The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 61 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 117 240 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.52% 4.13% 4.60%
As % of the Applications category 37.62% 32.97% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 159 168
Median daily rate £270 £325 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +16.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 20
Median hourly rate £18.25 £14.50 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -25.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.30 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £26.80 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+21.36% -2.89%
MS Office
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
311 728 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.36% 12.53% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 522 478
Median daily rate £350 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 27
Median hourly rate £18.25 £14.05 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.91% -29.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the City of London region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the City of London region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 City of London region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 128 (54.47%) Microsoft
2 113 (48.09%) MS Excel
3 105 (44.68%) Windows
4 89 (37.87%) Finance
5 67 (28.51%) Windows 7
6 61 (25.96%) Active Directory
7 50 (21.28%) ITIL
8 42 (17.87%) SharePoint
9 34 (14.47%) Citrix
10 33 (14.04%) MS PowerPoint
10 33 (14.04%) Office 365
11 30 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (12.34%) MS Exchange
12 29 (12.34%) Windows Server
13 28 (11.91%) SCCM
14 27 (11.49%) Project Management
15 26 (11.06%) SQL
16 25 (10.64%) SQL Server
17 24 (10.21%) Degree
17 24 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (9.36%) Security Cleared
19 22 (9.36%) Banking
20 21 (8.94%) VMware
20 21 (8.94%) Change Management
20 21 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
20 21 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
21 20 (8.51%) Management Information System
21 20 (8.51%) Blackberry
22 19 (8.09%) Legal

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 42 (17.87%) SharePoint
2 29 (12.34%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.53%) Skype for Business
5 10 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (3.40%) CMS
7 7 (2.98%) IIS
8 4 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.28%) Zimbra
10 2 (0.85%) Confluence
10 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.43%) Apache
11 1 (0.43%) SAS
11 1 (0.43%) Site Server
11 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 113 (48.09%) MS Excel
2 33 (14.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (6.81%) MS Project
3 16 (6.81%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.55%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.85%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.85%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe SpeedGrade
Business Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.43%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.43%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.04%) Office 365
2 6 (2.55%) OneDrive
3 5 (2.13%) Yammer
4 4 (1.70%) SaaS
5 3 (1.28%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.53%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.68%) LAN
2 11 (4.68%) Skype
2 11 (4.68%) VPN
3 9 (3.83%) DHCP
3 9 (3.83%) DNS
3 9 (3.83%) Firewall
4 8 (3.40%) Internet
4 8 (3.40%) SAN
5 6 (2.55%) VoIP
5 6 (2.55%) WAN
6 4 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.70%) Intranet
6 4 (1.70%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.85%) BGP
7 2 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.85%) OSPF
7 2 (0.85%) Telepresence
7 2 (0.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.70%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.28%) MS Access
4 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.85%) QlikView
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.43%) BODI
6 1 (0.43%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.43%) DTS
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.98%) JIRA
2 4 (1.70%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (1.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.85%) JMeter
4 2 (0.85%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.85%) Selenium
4 2 (0.85%) Toad
4 2 (0.85%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
General
1 89 (37.87%) Finance
2 22 (9.36%) Banking
3 19 (8.09%) Legal
4 17 (7.23%) Marketing
5 15 (6.38%) Law
6 11 (4.68%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.98%) Back Office
8 5 (2.13%) Billing
8 5 (2.13%) German Language
9 4 (1.70%) Publishing
10 3 (1.28%) Advertising
10 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.85%) Electronics
11 2 (0.85%) French Language
11 2 (0.85%) Front Office
11 2 (0.85%) Games
11 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.85%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (31.06%) Analyst
2 26 (11.06%) Support Analyst
3 22 (9.36%) Developer
3 22 (9.36%) Support Engineer
4 21 (8.94%) Desktop Support
5 14 (5.96%) Service Analyst
6 12 (5.11%) Office 365 Engineer
7 11 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (4.68%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (3.83%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) Desktop Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) IT Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) Support Officer
11 7 (2.98%) Administrator
11 7 (2.98%) C# Developer
11 7 (2.98%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.11%) XML
2 9 (3.83%) .NET
2 9 (3.83%) HTML
3 6 (2.55%) jQuery
4 5 (2.13%) CSS
4 5 (2.13%) Web Services
5 4 (1.70%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.70%) WinForms
5 4 (1.70%) WPF
6 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.85%) OOXML
6 2 (0.85%) SOAP
6 2 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.85%) WAP
6 2 (0.85%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.43%) ODBC
7 1 (0.43%) RFC 822
7 1 (0.43%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.51%) Blackberry
2 20 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.68%) Smartphone
3 11 (4.68%) User Experience
4 8 (3.40%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.40%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.98%) Statistics
5 7 (2.98%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.55%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.55%) Social Media
7 5 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.70%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.70%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.28%) Blog
9 3 (1.28%) BYOD
9 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.28%) iPhone
9 3 (1.28%) STB
10 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 105 (44.68%) Windows
2 67 (28.51%) Windows 7
3 29 (12.34%) Windows Server
4 23 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (6.38%) Windows 8
6 13 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.68%) Mac OS X
8 10 (4.26%) Windows 10
9 9 (3.83%) Apple iOS
9 9 (3.83%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.40%) Linux
10 8 (3.40%) Unix
11 6 (2.55%) Android
11 6 (2.55%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.28%) CentOS
13 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.28%) ITIL
2 30 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (11.49%) Project Management
4 21 (8.94%) Change Management
5 15 (6.38%) Migration
6 13 (5.53%) Data Management
6 13 (5.53%) PRINCE2
7 12 (5.11%) Time Management
8 11 (4.68%) CRM
8 11 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (4.26%) Change Control
9 10 (4.26%) Service Management
10 9 (3.83%) Document Management
10 9 (3.83%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.83%) Workflow
11 8 (3.40%) Scrum
12 7 (2.98%) Asset Management
12 7 (2.98%) Business Analysis
12 7 (2.98%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.06%) SQL
2 14 (5.96%) VBA
3 12 (5.11%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.68%) C#
5 6 (2.55%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.13%) C
6 5 (2.13%) Java
7 4 (1.70%) Python
8 3 (1.28%) Perl
8 3 (1.28%) Ruby
8 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.28%) VB
9 2 (0.85%) C++
9 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.85%) VBScript
10 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.43%) Korn
10 1 (0.43%) PHP
10 1 (0.43%) Tcl
10 1 (0.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (10.21%) Degree
2 22 (9.36%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (7.66%) MCSE
5 12 (5.11%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.83%) MCP
7 7 (2.98%) MCTS
8 6 (2.55%) ISEB
8 6 (2.55%) ISTQB
8 6 (2.55%) MCDST
9 5 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.13%) MCSA
9 5 (2.13%) MOS
10 4 (1.70%) CISM
10 4 (1.70%) CISSP
10 4 (1.70%) IISP
10 4 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.28%) CCNA
11 3 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.96%) SLA
2 5 (2.13%) QA
3 4 (1.70%) GPG13
3 4 (1.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.85%) ISO15022
4 2 (0.85%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.43%) MiFID
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) Solvency II
System Software
1 61 (25.96%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.38%) XenApp
4 9 (3.83%) Terminal Services
4 9 (3.83%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (3.40%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.28%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.85%) Xen
9 1 (0.43%) Snort
9 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (11.91%) SCCM
2 11 (4.68%) SCOM
3 5 (2.13%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.70%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.70%) HP SIM
4 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.70%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.85%) vMotion
5 2 (0.85%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.43%) Ansible
6 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.43%) OpenView
6 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.43%) Salt
6 1 (0.43%) SCSM
6 1 (0.43%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 128 (54.47%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.47%) Citrix
3 21 (8.94%) VMware
4 12 (5.11%) Cisco
5 11 (4.68%) Dell
5 11 (4.68%) HP
6 10 (4.26%) Adobe
6 10 (4.26%) Oracle
6 10 (4.26%) Symantec
7 9 (3.83%) Apple
7 9 (3.83%) Bloomberg
8 8 (3.40%) Reuters
9 5 (2.13%) BMC
9 5 (2.13%) Google
9 5 (2.13%) Remedy
9 5 (2.13%) Sybase
10 4 (1.70%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (1.70%) NetApp
10 4 (1.70%) Polycom
10 4 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
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