The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 20 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 51 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.20% 5.91% 4.81%
As % of the Applications category 36.69% 52.38% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 21
Median daily rate £270 £263 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
139 105 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.63% 11.28% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 58
Median daily rate £350 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £15.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Reading region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Reading region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 75 (70.75%) Microsoft
2 39 (36.79%) MS Excel
3 29 (27.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (23.58%) GIS
5 24 (22.64%) Telecoms
6 21 (19.81%) Finance
6 21 (19.81%) Windows
7 17 (16.04%) Oracle
8 16 (15.09%) SAP
9 14 (13.21%) Project Management
9 14 (13.21%) Degree
10 13 (12.26%) Coaching
11 12 (11.32%) Military
11 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
12 11 (10.38%) SLA
13 10 (9.43%) Active Directory
13 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (8.49%) HP
14 9 (8.49%) ITIL
14 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (8.49%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
15 8 (7.55%) Office 365
15 8 (7.55%) Windows 10
16 7 (6.60%) Windows Server
16 7 (6.60%) Data Entry
16 7 (6.60%) Windows 7
16 7 (6.60%) Spreadsheet
16 7 (6.60%) HND
16 7 (6.60%) HTML

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.83%) Documentum
2 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.89%) CMS
3 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.94%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.94%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (36.79%) MS Excel
2 29 (27.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.60%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.89%) Maya
5 2 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Skype
1 6 (5.66%) VPN
2 5 (4.72%) LAN
3 4 (3.77%) DHCP
3 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.89%) 3G
4 2 (1.89%) 4G
4 2 (1.89%) ATM
4 2 (1.89%) Broadband
4 2 (1.89%) DNS
4 2 (1.89%) DSLAM
4 2 (1.89%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.89%) Firewall
4 2 (1.89%) PPP
4 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.89%) VoIP
4 2 (1.89%) xDSL
5 1 (0.94%) 2G
5 1 (0.94%) DWDM
5 1 (0.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.58%) GIS
2 4 (3.77%) DB2
3 1 (0.94%) Big Data
3 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.94%) Essbase
3 1 (0.94%) MS Access
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Ant
1 4 (3.77%) ClearCase
1 4 (3.77%) Maven
2 3 (2.83%) ClearQuest
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.89%) JIRA
3 2 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 24 (22.64%) Telecoms
2 21 (19.81%) Finance
3 12 (11.32%) Military
4 6 (5.66%) Marketing
5 3 (2.83%) German Language
5 3 (2.83%) Legal
5 3 (2.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (21.70%) GIS Technician
2 22 (20.75%) Data Technician
3 13 (12.26%) Administrator
4 12 (11.32%) Analyst
5 11 (10.38%) Support Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Trainer
6 7 (6.60%) Project Administrator
7 6 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.72%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.72%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Project Assistant
9 4 (3.77%) SAP Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Desktop Support
10 3 (2.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.60%) HTML
2 4 (3.77%) CGI
3 3 (2.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.77%) Driving Licence
2 4 (3.77%) Social Media
3 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.83%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.89%) Animation
4 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.89%) User Experience
4 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.89%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.94%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.94%) IVR
5 1 (0.94%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) Windows 10
3 7 (6.60%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.60%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.66%) Solaris
4 6 (5.66%) Unix
5 5 (4.72%) Windows 8
5 5 (4.72%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.77%) AIX
6 4 (3.77%) Linux
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.94%) Android
8 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.21%) Project Management
2 13 (12.26%) Coaching
3 9 (8.49%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (8.49%) ITIL
4 7 (6.60%) Data Entry
4 7 (6.60%) Workflow
5 6 (5.66%) ERP
6 4 (3.77%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.83%) Analytics
7 3 (2.83%) Business Analysis
7 3 (2.83%) Change Management
7 3 (2.83%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.83%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (2.83%) Migration
7 3 (2.83%) Network Management
7 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.83%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.83%) Programme Management
7 3 (2.83%) Software Licensing
8 2 (1.89%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.77%) Perl
1 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.89%) SQL
3 1 (0.94%) C
3 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.94%) VB
3 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Degree
2 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.60%) HND
5 5 (4.72%) MCSE
6 4 (3.77%) ECDL
7 3 (2.83%) CCNP
7 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.83%) MCDST
7 3 (2.83%) MCITP
7 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.89%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.89%) CCNA
8 2 (1.89%) CIPD
8 2 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.89%) MCSA
8 2 (1.89%) SCSA
8 2 (1.89%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.94%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) SLA
2 5 (4.72%) QA
3 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.94%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) SCCM
2 4 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (70.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.04%) Oracle
3 16 (15.09%) SAP
4 9 (8.49%) HP
5 4 (3.77%) IBM
6 3 (2.83%) EMC
7 2 (1.89%) Adobe
7 2 (1.89%) Apple
7 2 (1.89%) Ariba
7 2 (1.89%) Citrix
7 2 (1.89%) Huawei
7 2 (1.89%) Sun
7 2 (1.89%) Veritas
8 1 (0.94%) Lotus
8 1 (0.94%) Mitel
8 1 (0.94%) Planview
8 1 (0.94%) Remedy
8 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.94%) Verint
8 1 (0.94%) VMware
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