The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 25 21 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 65 82 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 6.37% 7.96% 12.32%
As % of the Applications category 46.76% 51.57% 58.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 62
Median daily rate £401 £375 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +28.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £130 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £291 £275
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.84% +11.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.60 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £28.65 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +19.23%  

MS 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 139 159 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.61% 15.44% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 108
Median daily rate £396 £371 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +27.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £145 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 11
Median hourly rate £10.80 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.50% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £9.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £21.40 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Buckinghamshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Buckinghamshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Buckinghamshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Buckinghamshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Office in Buckinghamshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Milton Keynes 0 55 £396 -6.94% 9
Aylesbury -15 4 - -
High Wycombe 0 2 - -
Beaconsfield - 2 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £525 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 77 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 53 (48.18%) Security Cleared
3 52 (47.27%) Windows
4 42 (38.18%) SC Cleared
5 38 (34.55%) MS Excel
6 31 (28.18%) Project Management
7 28 (25.45%) Active Directory
8 27 (24.55%) ITIL
8 27 (24.55%) Finance
9 24 (21.82%) PRINCE2
10 21 (19.09%) Windows 7
11 20 (18.18%) DV Cleared
11 20 (18.18%) MS Project
12 15 (13.64%) Logistics
13 14 (12.73%) Incident Management
13 14 (12.73%) MS Visio
14 13 (11.82%) WAN
15 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (10.00%) Time Management
16 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (10.00%) Management Information System
17 10 (9.09%) Smartphone
17 10 (9.09%) Office 365
18 9 (8.18%) Android
18 9 (8.18%) Windows Vista
18 9 (8.18%) MS PowerPoint
18 9 (8.18%) VMware
18 9 (8.18%) LAN
18 9 (8.18%) VPN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (34.55%) MS Excel
2 20 (18.18%) MS Project
3 14 (12.73%) MS Visio
4 9 (8.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.82%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) WAN
2 9 (8.18%) LAN
2 9 (8.18%) VPN
3 8 (7.27%) ATM
3 8 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (4.55%) Wireless
5 2 (1.82%) Internet
5 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (24.55%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Legal
3 4 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) German Language
4 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Finnish Language
5 1 (0.91%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (30.00%) Analyst
2 14 (12.73%) Project Manager
3 12 (10.91%) Service Analyst
3 12 (10.91%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) IT Support
5 9 (8.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (8.18%) Administrator
5 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 8 (7.27%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.36%) Coordinator
7 7 (6.36%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (6.36%) IT Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Architect
9 5 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.55%) Consultant
9 5 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (0.91%) ADO
2 1 (0.91%) XML
2 1 (0.91%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 7 (6.36%) Public Cloud
5 6 (5.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.64%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.82%) CMDB
7 2 (1.82%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.82%) Handset
7 2 (1.82%) Replication
8 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.91%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.91%) SCORM
8 1 (0.91%) User Experience
8 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (47.27%) Windows
2 21 (19.09%) Windows 7
3 9 (8.18%) Android
3 9 (8.18%) Linux
3 9 (8.18%) Windows Vista
3 9 (8.18%) Windows XP
4 7 (6.36%) Unix
5 5 (4.55%) CentOS
5 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.64%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) Project Management
2 27 (24.55%) ITIL
3 24 (21.82%) PRINCE2
4 15 (13.64%) Logistics
5 14 (12.73%) Incident Management
6 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.00%) Time Management
7 9 (8.18%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 7 (6.36%) ITIL V2
8 7 (6.36%) Service Management
9 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.45%) ITSM
9 6 (5.45%) Migration
10 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.55%) Change Management
10 5 (4.55%) Coaching
10 5 (4.55%) ITIL V3
11 4 (3.64%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (3.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.36%) SQL
2 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.91%) C
2 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (48.18%) Security Cleared
2 42 (38.18%) SC Cleared
3 20 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 11 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (6.36%) APMP
6 5 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.64%) CEH
7 4 (3.64%) CREST Certified
7 4 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.64%) OSCP
8 3 (2.73%) MCP
9 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.91%) Degree
10 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) SLA
2 6 (5.45%) PMO
3 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.91%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 28 (25.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.55%) Docker
2 5 (4.55%) vCloud
2 5 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) SCCM
2 5 (4.55%) Puppet
2 5 (4.55%) vRealize
3 4 (3.64%) AirWatch
3 4 (3.64%) OVSD
4 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 77 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.18%) VMware
3 8 (7.27%) HP
4 6 (5.45%) Apple
4 6 (5.45%) Oracle
5 5 (4.55%) NCR
5 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.55%) SAP
6 4 (3.64%) Adobe
6 4 (3.64%) Dell
6 4 (3.64%) Toshiba
7 2 (1.82%) BMC
7 2 (1.82%) Citrix
7 2 (1.82%) IFS
7 2 (1.82%) Lotus
7 2 (1.82%) Wyse
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco
8 1 (0.91%) NetApp
8 1 (0.91%) Remedy
8 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
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