The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 41 38 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 20 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.49% 3.92% 7.53%
As % of the Applications category 41.18% 40.00% 55.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 23
Median daily rate £185 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £261 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £34.25 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
34 50 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.05% 9.80% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 41
Median daily rate £400 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £35.15 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Oxfordshire region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Oxfordshire region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 3 £400 +33.33%
Kidlington -4 3 £145 -
Abingdon - 2 - - 1
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) MS Excel
3 16 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 13 (30.95%) ITIL
5 12 (28.57%) Finance
5 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (21.43%) Degree
7 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
8 7 (16.67%) SQL
8 7 (16.67%) Sophos
9 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (14.29%) Project Management
9 6 (14.29%) Service Management
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle
9 6 (14.29%) ERP
9 6 (14.29%) Order to Cash
10 5 (11.90%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (11.90%) Oracle TCA
10 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
10 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
10 5 (11.90%) MS Project
10 5 (11.90%) Migration
11 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
11 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (9.52%) SLA
11 4 (9.52%) Office 365

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (54.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Project
3 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DHCP
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
1 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) VPN
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Broadband
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Service Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) IT Support
3 9 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (19.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) IT Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Service Desk Support
4 8 (19.05%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Support Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Consultant
5 7 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (9.52%) Rollout Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) CSS3
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) HTML5
1 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (2.38%) Node.js
1 1 (2.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) CMDB
3 2 (4.76%) Copywriting
3 2 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.38%) PMI
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 6 (14.29%) ERP
2 6 (14.29%) Order to Cash
2 6 (14.29%) Project Management
2 6 (14.29%) Service Management
3 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
3 5 (11.90%) Migration
4 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Line Management
5 3 (7.14%) Time Management
6 2 (4.76%) B2B
6 2 (4.76%) CRM
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.76%) Market Research
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.38%) Change Management
7 1 (2.38%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) MCP
4 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.38%) MCDST
5 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.38%) PMP
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
1 1 (2.38%) SmoothWall
1 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Sophos
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Apple
4 2 (4.76%) Avaya
4 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat