Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 6 months to 24 November 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 60 52
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8 -31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 14 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.91% 2.81% 3.59%
As % of the Applications category 43.75% 41.67% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 9
Oxford median daily rate £475 £150 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +216.67% -45.45% -37.50%
10th Percentile £174 £138 £189
90th Percentile £525 £496 £450
Oxfordshire median daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Oxford median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% -5.45%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.28 £12.50
90th Percentile £20.53 £17.80 £13.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £16.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -38.46% +16.07% -6.67%

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

All Software Application Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 32 48 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.37% 6.73% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 45
Oxford median daily rate £463 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.18% -8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £136 £150 £130
90th Percentile £525 £436 £450
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £325 £319
% change year-on-year +23.08% +1.96% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Oxford median hourly rate £12.12 £13.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.53% -33.75% +53.85%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.64 £12.35
90th Percentile £20.45 £20.00 £47.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £15.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year -36.00% +11.61% -1.75%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Oxford

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Oxford

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Oxford over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Oxford

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
3 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
5 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (14.29%) GDPR
6 2 (14.29%) Order to Cash
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (14.29%) Mathematics

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Junior
2 3 (21.43%) Junior Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Data Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) ERP Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Order to Cash
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Statistics
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GDPR
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos