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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 62 48 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Office 16 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.54% 3.53% 4.55%
As % of the Applications category 41.03% 28.09% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Median daily rate £213 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £100 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £273 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Median hourly rate £15.63 £13.68 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.25% -14.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £13.18 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £15.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.04%
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
39 89 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.20% 12.57% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 48 41
Median daily rate £400 £275 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £161 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Median hourly rate £15.63 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.76 £12.30 £13.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.05 £22.50 £21.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 6 £150 -38.46% 4
Kidlington -7 3 - -
Banbury +5 1 £225 +34.32%
Abingdon -4 1 - - 2
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
4 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
5 12 (26.09%) Windows XP
5 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
5 12 (26.09%) Windows 8
6 10 (21.74%) ITIL
6 10 (21.74%) Project Management
7 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
8 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
9 6 (13.04%) Service Management
9 6 (13.04%) NHS
9 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.87%) Degree
10 5 (10.87%) SDLC
10 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
11 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.70%) UML
11 4 (8.70%) Finance
11 4 (8.70%) Remedy
11 4 (8.70%) User Stories
11 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.70%) Remedy AR System
12 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.52%) ISEB
12 3 (6.52%) MS Project
13 2 (4.35%) C#
13 2 (4.35%) SQL

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 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.52%) MS Project
4 1 (2.17%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) RS-232
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (2.17%) VectorCAST
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Service Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Service Desk Support
4 10 (21.74%) Support Analyst
5 9 (19.57%) IT Analyst
6 8 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (17.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (17.39%) IT Support
6 8 (17.39%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
6 8 (17.39%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 7 (15.22%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
10 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
10 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
11 2 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) CSS3
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) HTML5
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
3 12 (26.09%) Windows 8
3 12 (26.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
1 10 (21.74%) Project Management
2 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
3 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) Service Management
4 5 (10.87%) SDLC
5 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.70%) UML
5 4 (8.70%) User Stories
6 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Content Enrichment
7 2 (4.35%) RAD
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (2.17%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.17%) Relationship Marketing
8 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) C#
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) C++
2 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) PHP
2 1 (2.17%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) VB
2 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) HL7
1 1 (2.17%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.17%) ISO13485
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Remedy
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Perforce