Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 15 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 26 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 73 81 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.84% 6.38% 7.63%
As % of the Applications category 43.71% 42.41% 57.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 42
Reading median daily rate £374 £325 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +27.45% -27.14%
10th Percentile £110 £125 £109
90th Percentile £485 £631 £568
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £249 £265
% change year-on-year +40.70% -6.13% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 32
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 £10.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £21.20 £20.09 £20.42
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.05 £12.40 £9.50
% change year-on-year +45.56% +30.53% -9.52%

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 Reading with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 167 191 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.07% 15.05% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 59 71
Reading median daily rate £373 £363 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.90% +36.79% -18.46%
10th Percentile £115 £152 £115
90th Percentile £487 £476 £495
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.75% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 29 40
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.58% -36.67%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £21.20 £19.74 £20.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year +31.03% +13.73% -15.00%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Reading

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Reading

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Reading over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Reading

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 57 (78.08%) Microsoft
2 37 (50.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (43.84%) Finance
3 32 (43.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (35.62%) Workflow
5 24 (32.88%) Degree
6 22 (30.14%) Telecoms
6 22 (30.14%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (24.66%) Mandarin Language
8 16 (21.92%) Oracle
9 15 (20.55%) Windows
10 13 (17.81%) Project Management
10 13 (17.81%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (15.07%) Office 365
12 10 (13.70%) Customer-Centricity
13 9 (12.33%) Data Entry
13 9 (12.33%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (12.33%) DHCP
13 9 (12.33%) SAP
13 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
13 9 (12.33%) DNS
14 8 (10.96%) CRM
15 7 (9.59%) ITIL
16 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
16 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
16 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (6.85%) Marketing
17 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.74%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (50.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (43.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (15.07%) Office 365
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.74%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.74%) SaaS
6 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) DHCP
1 9 (12.33%) DNS
2 4 (5.48%) Skype
3 2 (2.74%) 2G
3 2 (2.74%) 3G
3 2 (2.74%) ATM
3 2 (2.74%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.74%) RNC
3 2 (2.74%) SMTP
3 2 (2.74%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) GIS
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.74%) QGIS
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA
1 1 (1.37%) MSI
1 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 32 (43.84%) Finance
2 22 (30.14%) Telecoms
3 18 (24.66%) Mandarin Language
4 5 (6.85%) Marketing
5 3 (4.11%) Retail
6 1 (1.37%) Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Billing
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Coordinator
2 18 (24.66%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (6.85%) Project Assistant
4 4 (5.48%) Analyst
4 4 (5.48%) Architect
4 4 (5.48%) Junior
4 4 (5.48%) Marketing Manager
4 4 (5.48%) Operations Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Junior Project Coordinator
5 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (2.74%) Administration Assistant
6 2 (2.74%) Consultant
6 2 (2.74%) IT Support
6 2 (2.74%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (2.74%) Sales and Marketing Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Sales Operations Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Software Sales Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Support Technician
6 2 (2.74%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) CCTV
3 4 (5.48%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Workflow
2 13 (17.81%) Project Management
3 10 (13.70%) Customer-Centricity
4 9 (12.33%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (12.33%) Data Entry
4 9 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (10.96%) CRM
6 7 (9.59%) ITIL
7 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.48%) Actionable Insight
8 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.48%) Analytics
8 4 (5.48%) B2B
8 4 (5.48%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.48%) Marketing Automation
8 4 (5.48%) Service Management
9 3 (4.11%) Decision-Making
9 3 (4.11%) Line Management
9 3 (4.11%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.37%) C
2 1 (1.37%) C#
2 1 (1.37%) VB
2 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.37%) VB6
2 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (32.88%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.48%) MCITP
3 4 (5.48%) MCTS
4 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) PMO
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 57 (78.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.92%) Oracle
3 9 (12.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) Concur
4 2 (2.74%) ESRI
4 2 (2.74%) HP
4 2 (2.74%) Okta
4 2 (2.74%) Remedy
5 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) Dell
5 1 (1.37%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.37%) Huawei
5 1 (1.37%) Lumension
5 1 (1.37%) McAfee
5 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.37%) VMware