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 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 57 89 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.26% 9.73% 6.93%
As % of the Applications category 37.25% 51.45% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 22
Median daily rate £381 £260 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.63% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £110 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £289 £291 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +29.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Median hourly rate £17.81 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £15.00 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
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
153 173 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.81% 18.91% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 76 55
Median daily rate £350 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 14
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.25 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £24.12 £18.60
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 24 May 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 24 May 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 85 (80.19%) Microsoft
2 55 (51.89%) MS Excel
3 45 (42.45%) Windows
4 32 (30.19%) Active Directory
5 28 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (18.87%) Office 365
7 18 (16.98%) MCITP
8 16 (15.09%) MCSE
9 15 (14.15%) ITIL
9 15 (14.15%) GIS
9 15 (14.15%) Windows Server
10 13 (12.26%) Degree
10 13 (12.26%) German Language
10 13 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (12.26%) DNS
11 12 (11.32%) Windows 7
11 12 (11.32%) Skype
12 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (10.38%) MCDST
12 11 (10.38%) SharePoint
13 10 (9.43%) SQL
13 10 (9.43%) SLA
13 10 (9.43%) Project Management
13 10 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (9.43%) WSUS
14 9 (8.49%) Customer Engagement
14 9 (8.49%) SCCM
14 9 (8.49%) Finance
15 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
15 8 (7.55%) MS Visio

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 11 (10.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.83%) IIS
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.94%) CMS
5 1 (0.94%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 55 (51.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (7.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (5.66%) MS Project
5 3 (2.83%) Mingle
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.94%) InDesign
6 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) assyst
2 2 (1.89%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.87%) Office 365
2 7 (6.60%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.77%) Trello
4 3 (2.83%) SaaS
5 2 (1.89%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.89%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) DNS
2 12 (11.32%) Skype
3 7 (6.60%) DHCP
4 4 (3.77%) Kerberos
4 4 (3.77%) LDAP
4 4 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (2.83%) 3G
5 3 (2.83%) 4G
5 3 (2.83%) Firewall
5 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.89%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.89%) Internet
6 2 (1.89%) IPsec
6 2 (1.89%) LTE
6 2 (1.89%) Wireless
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.94%) Intranet
7 1 (0.94%) RNC
7 1 (0.94%) VoIP
7 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) GIS
2 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (4.72%) PerformancePoint
4 5 (4.72%) QlikView
5 4 (3.77%) OLAP
6 3 (2.83%) Big Data
7 1 (0.94%) DB2
7 1 (0.94%) MySQL
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
1 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (12.26%) German Language
2 9 (8.49%) Finance
3 8 (7.55%) French Language
4 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.77%) Marketing
5 4 (3.77%) Retail
6 3 (2.83%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.83%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (2.83%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.89%) Banking
7 2 (1.89%) Legal
7 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (18.87%) Support Engineer
2 15 (14.15%) Data Technician
2 15 (14.15%) GIS Technician
3 8 (7.55%) Desktop Support
3 8 (7.55%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.60%) Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (5.66%) Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Consultant
6 5 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Systems Developer
7 4 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Senior Systems Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) .NET
1 4 (3.77%) OAuth2
1 4 (3.77%) SAML
2 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.83%) HTML
3 2 (1.89%) Web Services
3 2 (1.89%) XML
3 2 (1.89%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.94%) HTML5
4 1 (0.94%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) PKI
3 4 (3.77%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.77%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.77%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.83%) Statistics
5 2 (1.89%) IVR
5 2 (1.89%) NHS
5 2 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (42.45%) Windows
2 15 (14.15%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.32%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.66%) Windows 8
4 6 (5.66%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.83%) Linux
5 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.83%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.89%) Unix
6 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.15%) ITIL
2 13 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (9.43%) Project Management
4 9 (8.49%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (5.66%) B2B
5 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (5.66%) Migration
5 6 (5.66%) Service Management
6 5 (4.72%) Cutover Planning
6 5 (4.72%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.72%) Project Governance
7 4 (3.77%) B2C
7 4 (3.77%) Change Management
7 4 (3.77%) CRM
7 4 (3.77%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.77%) Time Management
8 3 (2.83%) Change Control
8 3 (2.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.83%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.43%) SQL
2 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.66%) VBA
4 5 (4.72%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.89%) C
5 2 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (16.98%) MCITP
3 16 (15.09%) MCSE
4 13 (12.26%) Degree
5 11 (10.38%) MCDST
6 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.60%) MCTS
8 6 (5.66%) MCP
9 5 (4.72%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.94%) CCNP
11 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.94%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 32 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.72%) BitLocker
2 5 (4.72%) Terminal Server
3 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) WSUS
2 9 (8.49%) SCCM
3 3 (2.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 85 (80.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) HP
3 5 (4.72%) Citrix
3 5 (4.72%) Tableau
4 4 (3.77%) Google
5 3 (2.83%) Remedy
6 2 (1.89%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.89%) Nokia
6 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.89%) Tealium
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe
7 1 (0.94%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.94%) Apple
7 1 (0.94%) BT
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco
7 1 (0.94%) Huawei
7 1 (0.94%) Juniper
7 1 (0.94%) Sophos
7 1 (0.94%) Symantec
7 1 (0.94%) VMware
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