9 (4.33%) NetApp
3 9 (4.33%) VMware
4 6 (2.88%) Adobe
4 6 (2.88%) Citrix
5 4 (1.92%) Remedy
5 4 (1.92%) F5
6 3 (1.44%) Lumension
6 3 (1.44%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (0.96%) 3PAR
7 2 (0.96%) Lotus
7 2 (0.96%) Brocade
7 2 (0.96%) SAP
7 2 (0.96%) EMC
7 2 (0.96%) IBM
8 1 (0.48%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.48%) Google
8 1 (0.48%) NCR
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