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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 19 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.35% 6.54% 3.13%
As % of the Applications category 43.18% 35.42% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £11.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +68.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.60 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.22 £20.00 £26.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +7.40%
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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
44 48 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 14.72% 18.46% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 21
Average daily rate £300 £238 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -47.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 17
Average hourly rate £16.11 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.45% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.00 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.61 £22.50 £44.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
4 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
5 6 (19.35%) Degree
5 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 4 (12.90%) Business Objects
7 4 (12.90%) MS Project
7 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
7 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (12.90%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) QA
7 4 (12.90%) Retail
7 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
8 3 (9.68%) Change Control
8 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (9.68%) French Language
8 3 (9.68%) Time Management
8 3 (9.68%) Legal
8 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL
8 3 (9.68%) EPoS
8 3 (9.68%) Project Management
9 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (6.45%) Internet

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Project
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.45%) RoboHelp
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) VoIP
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) MPLS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.45%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.23%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mart
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
2 3 (9.68%) French Language
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Data Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support
5 2 (6.45%) Marketing Executive
5 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.45%) Author
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Author
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) BAPI
1 1 (3.23%) SAP XI
1 1 (3.23%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) EPoS
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) Statistics
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) Social Media
5 1 (3.23%) Xbox
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.23%) Windows CE
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Project Management
2 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.68%) Time Management
2 3 (9.68%) Change Control
2 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (6.45%) High Availability
3 2 (6.45%) ETL
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
3 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.45%) Information Management
3 2 (6.45%) Document Management
3 2 (6.45%) Logistics
3 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.45%) B2B
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.23%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) ABAP
3 1 (3.23%) SAPscript
3 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) ARCserve
1 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Business Objects
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) Eloqua
4 2 (6.45%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.23%) Lotus
5 1 (3.23%) CODA
5 1 (3.23%) Sage
5 1 (3.23%) ProCurve
5 1 (3.23%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (3.23%) Meru Networks
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
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