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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.46% 7.59% 5.58%
As % of the Applications category 35.71% 40.00% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Median daily rate £290 £150 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £115 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £303 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.22 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.10% -4.64%
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
28 55 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 15.30% 18.97% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 15
Median daily rate £325 £200 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -40.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £115 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £434 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
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 £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 4 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 4 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 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) SAP
5 6 (24.00%) CA
5 6 (24.00%) Software Licensing
5 6 (24.00%) Invoice Processing
6 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
7 3 (12.00%) Service Management
7 3 (12.00%) MS Project
7 3 (12.00%) Wireless
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (12.00%) Validation
7 3 (12.00%) CCVP
7 3 (12.00%) CCNP
7 3 (12.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.00%) Android
8 2 (8.00%) iPad
8 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.00%) Use Case
8 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.00%) ETL
8 2 (8.00%) Ethernet

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 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Project
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) FinancialForce.com
1 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (12.00%) Wireless
2 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) DataStage
2 1 (4.00%) OLAP
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Administrator
1 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Data Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Deskside Support
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Document Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Instructional Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Invoice Processing
1 6 (24.00%) Software Licensing
2 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Use Case
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Content Management
5 1 (4.00%) E-Discovery
5 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CCNP
1 3 (12.00%) CCVP
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (4.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) SAP
3 6 (24.00%) CA
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) BMC
7 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
7 1 (4.00%) Adobe
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Cognos
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) Informatica
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com