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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 60 82 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.76% 8.27% 8.64%
As % of the Applications category 41.38% 51.25% 41.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £230 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £134 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £266 £263
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £8.88 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £30.50 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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
145 160 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.33% 16.13% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 55 80
Average daily rate £400 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -31.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £8.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.50 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.53%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014, 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 83 (64.34%) Microsoft
2 69 (53.49%) MS Excel
3 43 (33.33%) Windows
4 39 (30.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (22.48%) SharePoint
6 28 (21.71%) Project Management
7 27 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (19.38%) Degree
9 24 (18.60%) Security Cleared
10 22 (17.05%) PRINCE2
11 21 (16.28%) ITIL
11 21 (16.28%) Telecoms
12 20 (15.50%) SQL Server
12 20 (15.50%) Workflow
13 19 (14.73%) Finance
14 18 (13.95%) Visual Studio
14 18 (13.95%) Active Directory
14 18 (13.95%) SharePoint Server
15 17 (13.18%) C#
15 17 (13.18%) .NET
15 17 (13.18%) ASP.NET
15 17 (13.18%) MS Visio
15 17 (13.18%) SC Cleared
16 16 (12.40%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (11.63%) SQL
17 15 (11.63%) Marketing
18 14 (10.85%) T-SQL
18 14 (10.85%) MS Project
18 14 (10.85%) Service Delivery
18 14 (10.85%) Web Development

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 29 (22.48%) SharePoint
2 18 (13.95%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (6.98%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.88%) CMS
4 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.55%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.55%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 69 (53.49%) MS Excel
2 39 (30.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (13.18%) MS Visio
4 14 (10.85%) MS Project
5 3 (2.33%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.55%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.08%) LDAP
2 8 (6.20%) Internet
3 6 (4.65%) VPN
4 4 (3.10%) LAN
5 3 (2.33%) DHCP
5 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.33%) 3G
5 3 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.33%) 2G
5 3 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (2.33%) DMZ
6 2 (1.55%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.55%) LTE
6 2 (1.55%) DNS
7 1 (0.78%) VoIP
7 1 (0.78%) WAN
7 1 (0.78%) 4G
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (10.08%) OLAP
3 13 (10.08%) DTS
4 12 (9.30%) IDOL
5 1 (0.78%) MS Access
5 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.78%) QlikView
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 18 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.55%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.78%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 19 (14.73%) Finance
3 15 (11.63%) Marketing
4 5 (3.88%) Publishing
4 5 (3.88%) Automotive
4 5 (3.88%) Law
5 4 (3.10%) Legal
5 4 (3.10%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.78%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (15.50%) Developer
2 18 (13.95%) Project Manager
2 18 (13.95%) SharePoint Developer
3 13 (10.08%) Analyst
4 12 (9.30%) Administrator
5 8 (6.20%) Coordinator
6 7 (5.43%) Technical Project Manager
6 7 (5.43%) Technical Manager
6 7 (5.43%) Project Coordinator
6 7 (5.43%) Project Administrator
7 6 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.65%) Graduate
7 6 (4.65%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.65%) Service Manager
7 6 (4.65%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.10%) Consultant
8 4 (3.10%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (2.33%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (2.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.18%) .NET
1 17 (13.18%) ASP.NET
2 13 (10.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 12 (9.30%) Web Services
3 12 (9.30%) XML
4 11 (8.53%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.33%) CSS
5 3 (2.33%) HTML
6 2 (1.55%) jQuery
6 2 (1.55%) HTML5
7 1 (0.78%) WCF
7 1 (0.78%) WF
7 1 (0.78%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.78%) XSLT
7 1 (0.78%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.33%) GIS
1 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (2.33%) CMDB
2 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
2 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
2 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.78%) Open Source
3 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.78%) PMI
3 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
3 1 (0.78%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.33%) Windows
2 27 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (10.08%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.98%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.10%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.78%) Android
7 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.71%) Project Management
2 22 (17.05%) PRINCE2
3 21 (16.28%) ITIL
4 20 (15.50%) Workflow
5 14 (10.85%) Service Delivery
5 14 (10.85%) Web Development
6 11 (8.53%) Document Management
7 10 (7.75%) Time Management
8 9 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.20%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.43%) Performance Management
10 7 (5.43%) Telemarketing
10 7 (5.43%) Network Architecture
10 7 (5.43%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (3.88%) Risk Management
11 5 (3.88%) Service Management
11 5 (3.88%) Supplier Management
12 4 (3.10%) Business Analysis
12 4 (3.10%) Content Management
12 4 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.18%) C#
2 15 (11.63%) SQL
3 14 (10.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.78%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.78%) PowerHouse
4 1 (0.78%) Lua
4 1 (0.78%) C++
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (19.38%) Degree
2 24 (18.60%) Security Cleared
3 17 (13.18%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.98%) PMP
4 9 (6.98%) PMI Certification
5 8 (6.20%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.10%) HND
7 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.33%) CCNA
8 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.55%) MCSE
8 2 (1.55%) MCP
8 2 (1.55%) MCITP
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.78%) CCENT
9 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.78%) MCDST
9 1 (0.78%) MCTS
9 1 (0.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.08%) SLA
2 7 (5.43%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.33%) QA
5 1 (0.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) XenApp
3 1 (0.78%) vSphere
3 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.78%) vCloud
3 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.98%) SCCM
2 3 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 83 (64.34%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.30%) Meridio
3 6 (4.65%) HP
3 6 (4.65%) SAP
4 4 (3.10%) Cisco
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle
4 4 (3.10%) Citrix
5 3 (2.33%) Remedy
6 2 (1.55%) VMware
6 2 (1.55%) Lotus
6 2 (1.55%) Borland
6 2 (1.55%) Apple
6 2 (1.55%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.55%) Adobe
7 1 (0.78%) Dell
7 1 (0.78%) Symantec
7 1 (0.78%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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