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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 39 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.26% 7.01% 5.29%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 40.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £106 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £280 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +0.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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
104 85 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.04% 17.53% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 22
Average daily rate £300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £113 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.35 £14.50 £13.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +7.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 16 £450 +291.30% 3
Kidlington - 10 - -
Burford - 4 £130 -
Abingdon -3 1 £150 - 2
Witney - 1 £200 - 1
Woodstock - 1 £180 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 49 (59.04%) Windows
2 48 (57.83%) Microsoft
3 35 (42.17%) MS Excel
4 34 (40.96%) Windows 7
5 30 (36.14%) Active Directory
6 23 (27.71%) ITIL
7 21 (25.30%) Windows XP
8 20 (24.10%) Degree
9 17 (20.48%) Publishing
10 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (18.07%) MS PowerPoint
11 14 (16.87%) PRINCE2
11 14 (16.87%) MS Project
11 14 (16.87%) Project Management
11 14 (16.87%) Waterfall
12 13 (15.66%) Project Planning
12 13 (15.66%) Finance
12 13 (15.66%) Service Management
13 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (12.05%) Windows 8
14 10 (12.05%) Change Management
14 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
15 9 (10.84%) PMI
15 9 (10.84%) PMI Certification
15 9 (10.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (10.84%) Financial Modelling
16 8 (9.64%) PMP
16 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
16 8 (9.64%) C
17 7 (8.43%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.20%) Lync
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.20%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 35 (42.17%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (16.87%) MS Project
4 7 (8.43%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (3.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.61%) VPN
3 2 (2.41%) NAS
3 2 (2.41%) DHCP
3 2 (2.41%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) SAN
3 2 (2.41%) Intranet
3 2 (2.41%) Extranet
4 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.20%) Wireless
4 1 (1.20%) PABX
4 1 (1.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.20%) UltraEdit
General
1 17 (20.48%) Publishing
2 13 (15.66%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Advertising
4 3 (3.61%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (43.37%) Analyst
2 17 (20.48%) Support Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (14.46%) Project Manager
4 11 (13.25%) Service Analyst
4 11 (13.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) IT Support
7 7 (8.43%) Business Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (8.43%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Agile Project Manager
8 6 (7.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 4 (4.82%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (4.82%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) HTML
1 4 (4.82%) XML
2 2 (2.41%) WCF
2 2 (2.41%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) Flash
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.84%) PMI
3 2 (2.41%) Life Science
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.20%) Statistics
4 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (59.04%) Windows
2 34 (40.96%) Windows 7
3 21 (25.30%) Windows XP
4 10 (12.05%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) ITIL
2 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.87%) PRINCE2
3 14 (16.87%) Project Management
3 14 (16.87%) Waterfall
4 13 (15.66%) Project Planning
4 13 (15.66%) Service Management
5 10 (12.05%) Change Management
6 9 (10.84%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (7.23%) User Stories
7 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.23%) UML
8 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.82%) Migration
9 4 (4.82%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.61%) CRM
10 3 (3.61%) Validation
10 3 (3.61%) Software Delivery
10 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.61%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) C
2 6 (7.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.20%) VB
3 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) PMI Certification
2 9 (10.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (9.64%) PMP
4 6 (7.23%) ISEB
5 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MCAD
7 1 (1.20%) MCSD
7 1 (1.20%) MCTS
7 1 (1.20%) MCPD
7 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 30 (36.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (57.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) Adobe
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco
3 3 (3.61%) Dell
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.20%) Remedy
5 1 (1.20%) Novell
5 1 (1.20%) Lotus
5 1 (1.20%) Apple
5 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
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