The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 3 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 35 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 67.31% - 15.12%
As % of the Applications category 94.59% - 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £400 - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £228
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -4.64%
MS Office
Essex

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

Applications Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
37 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 71.15% 22.73% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Average daily rate £400 £420 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +147.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

MS Office
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 59 (100.00%) Windows
1 59 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 58 (98.31%) Active Directory
3 52 (88.14%) Citrix
3 52 (88.14%) MS Excel
3 52 (88.14%) Incident Management
4 36 (61.02%) Blackberry
5 35 (59.32%) Finance
5 35 (59.32%) Law
5 35 (59.32%) Document Management
6 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
7 17 (28.81%) Windows 8
8 6 (10.17%) ITIL
9 1 (1.69%) Apple
9 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.69%) VPN
9 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.69%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.69%) Office 365
9 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Phone

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 52 (88.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) VPN
General
1 35 (59.32%) Finance
1 35 (59.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (98.31%) Analyst
2 52 (88.14%) Help Desk Analyst
3 41 (69.49%) Service Analyst
3 41 (69.49%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (28.81%) Active Directory Analyst
4 17 (28.81%) Active Directory Support
4 17 (28.81%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 17 (28.81%) Citrix Analyst
4 17 (28.81%) Citrix Support
4 17 (28.81%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 17 (28.81%) Help Desk Support
4 17 (28.81%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 17 (28.81%) Support Analyst
4 17 (28.81%) Windows Support Analyst
5 15 (25.42%) IT Analyst
6 1 (1.69%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 36 (61.02%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
1 59 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 17 (28.81%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (88.14%) Incident Management
2 35 (59.32%) Document Management
3 6 (10.17%) ITIL
4 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.69%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 58 (98.31%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 52 (88.14%) Citrix
2 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) Apple
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