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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 5 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 92 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.40% 8.15% 8.55%
As % of the Applications category 67.65% 63.86% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 8
Median daily rate £300 £280 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £286 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 19 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
136 83 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.16% 12.77% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 34 26
Median daily rate £300 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £160 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 24 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.71%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +2 34 £300 - 1
Basildon +15 16 £300 - 1
Chelmsford +8 4 £363 -3.33% 2
Harlow +5 2 - -
Brentwood -2 1 - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 107 (72.30%) MS Excel
2 89 (60.14%) Windows
3 86 (58.11%) Active Directory
4 85 (57.43%) Microsoft
5 81 (54.73%) Citrix
6 76 (51.35%) Windows 7
7 71 (47.97%) Incident Management
8 50 (33.78%) Finance
9 43 (29.05%) Blackberry
10 42 (28.38%) Document Management
11 40 (27.03%) Law
12 33 (22.30%) Windows 8
13 27 (18.24%) Data Analysis
14 26 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (13.51%) Internet
16 17 (11.49%) Spreadsheet
17 15 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
18 13 (8.78%) MS PowerPoint
19 12 (8.11%) MOS
19 12 (8.11%) WAN
19 12 (8.11%) LAN
19 12 (8.11%) SQL
20 11 (7.43%) VBA
21 10 (6.76%) WLAN
21 10 (6.76%) Client/Server
21 10 (6.76%) Cisco
21 10 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
21 10 (6.76%) NHS
21 10 (6.76%) CCNA
21 10 (6.76%) Business Analysis

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 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.03%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 107 (72.30%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.49%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (8.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.03%) MS Project
5 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) assyst
2 2 (1.35%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (1.35%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) Office 365
2 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.51%) Internet
2 12 (8.11%) LAN
2 12 (8.11%) WAN
3 10 (6.76%) WLAN
4 4 (2.70%) Firewall
4 4 (2.70%) Wireless
5 3 (2.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) Essbase
2 4 (2.70%) MS Access
3 2 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.35%) DB2
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Cucumber
1 3 (2.03%) Selenium
1 3 (2.03%) SoapUI
1 3 (2.03%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
General
1 50 (33.78%) Finance
2 40 (27.03%) Law
3 10 (6.76%) Marketing
4 5 (3.38%) Advertising
5 4 (2.70%) Automotive
6 3 (2.03%) Retail
7 2 (1.35%) Banking
7 2 (1.35%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Front Office
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (66.22%) Analyst
2 74 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 43 (29.05%) Service Analyst
3 43 (29.05%) Support Analyst
4 42 (28.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 34 (22.97%) Help Desk Support
5 34 (22.97%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 32 (21.62%) Citrix Analyst
6 32 (21.62%) Citrix Support
6 32 (21.62%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 32 (21.62%) Windows Support Analyst
7 30 (20.27%) Active Directory Analyst
7 30 (20.27%) Active Directory Support
7 30 (20.27%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 21 (14.19%) IT Analyst
9 14 (9.46%) Applications Support
10 13 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.41%) Project Manager
12 7 (4.73%) Support Specialist
13 6 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.05%) J2EE
2 4 (2.70%) .NET
2 4 (2.70%) Web Services
3 3 (2.03%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.03%) COM
3 3 (2.03%) HTML
3 3 (2.03%) HTML5
3 3 (2.03%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.03%) SOAP
4 2 (1.35%) XML
5 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.68%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.05%) Blackberry
2 26 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.76%) Client/Server
3 10 (6.76%) NHS
4 6 (4.05%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.03%) CMDB
5 3 (2.03%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.35%) BYOD
6 2 (1.35%) iPad
6 2 (1.35%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.68%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 89 (60.14%) Windows
2 76 (51.35%) Windows 7
3 33 (22.30%) Windows 8
4 7 (4.73%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.03%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.35%) Android
6 2 (1.35%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.97%) Incident Management
2 42 (28.38%) Document Management
3 27 (18.24%) Data Analysis
4 15 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (6.76%) Business Analysis
6 9 (6.08%) ITIL
6 9 (6.08%) Project Management
7 8 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.41%) PRINCE2
8 7 (4.73%) Change Management
8 7 (4.73%) SDLC
8 7 (4.73%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (4.73%) System Testing
9 6 (4.05%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.05%) Data Management
9 6 (4.05%) ITSM
9 6 (4.05%) Project Planning
9 6 (4.05%) Release Management
10 5 (3.38%) CMMI
10 5 (3.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.11%) SQL
2 11 (7.43%) VBA
3 6 (4.05%) VB
4 4 (2.70%) Java
5 3 (2.03%) C#
5 3 (2.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) MOS
2 10 (6.76%) CCNA
2 10 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.08%) Degree
3 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.41%) CCA
4 8 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (5.41%) MCSE
5 7 (4.73%) MCP
6 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.03%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.35%) ISEB
10 1 (0.68%) CCNP
10 1 (0.68%) ECDL
10 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.68%) MCSA
10 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) ISO 9000
2 3 (2.03%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.68%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (58.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (3.38%) XenApp
3 2 (1.35%) Firmware
3 2 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) SCOM
2 4 (2.70%) SCCM
3 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 85 (57.43%) Microsoft
2 81 (54.73%) Citrix
3 10 (6.76%) Cisco
4 5 (3.38%) Oracle
5 4 (2.70%) Infor
5 4 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.70%) SAP
6 3 (2.03%) Adobe
6 3 (2.03%) Apple
7 2 (1.35%) Clearswift
7 2 (1.35%) CODA
7 2 (1.35%) Cognos
7 2 (1.35%) HP
7 2 (1.35%) Nokia
7 2 (1.35%) Proofpoint
7 2 (1.35%) VMware
8 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
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