The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 25 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.78% 9.05% 7.94%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 53.85% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £115 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+291.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £245 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.64 £13.53 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.70 £14.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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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 Oxford region.

Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
40 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.84% 16.81% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 4
Average daily rate £450 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £104 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £394 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 9
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 29 (55.77%) MS Excel
3 21 (40.38%) Windows
4 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 18 (34.62%) Publishing
5 17 (32.69%) Degree
6 16 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (30.77%) Waterfall
7 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 13 (25.00%) Project Planning
8 12 (23.08%) Finance
8 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
8 12 (23.08%) MS Project
8 12 (23.08%) Project Management
9 9 (17.31%) Windows 8
10 8 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (15.38%) PMI
10 8 (15.38%) PMI Certification
10 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (13.46%) German Language
11 7 (13.46%) ISEB
11 7 (13.46%) PMP
11 7 (13.46%) Change Management
11 7 (13.46%) UML
11 7 (13.46%) C
11 7 (13.46%) User Stories
12 6 (11.54%) ITIL
12 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
12 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.85%) Lync
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.92%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (55.77%) MS Excel
2 16 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (23.08%) MS Project
4 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) WebEx
1 2 (3.85%) DHCP
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
1 2 (3.85%) Extranet
2 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.92%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) UltraEdit
1 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
General
1 18 (34.62%) Publishing
2 12 (23.08%) Finance
3 7 (13.46%) German Language
4 3 (5.77%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Project Manager
3 7 (13.46%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Support Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) IT Support
5 3 (5.77%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
1 2 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (1.92%) WCF
2 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) PMI
2 3 (5.77%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.85%) Life Science
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (17.31%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (30.77%) Waterfall
2 13 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 12 (23.08%) Project Management
4 8 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
5 7 (13.46%) Change Management
5 7 (13.46%) UML
5 7 (13.46%) User Stories
6 6 (11.54%) ITIL
6 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
8 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.77%) CRM
9 3 (5.77%) Software Delivery
10 2 (3.85%) Data Mapping
10 2 (3.85%) Change Control
10 2 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) C
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) VB
3 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Degree
2 8 (15.38%) PMI Certification
2 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (13.46%) ISEB
3 7 (13.46%) PMP
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCAD
5 1 (1.92%) MCSD
5 1 (1.92%) MCTS
5 1 (1.92%) MCPD
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.92%) Remedy
4 1 (1.92%) Novell
4 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.92%) Dell
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