Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 55 42
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 57 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.34% 3.56% 4.42%
As % of the Applications category 46.34% 53.85% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 25
Oxfordshire median daily rate £300 £310 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +7.83% +21.05%
10th Percentile £130 £138 £90
90th Percentile £487 £525 £438
South East median daily rate £300 £314 £288
% change year-on-year -4.46% +9.22% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 23
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £10.65 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.36% -23.95% +4.87%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £20.25 £20.13 £19.40
South East median hourly rate £14.52 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.71% -3.45% +3.57%

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 123 78 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.37% 6.60% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 61 65
Oxfordshire median daily rate £340 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +21.74% +15.00%
10th Percentile £145 £138 £115
90th Percentile £525 £525 £425
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 26
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £11.30 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.94% -19.32% +4.87%
10th Percentile £13.10 £10.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £20.85 £20.00 £21.88
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +6.90%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +14 36 £300 -14.29% 5
Kidlington -8 6 £305 +110.34%
Carterton - 2 £115 -
Abingdon -7 1 £210 +40.00% 2
Banbury - 1 - -
Bicester - 1 £135 -
Wallingford - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 49 (85.96%) Windows
2 43 (75.44%) Microsoft
3 40 (70.18%) Active Directory
4 34 (59.65%) Windows 10
5 29 (50.88%) Windows Server
6 28 (49.12%) Office 365
7 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (36.84%) DNS
8 21 (36.84%) DHCP
9 20 (35.09%) SCCM
9 20 (35.09%) PowerShell
10 19 (33.33%) Apple
11 18 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (31.58%) Mobile Device Management
11 18 (31.58%) Remote Desktop
12 17 (29.82%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (29.82%) Mac OS
12 17 (29.82%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (28.07%) Web Services
13 16 (28.07%) Apple iOS
14 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Intune
14 15 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (26.32%) GDPR
14 15 (26.32%) Data Protection
14 15 (26.32%) Application Packaging
15 14 (24.56%) ITIL
16 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
16 12 (21.05%) Problem Management
17 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (19.30%) Migration

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 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.26%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 28 (49.12%) Office 365
2 18 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (29.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.51%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
5 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) DHCP
1 21 (36.84%) DNS
2 18 (31.58%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (5.26%) Network Security
3 3 (5.26%) VoIP
4 2 (3.51%) LAN
4 2 (3.51%) Skype
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
5 1 (1.75%) SAN
5 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (10.53%) Publishing
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Windows Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) Support Engineer
3 13 (22.81%) IT Support
4 12 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (17.54%) Active Directory Support
5 10 (17.54%) Desktop Support
5 10 (17.54%) Office 365 Engineer
6 9 (15.79%) Active Directory Engineer
6 9 (15.79%) Analyst
6 9 (15.79%) SCCM Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 7 (12.28%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (12.28%) Server Engineer
8 7 (12.28%) Server Support
8 7 (12.28%) Windows Server Engineer
8 7 (12.28%) Windows Server Support
8 7 (12.28%) Windows Support Engineer
9 6 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
9 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
9 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
1 4 (7.02%) PMI
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.51%) iPad
3 2 (3.51%) iPhone
3 2 (3.51%) NHS
3 2 (3.51%) PKI
3 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (85.96%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Windows 10
3 29 (50.88%) Windows Server
4 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (29.82%) Mac OS
6 16 (28.07%) Apple iOS
7 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.75%) Linux
10 1 (1.75%) Unix
10 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Mobile Device Management
2 15 (26.32%) Application Packaging
2 15 (26.32%) Data Protection
3 14 (24.56%) ITIL
4 12 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 11 (19.30%) Migration
5 11 (19.30%) Runbook
5 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (17.54%) Change Management
7 7 (12.28%) Decision-Making
7 7 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (10.53%) Project Management
8 6 (10.53%) Project Planning
8 6 (10.53%) Time Management
9 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.02%) Service Design
10 3 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (5.26%) ITSM
10 3 (5.26%) Service Management
10 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) A+ Certification
1 4 (7.02%) PMI Certification
1 4 (7.02%) PMP
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) AAT
3 1 (1.75%) CEH
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (70.18%) Active Directory
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (12.28%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.51%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 20 (35.09%) SCCM
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (75.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.33%) Apple
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Adobe
4 2 (3.51%) CA
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) Citrix
4 2 (3.51%) HP
4 2 (3.51%) Meraki
5 1 (1.75%) Dell
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) McAfee
5 1 (1.75%) NetApp
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Veritas