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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 12.12% 18.52% 16.95%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 66.67% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £169 £125 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -71.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £125 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +18.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Average hourly rate - £10.88 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
MS Office
Buckinghamshire

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
8 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 24.24% 27.78% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate £118 £356 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.01% +137.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £125 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Average hourly rate - £11.75 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) French Language
4 2 (33.33%) German Language
4 2 (33.33%) Turkish Language
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (16.67%) EDI
5 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
5 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Records Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) QMS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Shibboleth
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Unix

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
General
1 2 (33.33%) French Language
1 2 (33.33%) German Language
1 2 (33.33%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) EDI Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior PMO
3 1 (16.67%) Junior PMO Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Planner
3 1 (16.67%) SAP EDI Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) QMS
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Records Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Novell
2 1 (16.67%) SAP