The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead 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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 8 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 7.50% 3.92% 9.84%
As % of the Applications category 52.94% 22.22% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate £175 £230 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% -9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £214 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £230 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £228
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -4.64%
MS Office
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Applications Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 14.17% 17.65% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 4
Average daily rate £175 £398 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.97% +98.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £220 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £398 £244
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (8.33%) Advertising
7 1 (8.33%) SCCM
7 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
7 1 (8.33%) Social Media
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) EDMS
7 1 (8.33%) Remedy

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) EDMS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Document Controller
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow