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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 66 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 124 234 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.57% 4.35% 4.81%
As % of the Applications category 35.03% 35.03% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 155 177
Median daily rate £319 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £161 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 33
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.41 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £21.70 £124.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +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
354 668 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.18% 12.43% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 488 497
Median daily rate £416 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 43
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £22.20 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.39%

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 31 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 148 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 119 (48.77%) MS Excel
3 94 (38.52%) Windows
4 87 (35.66%) Finance
5 62 (25.41%) Active Directory
6 56 (22.95%) Windows 7
7 48 (19.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 46 (18.85%) ITIL
9 45 (18.44%) SharePoint
10 38 (15.57%) Citrix
11 33 (13.52%) Banking
12 31 (12.70%) Office 365
13 30 (12.30%) Windows Server
13 30 (12.30%) MS Exchange
13 30 (12.30%) SQL
14 27 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (9.84%) Degree
17 23 (9.43%) SQL Server
18 22 (9.02%) MS Visio
18 22 (9.02%) Migration
19 21 (8.61%) Project Management
20 20 (8.20%) Management Information System
20 20 (8.20%) SCCM
21 18 (7.38%) Security Cleared
21 18 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
22 17 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
22 17 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2010
23 16 (6.56%) Cisco
23 16 (6.56%) Oracle

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 45 (18.44%) SharePoint
2 30 (12.30%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.92%) Skype for Business
5 11 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.64%) CMS
9 4 (1.64%) IIS
10 3 (1.23%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.23%) SAS
11 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.41%) Confluence
12 1 (0.41%) FileNet
12 1 (0.41%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.41%) WordPress
12 1 (0.41%) Zimbra
Applications
1 119 (48.77%) MS Excel
2 48 (19.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (9.02%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.28%) MS Project
5 2 (0.82%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.82%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.41%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.41%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.70%) Office 365
2 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.05%) SaaS
3 4 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.23%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.23%) Yammer
5 2 (0.82%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.82%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.82%) Trello
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.10%) VoIP
3 9 (3.69%) LAN
3 9 (3.69%) SAN
4 8 (3.28%) Internet
4 8 (3.28%) Skype
5 7 (2.87%) DHCP
5 7 (2.87%) DNS
5 7 (2.87%) VPN
6 6 (2.46%) WAN
7 5 (2.05%) Firewall
7 5 (2.05%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.82%) 3G
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.82%) H.323
9 2 (0.82%) Intranet
9 2 (0.82%) IPsec
9 2 (0.82%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.28%) Data Mining
2 8 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.64%) MS Access
5 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.23%) DTS
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.82%) QlikView
8 1 (0.41%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.41%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.64%) JIRA
3 2 (0.82%) JMeter
3 2 (0.82%) NeoLoad
3 2 (0.82%) Selenium
3 2 (0.82%) Toad
3 2 (0.82%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 87 (35.66%) Finance
2 33 (13.52%) Banking
3 15 (6.15%) Legal
4 13 (5.33%) Marketing
5 10 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.69%) Law
7 8 (3.28%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.05%) Billing
8 5 (2.05%) German Language
9 4 (1.64%) Back Office
10 3 (1.23%) Advertising
10 3 (1.23%) Front Office
10 3 (1.23%) Retail
10 3 (1.23%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.82%) French Language
11 2 (0.82%) Games
11 2 (0.82%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.82%) Publishing
11 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (34.43%) Analyst
2 25 (10.25%) Service Analyst
3 20 (8.20%) Support Analyst
3 20 (8.20%) Support Engineer
4 17 (6.97%) Developer
4 17 (6.97%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (6.15%) Desktop Support
6 12 (4.92%) Help Desk Analyst
6 12 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 11 (4.51%) Business Analyst
8 10 (4.10%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (4.10%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (3.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (3.28%) Help Desk Support
9 8 (3.28%) IT Analyst
9 8 (3.28%) Office 365 Engineer
9 8 (3.28%) Project Officer
10 7 (2.87%) Administrator
10 7 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.64%) HTML
1 4 (1.64%) XML
2 3 (1.23%) .NET
2 3 (1.23%) CSS
3 2 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.82%) JMS
3 2 (0.82%) SOAP
3 2 (0.82%) WAP
3 2 (0.82%) Web Services
3 2 (0.82%) WPF
4 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.41%) HTML5
4 1 (0.41%) jQuery
4 1 (0.41%) MDX
4 1 (0.41%) RFC 822
4 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.41%) WCF
4 1 (0.41%) WinForms
4 1 (0.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.33%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.69%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.69%) Smartphone
4 9 (3.69%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.69%) User Experience
5 5 (2.05%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (2.05%) NHS
5 5 (2.05%) Statistics
6 4 (1.64%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.64%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.23%) iPhone
7 3 (1.23%) Social Media
7 3 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.82%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.82%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.82%) iPad
8 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 94 (38.52%) Windows
2 56 (22.95%) Windows 7
3 30 (12.30%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.74%) Unix
6 13 (5.33%) Windows 8
7 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.92%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.10%) Linux
9 9 (3.69%) Mac OS X
10 8 (3.28%) Mac OS
10 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.87%) Android
12 6 (2.46%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.46%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.41%) CentOS
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.41%) Solaris
13 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.85%) ITIL
2 27 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (9.02%) Migration
4 21 (8.61%) Project Management
5 14 (5.74%) PRINCE2
5 14 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (5.33%) Service Management
7 12 (4.92%) Business Analysis
7 12 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (4.51%) Change Management
8 11 (4.51%) Time Management
9 10 (4.10%) Change Control
9 10 (4.10%) CRM
9 10 (4.10%) Data Management
10 9 (3.69%) Data Analysis
10 9 (3.69%) Risk Management
10 9 (3.69%) Workflow
11 8 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.28%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.28%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.30%) SQL
2 11 (4.51%) VBA
3 9 (3.69%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.46%) C#
5 5 (2.05%) C
6 4 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.23%) Java
7 3 (1.23%) Python
8 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.82%) Perl
8 2 (0.82%) Ruby
8 2 (0.82%) VB
9 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.41%) C++
9 1 (0.41%) Korn
9 1 (0.41%) PHP
9 1 (0.41%) Tcl
9 1 (0.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (9.84%) Degree
2 18 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.38%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.92%) MCSE
4 10 (4.10%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.28%) MOS
6 7 (2.87%) ISEB
7 6 (2.46%) CISM
7 6 (2.46%) CISSP
7 6 (2.46%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.46%) MCP
7 6 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.05%) MCSA
9 4 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.64%) IISP
9 4 (1.64%) MCTS
10 3 (1.23%) MCDST
11 2 (0.82%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.82%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.10%) SLA
2 8 (3.28%) QA
3 5 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.05%) Solvency II
4 4 (1.64%) GPG13
4 4 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.82%) Basel III
6 2 (0.82%) COBIT
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.41%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.41%) MiFID
7 1 (0.41%) SEPA
System Software
1 62 (25.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.10%) Terminal Services
3 10 (4.10%) XenApp
4 9 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.64%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.82%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.41%) Snort
7 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (8.20%) SCCM
2 12 (4.92%) SCOM
3 6 (2.46%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.64%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.64%) HP SIM
5 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.64%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.82%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.41%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.41%) DameWare
7 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.41%) OpenView
7 1 (0.41%) SCSM
7 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.41%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 38 (15.57%) Citrix
3 16 (6.56%) Cisco
3 16 (6.56%) Oracle
4 14 (5.74%) VMware
5 11 (4.51%) Symantec
6 10 (4.10%) Apple
7 9 (3.69%) Dell
7 9 (3.69%) HP
8 8 (3.28%) Remedy
9 6 (2.46%) Bloomberg
9 6 (2.46%) Google
9 6 (2.46%) Sybase
10 5 (2.05%) BMC
10 5 (2.05%) Dell Compellent
10 5 (2.05%) NetApp
11 4 (1.64%) IBM
11 4 (1.64%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.64%) Samsung
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