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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 69 67 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.71% 6.31% 8.54%
As % of the Applications category 44.23% 37.22% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 12
Average daily rate
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£295 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £122 £78
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.10 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.34% -68.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £9.10 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £14.98 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.14% -
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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
156 180 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.18% 16.95% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 65 43
Average daily rate £350 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £115 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £669 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 27
Average hourly rate £15.79 £11.30 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.73% -59.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £17.45 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 69 (62.73%) MS Excel
2 65 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 40 (36.36%) Windows
4 36 (32.73%) Active Directory
5 32 (29.09%) Telecoms
6 30 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 27 (24.55%) MS PowerPoint
8 25 (22.73%) Degree
9 20 (18.18%) Linux
10 15 (13.64%) Project Management
11 13 (11.82%) SAP
12 12 (10.91%) PRINCE2
12 12 (10.91%) Finance
12 12 (10.91%) Migration
12 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
13 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
15 9 (8.18%) DV Cleared
15 9 (8.18%) Windows XP
16 8 (7.27%) UNIX
16 8 (7.27%) SQL
16 8 (7.27%) VBA
17 7 (6.36%) TOWER Software
17 7 (6.36%) Office 365
17 7 (6.36%) Oracle
17 7 (6.36%) ITIL
17 7 (6.36%) PMP
17 7 (6.36%) PMI Certification
18 6 (5.45%) 3G
18 6 (5.45%) Wi-Fi

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.73%) CMS
3 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.82%) Lync
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.91%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 69 (62.73%) MS Excel
2 27 (24.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.64%) MS Project
4 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.82%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.91%) InDesign
5 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) 3G
1 6 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (5.45%) LTE
1 6 (5.45%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (4.55%) 4G
2 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.55%) VPN
3 4 (3.64%) 3GPP
3 4 (3.64%) VoIP
3 4 (3.64%) IPsec
4 3 (2.73%) xDSL
4 3 (2.73%) WAN
4 3 (2.73%) ATM
4 3 (2.73%) Broadband
4 3 (2.73%) LAN
4 3 (2.73%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.73%) PPP
4 3 (2.73%) DSLAM
4 3 (2.73%) Firewall
5 2 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) MS Access
2 2 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.82%) Subversion
2 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 32 (29.09%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.91%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) Marketing
4 4 (3.64%) Electronics
5 3 (2.73%) Legal
6 2 (1.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.91%) Advertising
7 1 (0.91%) Publishing
7 1 (0.91%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.91%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (22.73%) Analyst
2 11 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 10 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 10 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (7.27%) Project Coordinator
4 8 (7.27%) Design Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.36%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Administrator
8 4 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.64%) Project Administrator
8 4 (3.64%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.64%) Junior
8 4 (3.64%) Developer
9 3 (2.73%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (2.73%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.73%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (2.73%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) CSS
2 3 (2.73%) HTML
3 2 (1.82%) jQuery
3 2 (1.82%) HTML5
3 2 (1.82%) CSS3
3 2 (1.82%) FuelPHP
4 1 (0.91%) .NET
4 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.91%) XML
4 1 (0.91%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.55%) IPTV
3 4 (3.64%) PKI
3 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.91%) Life Science
4 1 (0.91%) Social Network
4 1 (0.91%) Social Media
4 1 (0.91%) NHS
4 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.91%) GIS
4 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.91%) Replication
4 1 (0.91%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.36%) Windows
2 30 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 20 (18.18%) Linux
4 9 (8.18%) Windows XP
5 8 (7.27%) UNIX
6 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.73%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.73%) Solaris
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.64%) Project Management
2 12 (10.91%) PRINCE2
2 12 (10.91%) Migration
3 7 (6.36%) ITIL
4 5 (4.55%) Workflow
4 5 (4.55%) Service Management
4 5 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 4 (3.64%) Data Entry
5 4 (3.64%) Time Management
5 4 (3.64%) Cyber Security
5 4 (3.64%) Line Management
5 4 (3.64%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.73%) Data Analysis
6 3 (2.73%) Web Development
6 3 (2.73%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.73%) Change Management
6 3 (2.73%) Validation
7 2 (1.82%) MVC
7 2 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) SQL
1 8 (7.27%) VBA
2 5 (4.55%) VB
3 2 (1.82%) PHP
3 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.91%) Perl
4 1 (0.91%) C
4 1 (0.91%) C#
4 1 (0.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (22.73%) Degree
2 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.18%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.36%) PMP
4 7 (6.36%) PMI Certification
5 6 (5.45%) NVQ Level 3
6 5 (4.55%) HND
7 4 (3.64%) CCNA
7 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.73%) Sun Certification
8 3 (2.73%) CCNP
8 3 (2.73%) SCSA
9 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.91%) ISEB
10 1 (0.91%) CCENT
10 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.91%) HNC
10 1 (0.91%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) SLA
2 4 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.91%) P3O
3 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.91%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.91%) GCP
System Software
1 36 (32.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) SCCM
1 2 (1.82%) SCOM
2 1 (0.91%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 65 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.82%) SAP
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle
3 7 (6.36%) TOWER Software
4 6 (5.45%) HP
5 5 (4.55%) Remedy
5 5 (4.55%) Huawei
6 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.64%) CA
7 3 (2.73%) Veritas
7 3 (2.73%) Sun
8 2 (1.82%) Citrix
8 2 (1.82%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.91%) Symantec
9 1 (0.91%) McAfee
9 1 (0.91%) Lotus
9 1 (0.91%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.91%) Informatica
9 1 (0.91%) Dell
9 1 (0.91%) Adobe
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