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 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 45.83% 35.14% 32.50%
As % of the Applications category 81.48% 96.30% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£150 £120 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.74% -19.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £198 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.64% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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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
27 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 56.25% 36.49% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate £210 £120 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.63% -19.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 42 (97.67%) Active Directory
2 39 (90.70%) MS Excel
3 37 (86.05%) Citrix
4 35 (81.40%) Windows
5 34 (79.07%) Blackberry
6 33 (76.74%) Windows 7
7 31 (72.09%) Finance
8 30 (69.77%) Incident Management
9 29 (67.44%) Document Management
10 24 (55.81%) Law
11 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
11 7 (16.28%) VoIP
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (11.63%) ITIL
14 3 (6.98%) MCSA
14 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
15 2 (4.65%) Legal
15 2 (4.65%) Handset
15 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
15 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
16 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
16 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
16 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 1 (2.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (90.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) MPLS
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.33%) MS Access
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (72.09%) Finance
2 24 (55.81%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) Analyst
2 33 (76.74%) Service Analyst
2 33 (76.74%) Service Desk Analyst
3 26 (60.47%) Help Desk Analyst
4 10 (23.26%) Support Analyst
5 8 (18.60%) IT Support
6 7 (16.28%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.33%) IT Support Assistant
8 1 (2.33%) IT Assistant
8 1 (2.33%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (2.33%) jQuery
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (79.07%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Handset
3 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 33 (76.74%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Incident Management
2 29 (67.44%) Document Management
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.33%) Time Management
5 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
1 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) MCSA
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (97.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Citrix
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Spiceworks
3 1 (2.33%) BT
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec
3 1 (2.33%) Sophos
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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