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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 50 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.95% 7.45% 5.10%
As % of the Applications category 54.35% 44.93% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £350 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +105.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £152 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £675 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Average hourly rate £14.68 £10.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.51% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.65 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £14.50 £14.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +3.70%
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
92 69 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.63% 16.59% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 16
Average daily rate £363 £260 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% +52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £675 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 9
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.50 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% +35.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £14.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 January 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
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 28 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 28 £430 +75.51% 1
Thame - 2 - -
Banbury -4 1 £350 +105.88% 2
Bicester - 1 £163 -
Witney - 1 £200 - 2
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 45 (59.21%) MS Excel
2 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
3 42 (55.26%) Windows
4 33 (43.42%) Active Directory
4 33 (43.42%) Windows 7
5 21 (27.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (21.05%) Windows 8
7 14 (18.42%) Publishing
8 13 (17.11%) ITIL
8 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
10 11 (14.47%) Degree
11 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
12 9 (11.84%) User Stories
12 9 (11.84%) German Language
12 9 (11.84%) UML
12 9 (11.84%) ISEB
13 8 (10.53%) Project Planning
13 8 (10.53%) Business Analysis
13 8 (10.53%) SCCM
14 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (9.21%) MS Project
14 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
14 7 (9.21%) Windows XP
14 7 (9.21%) MS Visio
15 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
16 5 (6.58%) Data Analysis
16 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.63%) Lync
3 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.32%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 45 (59.21%) MS Excel
2 21 (27.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (9.21%) MS Project
3 7 (9.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (3.95%) LAN
2 3 (3.95%) VoIP
2 3 (3.95%) WAN
2 3 (3.95%) DHCP
2 3 (3.95%) VPN
2 3 (3.95%) DNS
3 2 (2.63%) Intranet
3 2 (2.63%) Extranet
4 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) UltraEdit
General
1 14 (18.42%) Publishing
2 9 (11.84%) German Language
3 4 (5.26%) Advertising
4 2 (2.63%) Military
5 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Support Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) IT Support
4 7 (9.21%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.89%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.26%) Data Conversion
2 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) EPoS
2 2 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (55.26%) Windows
2 33 (43.42%) Windows 7
3 16 (21.05%) Windows 8
4 7 (9.21%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.11%) ITIL
1 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
3 9 (11.84%) User Stories
3 9 (11.84%) UML
4 8 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 8 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.58%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.26%) Project Management
7 4 (5.26%) Migration
7 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.26%) Service Management
7 4 (5.26%) Data Mapping
8 3 (3.95%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (3.95%) Business Development
8 3 (3.95%) CAFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) ISEB
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) MCDST
6 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.32%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.32%) MCITP
6 1 (1.32%) CIPD
6 1 (1.32%) MOS
6 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 33 (43.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Cisco
3 3 (3.95%) Apple
4 1 (1.32%) BT
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) Ariba
4 1 (1.32%) Lotus
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago