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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 43 40 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Office 19 20 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.14% 3.78% 6.73%
As % of the Applications category 45.24% 40.82% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 19
Median daily rate £150 £300 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Median hourly rate £14.93 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.93% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £24.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
42 49 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.94% 9.26% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 42
Median daily rate £310 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £129 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 17
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £35.15 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -6 8 £150 -50.00% 2
Abingdon - 3 £150 - 1
Kidlington -3 2 £145 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 24 (51.06%) MS Excel
3 21 (44.68%) Windows
4 17 (36.17%) ITIL
5 16 (34.04%) Finance
6 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
6 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (29.79%) Degree
8 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
9 9 (19.15%) Windows XP
10 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (14.89%) Sophos
11 7 (14.89%) Project Management
11 7 (14.89%) MCP
11 7 (14.89%) SQL
12 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle
12 6 (12.77%) MS Project
12 6 (12.77%) ERP
12 6 (12.77%) Service Management
12 6 (12.77%) Order to Cash
12 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS R12
13 5 (10.64%) Oracle Receivables
13 5 (10.64%) Oracle TCA
13 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
13 5 (10.64%) SLA
13 5 (10.64%) Migration
14 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
14 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (8.51%) 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 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (51.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS Project
3 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle TCA
3 3 (6.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DHCP
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) VPN
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) 3G
3 1 (2.13%) Broadband
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Support Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Service Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Support Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) IT Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) IT Support
6 7 (14.89%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (14.89%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (14.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 7 (14.89%) Consultant
6 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support
6 7 (14.89%) Service Desk Support
6 7 (14.89%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (8.51%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
1 1 (2.13%) CSS3
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) HTML5
1 1 (2.13%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (2.13%) Node.js
1 1 (2.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) CMDB
3 2 (4.26%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
3 9 (19.15%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
3 6 (12.77%) ERP
3 6 (12.77%) Order to Cash
3 6 (12.77%) Service Management
4 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.38%) Line Management
6 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) Time Management
7 2 (4.26%) B2B
7 2 (4.26%) Copywriting
7 2 (4.26%) CRM
7 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.26%) Release Management
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.89%) MCP
4 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.26%) DBS Check
5 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.13%) CBAP
6 1 (2.13%) IIBA
6 1 (2.13%) ISEB
6 1 (2.13%) MCDST
6 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.13%) PMP
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) PMO
3 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Sophos
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Avaya
4 3 (6.38%) BMC
4 3 (6.38%) Remedy
5 2 (4.26%) Apple
5 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
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