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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 40 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.62% 2.02% 5.34%
As % of the Applications category 31.25% 24.14% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £150 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +4.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.28 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £13.00 £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.39% -
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
32 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.40% 8.38% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 20
Median daily rate £289 £300 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -28.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £12.25 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £29.25 £21.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.10%

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
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 28 September 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
5 10 (29.41%) Project Management
6 9 (26.47%) ITIL
7 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
8 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
9 5 (14.71%) Degree
9 5 (14.71%) NHS
9 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
10 4 (11.76%) Remedy
10 4 (11.76%) Remedy AR System
10 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
10 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
10 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (8.82%) SDLC
11 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
11 3 (8.82%) CMDB
11 3 (8.82%) Line Management
11 3 (8.82%) User Stories
11 3 (8.82%) Office 365
11 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
11 3 (8.82%) MCP

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 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Service Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) Rollout Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
3 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Junior
4 3 (8.82%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Rollout Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) CSS3
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) NHS
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) CMDB
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Project Management
2 9 (26.47%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) Line Management
5 3 (8.82%) SDLC
5 3 (8.82%) UML
5 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.82%) User Stories
6 2 (5.88%) Content Enrichment
6 2 (5.88%) RAD
6 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) MCP
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Remedy
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