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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 30 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.43% 6.57% 7.66%
As % of the Applications category 58.82% 43.33% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £230 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.78% +53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.50 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £14.50 £14.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.77% +5.55%
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
51 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.33% 15.15% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 3
Average daily rate £438 £260 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.26% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £126 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £152
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 10
Average hourly rate £14.25 £30.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.89% +175.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £39.30 £14.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 34 (60.71%) MS Excel
1 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 29 (51.79%) Windows
3 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 17 (30.36%) Windows 7
5 15 (26.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (25.00%) Publishing
7 13 (23.21%) Degree
8 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 12 (21.43%) Windows 8
9 10 (17.86%) Project Planning
10 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
11 8 (14.29%) MS Project
12 7 (12.50%) UML
12 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 7 (12.50%) ISEB
12 7 (12.50%) Project Management
12 7 (12.50%) German Language
12 7 (12.50%) User Stories
12 7 (12.50%) VCP4
13 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
13 6 (10.71%) Finance
13 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
13 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
14 5 (8.93%) DHCP
14 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
14 5 (8.93%) DNS
14 5 (8.93%) ITIL
14 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.57%) Lync
5 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (60.71%) MS Excel
2 15 (26.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (14.29%) MS Project
4 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) DHCP
1 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.93%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) Wireless
2 2 (3.57%) Intranet
2 2 (3.57%) Extranet
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.79%) PABX
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.79%) UltraEdit
General
1 14 (25.00%) Publishing
2 7 (12.50%) German Language
3 6 (10.71%) Finance
4 3 (5.36%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.79%) Military
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) IT Support
6 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.36%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) XML
1 2 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (1.79%) WCF
2 1 (1.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) PMI
2 3 (5.36%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.57%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Life Science
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (21.43%) Waterfall
2 10 (17.86%) Project Planning
3 7 (12.50%) UML
3 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.50%) Project Management
3 7 (12.50%) User Stories
4 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL
6 4 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.14%) Change Management
6 4 (7.14%) Migration
6 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.36%) CRM
8 2 (3.57%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (3.57%) Data Mapping
8 2 (3.57%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) C
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) VB
2 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) ISEB
2 7 (12.50%) VCP4
3 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.36%) PMP
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.57%) MCDST
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (1.79%) MCAD
6 1 (1.79%) MCSD
6 1 (1.79%) MCTS
6 1 (1.79%) MCPD
6 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (1.79%) Dell
3 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.79%) Apple
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