Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 61 63
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 43 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.54% 3.38% 3.08%
As % of the Applications category 54.43% 50.62% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 22
Oxfordshire median daily rate £250 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
10th Percentile £140 £150 £213
90th Percentile £500 £525 £450
South East median daily rate £285 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +16.07% -1.75%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.05 £13.75
90th Percentile £20.75 £19.75 £33.25
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00

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 79 81 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.50% 6.67% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 74
Oxfordshire median daily rate £270 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £140 £150 £130
90th Percentile £500 £515 £450
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 18
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% -5.80% +23.88%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £11.10
90th Percentile £20.75 £20.00 £41.03
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.69% +1.72%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -9 18 £225 -18.18% 10
Kidlington -7 4 £198 +36.21%
Abingdon +3 3 £150 - 2
Wallingford - 3 £275 -
Bicester - 2 £163 - 2
Carterton - 2 £100 -
Witney - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
5 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
6 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
6 9 (20.93%) ITIL
6 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (18.60%) Windows 10
8 7 (16.28%) Process Improvement
8 7 (16.28%) Office 365
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
8 7 (16.28%) VMware
8 7 (16.28%) Change Management
8 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.95%) Network Security
9 6 (13.95%) Apache
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.95%) IIS
9 6 (13.95%) VoIP
10 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 5 (11.63%) SDLC
11 4 (9.30%) SCCM
11 4 (9.30%) Degree
11 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V

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 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) IIS
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Network Security
1 6 (13.95%) VoIP
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) VPN
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
1 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.65%) Publishing
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) IT Support
3 9 (20.93%) Desktop Support
4 8 (18.60%) Support Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Active Directory Support
5 7 (16.28%) IT Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Active Directory Technician
6 6 (13.95%) Desktop Support Technician
6 6 (13.95%) Desktop Technician
6 6 (13.95%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
6 6 (13.95%) Service Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Support Technician
7 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (11.63%) Mac Technician
7 5 (11.63%) Server Support
7 5 (11.63%) Server Support Technician
7 5 (11.63%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.65%) iPad
2 2 (4.65%) iPhone
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
2 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
3 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
4 8 (18.60%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.30%) Android
5 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.33%) Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL
1 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (16.28%) Change Management
2 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
2 7 (16.28%) Process Improvement
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) SDLC
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 3 (6.98%) CRM
5 3 (6.98%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.98%) Project Governance
5 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.98%) Resource Allocation
5 3 (6.98%) Time Management
5 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Validation
6 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
6 2 (4.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.98%) PMP
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) GDPR
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Apple
4 2 (4.65%) Dell
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Snow
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Avaya
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Sophos