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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 49 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.56% 7.87% 4.67%
As % of the Applications category 50.52% 47.30% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 1
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£398 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £251 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -8.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.93 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £10.65 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £14.50 £14.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
MS Office
South East

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
97 74 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.97% 16.63% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 23 12
Average daily rate £300 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £675 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.65 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 30 £425 +84.78% 8
Witney - 2 £200 -
Abingdon - - - - 1
Banbury - - - - 2
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 53 (57.61%) Microsoft
2 50 (54.35%) MS Excel
3 47 (51.09%) Windows
4 38 (41.30%) Active Directory
5 32 (34.78%) Windows 7
6 22 (23.91%) MS PowerPoint
7 20 (21.74%) Degree
8 19 (20.65%) Publishing
9 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (17.39%) ITIL
9 16 (17.39%) Windows 8
10 15 (16.30%) Waterfall
11 12 (13.04%) MS Project
11 12 (13.04%) MS Exchange
11 12 (13.04%) Project Planning
12 11 (11.96%) Project Management
13 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
13 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
14 9 (9.78%) User Stories
14 9 (9.78%) German Language
14 9 (9.78%) UML
14 9 (9.78%) Windows XP
14 9 (9.78%) ISEB
14 9 (9.78%) Service Delivery
15 8 (8.70%) Finance
15 8 (8.70%) SCCM
15 8 (8.70%) Business Analysis
15 8 (8.70%) VCP4
16 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
16 7 (7.61%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 12 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.17%) Lync
5 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 50 (54.35%) MS Excel
2 22 (23.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (13.04%) MS Project
4 7 (7.61%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (2.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.43%) DNS
2 5 (5.43%) DHCP
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (3.26%) VPN
3 3 (3.26%) LAN
3 3 (3.26%) VoIP
3 3 (3.26%) WAN
4 2 (2.17%) Intranet
4 2 (2.17%) Extranet
4 2 (2.17%) Wireless
5 1 (1.09%) PABX
5 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.09%) UltraEdit
General
1 19 (20.65%) Publishing
2 9 (9.78%) German Language
3 8 (8.70%) Finance
4 4 (4.35%) Advertising
5 3 (3.26%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) Analyst
2 15 (16.30%) Support Analyst
3 11 (11.96%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (10.87%) IT Support
5 8 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.52%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) XML
1 4 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.09%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) Flash
2 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (1.09%) WCF
2 1 (1.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) PMI
2 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.35%) Data Conversion
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.17%) EPoS
3 2 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (1.09%) Life Science
4 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (51.09%) Windows
2 32 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 16 (17.39%) Windows 8
4 9 (9.78%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) ITIL
1 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.30%) Waterfall
3 12 (13.04%) Project Planning
4 11 (11.96%) Project Management
5 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
6 9 (9.78%) UML
6 9 (9.78%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.78%) User Stories
7 8 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.61%) Change Management
9 5 (5.43%) Service Management
9 5 (5.43%) Migration
9 5 (5.43%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.43%) Financial Modelling
10 4 (4.35%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.35%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.35%) Data Mapping
11 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) SQL
2 4 (4.35%) C
3 1 (1.09%) C#
3 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) Degree
2 9 (9.78%) ISEB
3 8 (8.70%) VCP4
4 5 (5.43%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.35%) PMP
6 2 (2.17%) MCSE
6 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.17%) MCDST
7 1 (1.09%) MCTS
7 1 (1.09%) MCITP
7 1 (1.09%) CIPD
7 1 (1.09%) MCPD
7 1 (1.09%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) MOS
7 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.09%) MCAD
7 1 (1.09%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 38 (41.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (57.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.35%) Adobe
2 4 (4.35%) Cisco
3 3 (3.26%) Dell
3 3 (3.26%) Apple
4 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.09%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.09%) BT
4 1 (1.09%) Ariba
4 1 (1.09%) Lotus
4 1 (1.09%) HP
4 1 (1.09%) IBM
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle
4 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
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