Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 13 November 2018 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 77 61
Rank change year-on-year +29 -16 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 44 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.69% 2.73% 4.07%
As % of the Applications category 44.00% 47.89% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 27
Oxfordshire median daily rate £250 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +20.93%
10th Percentile £109 £140 £90
90th Percentile £528 £500 £525
South East median daily rate £276 £275 £288
% change year-on-year +0.25% -4.35% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -37.98% +15.18%
10th Percentile £15.60 £10.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £20.78 £20.23 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £13.98 £13.02 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.38% -7.04% -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 100 71 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.40% 5.71% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 52 53
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £143 £143 £150
90th Percentile £525 £506 £495
South East median daily rate £374 £345 £320
% change year-on-year +8.41% +7.81% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 21
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £10.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.50% -37.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £16.20 £10.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £20.15 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year -3.23% -5.34% +9.17%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +17 15 £270 -43.16% 5
Henley-on-Thames - 6 £250 -
Witney - 5 - -
Kidlington 0 4 £363 +150.00% 1
Abingdon -12 2 - - 6
Banbury - 1 - - 2
Burford - 1 £245 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 37 (84.09%) Microsoft
2 31 (70.45%) Windows
3 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 14 (31.82%) ITIL
5 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (25.00%) SCCM
6 10 (22.73%) Office 365
6 10 (22.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (22.73%) Apple
7 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
7 9 (20.45%) iPhone
8 8 (18.18%) Windows 10
8 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 6 (13.64%) Finance
9 6 (13.64%) AirWatch
9 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
9 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
10 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (11.36%) VMware
10 5 (11.36%) Change Management
10 5 (11.36%) Banking
10 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
10 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.36%) Citrix
11 4 (9.09%) LAN
11 4 (9.09%) VoIP
11 4 (9.09%) WAN

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.27%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.27%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Mimecast
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) IaaS
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) LAN
1 4 (9.09%) VoIP
1 4 (9.09%) WAN
2 3 (6.82%) DHCP
2 3 (6.82%) DNS
2 3 (6.82%) Network Security
3 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Front Office
4 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.55%) Publishing
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) IT Support
3 14 (31.82%) Support Analyst
4 11 (25.00%) IT Analyst
4 11 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 10 (22.73%) Desktop Support
6 5 (11.36%) Service Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
7 4 (9.09%) Junior
7 4 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Junior IT Support
7 4 (9.09%) Junior IT Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Junior Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Deskside Support Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) EDI
2 1 (2.27%) EDIFACT
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) iPhone
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.82%) iPad
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.55%) Life Science
5 2 (4.55%) PKI
6 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.27%) NHS
6 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) Android
7 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
2 5 (11.36%) Change Management
3 4 (9.09%) ITSM
3 4 (9.09%) Migration
3 4 (9.09%) Time Management
4 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
4 3 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (6.82%) Service Management
4 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Data Management
5 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.55%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.55%) Master Data Management
5 2 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.55%) Operations Management
5 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
1 1 (2.27%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.27%) MCSE
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.82%) BitLocker
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (4.55%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) SCCM
2 6 (13.64%) AirWatch
3 3 (6.82%) SCOM
3 3 (6.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.55%) WSUS
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Apple
3 5 (11.36%) Citrix
3 5 (11.36%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Adobe
4 3 (6.82%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) Sophos
4 3 (6.82%) Xerox
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) Snow