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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 7 3 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 25.45% 47.62% 10.13%
As % of the Applications category 77.78% 74.07% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £265 £263
% change year-on-year
+11.32% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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
18 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 32.73% 64.29% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate £213 £165 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -61.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 27 (81.82%) Citrix
3 25 (75.76%) Windows
4 23 (69.70%) MS Excel
5 21 (63.64%) Windows 7
6 19 (57.58%) Incident Management
7 18 (54.55%) Finance
8 17 (51.52%) Blackberry
9 16 (48.48%) Law
10 14 (42.42%) ITIL
11 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
11 13 (39.39%) Document Management
12 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (18.18%) MCSA
12 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
12 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
12 6 (18.18%) VoIP
12 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
13 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (6.06%) Service Management
14 2 (6.06%) Firewall
14 2 (6.06%) SQL
14 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
14 2 (6.06%) Change Control
15 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
15 1 (3.03%) LAN
15 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
15 1 (3.03%) WAN
15 1 (3.03%) Cisco

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (69.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 16 (48.48%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Analyst
2 28 (84.85%) Service Analyst
2 28 (84.85%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (54.55%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (12.12%) IT Support
6 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Incident Management
2 14 (42.42%) ITIL
3 13 (39.39%) Document Management
4 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) MCSA
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Citrix
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
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