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 3 months to 26 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 20 33
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 10 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.06% 8.14% 4.36%
As % of the Applications category 37.04% 66.67% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 6
Median daily rate £388 £296 £221
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.80% +33.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £97 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £425 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £285 £288
% change year-on-year +3.50% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Median hourly rate £12.55 £9.90 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.79 £16.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -16.42% +21.36%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 27 36 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 8.26% 12.20% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 17
Median daily rate £350 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £100 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £424 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 1
Median hourly rate £11.71 £8.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.03% -49.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 26 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (17.39%) VoIP
7 4 (17.39%) Apache
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) IIS
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) Sophos
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (17.39%) Network Security
7 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
7 4 (17.39%) Office 365
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.04%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.04%) IaaS
8 3 (13.04%) PaaS
8 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (13.04%) CCTV
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) Citrix

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 4 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle TCA
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (13.04%) IaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
1 4 (17.39%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) 3G
2 1 (4.35%) Broadband
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Desktop Support
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (17.39%) Build Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) IT Support
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Server Support
4 4 (17.39%) Support Officer
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server Support
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (13.04%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Officer
5 3 (13.04%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) CCTV
2 2 (8.70%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) BPMN
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Data Privacy
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Kanban
4 2 (8.70%) Order to Cash
4 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) SDLC
4 2 (8.70%) Task Automation
4 2 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) MCP
4 2 (8.70%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) MCTS
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.35%) CBAP
5 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.35%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GDPR
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Sophos
3 3 (13.04%) Adobe
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Apple
4 2 (8.70%) BMC
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) Google
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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