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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 7 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 12.36% 12.33% 13.51%
As % of the Applications category 40.74% 69.23% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.25 £28.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.82% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.08 £20.40 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £28.00 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.70%
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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
27 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 30.34% 17.81% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate £400 £135 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -50.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £28.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.85 £16.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £28.00 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Computer Security
3 4 (26.67%) CMDB
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (20.00%) Transition Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) SCCM
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) VPN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PC Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PC Support
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) CMDB
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Security
2 3 (20.00%) Transition Management
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus