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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 17 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.30% 3.26% 4.30%
As % of the Applications category 37.78% 29.03% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +54.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £290 £263
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.54%
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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
45 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.67% 11.23% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 14
Average daily rate £275 £180 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 2015.

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 September 2015, 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 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (35.29%) ITIL
3 12 (35.29%) Finance
4 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.59%) SQL
6 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 6 (17.65%) ETL
7 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 5 (14.71%) Informatica
8 5 (14.71%) DataStage
8 5 (14.71%) Six Sigma
8 5 (14.71%) Cognos
8 5 (14.71%) DSDM
8 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
8 5 (14.71%) Toad
8 5 (14.71%) OLAP
8 5 (14.71%) SAP
8 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.71%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) Lean Six Sigma
8 5 (14.71%) Use Case
8 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
8 5 (14.71%) Kimball Methodology

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.76%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (5.88%) SAP CCM
1 2 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) GPRS
1 2 (5.88%) GSM
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) UMTS
1 2 (5.88%) VoIP
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
1 2 (5.88%) UTRAN
1 2 (5.88%) MPLS
1 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (5.88%) LLU
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.71%) OLAP
2 5 (14.71%) DataStage
3 3 (8.82%) SAP BI
3 3 (8.82%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Toad
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) French Language
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Service Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) IT Support
4 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.82%) Coordinator
5 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Support Officer
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Project Officer
6 2 (5.88%) SAP BW Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) XML
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) BAPI
1 1 (2.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Statistics
4 2 (5.88%) EPoS
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.88%) Windows CE
5 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.65%) ETL
4 5 (14.71%) Six Sigma
4 5 (14.71%) DSDM
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (14.71%) Use Case
4 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
4 5 (14.71%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (14.71%) Inmon Methodology
5 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Management
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C
3 1 (2.94%) ABAP
3 1 (2.94%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MCSE
2 3 (8.82%) MCSA
3 2 (5.88%) MOS
3 2 (5.88%) MCTS
3 2 (5.88%) MCITP
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (5.88%) Netcool
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
2 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) Cognos
2 5 (14.71%) Informatica
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) BT
5 2 (5.88%) ProCurve
5 2 (5.88%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (5.88%) Meru Networks
5 2 (5.88%) CA
5 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (5.88%) Nokia
5 2 (5.88%) CODA
5 2 (5.88%) JD Edwards
5 2 (5.88%) Sage
5 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec