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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 58 70 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.61% 8.41% 6.57%
As % of the Applications category 42.65% 49.65% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 19
Median daily rate £175 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £109 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 6
Median hourly rate £14.56 £14.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% +3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.88 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.83 £15.00 £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
MS Office
Berkshire

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
136 141 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.51% 16.95% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 56 60
Median daily rate £355 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 12
Median hourly rate £19.81 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.09% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £24.12 £19.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 28 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 88 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 64 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 45 (40.18%) Windows
4 28 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 23 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (16.96%) ITIL
7 18 (16.07%) Windows Server
8 17 (15.18%) MCSE
8 17 (15.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 16 (14.29%) MCITP
9 16 (14.29%) Project Management
10 15 (13.39%) GIS
10 15 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (13.39%) SLA
10 15 (13.39%) Degree
10 15 (13.39%) Office 365
11 14 (12.50%) Windows 7
12 13 (11.61%) German Language
12 13 (11.61%) Finance
13 12 (10.71%) Skype
14 11 (9.82%) HP
14 11 (9.82%) WSUS
14 11 (9.82%) MCDST
15 10 (8.93%) Marketing
15 10 (8.93%) B2B
16 9 (8.04%) DNS
16 9 (8.04%) MS Visio
16 9 (8.04%) SCCM
16 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (7.14%) French Language

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 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.68%) CMS
2 3 (2.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Foundation
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 64 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (8.04%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.25%) MS Project
5 3 (2.68%) Mingle
6 2 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.89%) InDesign
7 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) assyst
1 3 (2.68%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.79%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Office 365
2 4 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.57%) SaaS
2 4 (3.57%) Trello
3 3 (2.68%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.71%) Skype
2 9 (8.04%) DNS
3 5 (4.46%) DHCP
4 4 (3.57%) Kerberos
4 4 (3.57%) LDAP
5 3 (2.68%) Internet
6 2 (1.79%) 3G
6 2 (1.79%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.79%) 4G
6 2 (1.79%) IPsec
6 2 (1.79%) LTE
6 2 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.89%) Firewall
7 1 (0.89%) Intranet
7 1 (0.89%) LAN
7 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.39%) GIS
2 3 (2.68%) Big Data
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.79%) DB2
4 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.89%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.89%) Jasmine
1 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (11.61%) Finance
1 13 (11.61%) German Language
2 10 (8.93%) Marketing
3 8 (7.14%) French Language
4 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.57%) Retail
6 3 (2.68%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.68%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (2.68%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.79%) Banking
7 2 (1.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.89%) Electronics
8 1 (0.89%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.39%) Data Technician
2 15 (13.39%) GIS Technician
3 9 (8.04%) Desktop Support
4 8 (7.14%) Administrator
4 8 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Project Administrator
6 6 (5.36%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.46%) Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Consultant
8 4 (3.57%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) HTML
2 4 (3.57%) .NET
2 4 (3.57%) OAuth2
2 4 (3.57%) SAML
3 3 (2.68%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.79%) CSS
4 2 (1.79%) Web Services
4 2 (1.79%) XML
4 2 (1.79%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.89%) CGI
5 1 (0.89%) HTML5
5 1 (0.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.46%) PKI
3 4 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.57%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.68%) User Experience
5 2 (1.79%) Animation
5 2 (1.79%) Clustering
5 2 (1.79%) Fintech
5 2 (1.79%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.79%) IVR
5 2 (1.79%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.18%) Windows
2 18 (16.07%) Windows Server
3 14 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.46%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.57%) Linux
5 4 (3.57%) Unix
6 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.68%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.89%) AIX
8 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.89%) Solaris
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.96%) ITIL
2 16 (14.29%) Project Management
3 15 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (8.93%) B2B
5 7 (6.25%) CRM
5 7 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 7 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.36%) Analytics
6 6 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (5.36%) Data Entry
6 6 (5.36%) Workflow
7 5 (4.46%) B2C
7 5 (4.46%) Cutover Planning
7 5 (4.46%) Migration
7 5 (4.46%) Project Governance
7 5 (4.46%) Service Management
8 4 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (3.57%) Time Management
9 3 (2.68%) Internet Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
1 5 (4.46%) SQL
2 2 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (0.89%) C
3 1 (0.89%) Perl
3 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (15.18%) MCSE
3 16 (14.29%) MCITP
4 15 (13.39%) Degree
5 11 (9.82%) MCDST
6 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.36%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.36%) MCP
8 5 (4.46%) MCTS
9 2 (1.79%) HND
10 1 (0.89%) CCNP
10 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.89%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 28 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.46%) BitLocker
2 5 (4.46%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) WSUS
2 9 (8.04%) SCCM
3 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 88 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.82%) HP
3 7 (6.25%) Citrix
4 6 (5.36%) Oracle
5 5 (4.46%) SAP
6 3 (2.68%) Adobe
6 3 (2.68%) Google
6 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.68%) Tealium
7 2 (1.79%) Aprimo
7 2 (1.79%) Marketo
7 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.89%) Altiris
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco
8 1 (0.89%) F5
8 1 (0.89%) IBM
8 1 (0.89%) Juniper
8 1 (0.89%) Remedy
8 1 (0.89%) Veritas
8 1 (0.89%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £25 - £28 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £10.68 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago