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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 42 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 60.00% 22.22% 21.00%
As % of the Applications category 97.67% 61.54% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £170
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 7 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.11
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.28%
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
43 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 61.43% 36.11% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Median daily rate £400 £420 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +147.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 7 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Colchester region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 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 Colchester region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 61 (100.00%) Windows
1 61 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 60 (98.36%) Active Directory
3 58 (95.08%) Citrix
3 58 (95.08%) MS Excel
3 58 (95.08%) Incident Management
4 40 (65.57%) Blackberry
5 39 (63.93%) Finance
5 39 (63.93%) Law
5 39 (63.93%) Document Management
6 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
7 19 (31.15%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.28%) ITIL
9 1 (1.64%) Apple
9 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.64%) VPN
9 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.64%) Office 365
9 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester 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 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 58 (95.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) VPN
General
1 39 (63.93%) Finance
1 39 (63.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (98.36%) Analyst
2 58 (95.08%) Help Desk Analyst
3 41 (67.21%) Service Analyst
3 41 (67.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (31.15%) Active Directory Analyst
4 19 (31.15%) Active Directory Support
4 19 (31.15%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 19 (31.15%) Citrix Analyst
4 19 (31.15%) Citrix Support
4 19 (31.15%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 19 (31.15%) Help Desk Support
4 19 (31.15%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 19 (31.15%) Support Analyst
4 19 (31.15%) Windows Support Analyst
5 17 (27.87%) IT Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 40 (65.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
1 61 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 19 (31.15%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (95.08%) Incident Management
2 39 (63.93%) Document Management
3 2 (3.28%) ITIL
4 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 60 (98.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 58 (95.08%) Citrix
2 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Apple