The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 5.38% 7.32% 13.16%
As % of the Applications category 22.73% 30.00% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £240 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.30% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.92 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Applications Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
22 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 23.66% 24.39% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £275 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.95 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.70 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the High Wycombe region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the High Wycombe region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
4 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
6 6 (37.50%) LAN
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) Citrix
8 4 (25.00%) SAN
8 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
8 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (25.00%) MPLS
8 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
8 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (25.00%) DSL
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
8 4 (25.00%) Xen
8 4 (25.00%) WSUS
8 4 (25.00%) NLBS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) DSL
3 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (18.75%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) PC Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) PC Support
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (18.75%) EqualLogic
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Xen
2 4 (25.00%) NLBS
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) WSUS
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (18.75%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Symantec
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam
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