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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 72 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 114 189 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.31% 4.08% 5.01%
As % of the Applications category 35.08% 36.21% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 132 187
Median daily rate £328 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £156 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £598 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.84 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £19.00 £122.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
325 522 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.45% 11.27% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 393 513
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 48
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -18.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £9.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £21.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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.

1 140 (60.09%) Microsoft
2 109 (46.78%) MS Excel
3 89 (38.20%) Windows
4 85 (36.48%) Finance
5 59 (25.32%) Active Directory
6 53 (22.75%) Windows 7
7 48 (20.60%) MS PowerPoint
8 40 (17.17%) ITIL
9 38 (16.31%) SharePoint
10 36 (15.45%) Citrix
11 32 (13.73%) Banking
12 28 (12.02%) SQL
12 28 (12.02%) Office 365
13 27 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (11.16%) MS Exchange
15 25 (10.73%) MS Visio
15 25 (10.73%) Degree
15 25 (10.73%) Windows Server
16 22 (9.44%) Migration
17 21 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (8.58%) Management Information System
18 20 (8.58%) Project Management
19 17 (7.30%) SCCM
20 16 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
20 16 (6.87%) Blackberry
20 16 (6.87%) Oracle
21 15 (6.44%) SQL Server
21 15 (6.44%) Cisco
21 15 (6.44%) Legal
21 15 (6.44%) Security Cleared

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 38 (16.31%) SharePoint
2 26 (11.16%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.86%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.72%) CMS
8 4 (1.72%) IIS
8 4 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.86%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.86%) SAS
10 1 (0.43%) Confluence
10 1 (0.43%) FileNet
10 1 (0.43%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 109 (46.78%) MS Excel
2 48 (20.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (10.73%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.72%) MS Project
5 2 (0.86%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.86%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.43%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.43%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.02%) Office 365
2 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.29%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.29%) SaaS
5 2 (0.86%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.86%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.86%) Trello
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.72%) VoIP
2 9 (3.86%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.43%) LAN
4 7 (3.00%) SAN
5 6 (2.58%) VPN
5 6 (2.58%) WAN
6 5 (2.15%) DHCP
6 5 (2.15%) DNS
6 5 (2.15%) Internet
6 5 (2.15%) Skype
7 4 (1.72%) Firewall
7 4 (1.72%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.86%) 3G
8 2 (0.86%) BGP
8 2 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.86%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.86%) IPsec
8 2 (0.86%) OSPF
8 2 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.29%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.58%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.15%) DTS
4 5 (2.15%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.29%) MS Access
5 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.86%) QlikView
6 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) BODI
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.86%) JIRA
2 2 (0.86%) JMeter
2 2 (0.86%) NeoLoad
2 2 (0.86%) Selenium
2 2 (0.86%) Zephyr
3 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 85 (36.48%) Finance
2 32 (13.73%) Banking
3 15 (6.44%) Legal
4 13 (5.58%) Marketing
5 10 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.86%) Law
7 8 (3.43%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.15%) Billing
8 5 (2.15%) German Language
9 4 (1.72%) Back Office
9 4 (1.72%) Retail
10 3 (1.29%) Advertising
10 3 (1.29%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.86%) French Language
11 2 (0.86%) Front Office
11 2 (0.86%) Games
11 2 (0.86%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.86%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Electronics
12 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 80 (34.33%) Analyst
2 23 (9.87%) Support Analyst
3 22 (9.44%) Service Analyst
4 19 (8.15%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.30%) Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (6.87%) Desktop Support
7 15 (6.44%) Project Manager
8 14 (6.01%) Developer
9 13 (5.58%) Help Desk Analyst
10 12 (5.15%) IT Analyst
11 11 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
12 10 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (3.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 9 (3.86%) IT Support
14 8 (3.43%) Applications Support
14 8 (3.43%) Business Analyst
14 8 (3.43%) IT Support Analyst
15 7 (3.00%) Administrator
15 7 (3.00%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.72%) HTML
1 4 (1.72%) XML
2 3 (1.29%) .NET
2 3 (1.29%) CSS
3 2 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.86%) JMS
3 2 (0.86%) SOAP
3 2 (0.86%) WAP
3 2 (0.86%) WPF
4 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.43%) HTML5
4 1 (0.43%) jQuery
4 1 (0.43%) ODBC
4 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.43%) WCF
4 1 (0.43%) Web Services
4 1 (0.43%) WinForms
4 1 (0.43%) XHTML
4 1 (0.43%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.58%) Management Information System
3 16 (6.87%) Blackberry
4 10 (4.29%) Smartphone
5 9 (3.86%) User Experience
6 7 (3.00%) Fat Client
6 7 (3.00%) iPhone
6 7 (3.00%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.58%) iPad
8 5 (2.15%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (2.15%) NHS
8 5 (2.15%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.72%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.72%) Statistics
10 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.29%) Social Media
11 2 (0.86%) Data Conversion
11 2 (0.86%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.86%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (38.20%) Windows
2 53 (22.75%) Windows 7
3 25 (10.73%) Windows Server
4 14 (6.01%) Unix
4 14 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.15%) Windows XP
6 11 (4.72%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.86%) Linux
8 9 (3.86%) Mac OS X
9 8 (3.43%) Mac OS
9 8 (3.43%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.00%) Android
10 7 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.58%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.43%) Solaris
12 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.17%) ITIL
2 22 (9.44%) Migration
3 21 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (8.58%) Project Management
5 13 (5.58%) PRINCE2
6 12 (5.15%) Business Analysis
6 12 (5.15%) Service Management
6 12 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (4.72%) CRM
8 10 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (4.29%) Time Management
9 9 (3.86%) Change Management
9 9 (3.86%) Data Analysis
9 9 (3.86%) Workflow
10 8 (3.43%) Change Control
10 8 (3.43%) ITIL V3
10 8 (3.43%) Risk Management
10 8 (3.43%) System Testing
11 7 (3.00%) Data Management
11 7 (3.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.02%) SQL
2 7 (3.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.00%) VBA
3 6 (2.58%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.15%) C#
5 4 (1.72%) C
6 2 (0.86%) Java
6 2 (0.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.86%) Python
6 2 (0.86%) Ruby
6 2 (0.86%) VB
7 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.43%) C++
7 1 (0.43%) Korn
7 1 (0.43%) Perl
7 1 (0.43%) PHP
7 1 (0.43%) Tcl
7 1 (0.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (10.73%) Degree
2 15 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.29%) MCSE
4 10 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.43%) MOS
6 6 (2.58%) CISM
6 6 (2.58%) CISSP
7 5 (2.15%) MCP
7 5 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.72%) IISP
8 4 (1.72%) MCSA
9 3 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.29%) ISEB
9 3 (1.29%) MCDST
10 2 (0.86%) CCNP
10 2 (0.86%) CIPD
10 2 (0.86%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.43%) QA
1 8 (3.43%) SLA
2 5 (2.15%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.15%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.72%) GPG13
3 4 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.86%) Basel III
5 2 (0.86%) COBIT
5 2 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.43%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.43%) MiFID
6 1 (0.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 59 (25.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.00%) Terminal Services
3 7 (3.00%) XenApp
4 6 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.86%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.86%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.43%) Snort
6 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (7.30%) SCCM
2 9 (3.86%) SCOM
3 5 (2.15%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.86%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.86%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.86%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.43%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.43%) DameWare
7 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.43%) OpenView
7 1 (0.43%) SCSM
7 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.43%) WSUS
7 1 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 140 (60.09%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.45%) Citrix
3 16 (6.87%) Oracle
4 15 (6.44%) Cisco
5 12 (5.15%) Apple
6 10 (4.29%) VMware
7 8 (3.43%) Remedy
8 7 (3.00%) Symantec
9 6 (2.58%) Bloomberg
9 6 (2.58%) Dell
10 5 (2.15%) BMC
10 5 (2.15%) Google
10 5 (2.15%) HP
11 4 (1.72%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (1.72%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.72%) NetApp
11 4 (1.72%) Samsung
12 3 (1.29%) Adobe
12 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.29%) Tableau
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