Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 70 51
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 45 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.95% 3.51% 3.80%
As % of the Applications category 59.21% 53.09% 52.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 27
Oxfordshire median daily rate £250 £238 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -29.17%
10th Percentile £116 £140 £141
90th Percentile £509 £533 £525
South East median daily rate £275 £285 £310
% change year-on-year -3.51% -8.06% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 12
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.50 £14.22 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.18% -9.02% +7.76%
10th Percentile £17.05 £10.30 £10.05
90th Percentile £21.55 £18.90 £19.75
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 76 81 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.36% 6.61% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 45
Oxfordshire median daily rate £283 £270 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.63% -12.90% +3.33%
10th Percentile £135 £140 £143
90th Percentile £536 £475 £505
South East median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 18
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £14.22 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +234.15% -9.02% +7.76%
10th Percentile £18.70 £10.30 £10.35
90th Percentile £52.50 £18.90 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.48% +11.67% -

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +28 12 £475 +239.29% 4
Wallingford 0 6 - -
Witney 0 6 - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 4 £250 -
Kidlington +7 3 £475 +140.51%
Banbury - 2 £247 - 1
Burford - 1 £245 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 41 (91.11%) Microsoft
2 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
3 22 (48.89%) Windows
4 13 (28.89%) Office 365
5 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 10 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (17.78%) SCCM
7 8 (17.78%) Publishing
7 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
7 8 (17.78%) Citrix
7 8 (17.78%) ITIL
7 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
8 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
8 7 (15.56%) Data Management
8 7 (15.56%) Time Management
8 7 (15.56%) Degree
9 6 (13.33%) Biology
9 6 (13.33%) Life Science
9 6 (13.33%) QA
9 6 (13.33%) iPhone
9 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
9 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
9 6 (13.33%) Multimedia
9 6 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (13.33%) Python

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 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.22%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) Mimecast
3 2 (4.44%) IaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) VPN
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Geospatial Data
1 6 (13.33%) GIS
1 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (17.78%) Publishing
2 6 (13.33%) Multimedia
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Front Office
4 1 (2.22%) French Language
4 1 (2.22%) German Language
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) IT Support
2 12 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) Junior
3 11 (24.44%) Junior Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) IT Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Junior Data Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Junior IT Support
6 5 (11.11%) Junior IT Support Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Junior Support Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (8.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.22%) CSS
1 1 (2.22%) EDI
1 1 (2.22%) EDIFACT
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
1 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.33%) iPhone
3 6 (13.33%) Life Science
4 3 (6.67%) PKI
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.22%) FMCG
6 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) Mac OS
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Data Management
3 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
3 7 (15.56%) Time Management
4 6 (13.33%) Analytics
4 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 6 (13.33%) Biology
4 6 (13.33%) Cartography
4 6 (13.33%) Data Science
4 6 (13.33%) Full Text Search
4 6 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (13.33%) Machine Learning
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
6 3 (6.67%) Identity Management
6 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Operations Management
6 3 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) Python
1 6 (13.33%) R
2 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) AirWatch
2 4 (8.89%) SCOM
3 3 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (91.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Citrix
3 5 (11.11%) Apple
3 5 (11.11%) Sophos
3 5 (11.11%) Xerox
4 4 (8.89%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Avaya
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) iManage
6 1 (2.22%) Snow