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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 13 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.31% 9.50% 3.82%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 58.97% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Median daily rate £250 £350 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £270 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £370 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%

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
20 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.70% 16.12% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 13
Median daily rate £325 £165 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +9.16%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) Office 365
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) Advertising
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) DBS Check
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle
8 1 (8.33%) MS Project
8 1 (8.33%) SAP
8 1 (8.33%) COM
8 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
8 1 (8.33%) MS Access
8 1 (8.33%) HP
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (8.33%) NetApp
8 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (8.33%) LAN

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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
General
1 4 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Sales Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) COM
1 1 (8.33%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Analytics
1 1 (8.33%) Business Analytics
1 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) VMware