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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 43 57 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.24% 6.68% 7.03%
As % of the Applications category 35.54% 42.22% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £209 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £290 £263
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 17
Average hourly rate £9.50 £14.25 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +16.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.54%
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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
121 135 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.92% 15.83% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 55 51
Average daily rate £323 £400 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% +83.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £230 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £610 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 19
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.25 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £21.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 2015.

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 September 2015, 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 66 (51.97%) MS Excel
2 63 (49.61%) Microsoft
3 42 (33.07%) Windows
4 35 (27.56%) Telecoms
5 34 (26.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 33 (25.98%) Windows 7
7 30 (23.62%) Project Management
8 27 (21.26%) Active Directory
9 24 (18.90%) Finance
10 23 (18.11%) Linux
11 19 (14.96%) Degree
11 19 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (13.39%) Migration
12 17 (13.39%) PRINCE2
13 16 (12.60%) SQL
13 16 (12.60%) Radio Access Network
14 15 (11.81%) Windows XP
14 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
15 14 (11.02%) HP
15 14 (11.02%) UNIX
16 13 (10.24%) ITIL
16 13 (10.24%) Huawei
17 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
17 11 (8.66%) Firewall
17 11 (8.66%) Management Information System
17 11 (8.66%) Office 365
18 10 (7.87%) 4G
18 10 (7.87%) PMI Certification
18 10 (7.87%) Oracle
18 10 (7.87%) DV Cleared

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (5.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.36%) Smallworld
5 2 (1.57%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.79%) CMS
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Lync
Applications
1 66 (51.97%) MS Excel
2 34 (26.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (6.30%) Maya
4 6 (4.72%) MS Project
5 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.79%) InDesign
6 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 4 (3.15%) HFM
3 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) Radio Access Network
2 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.66%) Firewall
3 10 (7.87%) 4G
4 9 (7.09%) 3G
4 9 (7.09%) VoIP
5 8 (6.30%) LTE
6 7 (5.51%) IPsec
6 7 (5.51%) VPN
7 6 (4.72%) PPP
7 6 (4.72%) 3GPP
7 6 (4.72%) ATM
7 6 (4.72%) Broadband
7 6 (4.72%) WAN
7 6 (4.72%) Ethernet
7 6 (4.72%) xDSL
7 6 (4.72%) DSLAM
8 4 (3.15%) LAN
9 3 (2.36%) DHCP
9 3 (2.36%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) MS Access
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) Hyperion Smart View
3 2 (1.57%) MySQL
3 2 (1.57%) QlikView
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.57%) Data Mart
3 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 35 (27.56%) Telecoms
2 24 (18.90%) Finance
3 7 (5.51%) Electronics
4 4 (3.15%) Billing
4 4 (3.15%) Marketing
5 3 (2.36%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.57%) Retail
6 2 (1.57%) Legal
6 2 (1.57%) German Language
7 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (22.83%) Analyst
2 11 (8.66%) Project Manager
3 7 (5.51%) Desktop Support
3 7 (5.51%) Service Analyst
3 7 (5.51%) Support Engineer
4 6 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (4.72%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (4.72%) Consultant
4 6 (4.72%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (4.72%) Planning Manager
5 5 (3.94%) Test Leader
5 5 (3.94%) Support Analyst
5 5 (3.94%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (3.94%) Coordinator
6 4 (3.15%) Programme Manager
6 4 (3.15%) Developer
7 3 (2.36%) Business Analyst
7 3 (2.36%) Technical Support
7 3 (2.36%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.36%) HTML
2 2 (1.57%) Ajax
3 1 (0.79%) CSS
3 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.66%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.51%) PKI
3 7 (5.51%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.51%) GIS
4 5 (3.94%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.15%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.57%) Social Media
6 2 (1.57%) IPTV
7 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.79%) Social Network
7 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.79%) FMCG
7 1 (0.79%) PMI
7 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.07%) Windows
2 33 (25.98%) Windows 7
3 23 (18.11%) Linux
4 15 (11.81%) Windows XP
5 14 (11.02%) UNIX
6 8 (6.30%) Windows 8
6 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.72%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.72%) Solaris
9 5 (3.94%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.62%) Project Management
2 17 (13.39%) PRINCE2
2 17 (13.39%) Migration
3 13 (10.24%) ITIL
4 9 (7.09%) Service Management
5 8 (6.30%) Workflow
5 8 (6.30%) Change Control
6 7 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (5.51%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (5.51%) Business Development
7 6 (4.72%) Test Scripting
7 6 (4.72%) Data Migration
8 5 (3.94%) Integration Testing
8 5 (3.94%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (3.94%) Line Management
8 5 (3.94%) Validation
9 4 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.15%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.15%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.60%) SQL
2 6 (4.72%) VB
3 5 (3.94%) VBA
4 3 (2.36%) Python
4 3 (2.36%) Perl
5 2 (1.57%) PHP
5 2 (1.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (14.96%) Degree
2 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.87%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (7.87%) PMI Certification
4 9 (7.09%) PMP
4 9 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.51%) CCNA
6 6 (4.72%) ISEB
6 6 (4.72%) Sun Certification
6 6 (4.72%) CCNP
6 6 (4.72%) ISTQB
6 6 (4.72%) SCSA
6 6 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (3.94%) MCTS
8 2 (1.57%) MCITP
8 2 (1.57%) MCDST
8 2 (1.57%) MCSE
8 2 (1.57%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) QA
2 5 (3.94%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.36%) GAAP
4 2 (1.57%) SLA
5 1 (0.79%) PMBOK
System Software
1 27 (21.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (49.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.02%) HP
3 13 (10.24%) Huawei
4 10 (7.87%) Oracle
5 8 (6.30%) PeopleSoft
5 8 (6.30%) Ericsson
5 8 (6.30%) Amdocs
5 8 (6.30%) Nokia
5 8 (6.30%) Remedy
6 7 (5.51%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.51%) SAP
7 6 (4.72%) Sun
7 6 (4.72%) Veritas
8 3 (2.36%) Capita
9 2 (1.57%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.57%) VMware
9 2 (1.57%) Cisco
9 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.57%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.57%) Citrix
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