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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 10 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.69% 2.83% 1.87%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 30.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £345 £150 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% -58.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £150 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £270 £238
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
MS Office
London

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
8 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 12.31% 9.43% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate £458 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £200 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £439 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -4.47%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Bloomberg
3 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Reuters
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (40.00%) Lotus
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) ITSM
6 2 (20.00%) Front Office
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Eikon
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Market Data Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Market Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Market Data Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Market Data Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Coaching
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) ITSM
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) System Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
1 1 (10.00%) Samba
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Bloomberg
3 4 (40.00%) Lotus
3 4 (40.00%) Reuters
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas