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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.79% 9.68% 5.78%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 63.16% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 13
Average daily rate
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£480 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £386 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £540 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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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
12 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.19% 15.32% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 25
Average daily rate £480 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.32
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 30 July 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 30 July 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%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) System Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (16.67%) LiveLink
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) RUP
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) MS Project
4 2 (16.67%) RequisitePro
4 2 (16.67%) Rational Robot
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) LiveLink
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (16.67%) RequisitePro
2 2 (16.67%) Rational Robot
2 2 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Rational Rose
3 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Testing Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Economics
1 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) UML
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) System Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) RUP
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) MODAF
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) IronPython
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MOS
2 1 (8.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (8.33%) WMI
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix