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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 56 28 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.50% 5.05% 7.73%
As % of the Applications category 60.87% 51.85% 44.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 17
Median daily rate £250 £388 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +72.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £188 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £445 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 8 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.11
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.28%
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
92 54 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.54% 9.75% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 47
Median daily rate £300 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £198 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 9 24
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester 0 42 £400 - 1
Brentwood +7 4 £104 -60.84%
Chelmsford +8 2 £425 +15.64% 1
Thurrock - 2 £133 -
Basildon +4 1 - - 1
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 82 (83.67%) Windows
2 79 (80.61%) MS Excel
3 74 (75.51%) Active Directory
4 73 (74.49%) Windows 7
5 71 (72.45%) Citrix
6 58 (59.18%) Incident Management
7 46 (46.94%) Finance
8 43 (43.88%) Blackberry
9 39 (39.80%) Law
9 39 (39.80%) Document Management
10 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
11 23 (23.47%) Windows 8
12 11 (11.22%) ITIL
13 10 (10.20%) SQL
14 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
15 7 (7.14%) SDLC
15 7 (7.14%) Office 365
16 6 (6.12%) Client/Server
16 6 (6.12%) Web Services
17 5 (5.10%) Windows XP
17 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
17 5 (5.10%) Time Management
17 5 (5.10%) SCCM
17 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
18 4 (4.08%) Test Management
18 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
18 4 (4.08%) XenDesktop
18 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
18 4 (4.08%) XML
18 4 (4.08%) Java

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.06%) IBM Domino
3 3 (3.06%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.06%) IIS
4 2 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 79 (80.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.02%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) assyst
1 1 (1.02%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (1.02%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (1.02%) Maximo
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) DHCP
1 3 (3.06%) DNS
2 2 (2.04%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) Wireless
3 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.02%) SAN
3 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) MS Access
3 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.06%) Selenium
1 3 (3.06%) SoapUI
1 3 (3.06%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.02%) TestDirector
General
1 46 (46.94%) Finance
2 39 (39.80%) Law
3 3 (3.06%) Automotive
3 3 (3.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (75.51%) Analyst
2 60 (61.22%) Help Desk Analyst
3 44 (44.90%) Service Analyst
3 44 (44.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 26 (26.53%) Support Analyst
5 21 (21.43%) Citrix Analyst
5 21 (21.43%) Citrix Support
5 21 (21.43%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 21 (21.43%) Help Desk Support
5 21 (21.43%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 19 (19.39%) Active Directory Analyst
6 19 (19.39%) Active Directory Support
6 19 (19.39%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 19 (19.39%) Windows Support Analyst
7 17 (17.35%) IT Analyst
8 11 (11.22%) Desktop Support
9 6 (6.12%) Support Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Applications Support
11 4 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.12%) Web Services
2 4 (4.08%) XML
3 3 (3.06%) .NET
3 3 (3.06%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.06%) HTML
3 3 (3.06%) HTML5
3 3 (3.06%) Silverlight
3 3 (3.06%) SOAP
3 3 (3.06%) XML Messaging
4 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.04%) COM
4 2 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (43.88%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.12%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.06%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.06%) NHS
5 2 (2.04%) iPhone
5 2 (2.04%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.02%) BYOD
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.02%) Fintech
6 1 (1.02%) iPad
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 82 (83.67%) Windows
2 73 (74.49%) Windows 7
3 23 (23.47%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.10%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.04%) Unix
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.02%) Android
7 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.18%) Incident Management
2 39 (39.80%) Document Management
3 11 (11.22%) ITIL
4 7 (7.14%) SDLC
5 5 (5.10%) Time Management
6 4 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.08%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.08%) Test Management
7 3 (3.06%) Agile Testing
7 3 (3.06%) ATDD
7 3 (3.06%) BDD
7 3 (3.06%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.06%) Defect Management
7 3 (3.06%) Integration Testing
7 3 (3.06%) ITSM
7 3 (3.06%) Migration
7 3 (3.06%) Release Management
7 3 (3.06%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (3.06%) TDD
7 3 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) Java
3 3 (3.06%) C#
4 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) ISTQB
1 3 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (1.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) ECDL
3 1 (1.02%) MCSE
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.02%) MOS
3 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) Def Stans
1 1 (1.02%) ISO 9000
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 74 (75.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.08%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) SCCM
2 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.02%) SCOM
3 1 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 71 (72.45%) Citrix
2 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.08%) HP
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle
4 3 (3.06%) Apple
4 3 (3.06%) IBM
4 3 (3.06%) Lotus
4 3 (3.06%) SAP
5 2 (2.04%) Infor
5 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe
6 1 (1.02%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.02%) CODA
6 1 (1.02%) Cognos
6 1 (1.02%) Nokia
6 1 (1.02%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.02%) Symantec
6 1 (1.02%) VMware
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