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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 13 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 5 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.60% 9.26% 3.96%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 40.54% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Median daily rate £153 £288 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.95% +150.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £288
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.78 £16.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -16.51% +21.36%  

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 9 37 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 6.47% 22.84% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 17
Median daily rate £200 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.74% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -93.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM
4 1 (9.09%) Mason
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 1 (9.09%) 4G
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Skype
4 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) PMO
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) COM
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) HP

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 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) 2G
1 1 (9.09%) 3G
1 1 (9.09%) 4G
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Sales Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) COM
1 1 (9.09%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (9.09%) People Management
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) SAP