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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 12 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Office 62 126 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.33% 10.47% 5.85%
As % of the Applications category 43.06% 53.62% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 51 27
Median daily rate £425 £293 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.29% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £160 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £400 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 20
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.18 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.41% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £17.09 £17.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.21
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.99%
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
144 235 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.71% 19.53% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 92 88
Median daily rate £425 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £9.00 £9.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.50 £26.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.93%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 53 £450 +55.84% 5
High Wycombe +9 4 £350 - 1
Amersham - 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 80 (56.74%) Microsoft
2 62 (43.97%) MS Excel
3 44 (31.21%) Project Management
4 43 (30.50%) Finance
5 41 (29.08%) Windows
6 37 (26.24%) ITIL
7 34 (24.11%) Active Directory
7 34 (24.11%) Security Cleared
8 33 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (19.15%) PRINCE2
10 26 (18.44%) SQL
10 26 (18.44%) SC Cleared
11 22 (15.60%) Banking
12 20 (14.18%) MS Visio
13 18 (12.77%) Workflow
13 18 (12.77%) Logistics
14 17 (12.06%) Windows 7
15 16 (11.35%) HP
15 16 (11.35%) XML
16 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
16 15 (10.64%) ERP
16 15 (10.64%) DV Cleared
17 14 (9.93%) ATM
17 14 (9.93%) Unix
17 14 (9.93%) ITSM
17 14 (9.93%) IFS
18 13 (9.22%) Laravel
18 13 (9.22%) AngularJS
18 13 (9.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (9.22%) Technical Analysis

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 13 (9.22%) IIS
2 11 (7.80%) Apache
2 11 (7.80%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.26%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.42%) SAS
7 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 62 (43.97%) MS Excel
2 20 (14.18%) MS Visio
3 12 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (7.09%) MS Project
5 3 (2.13%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.93%) ATM
2 13 (9.22%) LDAP
2 13 (9.22%) SMTP
3 9 (6.38%) iSCSI
3 9 (6.38%) VPN
3 9 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.84%) LAN
5 1 (0.71%) Internet
5 1 (0.71%) VLAN
5 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.84%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.42%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.71%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.71%) Power BI
6 1 (0.71%) QlikView
6 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.71%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 43 (30.50%) Finance
2 22 (15.60%) Banking
3 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.84%) Retail
5 3 (2.13%) Automotive
5 3 (2.13%) Legal
5 3 (2.13%) Marketing
5 3 (2.13%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.42%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) French Language
7 1 (0.71%) German Language
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (47.52%) Analyst
2 23 (16.31%) Business Analyst
3 14 (9.93%) Developer
3 14 (9.93%) Service Analyst
4 13 (9.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (8.51%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (7.80%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.38%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Coordinator
9 6 (4.26%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.55%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) Help Desk Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) PMO Manager
11 4 (2.84%) Project Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) Project Coordinator
11 4 (2.84%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.35%) XML
2 13 (9.22%) .NET
2 13 (9.22%) AngularJS
2 13 (9.22%) CSS
2 13 (9.22%) HTML
2 13 (9.22%) HTML5
2 13 (9.22%) jQuery
2 13 (9.22%) Laravel
2 13 (9.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (7.80%) SOAP
4 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.13%) Flash
5 1 (0.71%) CSS3
5 1 (0.71%) EDI
5 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.26%) Data Structures
2 6 (4.26%) Smartphone
2 6 (4.26%) Statistics
3 3 (2.13%) Informatics
3 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.13%) NHS
4 2 (1.42%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.42%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.71%) Biology
5 1 (0.71%) BYOD
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.08%) Windows
2 17 (12.06%) Windows 7
3 14 (9.93%) Unix
4 12 (8.51%) Linux
5 11 (7.80%) zOS
6 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.67%) CentOS
7 8 (5.67%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.55%) Windows Server
10 4 (2.84%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.21%) Project Management
2 37 (26.24%) ITIL
3 33 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (19.15%) PRINCE2
5 18 (12.77%) Logistics
5 18 (12.77%) Workflow
6 15 (10.64%) ERP
7 14 (9.93%) ITSM
8 13 (9.22%) Migration
8 13 (9.22%) Technical Analysis
8 13 (9.22%) Web Development
9 12 (8.51%) DevOps
9 12 (8.51%) Security Operations
9 12 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (7.80%) Data Migration
10 11 (7.80%) ITIL V3
10 11 (7.80%) Service Management
11 10 (7.09%) Fault Management
11 10 (7.09%) Incident Management
12 9 (6.38%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.44%) SQL
2 13 (9.22%) JavaScript
2 13 (9.22%) PHP
2 13 (9.22%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.22%) VB
3 11 (7.80%) C#
3 11 (7.80%) Java
4 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.71%) VBA
5 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (24.11%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.44%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.64%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.55%) APMP
4 5 (3.55%) ISEB
5 4 (2.84%) CAPM
5 4 (2.84%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.84%) PMP
5 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.42%) Degree
7 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) SLA
2 5 (3.55%) QA
3 4 (2.84%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.71%) GCP
5 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (24.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.38%) NFS
3 8 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.71%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (7.09%) OVSD
2 8 (5.67%) SCOM
3 5 (3.55%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.13%) Nagios
5 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.71%) SCSM
5 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 80 (56.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.35%) HP
3 14 (9.93%) IFS
4 11 (7.80%) IBM
5 8 (5.67%) VMware
6 6 (4.26%) NetApp
6 6 (4.26%) SAP
7 4 (2.84%) Oracle
8 3 (2.13%) Casewise
8 3 (2.13%) Citrix
8 3 (2.13%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.42%) Remedy
10 1 (0.71%) arcserve
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco
10 1 (0.71%) Cognos
10 1 (0.71%) Lotus
10 1 (0.71%) Novell
10 1 (0.71%) Symantec
10 1 (0.71%) Tableau
10 1 (0.71%) Veeam
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