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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 11 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 141 62 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.81% 5.21% 5.15%
As % of the Applications category 52.22% 32.46% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 22 16
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£300 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £133 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £412 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £245 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 16
Average hourly rate £11.43 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.91 £35.15 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
270 191 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.71% 16.06% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 82 70
Average daily rate £300 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 28
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.10 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.49 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +25 114 £295 -12.59% 13
Buckingham - 2 - -
Marlow -3 1 - -
Gerrards Cross - 1 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 149 (62.34%) MS Excel
1 149 (62.34%) Microsoft
2 91 (38.08%) ITIL
2 91 (38.08%) Security Cleared
3 86 (35.98%) SC Cleared
4 66 (27.62%) Finance
5 52 (21.76%) Windows
6 51 (21.34%) Service Management
7 49 (20.50%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (19.25%) Project Management
9 41 (17.15%) PRINCE2
10 36 (15.06%) DV Cleared
11 34 (14.23%) Windows 7
12 31 (12.97%) SQL
12 31 (12.97%) ATM
12 31 (12.97%) HP
12 31 (12.97%) ITSM
13 30 (12.55%) MS PowerPoint
14 26 (10.88%) OVSD
14 26 (10.88%) MS Project
15 25 (10.46%) SLA
15 25 (10.46%) Change Control
16 22 (9.21%) Management Information System
17 21 (8.79%) VBA
18 20 (8.37%) MS Visio
19 19 (7.95%) SharePoint
19 19 (7.95%) Data Analysis
20 18 (7.53%) Incident Management
20 18 (7.53%) Active Directory
20 18 (7.53%) SQL Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.09%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.67%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.26%) SAS
5 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 149 (62.34%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (10.88%) MS Project
4 20 (8.37%) MS Visio
5 14 (5.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.35%) PaaS
2 4 (1.67%) IaaS
3 3 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.97%) ATM
2 14 (5.86%) Internet
3 8 (3.35%) 3G
4 7 (2.93%) VPN
4 7 (2.93%) 4G
5 5 (2.09%) LAN
5 5 (2.09%) WAN
5 5 (2.09%) BIG-IP
5 5 (2.09%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (1.67%) LDAP
6 4 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.26%) Intranet
7 3 (1.26%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.26%) 2G
8 2 (0.84%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.84%) PBX
8 2 (0.84%) DNS
8 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) DB2 UDB
2 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (1.67%) DB2
3 2 (0.84%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.84%) Base SAS
3 2 (0.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (0.84%) OLAP
3 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.84%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.84%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.42%) MySQL
4 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 66 (27.62%) Finance
2 14 (5.86%) Financial Institution
3 11 (4.60%) Banking
4 10 (4.18%) Marketing
5 6 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.67%) Retail
7 2 (0.84%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 95 (39.75%) Analyst
2 22 (9.21%) Coordinator
3 19 (7.95%) Service Analyst
4 17 (7.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (6.69%) 1st Line Support
6 15 (6.28%) Support Analyst
6 15 (6.28%) Incident Manager
7 14 (5.86%) Administrator
8 13 (5.44%) Data Analyst
9 12 (5.02%) MI Analyst
10 11 (4.60%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.60%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 10 (4.18%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.77%) Service Manager
12 9 (3.77%) Project Coordinator
13 8 (3.35%) PMO Analyst
14 7 (2.93%) IT Administrator
14 7 (2.93%) Transition Manager
14 7 (2.93%) Service Transition Manager
15 6 (2.51%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.09%) .NET
1 5 (2.09%) XML
2 4 (1.67%) HTML
3 3 (1.26%) SOAP
4 1 (0.42%) XHTML
4 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.42%) CSS
4 1 (0.42%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (0.42%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.50%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.21%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.77%) CMDB
4 8 (3.35%) Statistics
5 7 (2.93%) Social Media
5 7 (2.93%) User Experience
5 7 (2.93%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.51%) Economics
7 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.26%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.84%) Informatics
9 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.84%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.84%) PMI
9 2 (0.84%) EPoS
9 2 (0.84%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) FMCG
10 1 (0.42%) PDA
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.76%) Windows
2 34 (14.23%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.77%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.09%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.09%) CentOS
6 4 (1.67%) Linux
7 2 (0.84%) UNIX
8 1 (0.42%) AIX
8 1 (0.42%) Solaris
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (38.08%) ITIL
2 51 (21.34%) Service Management
3 46 (19.25%) Project Management
4 41 (17.15%) PRINCE2
5 31 (12.97%) ITSM
6 25 (10.46%) Change Control
7 19 (7.95%) Data Analysis
8 18 (7.53%) Incident Management
9 15 (6.28%) Matrix Management
10 14 (5.86%) Project Planning
11 13 (5.44%) ITIL V3
11 13 (5.44%) Line Management
12 12 (5.02%) Configuration Management
13 9 (3.77%) Change Management
13 9 (3.77%) Transition Management
14 8 (3.35%) Logistics
14 8 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (2.93%) Service Delivery
15 7 (2.93%) Pay per click
15 7 (2.93%) Search Engine Marketing
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.97%) SQL
2 21 (8.79%) VBA
3 9 (3.77%) VB
4 8 (3.35%) C
5 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.84%) C#
7 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.42%) C++
8 1 (0.42%) Java
8 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 91 (38.08%) Security Cleared
2 86 (35.98%) SC Cleared
3 36 (15.06%) DV Cleared
4 18 (7.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 17 (7.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (2.93%) Degree
6 7 (2.93%) APMP
7 5 (2.09%) HNC
7 5 (2.09%) HND
8 3 (1.26%) CISSP
9 2 (0.84%) CCNP
9 2 (0.84%) CCNA
9 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.84%) PMP
9 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.46%) SLA
2 7 (2.93%) QA
3 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) P3O
System Software
1 18 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.09%) NFS
2 5 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 26 (10.88%) OVSD
2 10 (4.18%) OpenView
3 8 (3.35%) SCCM
4 2 (0.84%) WSUS
5 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 149 (62.34%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.97%) HP
3 13 (5.44%) Cisco
4 10 (4.18%) Remedy
5 7 (2.93%) Oracle
6 6 (2.51%) NetApp
7 5 (2.09%) VMware
7 5 (2.09%) F5
8 4 (1.67%) BMC
8 4 (1.67%) Lotus
9 3 (1.26%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.84%) SAP
10 2 (0.84%) Progress
11 1 (0.42%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.42%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.42%) Nortel
11 1 (0.42%) Citrix
11 1 (0.42%) EMC
11 1 (0.42%) IBM
11 1 (0.42%) Greenplum
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