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 August 2016 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 9 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 73 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.57% 4.33% 6.75%
As % of the Applications category 62.39% 35.90% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 25
Median daily rate £255 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £129 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £10.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -
MS Office
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
117 117 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.33% 12.06% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 62
Median daily rate £275 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £176 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 16
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.48 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.06 £30.90 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

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 August 2016.

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 August 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 95 (75.40%) Microsoft
2 68 (53.97%) MS Excel
3 44 (34.92%) Windows
4 28 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 26 (20.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (18.25%) Windows Server
7 22 (17.46%) ITIL
8 20 (15.87%) SLA
8 20 (15.87%) Project Management
9 19 (15.08%) Windows 7
10 18 (14.29%) GIS
10 18 (14.29%) Finance
11 17 (13.49%) HP
12 16 (12.70%) Marketing
12 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (10.32%) MS Visio
13 13 (10.32%) HTML
13 13 (10.32%) Degree
13 13 (10.32%) Office 365
14 12 (9.52%) MCSE
14 12 (9.52%) SharePoint
14 12 (9.52%) B2B
15 11 (8.73%) Oracle
15 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (7.94%) Analytics
16 10 (7.94%) WSUS
17 9 (7.14%) German Language
17 9 (7.14%) DV Cleared
17 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared

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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.97%) CMS
3 3 (2.38%) Documentum
4 2 (1.59%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 68 (53.97%) MS Excel
2 26 (20.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (10.32%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.76%) MS Project
5 4 (3.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.59%) Mingle
6 2 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.79%) InDesign
7 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) WebTrends
2 3 (2.38%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.59%) assyst
3 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.32%) Office 365
2 5 (3.97%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.97%) SaaS
3 4 (3.17%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.59%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.59%) Trello
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.79%) IaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) Skype
2 5 (3.97%) Internet
3 4 (3.17%) DNS
3 4 (3.17%) Kerberos
3 4 (3.17%) LDAP
4 2 (1.59%) LAN
4 2 (1.59%) WAN
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.79%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) Intranet
5 1 (0.79%) IPsec
5 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) GIS
2 4 (3.17%) Big Data
3 3 (2.38%) DB2
4 2 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.79%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.79%) Power BI
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.59%) Ant
2 2 (1.59%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.59%) Maven
3 1 (0.79%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.79%) MSI
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (14.29%) Finance
2 16 (12.70%) Marketing
3 9 (7.14%) German Language
3 9 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.97%) French Language
5 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.17%) Retail
6 3 (2.38%) Banking
6 3 (2.38%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.38%) Military
6 3 (2.38%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (2.38%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 25 (19.84%) Support Engineer
2 17 (13.49%) Data Technician
2 17 (13.49%) GIS Technician
3 11 (8.73%) Administrator
4 10 (7.94%) Desktop Support
5 9 (7.14%) Analyst
5 9 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Project Administrator
6 8 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Windows Support Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.97%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.32%) HTML
2 5 (3.97%) CSS
3 4 (3.17%) OAuth2
3 4 (3.17%) SAML
4 3 (2.38%) CGI
5 2 (1.59%) .NET
6 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.79%) HTML5
6 1 (0.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.97%) Smart Meter
2 5 (3.97%) User Experience
3 4 (3.17%) Animation
3 4 (3.17%) Fintech
3 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.17%) PKI
3 4 (3.17%) Video Editing
4 3 (2.38%) Clustering
4 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.38%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.38%) Social Media
5 2 (1.59%) IVR
5 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.92%) Windows
2 23 (18.25%) Windows Server
3 19 (15.08%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.97%) Unix
5 5 (3.97%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.17%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.38%) AIX
7 3 (2.38%) Linux
7 3 (2.38%) Solaris
7 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.46%) ITIL
2 20 (15.87%) Project Management
3 12 (9.52%) B2B
4 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (7.94%) Analytics
6 9 (7.14%) CRM
7 8 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (6.35%) Data Entry
7 8 (6.35%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.35%) Workflow
8 7 (5.56%) Migration
8 7 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.76%) B2C
9 6 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.97%) Change Management
10 5 (3.97%) Data Privacy
10 5 (3.97%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (3.97%) High Availability
10 5 (3.97%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.38%) Perl
2 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.59%) C#
3 2 (1.59%) SQL
4 1 (0.79%) C
4 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.79%) VB
4 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.32%) Degree
3 12 (9.52%) MCSE
4 9 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.76%) MCDST
5 6 (4.76%) MCITP
5 6 (4.76%) MCP
6 3 (2.38%) HND
7 1 (0.79%) CCNP
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.87%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) EFQM
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) WSUS
2 9 (7.14%) SCCM
3 3 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.59%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 95 (75.40%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.49%) HP
3 11 (8.73%) Oracle
4 7 (5.56%) SAP
5 5 (3.97%) Adobe
6 4 (3.17%) Google
6 4 (3.17%) Tealium
7 3 (2.38%) Citrix
7 3 (2.38%) EMC
7 3 (2.38%) IBM
7 3 (2.38%) Marketo
7 3 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.59%) Altiris
8 2 (1.59%) Aprimo
8 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.59%) Veritas
9 1 (0.79%) F5
9 1 (0.79%) Planview
9 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.79%) VMware
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