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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 65 73 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.74% 6.11% 5.97%
As % of the Applications category 29.95% 35.44% 41.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 20
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£230 £225 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £113 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £410 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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
217 206 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.82% 17.25% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 86 63
Average daily rate £300 £255 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 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 28 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 -1 62 £230 +2.22% 14
High Wycombe -2 2 £110 -29.03% 3
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 108 (61.36%) MS Excel
2 85 (48.30%) Microsoft
3 59 (33.52%) ITIL
4 54 (30.68%) Finance
5 52 (29.55%) Windows
6 50 (28.41%) Security Cleared
7 43 (24.43%) SC Cleared
7 43 (24.43%) Project Management
8 41 (23.30%) SQL
9 40 (22.73%) Service Management
10 36 (20.45%) HP
11 32 (18.18%) ITSM
12 28 (15.91%) SLA
13 25 (14.20%) ATM
13 25 (14.20%) OVSD
13 25 (14.20%) Windows 7
14 24 (13.64%) DV Cleared
15 22 (12.50%) MS Visio
16 21 (11.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 19 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (10.80%) Change Control
18 18 (10.23%) .NET
18 18 (10.23%) PowerShell
18 18 (10.23%) MS PowerPoint
19 17 (9.66%) Incident Management
19 17 (9.66%) SQL Server
19 17 (9.66%) PRINCE2
19 17 (9.66%) Management Information System
20 16 (9.09%) Data Analysis
20 16 (9.09%) ITIL V3

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 15 (8.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.98%) Lync
4 5 (2.84%) IIS
5 3 (1.70%) SAS
5 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 108 (61.36%) MS Excel
2 22 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 18 (10.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (3.41%) MS Project
6 3 (1.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.14%) AutoCAD
7 2 (1.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.98%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.20%) ATM
2 14 (7.95%) LDAP
3 13 (7.39%) Internet
4 6 (3.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.27%) Firewall
5 4 (2.27%) WAN
5 4 (2.27%) LAN
6 3 (1.70%) SAN
7 2 (1.14%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.14%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.14%) DNS
8 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.57%) PBX
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.95%) DB2
2 14 (7.95%) DB2 UDB
3 4 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.70%) Base SAS
4 3 (1.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.57%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.57%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 54 (30.68%) Finance
2 13 (7.39%) Banking
3 11 (6.25%) Marketing
4 10 (5.68%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.41%) Retail
6 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Automotive
7 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Military
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
8 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 83 (47.16%) Analyst
2 21 (11.93%) Service Analyst
3 18 (10.23%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (7.39%) Security Analyst
4 13 (7.39%) Data Analyst
5 11 (6.25%) Coordinator
6 10 (5.68%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (5.68%) IT Security Analyst
7 9 (5.11%) Incident Manager
8 8 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.98%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) PMO Analyst
10 6 (3.41%) Designer
10 6 (3.41%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.84%) Desktop Support
11 5 (2.84%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.84%) Process Analyst
11 5 (2.84%) Project Coordinator
11 5 (2.84%) Configuration Analyst
11 5 (2.84%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.23%) .NET
2 13 (7.39%) XML
3 12 (6.82%) HTML
4 11 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.57%) CSS
5 1 (0.57%) XHTML
5 1 (0.57%) jQuery
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.66%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.11%) Economics
3 9 (5.11%) Statistics
4 7 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.98%) Data Extraction
5 6 (3.41%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.84%) CMDB
6 5 (2.84%) PMI
7 4 (2.27%) Social Media
7 4 (2.27%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.27%) User Experience
8 3 (1.70%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.14%) NHS
9 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.57%) EPoS
10 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.57%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.55%) Windows
2 25 (14.20%) Windows 7
3 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.55%) Linux
5 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.27%) UNIX
5 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.70%) AIX
6 3 (1.70%) Solaris
7 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.52%) ITIL
2 43 (24.43%) Project Management
3 40 (22.73%) Service Management
4 32 (18.18%) ITSM
5 19 (10.80%) Change Control
6 17 (9.66%) Incident Management
6 17 (9.66%) PRINCE2
7 16 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 16 (9.09%) ITIL V3
8 14 (7.95%) Technical Analysis
9 13 (7.39%) Data Protection
10 12 (6.82%) Security Management
11 11 (6.25%) Information Security
11 11 (6.25%) Project Planning
12 10 (5.68%) Matrix Management
12 10 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (4.55%) Critical Success Factor
14 7 (3.98%) Migration
15 6 (3.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.30%) SQL
2 18 (10.23%) PowerShell
3 15 (8.52%) VB
4 6 (3.41%) VBA
5 4 (2.27%) C#
6 3 (1.70%) VBScript
7 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (28.41%) Security Cleared
2 43 (24.43%) SC Cleared
3 24 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 21 (11.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (6.25%) CISSP
6 8 (4.55%) Degree
7 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.84%) PMP
7 5 (2.84%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.27%) MCSE
8 4 (2.27%) MCITP
9 3 (1.70%) ISEB
9 3 (1.70%) MCTS
9 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.57%) NVQ Level 4
11 1 (0.57%) CCA
11 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.91%) SLA
2 6 (3.41%) QA
3 3 (1.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.98%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.70%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (14.20%) OVSD
2 4 (2.27%) OpenView
3 3 (1.70%) SCCM
4 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.57%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (0.57%) Control-M
5 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 85 (48.30%) Microsoft
2 36 (20.45%) HP
3 8 (4.55%) NetApp
3 8 (4.55%) VMware
4 7 (3.98%) Remedy
5 6 (3.41%) Citrix
5 6 (3.41%) Adobe
6 3 (1.70%) EMC
6 3 (1.70%) Cisco
6 3 (1.70%) IBM
6 3 (1.70%) Brocade
6 3 (1.70%) 3PAR
6 3 (1.70%) Lumension
6 3 (1.70%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (1.14%) F5
7 2 (1.14%) SAP
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle
8 1 (0.57%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.57%) Google
8 1 (0.57%) NCR
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