The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Oxford region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 11 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.82% 8.70% 2.77%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 78.57% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £115 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £159 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
42 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 17.65% 11.07% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 6
Average daily rate £375 £411 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +21.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £168 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £498 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Office
Oxfordshire

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
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 17 April 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (82.14%) Windows 7
3 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 13 (46.43%) Windows 8
5 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 9 (32.14%) DHCP
6 9 (32.14%) DNS
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco
8 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (10.71%) SLA
10 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
10 2 (7.14%) VPN
10 2 (7.14%) ITIL
10 2 (7.14%) Apple
10 2 (7.14%) HP
10 2 (7.14%) Dell
10 2 (7.14%) Citrix
10 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
10 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
11 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
11 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
11 1 (3.57%) SalesLogix

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) DHCP
1 9 (32.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) IPv4
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Support Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Desktop Support
3 6 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Multimedia Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Streaming Video
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Windows 7
3 13 (46.43%) Windows 8
4 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
2 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Dell
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) Sage
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
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