The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 31 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.75% 8.51% 6.44%
As % of the Applications category 54.39% 48.00% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £130 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £415 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £290
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -22.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £12.15 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £19.00 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
MS Office
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
57 100 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.58% 17.73% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 23
Average daily rate £375 £375 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £120 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 21
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Essex region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Essex region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -1 10 - -
Basildon -9 6 £250 +127.27% 2
Chelmsford -11 5 £368 +145.00% 2
Brentwood 0 2 £213 -33.59% 1
Harlow - 1 - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 42 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 41 (59.42%) Windows
3 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
4 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
4 32 (46.38%) Finance
5 31 (44.93%) Citrix
6 28 (40.58%) Windows 7
7 24 (34.78%) Incident Management
8 19 (27.54%) Blackberry
9 17 (24.64%) Document Management
10 15 (21.74%) Law
11 14 (20.29%) MS PowerPoint
12 13 (18.84%) ITIL
13 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (15.94%) SQL
15 10 (14.49%) Legal
16 9 (13.04%) Windows Vista
17 8 (11.59%) Service Management
18 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
18 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
19 6 (8.70%) TDD
19 6 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
19 6 (8.70%) JIRA
19 6 (8.70%) Information Management
19 6 (8.70%) Use Case
19 6 (8.70%) User Stories
19 6 (8.70%) BDD
19 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
19 6 (8.70%) B2C
19 6 (8.70%) Change Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) Lync
3 2 (2.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.45%) AWD
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) SAN
2 2 (2.90%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.90%) PABX
2 2 (2.90%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (2.90%) Network Security
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.35%) MS Access
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (46.38%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Law
3 10 (14.49%) Legal
4 4 (5.80%) French Language
5 3 (4.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (68.12%) Analyst
2 29 (42.03%) Service Analyst
3 27 (39.13%) Service Desk Analyst
4 24 (34.78%) Help Desk Analyst
5 12 (17.39%) Support Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (11.59%) Business Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) Team Leader
9 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) .NET Team Leader
11 3 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
12 2 (2.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 2 (2.90%) IT Support
12 2 (2.90%) Capacity Management Analyst
12 2 (2.90%) Unified Communications Manager
12 2 (2.90%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 2 (2.90%) Junior Analyst
12 2 (2.90%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) .NET
1 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.90%) Flash
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) JSP
3 1 (1.45%) Struts
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) XSD
3 1 (1.45%) XSL
3 1 (1.45%) XSLT
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Blackberry
2 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) AS400
4 3 (4.35%) NHS
4 3 (4.35%) iSeries
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) PMI
6 1 (1.45%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.45%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.45%) IPTV
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (59.42%) Windows
2 28 (40.58%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.04%) Windows Vista
4 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.25%) Linux
5 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.35%) UNIX
6 3 (4.35%) AIX
6 3 (4.35%) Solaris
7 2 (2.90%) HPUX
7 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Incident Management
2 17 (24.64%) Document Management
3 13 (18.84%) ITIL
4 8 (11.59%) Service Management
5 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.70%) TDD
6 6 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (8.70%) Information Management
6 6 (8.70%) Use Case
6 6 (8.70%) User Stories
6 6 (8.70%) BDD
6 6 (8.70%) B2C
6 6 (8.70%) Change Management
6 6 (8.70%) Scrum
7 5 (7.25%) Information Security
8 4 (5.80%) OO
8 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.80%) ITSM
8 4 (5.80%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.35%) VBA
2 3 (4.35%) C#
2 3 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) PMP
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) MCSA
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
2 31 (44.93%) Citrix
3 5 (7.25%) IBM
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle
5 3 (4.35%) BMC
5 3 (4.35%) NetApp
6 2 (2.90%) Kerio
6 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.90%) Apple
6 2 (2.90%) Adobe
7 1 (1.45%) VMware
7 1 (1.45%) Sony
7 1 (1.45%) BT
7 1 (1.45%) Sybase
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