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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.08% 2.96% 8.00%
As % of the Applications category 36.36% 33.33% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate
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£225 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.30% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £525 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +7.40%
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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 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.22% 8.88% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 11
Average daily rate £400 £457 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.42% +14.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) MCITP
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) MS Project
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (16.67%) RUP
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Lotus
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) W3C
5 1 (8.33%) RequisitePro
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (8.33%) RequisitePro
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
1 1 (8.33%) ClearQuest
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Robot
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Project Officer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) RUP
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Decision Table
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) IronPython
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MBA
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCT
3 1 (8.33%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) Basel III
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (8.33%) Reuters
3 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Fidessa
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix