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 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 13 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.64% 13.04% 12.50%
As % of the Applications category 22.22% 66.67% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£125 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +7.40%
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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
9 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 16.36% 19.57% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate £313 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £95 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -47.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 27 March 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) CMDB
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Security
3 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Transition Management
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (8.33%) MS Project
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) IT Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy