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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 47 54 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.29% 10.55% 7.48%
As % of the Applications category 63.51% 51.92% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 10
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£375 £225 £171
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +31.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £155 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 9
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 £15.53 £12.45 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £30.00 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
74 104 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.47% 20.31% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 27
Average daily rate £375 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £102 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 26
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 £16.35 £12.15 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £31.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.06 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -2.83%

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 6 July 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
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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 July 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 16 - - 1
Chelmsford -12 8 £375 +127.27% 1
Brentwood -1 6 £160 -32.63% 1
Basildon -13 3 £400 +263.63% 1
Harlow - 1 £388 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 44 (58.67%) MS Excel
2 42 (56.00%) Windows
2 42 (56.00%) Finance
3 39 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 34 (45.33%) Windows 7
5 31 (41.33%) Citrix
5 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
6 22 (29.33%) Incident Management
7 20 (26.67%) Blackberry
8 18 (24.00%) Document Management
9 16 (21.33%) Law
10 15 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 14 (18.67%) ITIL
12 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.33%) Legal
14 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
14 9 (12.00%) SQL
15 8 (10.67%) MS Visio
15 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (10.67%) Windows Vista
16 7 (9.33%) JIRA
16 7 (9.33%) Change Management
16 7 (9.33%) Service Management
17 6 (8.00%) TDD
17 6 (8.00%) Information Management
17 6 (8.00%) Scrum
17 6 (8.00%) B2C
17 6 (8.00%) Project Management
17 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
17 6 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.67%) Lync
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle UPK
2 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 44 (58.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (10.67%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (1.33%) AWD
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Taleo
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Intranet
1 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.67%) PABX
2 1 (1.33%) Network Security
2 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.33%) MS Access
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 42 (56.00%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Law
3 10 (13.33%) Legal
4 4 (5.33%) French Language
5 3 (4.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.67%) Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Automotive
7 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.33%) Back Office
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.33%) Retail
7 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (72.00%) Analyst
2 32 (42.67%) Service Analyst
3 29 (38.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 25 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 12 (16.00%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Report Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Project Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support
11 2 (2.67%) Junior
11 2 (2.67%) Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Trainer
11 2 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (2.67%) Desktop Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Communications Manager
11 2 (2.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) HTML
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) J2EE
1 1 (1.33%) CSS
1 1 (1.33%) JSP
1 1 (1.33%) Struts
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
1 1 (1.33%) XML
1 1 (1.33%) XSD
1 1 (1.33%) XSL
1 1 (1.33%) XSLT
1 1 (1.33%) Flash
1 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.00%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.67%) PMI
5 2 (2.67%) NHS
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.33%) IPTV
6 1 (1.33%) CMDB
6 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.33%) iSeries
6 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.33%) AS400
6 1 (1.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 42 (56.00%) Windows
2 34 (45.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Vista
4 5 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.33%) UNIX
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) AIX
5 1 (1.33%) HPUX
5 1 (1.33%) Solaris
5 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Incident Management
2 18 (24.00%) Document Management
3 14 (18.67%) ITIL
4 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.33%) Service Management
5 7 (9.33%) Change Management
6 6 (8.00%) Project Management
6 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.00%) B2C
6 6 (8.00%) TDD
6 6 (8.00%) Scrum
6 6 (8.00%) Use Case
6 6 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (8.00%) BDD
6 6 (8.00%) User Stories
6 6 (8.00%) Information Management
7 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.67%) ITSM
8 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 5 (6.67%) VBA
2 5 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) P3O
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 39 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) XenApp
3 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
1 31 (41.33%) Citrix
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle
2 5 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (2.67%) VMware
4 2 (2.67%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) Sybase
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco
5 1 (1.33%) BMC
5 1 (1.33%) NetApp
5 1 (1.33%) Sony
5 1 (1.33%) BT
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