The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 26 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 107 127 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.82% 5.34% 5.40%
As % of the Applications category 43.67% 47.21% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 45
Median daily rate £263 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.69% -11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £122 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £286 £288
% change year-on-year +4.80% -0.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 11
Median hourly rate £9.50 £12.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% -5.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.72 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -16.87% +20.43%  

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 245 269 347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 13.33% 11.30% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 107 136
Median daily rate £320 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.18% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £125 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £483 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 29
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.40 £33.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Berkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Berkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Berkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Berkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Berkshire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 63 £278 +58.85% 5
Bracknell -2 13 £266 -10.82% 3
Maidenhead -1 8 £550 +444.55% 3
Slough -5 5 £153 -46.95% 1
Newbury +1 2 £165 -19.51% 2
Wokingham +4 1 - - 2
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 126 (64.62%) Microsoft
2 71 (36.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 66 (33.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 43 (22.05%) Finance
6 34 (17.44%) Degree
7 29 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (13.33%) Project Management
9 25 (12.82%) GIS
9 25 (12.82%) Windows
10 21 (10.77%) Oracle
11 17 (8.72%) SQL
11 17 (8.72%) Security Cleared
12 16 (8.21%) PMO
12 16 (8.21%) SharePoint
12 16 (8.21%) MS Visio
13 15 (7.69%) Active Directory
14 14 (7.18%) Microsoft Project
14 14 (7.18%) SAP
14 14 (7.18%) Management Information System
14 14 (7.18%) Marketing
14 14 (7.18%) Mandarin Language
15 13 (6.67%) HP
16 12 (6.15%) PRINCE2
16 12 (6.15%) ITIL
16 12 (6.15%) Supplier Management
17 11 (5.64%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (5.64%) Coaching
17 11 (5.64%) Customer Requirements
18 10 (5.13%) SQL Server

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 16 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.03%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (1.03%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 71 (36.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (33.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (8.21%) MS Visio
4 14 (7.18%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.05%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.51%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.05%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (1.54%) Eloqua
4 2 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.03%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.51%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.51%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.51%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (3.59%) Office 365
2 4 (2.05%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.54%) Yammer
4 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) Firewall
2 6 (3.08%) Internet
3 5 (2.56%) BGP
3 5 (2.56%) IPv6
3 5 (2.56%) MPLS
3 5 (2.56%) Multicast
3 5 (2.56%) OSPF
3 5 (2.56%) SAN
3 5 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.56%) VPN
4 4 (2.05%) LAN
5 3 (1.54%) DHCP
5 3 (1.54%) DNS
5 3 (1.54%) IP Telephony
5 3 (1.54%) WAN
6 2 (1.03%) NAS
6 2 (1.03%) Network Security
6 2 (1.03%) Skype
7 1 (0.51%) 4G
7 1 (0.51%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.82%) GIS
2 10 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.10%) MS Access
4 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.51%) QlikView
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 43 (22.05%) Finance
3 14 (7.18%) Mandarin Language
3 14 (7.18%) Marketing
4 6 (3.08%) Publishing
4 6 (3.08%) Retail
5 5 (2.56%) Military
6 4 (2.05%) Digital Economy
7 3 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.03%) Billing
8 2 (1.03%) Law
8 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) German Language
9 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Local Government
9 1 (0.51%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (12.82%) Data Technician
1 25 (12.82%) GIS Technician
2 21 (10.77%) Analyst
3 20 (10.26%) Coordinator
4 16 (8.21%) Project Coordinator
5 15 (7.69%) Administrator
6 13 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.10%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.10%) Trainer
8 7 (3.59%) Consultant
8 7 (3.59%) Developer
8 7 (3.59%) Junior
8 7 (3.59%) Service Manager
8 7 (3.59%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Desktop Support
9 6 (3.08%) IT Support
9 6 (3.08%) Telecoms Manager
10 5 (2.56%) Contracts Manager
10 5 (2.56%) IP Engineer
10 5 (2.56%) MI Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.59%) HTML
2 4 (2.05%) .NET
2 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.54%) COM
3 3 (1.54%) CSS
3 3 (1.54%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.51%) EDI
4 1 (0.51%) Google Maps API
4 1 (0.51%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.18%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.59%) Social Media
4 4 (2.05%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.05%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.05%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.05%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.54%) Clustering
5 3 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.54%) PMI
5 3 (1.54%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.54%) W3C
6 2 (1.03%) Blog
6 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.51%) IVR
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.82%) Windows
2 9 (4.62%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.10%) Windows 10
3 8 (4.10%) Windows XP
4 7 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.05%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) Android
8 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.33%) Project Management
2 12 (6.15%) ITIL
2 12 (6.15%) PRINCE2
2 12 (6.15%) Supplier Management
3 11 (5.64%) Coaching
3 11 (5.64%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (5.13%) Change Management
5 9 (4.62%) Analytics
5 9 (4.62%) CRM
6 8 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (4.10%) Workflow
7 7 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (3.59%) Information Management
7 7 (3.59%) Migration
7 7 (3.59%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.08%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.08%) Time Management
9 5 (2.56%) Line Management
9 5 (2.56%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (2.56%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.72%) SQL
2 5 (2.56%) C
2 5 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.56%) VBA
3 4 (2.05%) C#
3 4 (2.05%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (17.44%) Degree
2 17 (8.72%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.59%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.56%) CCIE
6 5 (2.56%) CCIP
6 5 (2.56%) CCNP
6 5 (2.56%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.05%) CIPD
7 4 (2.05%) HNC
8 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.03%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.03%) HND
9 2 (1.03%) MCSA
9 2 (1.03%) MCSE
9 2 (1.03%) PMP
9 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.21%) PMO
2 10 (5.13%) SLA
3 6 (3.08%) QA
4 5 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 15 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) Netcool
1 4 (2.05%) SCCM
2 3 (1.54%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.54%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.51%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.51%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 126 (64.62%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.77%) Oracle
3 14 (7.18%) SAP
4 13 (6.67%) HP
5 11 (5.64%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (4.10%) Cisco
7 6 (3.08%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (2.56%) Ariba
8 5 (2.56%) Citrix
8 5 (2.56%) Huawei
8 5 (2.56%) Progress
8 5 (2.56%) Tableau
9 4 (2.05%) Adobe
9 4 (2.05%) Concur
9 4 (2.05%) Serena
10 3 (1.54%) EMC
10 3 (1.54%) Meridio
10 3 (1.54%) Remedy
10 3 (1.54%) Veritas
11 2 (1.03%) Fujitsu
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £28.00 - £33.00 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour
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