The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Slough region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.62% 5.44% 3.26%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 34.21% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
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£275 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +4.51%
Applications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
32 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.31% 15.90% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 27
Average daily rate £275 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £10.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 3 (12.00%) QA
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (12.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (12.00%) MobileIron
6 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Degree
7 2 (8.00%) Spanish Language
7 2 (8.00%) Office 365
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.00%) MS Project
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.00%) LAN
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) SAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (28.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) 2G
3 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.00%) UMTS
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) DMZ
3 1 (4.00%) 3G
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Coordinator
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Deskside Support
6 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Migration
1 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Validation
3 1 (4.00%) Numerical Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (4.00%) Network Design
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Network Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
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