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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 41 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.63% 5.67% 6.38%
As % of the Applications category 34.75% 41.86% 48.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 37
Median daily rate £235 £250 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £106 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £430 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £258
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +20.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
118 129 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.21% 13.55% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 64
Median daily rate £265 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £125 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 15
Median hourly rate £9.50 £15.88 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.15% -35.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 76 (69.72%) Microsoft
2 44 (40.37%) MS Excel
3 30 (27.52%) Windows
4 25 (22.94%) GIS
4 25 (22.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (16.51%) Finance
5 18 (16.51%) Oracle
6 17 (15.60%) ITIL
7 16 (14.68%) Telecoms
7 16 (14.68%) SLA
8 15 (13.76%) HP
8 15 (13.76%) Project Management
9 14 (12.84%) SharePoint
9 14 (12.84%) Degree
9 14 (12.84%) Windows 7
9 14 (12.84%) Windows Server
10 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
11 11 (10.09%) SAP
12 10 (9.17%) HTML
12 10 (9.17%) Marketing
13 9 (8.26%) Unix
13 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (7.34%) Data Entry
14 8 (7.34%) Workflow
14 8 (7.34%) Military
14 8 (7.34%) Office 365
14 8 (7.34%) SCCM
15 7 (6.42%) Problem Management
15 7 (6.42%) Solaris
15 7 (6.42%) 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 14 (12.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.75%) Documentum
2 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.83%) CMS
3 2 (1.83%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.83%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.92%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (40.37%) MS Excel
2 25 (22.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.42%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.59%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.75%) MS Project
6 2 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.83%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.83%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.83%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Office 365
2 2 (1.83%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.83%) OneDrive
2 2 (1.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.92%) IaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Skype
2 5 (4.59%) LAN
2 5 (4.59%) VPN
3 3 (2.75%) DHCP
3 3 (2.75%) Internet
3 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.83%) 3G
4 2 (1.83%) 4G
4 2 (1.83%) ATM
4 2 (1.83%) Broadband
4 2 (1.83%) DSLAM
4 2 (1.83%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.83%) Firewall
4 2 (1.83%) PPP
4 2 (1.83%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.83%) VoIP
4 2 (1.83%) xDSL
5 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.92%) LTE
5 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.94%) GIS
2 5 (4.59%) DB2
3 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.92%) Big Data
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) ClearCase
2 4 (3.67%) Ant
2 4 (3.67%) ClearQuest
2 4 (3.67%) Maven
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.83%) MSI
General
1 18 (16.51%) Finance
2 16 (14.68%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.17%) Marketing
4 8 (7.34%) Military
5 3 (2.75%) German Language
6 2 (1.83%) Legal
6 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.92%) Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Billing
7 1 (0.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (21.10%) GIS Technician
2 22 (20.18%) Data Technician
3 17 (15.60%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.93%) Administrator
5 9 (8.26%) Project Administrator
6 8 (7.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 8 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (7.34%) Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Trainer
7 7 (6.42%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Windows Support Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.67%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) HTML
2 5 (4.59%) CGI
3 3 (2.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.67%) Fintech
3 3 (2.75%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.75%) Social Media
4 2 (1.83%) Animation
4 2 (1.83%) Clustering
4 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.83%) User Experience
4 2 (1.83%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.92%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.92%) IVR
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.92%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (0.92%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.52%) Windows
2 14 (12.84%) Windows 7
2 14 (12.84%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.26%) Unix
4 7 (6.42%) Solaris
4 7 (6.42%) Windows 10
5 6 (5.50%) Windows 8
5 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.59%) AIX
6 5 (4.59%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.67%) Linux
8 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.92%) Android
9 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.60%) ITIL
2 15 (13.76%) Project Management
3 8 (7.34%) Data Entry
3 8 (7.34%) Workflow
4 7 (6.42%) Coaching
4 7 (6.42%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (6.42%) Problem Management
5 6 (5.50%) Analytics
5 6 (5.50%) PRINCE2
5 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.59%) Data Privacy
7 4 (3.67%) B2B
7 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.67%) CRM
7 4 (3.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.67%) Matrix Management
7 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.67%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (3.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.59%) Perl
1 5 (4.59%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.83%) SQL
3 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.92%) VB
3 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Degree
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.50%) HND
4 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.75%) CCNP
5 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.75%) MCDST
5 3 (2.75%) MCITP
5 3 (2.75%) MCSE
6 2 (1.83%) CCNA
6 2 (1.83%) ECDL
6 2 (1.83%) SCSA
6 2 (1.83%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.92%) CCA
7 1 (0.92%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) EFQM
2 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) XenApp
3 1 (0.92%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) SCCM
2 5 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.67%) WSUS
4 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 76 (69.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.51%) Oracle
3 15 (13.76%) HP
4 11 (10.09%) SAP
5 5 (4.59%) IBM
6 4 (3.67%) Citrix
6 4 (3.67%) Veritas
7 3 (2.75%) EMC
8 2 (1.83%) Adobe
8 2 (1.83%) Altiris
8 2 (1.83%) Google
8 2 (1.83%) Huawei
8 2 (1.83%) Marketo
8 2 (1.83%) Planview
8 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.83%) Sun
8 2 (1.83%) Tealium
9 1 (0.92%) Concur
9 1 (0.92%) Mitel
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