Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 64 56
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 -29
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 36 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.91% 3.59% 3.60%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 45.00% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 21
Oxfordshire median daily rate £275 £287 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.01% +9.14% -10.64%
10th Percentile £141 £96 £105
90th Percentile £500 £525 £450
South East median daily rate £275 £290 £300
% change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 12
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £16.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +16.07% -3.45%
South East median hourly rate £13.02 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -13.23% +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 72 100 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.83% 7.98% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 84
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -5.88% -3.77%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £130
90th Percentile £505 £505 £454
South East median daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.81% -1.54% +1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £15.63 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +11.61% -
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.05
% change year-on-year -8.82% +12.96% +5.39%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -7 14 £475 +216.67% 3
Kidlington -3 6 £145 -31.76% 1
Abingdon 0 3 £230 - 3
Wallingford - 3 £275 - 1
Carterton - 2 £100 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
5 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
5 7 (19.44%) ITIL
5 7 (19.44%) Finance
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.67%) SQL
6 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 5 (13.89%) Degree
7 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
7 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.89%) SDLC
7 5 (13.89%) Windows 10
7 5 (13.89%) ERP
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 4 (11.11%) Order to Cash
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle TCA
8 4 (11.11%) Service Management
8 4 (11.11%) Change Management
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports

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 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle TCA
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) Network Security
1 2 (5.56%) VoIP
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) MS Access
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
2 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) IT Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Service Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) IT Support
4 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 5 (13.89%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (13.89%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Service Desk Support
5 5 (13.89%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 4 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Junior
6 4 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.89%) ERP
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
4 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
4 5 (13.89%) SDLC
4 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Order to Cash
5 4 (11.11%) Service Management
5 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.33%) Project Governance
6 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.33%) Resource Allocation
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) GDPR
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Avaya
4 1 (2.78%) CODA
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Snow
4 1 (2.78%) Sophos