The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London 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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.76% 5.15% 11.63%
As % of the Applications category 45.45% 41.67% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £426 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £503 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Applications Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
11 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 10.48% 12.37% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 25
Average daily rate £413 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £372 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Docklands, London region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Docklands, London region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) UML
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) RUP
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (22.22%) RequisitePro
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Rational Robot
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) MS Project
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BPMN
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Life Science

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (22.22%) RequisitePro
1 2 (22.22%) Rational Robot
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
1 2 (22.22%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Rose
2 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Testing Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Life Science
1 1 (11.11%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) UML
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) RUP
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BPMN
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Decision Table
4 1 (11.11%) MODAF
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) IronPython
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP