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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Essex / Colchester
Rank 5 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 25.71% 40.00% 51.72%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 88.89% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £226 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
12 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 34.29% 45.00% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Median daily rate £201 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Colchester region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 17 (70.83%) MS Excel
3 17 (70.83%) Citrix
4 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 14 (58.33%) Windows 8
5 12 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (16.67%) Publishing
6 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
7 3 (12.50%) MOS
8 2 (8.33%) Finance
8 2 (8.33%) Acrobat
8 2 (8.33%) Internet
8 2 (8.33%) Adobe
8 2 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (4.17%) Time Management
9 1 (4.17%) XenApp
9 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
9 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (4.17%) VBA
9 1 (4.17%) Front Office
9 1 (4.17%) Law

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:

Applications
1 17 (70.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 4 (16.67%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Analyst
2 16 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 13 (54.17%) Help Desk Analyst
3 13 (54.17%) Help Desk Support
3 13 (54.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 10 (41.67%) Active Directory Analyst
4 10 (41.67%) Active Directory Support
4 10 (41.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Support Analyst
5 8 (33.33%) Citrix Analyst
5 8 (33.33%) Citrix Support
5 8 (33.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
6 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
7 2 (8.33%) IT Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Procurement Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
2 14 (58.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) MOS
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.33%) Adobe