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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.26% 4.63% 6.76%
As % of the Applications category 36.59% 25.00% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Average daily rate
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£244 £133 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.61% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £125 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £141 £179
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £273
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £8.00 £11.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -31.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
41 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.65% 18.52% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 19
Average daily rate £263 £350 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £131 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £8.00 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -22.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) Windows
3 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
5 14 (35.00%) Degree
6 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
7 12 (30.00%) Publishing
7 12 (30.00%) Finance
8 11 (27.50%) MS Project
9 10 (25.00%) Project Management
9 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
10 9 (22.50%) Windows 8
11 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (20.00%) Change Management
11 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
12 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (17.50%) PMI
12 7 (17.50%) PMP
12 7 (17.50%) PMI Certification
12 7 (17.50%) C
12 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
13 6 (15.00%) ITIL
13 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
14 5 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
14 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (12.50%) Multimedia
14 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (12.50%) XML
14 5 (12.50%) HTML

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (27.50%) MS Project
3 5 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) DHCP
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
1 2 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) PABX
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
1 12 (30.00%) Publishing
2 5 (12.50%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Agile Project Manager
4 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support
6 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Web Editor
7 2 (5.00%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) XML
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (2.50%) WCF
2 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) PMI
2 2 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
3 9 (22.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 10 (25.00%) Project Management
2 8 (20.00%) Change Management
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
2 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.00%) ERP
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (17.50%) PMP
2 7 (17.50%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCAD
5 1 (2.50%) MCSD
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) MCTS
5 1 (2.50%) MCITP
5 1 (2.50%) MCPD
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) P3O
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
2 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Adobe
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Novell
5 1 (2.50%) Apple
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.50%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.50%) Meru Networks
5 1 (2.50%) HP
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