The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
Rank 5 5 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 8.33% 10.26% 5.36%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 44.44% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +140.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £23.75 £33.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.03% +120.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £13.06
% change year-on-year -14.28% +20.64%  

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 High Wycombe with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
High Wycombe
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 29.17% 23.08% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £158 £113 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -64.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £90 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £300 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £24.55 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.77% +63.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in High Wycombe 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 High Wycombe

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in High Wycombe

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in High Wycombe

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in High Wycombe over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Office in High Wycombe

MS Office
Top 26 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 24 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Polish Language
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft