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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 24 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.87% 4.40% 6.28%
As % of the Applications category 82.76% 40.54% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 4
Median daily rate £296 £221 £133
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.89% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £125 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £431 £165
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Median hourly rate £9.90 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 - £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 - £17.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
MS Office
Oxfordshire

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
29 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.51% 10.85% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 11
Median daily rate £313 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £163 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Median hourly rate £8.80 £98.75 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.08% +740.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.63%) NHS
5 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
5 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
6 4 (12.50%) Remedy
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Remedy AR System
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.38%) User Stories
7 3 (9.38%) Office 365
7 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.38%) SDLC
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
7 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
7 3 (9.38%) IIS
7 3 (9.38%) Apache
7 3 (9.38%) UML
7 3 (9.38%) Sophos

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 6 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Senior IT Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (9.38%) Support Officer
6 2 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) CSS3
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.38%) SDLC
4 3 (9.38%) UML
4 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.38%) User Stories
5 2 (6.25%) Content Enrichment
5 2 (6.25%) RAD
5 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (3.13%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Remedy
3 3 (9.38%) Sophos
4 1 (3.13%) Lotus