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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 17 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 54.84% 38.71% 51.85%
As % of the Applications category 94.44% 96.00% 90.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Median daily rate £275 - £150
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 - £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £170
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £255
% change year-on-year
-11.21% +21.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
18 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 58.06% 40.32% 57.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Median daily rate £275 £388 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +127.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £388 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £388 £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 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 44 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 42 (87.50%) Citrix
2 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 42 (87.50%) MS Excel
3 38 (79.17%) Windows 7
4 37 (77.08%) Incident Management
5 34 (70.83%) Microsoft
6 28 (58.33%) Windows 8
7 12 (25.00%) Finance
8 10 (20.83%) Law
8 10 (20.83%) Blackberry
8 10 (20.83%) Document Management
9 4 (8.33%) MOS
9 4 (8.33%) VBA
10 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
10 2 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
10 2 (4.17%) Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (4.17%) XenApp
10 2 (4.17%) Publishing
10 2 (4.17%) Front Office
10 2 (4.17%) ITIL
10 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.17%) Acrobat
10 2 (4.17%) Internet
10 2 (4.17%) Adobe

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 42 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Law
3 2 (4.17%) Front Office
3 2 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Analyst
2 37 (77.08%) Help Desk Analyst
3 32 (66.67%) Support Analyst
4 27 (56.25%) Help Desk Support
4 27 (56.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 25 (52.08%) Active Directory Analyst
5 25 (52.08%) Active Directory Support
5 25 (52.08%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 25 (52.08%) Windows Support Analyst
6 24 (50.00%) Citrix Analyst
6 24 (50.00%) Citrix Support
6 24 (50.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 13 (27.08%) Service Analyst
7 13 (27.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (10.42%) Applications Support
9 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) IT Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Support Specialist
10 2 (4.17%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 2 (4.17%) Desktop Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 38 (79.17%) Windows 7
3 28 (58.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) Incident Management
2 10 (20.83%) Document Management
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL
3 2 (4.17%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) MOS
System Software
1 44 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (4.17%) XenApp
Vendors
1 42 (87.50%) Citrix
2 34 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe
3 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow