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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 28 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.78% 6.39% 7.00%
As % of the Applications category 54.90% 49.49% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 9
Median daily rate £300 £250 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £130 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £530 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.67 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.87 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.10% -4.64%
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
51 99 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.70% 12.91% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 48 28
Median daily rate £294 £344 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £530 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 16
Median hourly rate £9.25 £13.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.25 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +4 20 £300 -33.33% 2
Kidlington -4 2 - -
Burford -1 1 £175 +34.61%
Bicester - 1 - - 1
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 33 (71.74%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
4 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
5 10 (21.74%) Windows 8
6 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
6 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
6 9 (19.57%) Project Management
7 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
8 7 (15.22%) NHS
9 6 (13.04%) Sophos
9 6 (13.04%) Apache
9 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
9 6 (13.04%) ITIL
9 6 (13.04%) IIS
9 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
10 4 (8.70%) Publishing
10 4 (8.70%) Service Management
10 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
11 3 (6.52%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (6.52%) Remedy
11 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
11 3 (6.52%) Web Services
11 3 (6.52%) SQL
11 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (6.52%) Degree
11 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (13.04%) Apache
1 6 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.17%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) GIS
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (8.70%) Publishing
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) IT Support
3 9 (19.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (17.39%) IT Manager
4 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Manager
4 8 (17.39%) Service Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (13.04%) IT Support Manager
6 6 (13.04%) Senior IT Manager
6 6 (13.04%) Senior IT Support
7 5 (10.87%) IT Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) NHS
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Informatics
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
4 10 (21.74%) Windows 8
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
1 9 (19.57%) Project Management
2 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
3 6 (13.04%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Service Management
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.17%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (2.17%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.17%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.17%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.17%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.17%) SDLC
7 1 (2.17%) SysML
7 1 (2.17%) Use Case
7 1 (2.17%) Validation
7 1 (2.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.17%) LPIC
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.17%) ISO26262
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Sophos
3 3 (6.52%) Remedy
4 2 (4.35%) Lotus
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) Apple
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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