The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 41 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 -21  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 23 14 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.11% 2.82% 8.03%
As % of the Applications category 47.92% 33.33% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 29
Median daily rate £150 £300 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -26.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £183 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 13
Median hourly rate £12.93 £14.25 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.29% +6.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.96 £21.10 £15.20
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 48 42 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 8.57% 8.47% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 52
Median daily rate £311 £300 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -24.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £127 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 19
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +8.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £13.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £35.15 £16.50
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Oxfordshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Oxfordshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Oxfordshire

MS 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 MS Office within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 13 £150 -50.00% 4
Kidlington -2 3 £145 - 1
Abingdon - 2 £150 - 1
MS Office
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
3 16 (37.21%) Finance
4 15 (34.88%) Windows
5 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
6 12 (27.91%) ITIL
6 12 (27.91%) Degree
7 11 (25.58%) SQL
7 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
9 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
10 7 (16.28%) Migration
10 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (13.95%) Order to Cash
11 6 (13.95%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (13.95%) Sophos
11 6 (13.95%) ERP
11 6 (13.95%) Oracle
11 6 (13.95%) Service Management
11 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
12 5 (11.63%) MS Project
12 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
12 5 (11.63%) Oracle Receivables
12 5 (11.63%) Oracle TCA
13 4 (9.30%) User Stories
13 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
13 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
13 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (9.30%) MCP

MS 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 2 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) IIS
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.65%) WordPress
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Project
3 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle TCA
3 3 (6.98%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (4.65%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.65%) IaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) VoIP
2 2 (4.65%) VPN
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) 3G
3 1 (2.33%) Broadband
3 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Support Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) IT Support
4 8 (18.60%) Desktop Support
4 8 (18.60%) Service Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Consultant
5 7 (16.28%) IT Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Service Desk Support
5 7 (16.28%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) WAP
3 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) CSS3
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.33%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) CCTV
3 2 (4.65%) EPoS
3 2 (4.65%) Photography
3 2 (4.65%) Social Media
4 1 (2.33%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Migration
3 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
3 6 (13.95%) ERP
3 6 (13.95%) Order to Cash
3 6 (13.95%) Service Management
4 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Scrum
5 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.30%) User Stories
6 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Time Management
7 2 (4.65%) CRM
7 2 (4.65%) Data Management
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Release Management
7 2 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.30%) MCP
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.65%) DBS Check
5 2 (4.65%) ISEB
5 2 (4.65%) MCSE
5 2 (4.65%) MCTS
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.33%) CBAP
6 1 (2.33%) IIBA
6 1 (2.33%) MCDST
6 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.33%) PMP
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) GDPR
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) Sophos
3 3 (6.98%) Apple
3 3 (6.98%) Avaya
3 3 (6.98%) BMC
3 3 (6.98%) Remedy
4 2 (4.65%) Adobe
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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