Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 21 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 22 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 +23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 8 19 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.70% 6.07% 7.83%
As % of the Applications category 29.63% 35.19% 49.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 14
Slough median daily rate £130 £250 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.00% -17.01% +20.50%
10th Percentile £120 £176 £134
90th Percentile £250 £334 £361
Berkshire median daily rate £249 £265 £261
% change year-on-year -6.13% +1.44% -16.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Slough median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% +18.18%
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.40 £9.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year +30.53% -5.00% -28.57%

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 Slough with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 27 54 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.12% 17.25% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 42
Slough median daily rate £325 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +27.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £133 £180 £155
90th Percentile £481 £450 £399
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £307 £300
% change year-on-year +6.04% +2.17% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Slough median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +18.18%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% -6.67%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Slough

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Slough

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Slough over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Slough

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) CCENT
3 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (25.00%) iPhone
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) iPad
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) SMTP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCENT
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
2 2 (25.00%) Veeam
2 2 (25.00%) VMware