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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 8.04% 3.95% 4.72%
As % of the Applications category 47.37% 45.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 11
Average daily rate
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£135 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.93% -0.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £256 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
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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
19 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 16.96% 8.77% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 20
Average daily rate £495 £375 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £338 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £510 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.32 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 7 (43.75%) Lotus
2 7 (43.75%) IBM Notes
3 6 (37.50%) MCP
3 6 (37.50%) C
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 6 (37.50%) Mac OS
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) UML
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) MS Project
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) RUP
7 2 (12.50%) MS Access
7 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (12.50%) OOD
7 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
7 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
7 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Unified Process
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (43.75%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (18.75%) MS Project
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Extranet
2 1 (6.25%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) ERwin
1 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (37.50%) Mac OS
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) UML
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) RUP
3 2 (12.50%) OOD
3 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Unified Process
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) Basel III
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Lotus
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica