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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 25 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.50% 4.55% 6.95%
As % of the Applications category 27.47% 30.00% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 12
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 £147
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +103.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £135 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £575 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £13.68 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.53% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £12.51 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.54%
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
91 80 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.75% 15.18% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 40
Average daily rate £283 £350 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% +115.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £188 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.91 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.99 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -16 13 £244 -32.05% 9
Kidlington -2 4 - -
Banbury - 2 £168 -
Abingdon - 1 - - 3
Bicester - 1 £100 -
Wallingford - 1 £238 - 1
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 46 (74.19%) Windows
2 44 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 37 (59.68%) Windows 7
4 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
5 21 (33.87%) Windows XP
6 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
6 20 (32.26%) ITIL
7 17 (27.42%) Windows 8
8 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (22.58%) Service Management
10 12 (19.35%) Degree
11 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
12 8 (12.90%) MS Project
12 8 (12.90%) Finance
12 8 (12.90%) Publishing
13 7 (11.29%) Change Management
13 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
15 5 (8.06%) Project Management
15 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (8.06%) VMware
15 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (6.45%) Compatibility Testing
16 4 (6.45%) Financial Modelling
16 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
16 4 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (6.45%) Multimedia

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Project
3 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) SAN
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) WAN
2 2 (3.23%) DHCP
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) NAS
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) VPN
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) Big Data
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
1 8 (12.90%) Publishing
2 4 (6.45%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Analyst
2 17 (27.42%) Support Analyst
3 15 (24.19%) Service Analyst
3 15 (24.19%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (22.58%) Support Engineer
5 12 (19.35%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (17.74%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 10 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support
9 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Software Delivery Project Manager
10 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Help Desk Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Web Editor
11 2 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) HTML
1 4 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (1.61%) WCF
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) PMI
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Life Science
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) DTV
4 1 (1.61%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 46 (74.19%) Windows
2 37 (59.68%) Windows 7
3 21 (33.87%) Windows XP
4 17 (27.42%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.61%) Android
7 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) ITIL
2 14 (22.58%) Service Management
3 7 (11.29%) Change Management
4 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.06%) Project Management
6 4 (6.45%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.84%) Software Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.23%) Validation
8 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.61%) ITSM
9 1 (1.61%) ERP
9 1 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.61%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) C
2 2 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (6.45%) PMP
2 4 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCSA
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) XenApp
2 3 (4.84%) vSphere
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.61%) DameWare
Vendors
1 44 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) VMware
3 4 (6.45%) Adobe
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (3.23%) Dell
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) EMC
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.61%) Draytek
5 1 (1.61%) ProCurve
5 1 (1.61%) Spiceworks
5 1 (1.61%) Meru Networks
5 1 (1.61%) Novell
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) Remedy
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) HP
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