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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 30 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Office 79 58 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.75% 5.56% 9.28%
As % of the Applications category 37.98% 36.94% 51.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 14 27
Average daily rate
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£193 £175 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £133 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 20
Average hourly rate £12.25 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £16.82 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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
208 157 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.78% 15.05% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 56 61
Average daily rate £225 £286 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.39% -10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £9.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.82 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 October 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
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 October 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 +9 67 £193 +28.33% 4
High Wycombe -2 6 £155 - 1
Marlow +3 1 £250 +31.57% 1
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 96 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 86 (57.33%) MS Excel
3 56 (37.33%) Windows
4 42 (28.00%) Finance
5 38 (25.33%) Windows 7
6 33 (22.00%) ITIL
7 30 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 28 (18.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 22 (14.67%) Windows XP
11 19 (12.67%) MS Project
12 16 (10.67%) Citrix
12 16 (10.67%) Project Management
12 16 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (9.33%) Spreadsheet
14 14 (9.33%) Migration
15 13 (8.67%) Data Validation
15 13 (8.67%) SC Cleared
15 13 (8.67%) Validation
15 13 (8.67%) Oracle
16 12 (8.00%) MS Access
16 12 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (7.33%) SharePoint
17 11 (7.33%) PRINCE2
18 10 (6.67%) MS Exchange
18 10 (6.67%) Waterfall
19 9 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
19 9 (6.00%) Blackberry
19 9 (6.00%) Cisco

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 11 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.33%) Lync
5 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 86 (57.33%) MS Excel
2 28 (18.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (12.67%) MS Project
4 14 (9.33%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.33%) LAN
2 7 (4.67%) WAN
3 6 (4.00%) Firewall
3 6 (4.00%) SAN
4 5 (3.33%) NAS
5 4 (2.67%) MPLS
5 4 (2.67%) DSL
5 4 (2.67%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.33%) Network Security
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.67%) VLAN
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.67%) PBX
7 1 (0.67%) DHCP
7 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.67%) VPN
7 1 (0.67%) DNS
7 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.00%) MS Access
2 3 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.67%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 42 (28.00%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.33%) Banking
3 5 (3.33%) Retail
3 5 (3.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.00%) Advertising
5 2 (1.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 55 (36.67%) Analyst
2 17 (11.33%) Coordinator
3 15 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 14 (9.33%) Support Analyst
5 13 (8.67%) Administrator
6 11 (7.33%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (6.00%) Help Desk Support
7 9 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (6.00%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) Programme Office Manager
9 7 (4.67%) Programme Manager
10 6 (4.00%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
11 5 (3.33%) Project Administrator
11 5 (3.33%) Desktop Team Leader
11 5 (3.33%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.33%) Support Engineer
12 4 (2.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 4 (2.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.33%) XML
2 1 (0.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.67%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.67%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.00%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.67%) PDA
6 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.67%) Telematics
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.67%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 56 (37.33%) Windows
2 38 (25.33%) Windows 7
3 22 (14.67%) Windows XP
4 12 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.33%) Windows 8
5 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.33%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.33%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.67%) Android
8 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.00%) ITIL
2 16 (10.67%) Project Management
3 15 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (9.33%) Migration
5 13 (8.67%) Data Validation
5 13 (8.67%) Validation
6 11 (7.33%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 9 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.67%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (3.33%) Data Management
10 5 (3.33%) PRINCE
11 4 (2.67%) Service Management
11 4 (2.67%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.67%) Programme Management
11 4 (2.67%) E-business
11 4 (2.67%) ITSM
12 3 (2.00%) Asset Management
12 3 (2.00%) Software Testing
12 3 (2.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.00%) SQL
2 4 (2.67%) C
3 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.67%) Degree
4 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.00%) MCSE
6 3 (2.00%) MCSA
6 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.33%) ISEB
7 2 (1.33%) MCP
7 2 (1.33%) MCDST
7 2 (1.33%) MCTS
7 2 (1.33%) MCITP
7 2 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) QA
1 3 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) BS25999
System Software
1 30 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.67%) Xen
3 4 (2.67%) NLBS
4 3 (2.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) SCCM
2 5 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.67%) WSUS
4 3 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 96 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.67%) Citrix
3 13 (8.67%) Oracle
4 9 (6.00%) Cisco
5 7 (4.67%) VMware
6 6 (4.00%) SAP
7 5 (3.33%) HP
8 4 (2.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.67%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.00%) Lotus
9 3 (2.00%) Symantec
9 3 (2.00%) NetApp
10 2 (1.33%) Veritas
10 2 (1.33%) Intel
10 2 (1.33%) Primavera
10 2 (1.33%) Remedy
10 2 (1.33%) Lumension
10 2 (1.33%) Kaseya
11 1 (0.67%) Veeam
11 1 (0.67%) Iron Mountain
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
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