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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 17 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 29 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.97% 6.81% 4.33%
As % of the Applications category 36.71% 45.33% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 9
Average daily rate
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£190 £170 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -48.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £109 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £335 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £266 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 £10.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +19.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.03 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £25.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.36
% change year-on-year
- +4.82%
Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
79 75 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.26% 15.03% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 14
Average daily rate £309 £170 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.61% -35.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.32 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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 -6 10 £133 -5.17% 5
Witney - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - - 2
Bicester - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 48 (73.85%) Windows
2 44 (67.69%) Microsoft
3 40 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 37 (56.92%) Active Directory
5 32 (49.23%) MS Excel
6 22 (33.85%) Windows 8
7 17 (26.15%) Windows XP
8 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
8 7 (10.77%) SCCM
9 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (9.23%) DHCP
9 6 (9.23%) DNS
10 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (6.15%) Project Management
11 4 (6.15%) NHS
11 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
11 4 (6.15%) VPN
11 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (6.15%) LAN
11 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
11 4 (6.15%) ITIL
12 3 (4.62%) SLA
12 3 (4.62%) Cisco
12 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X
12 3 (4.62%) Apple
12 3 (4.62%) Office 365
12 3 (4.62%) Degree
12 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (49.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.08%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) DHCP
1 6 (9.23%) DNS
2 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.15%) VPN
2 4 (6.15%) LAN
3 2 (3.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.54%) VoIP
4 1 (1.54%) SAN
4 1 (1.54%) Intranet
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) Wireless
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.54%) MS Access
1 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Publishing
2 1 (1.54%) Military
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 17 (26.15%) Desktop Support
3 15 (23.08%) Analyst
4 13 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (9.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) IT Support
10 2 (3.08%) Service Desk Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Support Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Project Coordinator
10 2 (3.08%) IT Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) NHS
2 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.08%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.54%) iPhone
3 1 (1.54%) iPad
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 48 (73.85%) Windows
2 40 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 22 (33.85%) Windows 8
4 17 (26.15%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (6.15%) Project Management
1 4 (6.15%) ITIL
2 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
2 2 (3.08%) Time Management
2 2 (3.08%) Service Management
3 1 (1.54%) Regression Testing
3 1 (1.54%) Software Testing
3 1 (1.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (1.54%) Test Scripting
3 1 (1.54%) Data Entry
3 1 (1.54%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) C
1 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.54%) MCDST
4 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (56.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (67.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Cisco
2 3 (4.62%) Apple
3 2 (3.08%) Citrix
3 2 (3.08%) Cerner
3 2 (3.08%) HP
3 2 (3.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) Dell
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) NetApp
4 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.54%) Bloomberg
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