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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
London / City of London
Rank 69 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 87 128 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.94% 4.08% 3.88%
As % of the Applications category 30.53% 36.06% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 78 126
Median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £164 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £293 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 19
Median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.93 £20.80 £19.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.86 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-11.31% +11.53%

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
285 355 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.62% 11.31% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 252 385
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 £150 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 19
Median hourly rate £19.75 £14.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.20% -2.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £9.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £24.00 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +13.79%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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.

1 115 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 76 (41.08%) MS Excel
3 74 (40.00%) Windows
4 66 (35.68%) Finance
5 42 (22.70%) Active Directory
6 41 (22.16%) Windows 7
7 37 (20.00%) Banking
8 31 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (16.22%) Citrix
10 28 (15.14%) Blackberry
11 26 (14.05%) ITIL
12 25 (13.51%) Project Management
13 23 (12.43%) MS PowerPoint
14 22 (11.89%) Degree
15 20 (10.81%) SQL
15 20 (10.81%) MS Exchange
16 18 (9.73%) SharePoint
16 18 (9.73%) SQL Server
17 17 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (8.11%) MS Visio
19 14 (7.57%) MS Project
19 14 (7.57%) Cisco
19 14 (7.57%) Law
19 14 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
20 13 (7.03%) SCCM
21 12 (6.49%) Office 365
21 12 (6.49%) Legal
21 12 (6.49%) Apple
21 12 (6.49%) Windows Server
22 11 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010

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 20 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.73%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.24%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.08%) IIS
8 2 (1.08%) SAS
9 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.54%) Drupal
9 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 76 (41.08%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (8.11%) MS Visio
4 14 (7.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.54%) HFM
2 1 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.54%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.49%) Office 365
2 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.16%) IaaS
3 4 (2.16%) PaaS
4 2 (1.08%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Akamai
5 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.54%) G Suite
5 1 (0.54%) GitHub
5 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.41%) VoIP
2 6 (3.24%) SAN
3 5 (2.70%) iSCSI
3 5 (2.70%) Wireless
4 4 (2.16%) ISDN
4 4 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.62%) DNS
5 3 (1.62%) Internet
5 3 (1.62%) LAN
5 3 (1.62%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.62%) VPN
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.08%) LDAP
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.54%) DHCP
7 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.54%) Skype
7 1 (0.54%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.54%) WAN
7 1 (0.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.32%) Data Mining
2 8 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.16%) MS Access
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.62%) DTS
4 3 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.62%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.08%) DB2
5 2 (1.08%) Power BI
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.54%) QlikView
6 1 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.62%) JIRA
2 3 (1.62%) MSI
2 3 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.54%) ERwin
3 1 (0.54%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.54%) TestLink
General
1 66 (35.68%) Finance
2 37 (20.00%) Banking
3 14 (7.57%) Law
4 12 (6.49%) Legal
5 9 (4.86%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.86%) Retail
6 6 (3.24%) Advertising
6 6 (3.24%) Marketing
6 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.62%) Front Office
8 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.08%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.54%) Back Office
9 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.54%) French Language
9 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (34.05%) Analyst
2 26 (14.05%) Desktop Support
3 21 (11.35%) Service Analyst
4 20 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (8.65%) Support Analyst
6 15 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 15 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (7.57%) Developer
8 13 (7.03%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (7.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 12 (6.49%) Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
10 10 (5.41%) Service Desk Support
10 10 (5.41%) Windows Support Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (4.86%) IT Analyst
11 9 (4.86%) Service Desk Support Analyst
12 8 (4.32%) Project Manager
13 7 (3.78%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.24%) Web Services
2 5 (2.70%) .NET
3 4 (2.16%) HTML
4 2 (1.08%) CSS
4 2 (1.08%) HTML5
4 2 (1.08%) WPF
4 2 (1.08%) XML
4 2 (1.08%) XMPP
5 1 (0.54%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.54%) Ajax
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.54%) Flash
5 1 (0.54%) J2EE
5 1 (0.54%) jQuery
5 1 (0.54%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.54%) RESTful
5 1 (0.54%) SOAP
5 1 (0.54%) WCF
5 1 (0.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (15.14%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.95%) iPad
4 10 (5.41%) iPhone
5 9 (4.86%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.70%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.16%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.16%) Market Risk
7 4 (2.16%) User Experience
7 4 (2.16%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.62%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.62%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.62%) Fintech
8 3 (1.62%) PMI
8 3 (1.62%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.08%) Clustering
9 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 74 (40.00%) Windows
2 41 (22.16%) Windows 7
3 12 (6.49%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.41%) Windows XP
5 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.78%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.24%) Android
7 6 (3.24%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.70%) Linux
8 5 (2.70%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.54%) Unix
10 1 (0.54%) VMS
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.05%) ITIL
2 25 (13.51%) Project Management
3 17 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (4.86%) Data Modelling
5 9 (4.86%) Migration
6 8 (4.32%) Coaching
7 7 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (3.78%) Document Management
7 7 (3.78%) PRINCE2
7 7 (3.78%) Workflow
8 6 (3.24%) Data Management
8 6 (3.24%) Ticket Management
8 6 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (2.70%) Business Analysis
9 5 (2.70%) Change Management
9 5 (2.70%) Project Planning
9 5 (2.70%) SDLC
9 5 (2.70%) Service Management
9 5 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.81%) SQL
2 9 (4.86%) VBA
3 7 (3.78%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.16%) C#
5 4 (2.16%) Java
6 3 (1.62%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.08%) C++
8 1 (0.54%) C
8 1 (0.54%) PHP
8 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (11.89%) Degree
2 8 (4.32%) MOS
3 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.08%) CIMA
5 2 (1.08%) MCSA
5 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.08%) PMP
5 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) APMP
6 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) MCDST
6 1 (0.54%) MCP
6 1 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.54%) PgMP
6 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) SLA
2 4 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) Basel III
3 1 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.54%) FINREP
3 1 (0.54%) GDPR
3 1 (0.54%) MiFID
3 1 (0.54%) P3O
3 1 (0.54%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (22.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.32%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.78%) XenApp
4 6 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.62%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.03%) SCCM
2 6 (3.24%) SCOM
2 6 (3.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (2.70%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.62%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.08%) SCSM
6 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.54%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 115 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.22%) Citrix
3 14 (7.57%) Cisco
4 12 (6.49%) Apple
5 10 (5.41%) Symantec
6 8 (4.32%) Bloomberg
6 8 (4.32%) Oracle
6 8 (4.32%) Remedy
7 6 (3.24%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.16%) Dell
8 4 (2.16%) NetApp
8 4 (2.16%) Reuters
8 4 (2.16%) VMware
9 3 (1.62%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (1.62%) HP
9 3 (1.62%) Interwoven
9 3 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.62%) SAP
9 3 (1.62%) Tableau
9 3 (1.62%) Workday
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