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 3 months to 25 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 32 36
Rank change year-on-year -23 +4  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 17 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.71% 5.61% 4.86%
As % of the Applications category 39.53% 55.00% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 13
Median daily rate £330 £288 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.78% +91.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £99 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £425 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £289
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 12
Median hourly rate £11.30 £14.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.32% +4.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.78 £16.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -16.51% +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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 43 60 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 6.86% 10.20% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 33
Median daily rate £375 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £421 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 14
Median hourly rate £11.30 £13.90 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.74% +4.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 -17 9 £425 +43.45% 4
Kidlington 0 3 £145 -
Abingdon - 3 £230 - 1
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (40.00%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) ITIL
4 13 (32.50%) Finance
5 10 (25.00%) SQL
5 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
6 9 (22.50%) Degree
7 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (17.50%) Migration
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 5 (12.50%) Service Management
10 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.00%) Scrum
11 4 (10.00%) Sophos
11 4 (10.00%) ERP
11 4 (10.00%) Oracle
11 4 (10.00%) MCP
11 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (10.00%) Office 365
11 4 (10.00%) User Stories
12 3 (7.50%) Oracle Receivables
12 3 (7.50%) IaaS
12 3 (7.50%) Oracle TCA
12 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (7.50%) PaaS
12 3 (7.50%) Application Virtualisation

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 3 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) IIS
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle TCA
1 3 (7.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.50%) IaaS
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Network Security
1 3 (7.50%) VoIP
1 3 (7.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) 3G
2 1 (2.50%) Broadband
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) Skype
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) MS Access
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Desktop Support
3 11 (27.50%) Support Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (22.50%) IT Analyst
6 8 (20.00%) IT Support
7 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
8 6 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (15.00%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (15.00%) Service Desk Support
8 6 (15.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (12.50%) Support Technician
10 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
1 2 (5.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) CCTV
3 2 (5.00%) EPoS
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 2 (5.00%) Photography
3 2 (5.00%) Social Media
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.50%) Service Management
4 4 (10.00%) ERP
4 4 (10.00%) Scrum
4 4 (10.00%) User Stories
5 3 (7.50%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.50%) Order to Cash
6 2 (5.00%) Data Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.00%) Release Management
6 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.00%) MCP
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.00%) ISEB
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (5.00%) MCTS
5 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.50%) CBAP
6 1 (2.50%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Sophos
3 3 (7.50%) Adobe
3 3 (7.50%) Avaya
3 3 (7.50%) BMC
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 3 (7.50%) Remedy
4 2 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.50%) CODA
5 1 (2.50%) Google
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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