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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 6.25% 1.42% 4.72%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 50.00% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £200 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -36.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £200 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +3.70%
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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 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.46% 2.84% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 10
Average daily rate £400 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £581 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 7 (41.18%) Blackberry
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) IBM Notes
1 7 (41.18%) Lotus
2 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (35.29%) Internet
2 6 (35.29%) MCP
2 6 (35.29%) C
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) Mac OS
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) MCITP
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.76%) RUP
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ERwin
1 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Robot
1 1 (5.88%) RequisitePro
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (35.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Project Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) W3C
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (35.29%) Mac OS
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
1 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
1 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
1 2 (11.76%) Validation
1 2 (11.76%) RUP
2 1 (5.88%) UML
2 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Data Management
2 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Test Management
2 1 (5.88%) System Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
2 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Decision Table
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) MCP
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) MCITP
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCT
4 1 (5.88%) MBA
4 1 (5.88%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Lotus
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Fidessa
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Reuters
3 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects