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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 11 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 140 53 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.67% 4.87% 4.32%
As % of the Applications category 54.90% 29.44% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 18 10
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£289 £318 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +22.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £117 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
Average hourly rate £13.68 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.42 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £39.40 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +7.40%
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
255 180 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.25% 16.53% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 82 54
Average daily rate £290 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £189 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 25
Average hourly rate £11.75 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.46 £9.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.97 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +23 106 £250 -9.90% 9
High Wycombe -6 2 £125 -69.69%
Amersham - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 2
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 144 (63.72%) Microsoft
2 138 (61.06%) MS Excel
3 88 (38.94%) Security Cleared
4 87 (38.50%) ITIL
5 84 (37.17%) SC Cleared
6 61 (26.99%) Finance
7 52 (23.01%) Windows
8 47 (20.80%) Service Management
8 47 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (17.26%) Project Management
10 37 (16.37%) PRINCE2
11 34 (15.04%) DV Cleared
11 34 (15.04%) Windows 7
12 30 (13.27%) SQL
13 29 (12.83%) ATM
14 26 (11.50%) MS Project
14 26 (11.50%) MS PowerPoint
15 25 (11.06%) HP
15 25 (11.06%) ITSM
16 24 (10.62%) Change Control
17 23 (10.18%) VBA
17 23 (10.18%) SLA
18 21 (9.29%) OVSD
19 20 (8.85%) Active Directory
20 19 (8.41%) Management Information System
21 18 (7.96%) SharePoint
21 18 (7.96%) SQL Server
21 18 (7.96%) Data Analysis
21 18 (7.96%) Incident Management
22 17 (7.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.77%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.88%) SAS
4 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.44%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 138 (61.06%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 26 (11.50%) MS Project
3 17 (7.52%) MS Visio
4 13 (5.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.54%) PaaS
2 4 (1.77%) IaaS
3 3 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.83%) ATM
2 12 (5.31%) Internet
3 8 (3.54%) 3G
3 8 (3.54%) 4G
4 7 (3.10%) VPN
5 6 (2.65%) LAN
5 6 (2.65%) WAN
6 5 (2.21%) BIG-IP
6 5 (2.21%) iSCSI
6 5 (2.21%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (1.77%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.33%) 2G
8 3 (1.33%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.33%) Intranet
9 2 (0.88%) Modbus
9 2 (0.88%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (0.88%) PBX
9 2 (0.88%) DNS
10 1 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.88%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.44%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.44%) OLAP
4 1 (0.44%) MS Access
4 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.44%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 61 (26.99%) Finance
2 13 (5.75%) Financial Institution
3 10 (4.42%) Banking
3 10 (4.42%) Marketing
4 6 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.33%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Automotive
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (37.17%) Analyst
2 19 (8.41%) 1st Line Support
2 19 (8.41%) Service Analyst
3 18 (7.96%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (7.52%) Coordinator
5 16 (7.08%) Support Analyst
6 15 (6.64%) Administrator
6 15 (6.64%) Incident Manager
7 12 (5.31%) Data Analyst
7 12 (5.31%) MI Analyst
7 12 (5.31%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 11 (4.87%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.42%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.98%) Service Manager
11 8 (3.54%) PMO Analyst
12 7 (3.10%) Service Transition Manager
12 7 (3.10%) IT Administrator
12 7 (3.10%) Transition Manager
13 6 (2.65%) Change Analyst
14 5 (2.21%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.33%) XML
2 1 (0.44%) XHTML
2 1 (0.44%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.44%) jQuery
2 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (0.44%) HTML
2 1 (0.44%) .NET
2 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.41%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.54%) Statistics
4 7 (3.10%) Social Media
4 7 (3.10%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.10%) User Experience
5 5 (2.21%) CMDB
6 4 (1.77%) Economics
7 3 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.88%) EPoS
8 2 (0.88%) NHS
8 2 (0.88%) Informatics
8 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.44%) FMCG
9 1 (0.44%) Telematics
9 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.01%) Windows
2 34 (15.04%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.87%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.21%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.21%) CentOS
7 3 (1.33%) Linux
8 2 (0.88%) UNIX
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (38.50%) ITIL
2 47 (20.80%) Service Management
3 39 (17.26%) Project Management
4 37 (16.37%) PRINCE2
5 25 (11.06%) ITSM
6 24 (10.62%) Change Control
7 18 (7.96%) Incident Management
7 18 (7.96%) Data Analysis
8 15 (6.64%) Matrix Management
9 13 (5.75%) Line Management
10 12 (5.31%) Project Planning
11 9 (3.98%) Transition Management
12 8 (3.54%) ITIL V3
12 8 (3.54%) Logistics
12 8 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.54%) Change Management
12 8 (3.54%) People Management
13 7 (3.10%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.10%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.10%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.27%) SQL
2 23 (10.18%) VBA
3 9 (3.98%) C
4 5 (2.21%) VB
5 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.88%) C#
7 1 (0.44%) C++
7 1 (0.44%) Java
7 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 88 (38.94%) Security Cleared
2 84 (37.17%) SC Cleared
3 34 (15.04%) DV Cleared
4 17 (7.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (6.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (3.10%) APMP
7 5 (2.21%) HNC
7 5 (2.21%) HND
7 5 (2.21%) Degree
8 2 (0.88%) CCNP
8 2 (0.88%) CCNA
8 2 (0.88%) ISEB
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.44%) PMP
9 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.44%) MCITP
9 1 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.18%) SLA
2 8 (3.54%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (8.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.21%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.21%) NFS
3 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (9.29%) OVSD
2 10 (4.42%) OpenView
3 8 (3.54%) SCCM
4 2 (0.88%) WSUS
5 1 (0.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 144 (63.72%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.06%) HP
3 14 (6.19%) Cisco
4 10 (4.42%) Remedy
5 7 (3.10%) Oracle
6 6 (2.65%) VMware
7 5 (2.21%) NetApp
7 5 (2.21%) F5
8 4 (1.77%) Lotus
8 4 (1.77%) Citrix
8 4 (1.77%) BMC
9 2 (0.88%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.88%) SAP
9 2 (0.88%) Progress
9 2 (0.88%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (0.44%) Intel
10 1 (0.44%) Nortel
10 1 (0.44%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.44%) CheckPoint
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