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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 17 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 51 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.30% 5.00% 5.34%
As % of the Applications category 38.06% 45.54% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 21
Median daily rate £275 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 5
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
134 112 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.17% 10.98% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 67
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 7
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +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 25 February 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
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 25 February 2017.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 69 (70.41%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 28 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (26.53%) GIS
4 26 (26.53%) Telecoms
5 19 (19.39%) Finance
6 16 (16.33%) SAP
6 16 (16.33%) Degree
7 14 (14.29%) Oracle
8 13 (13.27%) Coaching
9 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
9 12 (12.24%) Windows
9 12 (12.24%) Project Management
10 10 (10.20%) Military
11 9 (9.18%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
12 8 (8.16%) Workflow
12 8 (8.16%) SLA
13 7 (7.14%) HND
13 7 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
13 7 (7.14%) Data Entry
13 7 (7.14%) QA
13 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (6.12%) ERP
14 6 (6.12%) VPN
14 6 (6.12%) HP
15 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
15 5 (5.10%) LAN
15 5 (5.10%) Windows 8

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 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.02%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 28 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.04%) Maya
5 2 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.02%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) VPN
2 5 (5.10%) LAN
3 4 (4.08%) DHCP
3 4 (4.08%) Skype
3 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.04%) 3G
4 2 (2.04%) 4G
4 2 (2.04%) ATM
4 2 (2.04%) Broadband
4 2 (2.04%) DNS
4 2 (2.04%) DSLAM
4 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.04%) Firewall
4 2 (2.04%) Internet
4 2 (2.04%) PPP
4 2 (2.04%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.04%) VoIP
4 2 (2.04%) xDSL
5 1 (1.02%) 2G
5 1 (1.02%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.53%) GIS
2 2 (2.04%) DB2
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.02%) Essbase
3 1 (1.02%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Ant
1 2 (2.04%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.04%) ClearQuest
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
1 2 (2.04%) Maven
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.02%) MSI
General
1 26 (26.53%) Telecoms
2 19 (19.39%) Finance
3 10 (10.20%) Military
4 3 (3.06%) Legal
4 3 (3.06%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Billing
6 1 (1.02%) German Language
6 1 (1.02%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) GIS Technician
2 24 (24.49%) Data Technician
3 12 (12.24%) Administrator
4 11 (11.22%) Trainer
5 10 (10.20%) Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Consultant
6 7 (7.14%) Project Administrator
6 7 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.10%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.10%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Project Assistant
9 4 (4.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) SAP Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 3 (3.06%) Coordinator
10 3 (3.06%) SAP Data Analyst
11 2 (2.04%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) .NET
1 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.04%) CGI
1 2 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.08%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.06%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.02%) IVR
5 1 (1.02%) Social Media
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) Windows 8
2 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.08%) Linux
3 4 (4.08%) Solaris
3 4 (4.08%) Unix
3 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.04%) AIX
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.02%) Android
6 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.27%) Coaching
2 12 (12.24%) Project Management
3 9 (9.18%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (8.16%) Workflow
5 7 (7.14%) Data Entry
6 6 (6.12%) ERP
7 5 (5.10%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (4.08%) Analytics
8 4 (4.08%) ITIL
8 4 (4.08%) Line Management
9 3 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.06%) CRM
9 3 (3.06%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.06%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.06%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.06%) Software Licensing
9 3 (3.06%) Visualisation
10 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.04%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) C
1 4 (4.08%) SQL
2 2 (2.04%) C#
2 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.04%) Perl
2 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.04%) VBA
3 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) Degree
2 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.14%) HND
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.08%) ECDL
5 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.06%) CCNP
6 3 (3.06%) CIPD
6 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.06%) MCSE
7 2 (2.04%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.04%) CCNA
7 2 (2.04%) HNC
7 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.04%) MCSA
7 2 (2.04%) SCSA
7 2 (2.04%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.02%) MCDST
8 1 (1.02%) MCITP
8 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) SLA
2 7 (7.14%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) PMO
3 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.02%) GAAP
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (70.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.33%) SAP
3 14 (14.29%) Oracle
4 6 (6.12%) HP
5 3 (3.06%) Tableau
6 2 (2.04%) Apple
6 2 (2.04%) Ariba
6 2 (2.04%) Citrix
6 2 (2.04%) Huawei
6 2 (2.04%) IBM
6 2 (2.04%) Serena
6 2 (2.04%) Sun
6 2 (2.04%) Veritas
7 1 (1.02%) Avaya
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco
7 1 (1.02%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.02%) Genesys
7 1 (1.02%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.02%) Lotus
7 1 (1.02%) Remedy