Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 27 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 +31 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 30 48 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.04% 5.98% 4.66%
As % of the Applications category 69.77% 62.34% 60.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 43
Median daily rate £250 £140 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -49.09% +83.33%
10th Percentile £166 £120 £140
90th Percentile £465 £488 £500
South East median daily rate £250 £313 £300
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.86 £14.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.91% -27.43% -4.98%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.86 £10.90
90th Percentile £26.33 £10.86 £18.93
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.10 £15.57
% change year-on-year +9.31% -3.02% +11.18%

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 43 77 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.65% 9.59% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 58 61
Median daily rate £250 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.04% -7.63%
10th Percentile £200 £130 £140
90th Percentile £445 £588 £490
South East median daily rate £325 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -10.96% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +61.29% -6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.19 £11.20
90th Percentile £26.33 £46.50 £20.05
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +16.67%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Oxfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Office in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 6 April 2020. 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 +11 19 £325 +132.14% 10
Kidlington +8 4 £200 -57.89% 2
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
4 12 (40.00%) Office 365
5 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
5 8 (26.67%) DBS Check
6 7 (23.33%) XML
7 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (20.00%) SOAP
7 6 (20.00%) Web Services
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) IIS
8 5 (16.67%) Apache
8 5 (16.67%) DHCP
8 5 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 5 (16.67%) Public Sector
9 4 (13.33%) REST
9 4 (13.33%) Trello
9 4 (13.33%) GxP
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (10.00%) Migration
10 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (10.00%) Azure
10 3 (10.00%) Marketing

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 5 (16.67%) Apache
1 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) Trello
3 3 (10.00%) Azure
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) AWS
4 1 (3.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (16.67%) Public Sector
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Avionics
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
1 12 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Support Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) IT Support
4 8 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (23.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 7 (23.33%) IT Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Hardware Support Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Server Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (16.67%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) XML
2 6 (20.00%) SOAP
2 6 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (13.33%) REST
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) BYOD
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) Life Science
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Chat Support
3 2 (6.67%) Web Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Business Development
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Economics
4 1 (3.33%) Preventative Maintenance
4 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.33%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) GxP
2 1 (3.33%) ECSS
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) SAP