The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Oxfordshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 39 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.68% 5.03% 4.28%
As % of the Applications category 45.88% 37.10% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 9
Average daily rate £175 £330 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.96% +65.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £330 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £330 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £264 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 11
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.81 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -11.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.62 £10.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £16.95 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
85 62 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.73% 13.57% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 31
Average daily rate £275 £318 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.38% +26.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.81 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% -17.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.62 £10.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £20.45 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Office
South East

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 24 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +6 21 £115 - 1
Abingdon - 3 - -
Banbury - 1 - -
Wallingford - 1 - -
Witney - - - - 2
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 60 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 49 (70.00%) Windows
3 37 (52.86%) Windows 7
4 32 (45.71%) Active Directory
5 29 (41.43%) MS Excel
6 17 (24.29%) Windows 8
7 14 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (11.43%) DHCP
9 8 (11.43%) ITIL
9 8 (11.43%) DNS
10 7 (10.00%) Cisco
11 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (7.14%) SLA
11 5 (7.14%) MS Project
11 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
11 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
12 4 (5.71%) Project Management
12 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
12 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
12 4 (5.71%) MCP
12 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.71%) Citrix
12 4 (5.71%) VPN
12 4 (5.71%) SCCM
12 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (5.71%) Windows Mobile

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.71%) MS Project Server
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 29 (41.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Project
3 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.43%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) DHCP
1 8 (11.43%) DNS
2 4 (5.71%) VPN
3 3 (4.29%) Intranet
4 1 (1.43%) Wireless
4 1 (1.43%) IPv4
4 1 (1.43%) VoIP
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) MS Access
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 15 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 13 (18.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (14.29%) Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) IT Support
8 4 (5.71%) IT Support Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Support Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Intranet Editor
9 3 (4.29%) PMO Lead
10 2 (2.86%) Service Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Trainer
10 2 (2.86%) IT Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.86%) E-Learning
2 2 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (70.00%) Windows
2 37 (52.86%) Windows 7
3 17 (24.29%) Windows 8
4 14 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.43%) ITIL
2 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
2 4 (5.71%) Project Management
2 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
2 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
2 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
3 2 (2.86%) Time Management
3 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (2.86%) CAD
4 1 (1.43%) Service Management
4 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.43%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.43%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.71%) MCDST
2 4 (5.71%) MCP
2 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MCITP
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 4 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 32 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Cisco
3 4 (5.71%) Citrix
4 3 (4.29%) Apple
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Cerner
6 1 (1.43%) Lotus
6 1 (1.43%) Sage
6 1 (1.43%) Remedy
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Dell
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
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