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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 49 39 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.06% 4.43% 7.61%
As % of the Applications category 49.49% 31.20% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 32
Average daily rate £375 £235 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -16.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £110 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £270 £238
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 7
Average hourly rate £9.50 £14.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
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
99 125 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.22% 14.20% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 82
Average daily rate £375 £316 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £115 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 7
Average hourly rate £9.50 £14.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.34
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 71 (69.61%) Microsoft
2 44 (43.14%) MS Excel
3 36 (35.29%) Windows
4 22 (21.57%) Active Directory
4 22 (21.57%) GIS
5 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (17.65%) Office 365
7 15 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (14.71%) MCITP
8 14 (13.73%) Project Management
9 12 (11.76%) DNS
9 12 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 12 (11.76%) Finance
10 11 (10.78%) SharePoint
10 11 (10.78%) Degree
11 10 (9.80%) Skype
11 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
11 10 (9.80%) MCSE
11 10 (9.80%) DHCP
12 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.82%) Windows XP
12 9 (8.82%) ITIL
12 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
12 9 (8.82%) Radio Access Network
12 9 (8.82%) German Language
12 9 (8.82%) MCDST
13 8 (7.84%) Workflow
14 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
14 7 (6.86%) VBA
14 7 (6.86%) Remedy

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (10.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (43.14%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.92%) MS Project
5 3 (2.94%) Maya
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.65%) Office 365
2 6 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.96%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.96%) Taleo
4 1 (0.98%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.98%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) DNS
2 10 (9.80%) DHCP
2 10 (9.80%) Skype
3 9 (8.82%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (4.90%) 3G
4 5 (4.90%) 4G
5 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.94%) 2G
6 3 (2.94%) Firewall
6 3 (2.94%) LTE
7 2 (1.96%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.96%) RNC
7 2 (1.96%) Wireless
8 1 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.98%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.98%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.98%) IPsec
8 1 (0.98%) LAN
8 1 (0.98%) VoIP
8 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) GIS
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (4.90%) PerformancePoint
3 5 (4.90%) QlikView
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.92%) OLAP
5 1 (0.98%) DB2
5 1 (0.98%) Power BI
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
1 12 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.82%) German Language
3 6 (5.88%) French Language
4 4 (3.92%) Marketing
5 2 (1.96%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.98%) Back Office
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (20.59%) Data Technician
1 21 (20.59%) GIS Technician
2 10 (9.80%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.82%) Administrator
4 8 (7.84%) Analyst
5 6 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 6 (5.88%) Developer
5 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.90%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Field Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Systems Developer
7 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.92%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.92%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Senior IT Support
7 4 (3.92%) Senior Systems Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Consultant
8 3 (2.94%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Planning Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.90%) Replication
3 4 (3.92%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.94%) Social Media
4 3 (2.94%) Statistics
5 2 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
6 1 (0.98%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.29%) Windows
2 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
3 9 (8.82%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.90%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.92%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.94%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.94%) Unix
6 3 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.96%) Linux
7 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.73%) Project Management
2 9 (8.82%) ITIL
2 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
2 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (7.84%) Workflow
4 6 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (5.88%) Change Control
4 6 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.90%) CRM
5 5 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.90%) Migration
5 5 (4.90%) Service Management
6 4 (3.92%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (3.92%) ERP
7 3 (2.94%) Business Development
7 3 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.94%) Data Entry
7 3 (2.94%) Logistics
7 3 (2.94%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) VBA
2 6 (5.88%) SQL
3 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (14.71%) MCITP
3 11 (10.78%) Degree
4 10 (9.80%) MCSE
5 9 (8.82%) MCDST
6 6 (5.88%) MCTS
6 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.92%) HND
9 3 (2.94%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.94%) PMP
10 1 (0.98%) HNC
10 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.98%) MCP
10 1 (0.98%) MCSA
10 1 (0.98%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.98%) P3O
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) BitLocker
2 5 (4.90%) Terminal Server
3 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) SCCM
2 6 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (4.90%) WSUS
4 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 71 (69.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.86%) Remedy
3 6 (5.88%) Ericsson
3 6 (5.88%) Nokia
3 6 (5.88%) SAP
4 5 (4.90%) Amdocs
4 5 (4.90%) Citrix
4 5 (4.90%) Tableau
5 4 (3.92%) Huawei
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco
7 2 (1.96%) Google
7 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.96%) VMware
8 1 (0.98%) Adobe
8 1 (0.98%) Apple
8 1 (0.98%) BT
8 1 (0.98%) Sophos
8 1 (0.98%) Symantec
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