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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 48 68 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.30% 6.26% 6.34%
As % of the Applications category 44.86% 31.19% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 11
Average daily rate
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£231 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £113 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 15
Average hourly rate £21.17 £15.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.38% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £11.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £23.80 £26.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.70%
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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
107 218 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.81% 20.07% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 109 34
Average daily rate £231 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £125 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 20
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.88 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.30% -7.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 62 (55.86%) MS Excel
1 62 (55.86%) Microsoft
2 31 (27.93%) Project Management
2 31 (27.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (27.03%) PRINCE2
4 27 (24.32%) Windows
4 27 (24.32%) Degree
5 22 (19.82%) Telecoms
6 20 (18.02%) ITIL
7 19 (17.12%) MS Visio
8 17 (15.32%) Active Directory
9 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
10 14 (12.61%) Time Management
10 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
11 13 (11.71%) MS Project
12 12 (10.81%) Marketing
13 11 (9.91%) PMP
13 11 (9.91%) PMI Certification
13 11 (9.91%) Finance
14 9 (8.11%) Service Delivery
14 9 (8.11%) SLA
14 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
14 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
15 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (6.31%) MCP
16 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
16 7 (6.31%) DV Cleared
16 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (5.41%) Web Development
17 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.60%) CMS
4 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 62 (55.86%) MS Excel
2 31 (27.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (17.12%) MS Visio
4 13 (11.71%) MS Project
5 4 (3.60%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.80%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.90%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) Internet
2 3 (2.70%) LDAP
2 3 (2.70%) DHCP
3 2 (1.80%) 3G
3 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.80%) VPN
3 2 (1.80%) LTE
3 2 (1.80%) 4G
4 1 (0.90%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.90%) Junos
4 1 (0.90%) DNS
4 1 (0.90%) 2G
4 1 (0.90%) FTP
4 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.90%) LAN
4 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.70%) OLAP
3 3 (2.70%) DTS
3 3 (2.70%) IDOL
4 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
4 2 (1.80%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.80%) Subversion
2 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.90%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (19.82%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.81%) Marketing
3 11 (9.91%) Finance
4 4 (3.60%) Publishing
5 3 (2.70%) Games
5 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 3 (2.70%) Automotive
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) French Language
6 1 (0.90%) German Language
6 1 (0.90%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (18.02%) Project Manager
2 18 (16.22%) Analyst
3 10 (9.01%) Coordinator
4 9 (8.11%) Service Analyst
4 9 (8.11%) Project Coordinator
4 9 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) Developer
6 7 (6.31%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) Graduate
7 6 (5.41%) Junior
7 6 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Incident Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (4.50%) Technical Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) .NET
1 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.60%) CSS
2 4 (3.60%) Web Services
2 4 (3.60%) XML
3 3 (2.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 3 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.70%) HTML
4 2 (1.80%) jQuery
4 2 (1.80%) HTML5
4 2 (1.80%) CSS3
4 2 (1.80%) FuelPHP
5 1 (0.90%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.90%) WCF
5 1 (0.90%) WF
5 1 (0.90%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.80%) Copywriting
3 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.80%) User Experience
4 1 (0.90%) Replication
4 1 (0.90%) IPTV
4 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.90%) New Media
4 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Windows
2 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
3 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.80%) Linux
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.90%) Android
6 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) Project Management
2 30 (27.03%) PRINCE2
3 20 (18.02%) ITIL
4 14 (12.61%) Time Management
5 9 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.41%) Service Management
6 6 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.41%) Workflow
6 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.41%) Web Development
7 5 (4.50%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.50%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.60%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.60%) Supplier Management
8 4 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.60%) Operations Management
8 4 (3.60%) Performance Management
9 3 (2.70%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.70%) Change Control
9 3 (2.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) C#
1 6 (5.41%) SQL
2 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.80%) PHP
5 1 (0.90%) VBA
5 1 (0.90%) Perl
5 1 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (24.32%) Degree
2 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.91%) PMP
3 11 (9.91%) PMI Certification
4 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.31%) DV Cleared
5 7 (6.31%) MCP
6 6 (5.41%) MCSE
6 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.70%) CCNA
8 3 (2.70%) CCENT
9 2 (1.80%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (1.80%) HND
9 2 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.90%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 4 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.60%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (0.90%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.90%) P3O
4 1 (0.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (15.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) SCOM
2 1 (0.90%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) OpenView
2 1 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (55.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.50%) SAP
3 4 (3.60%) HP
3 4 (3.60%) CA
3 4 (3.60%) Remedy
4 3 (2.70%) Meridio
4 3 (2.70%) Citrix
4 3 (2.70%) Adobe
4 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle
5 2 (1.80%) Lotus
6 1 (0.90%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.90%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.90%) Informatica
6 1 (0.90%) Google
6 1 (0.90%) Actix
6 1 (0.90%) McAfee
6 1 (0.90%) VMware
6 1 (0.90%) BMC
6 1 (0.90%) Dell
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