The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.99% 6.39% 6.69%
As % of the Applications category 37.04% 37.78% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Median daily rate £289 £130 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.11% -61.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £115 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £168 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £293 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.22 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.12% -13.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
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 Slough region.

Applications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
27 45 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.17% 16.92% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 13
Median daily rate £325 £218 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.42% -34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £115 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £96.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.60% +382.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Slough region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Slough

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Slough region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Slough region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
3 6 (31.58%) SAP
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) CA
4 4 (21.05%) Software Licensing
4 4 (21.05%) Invoice Processing
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) Android
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Back Office
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 2 (10.53%) BMC
6 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) MS Project
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) iPad
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) FinancialForce.com
1 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Administrator
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Data Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Designer
2 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
2 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Deskside Support
3 1 (5.26%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) ETL Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Instructional Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Master Data Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Manager
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.53%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Invoice Processing
1 4 (21.05%) Software Licensing
2 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) Defect Management
4 1 (5.26%) E-Discovery
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.26%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) SAP
3 4 (21.05%) CA
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com