Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 61 57
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 53 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.31% 3.30% 4.14%
As % of the Applications category 44.92% 51.32% 48.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 25
Oxfordshire median daily rate £260 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +21.74% +27.78%
10th Percentile £113 £134 £90
90th Percentile £403 £505 £438
South East median daily rate £303 £300 £275
% change year-on-year +0.83% +9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £11.30 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.36% -19.32% +4.87%
10th Percentile £15.90 £10.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £21.20 £20.85 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £14.48
% change year-on-year +5.38% -10.19% +3.39%

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 118 76 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.60% 6.42% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 61 49
Oxfordshire median daily rate £325 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +27.27% -10.20%
10th Percentile £146 £125 £145
90th Percentile £525 £506 £428
South East median daily rate £375 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 31
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £11.71 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.88% -16.38% +4.87%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £49.45 £20.80 £23.75
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £15.07 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.10% -2.77% +3.33%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +12 31 £300 -31.43% 5
Kidlington -4 4 £228 +56.90%
Henley-on-Thames - 3 £175 -
Carterton +1 2 £115 +15.00% 1
Abingdon -12 2 - - 2
Banbury - 1 - -
Bicester - 1 £135 - 1
Burford - 1 £245 - 1
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
3 33 (62.26%) Active Directory
4 30 (56.60%) Windows 10
5 26 (49.06%) Windows Server
6 25 (47.17%) Office 365
7 23 (43.40%) SCCM
8 22 (41.51%) Apple
9 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (33.96%) Mobile Device Management
9 18 (33.96%) Remote Desktop
10 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (32.08%) DHCP
10 17 (32.08%) DNS
10 17 (32.08%) Web Services
10 17 (32.08%) PowerShell
10 17 (32.08%) Mac OS
11 16 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (30.19%) Apple iOS
12 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Intune
12 15 (28.30%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (28.30%) GDPR
12 15 (28.30%) Data Protection
12 15 (28.30%) Application Packaging
12 15 (28.30%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (26.42%) ITIL
14 12 (22.64%) Migration
14 12 (22.64%) Problem Management
15 11 (20.75%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (20.75%) Runbook

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 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.89%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.89%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 25 (47.17%) Office 365
2 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.77%) IaaS
4 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
4 2 (3.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Remote Desktop
2 17 (32.08%) DHCP
2 17 (32.08%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) Network Security
4 2 (3.77%) Skype
4 2 (3.77%) VoIP
5 1 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (7.55%) Publishing
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Desktop Support
2 12 (22.64%) Support Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) IT Support
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Support Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) Active Directory Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Active Directory Support
5 9 (16.98%) Office 365 Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) SCCM Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) IT Analyst
7 7 (13.21%) IT Support Analyst
7 7 (13.21%) Server Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) Service Analyst
7 7 (13.21%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (13.21%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) iPhone
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) iPad
3 3 (5.66%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.77%) Life Science
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Windows 10
3 26 (49.06%) Windows Server
4 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (32.08%) Mac OS
6 16 (30.19%) Apple iOS
7 10 (18.87%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Mobile Device Management
2 15 (28.30%) Application Packaging
2 15 (28.30%) Data Protection
3 14 (26.42%) ITIL
4 12 (22.64%) Migration
4 12 (22.64%) Problem Management
5 11 (20.75%) Runbook
5 11 (20.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Change Management
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (7.55%) ITSM
6 4 (7.55%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) Decision-Making
8 2 (3.77%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (3.77%) Antivirus Management
8 2 (3.77%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (3.77%) Master Data Management
8 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.77%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (3.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) A+ Certification
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) GDPR
2 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (62.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (16.98%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.66%) BitLocker
6 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.77%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (43.40%) SCCM
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (7.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (5.66%) AirWatch
4 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (41.51%) Apple
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Adobe
4 3 (5.66%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) CA
5 2 (3.77%) Dell
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco