The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 28 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.

Microsoft Office
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 29 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 13 8 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.66% 3.39% 8.87%
As % of the Applications category 56.52% 40.00% 62.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 20
Median daily rate £150 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £300 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £12.43 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.31% +11.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.49 £14.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £14.50 £15.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.63 £13.06
% change year-on-year -13.60% +19.68%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 23 20 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 8.24% 8.47% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 28
Median daily rate £310 £173 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.71% -61.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +1.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £24.75 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Oxford

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Oxford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Oxford

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Oxford

MS Office
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxford region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) Sophos
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (15.00%) Order to Cash
9 3 (15.00%) Office 365
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall
9 3 (15.00%) ERP
9 3 (15.00%) MCP
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.00%) IIS
10 2 (10.00%) MS Project
10 2 (10.00%) ITIL
10 2 (10.00%) VBScript
10 2 (10.00%) .NET
10 2 (10.00%) MySQL

MS 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle TCA
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) 3G
3 1 (5.00%) Broadband
3 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) CCTV
2 2 (10.00%) EPoS
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) ERP
2 3 (15.00%) Order to Cash
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (10.00%) BPMN
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) Data Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Kanban
3 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
3 2 (10.00%) Time Management
3 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.00%) MCP
4 2 (10.00%) ISEB
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) MCTS
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.00%) CBAP
5 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.00%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Sophos
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Adobe
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) BMC
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Remedy
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Google
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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