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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 5 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 94 50 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.46% 7.95% 8.33%
As % of the Applications category 69.63% 63.29% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 10
Median daily rate £280 £350 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +53.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 21 21
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.19% +1.42%
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
135 79 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.95% 12.56% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 38 34
Median daily rate £300 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £160 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 26 26
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 38 £400 -
Basildon +13 17 £300 -25.00% 2
Chelmsford +3 3 £300 -20.00% 1
Brentwood -1 3 £104 -35.15%
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 97 (69.78%) MS Excel
2 89 (64.03%) Windows
3 82 (58.99%) Active Directory
4 80 (57.55%) Citrix
5 78 (56.12%) Windows 7
6 74 (53.24%) Microsoft
7 70 (50.36%) Incident Management
8 52 (37.41%) Finance
9 45 (32.37%) Blackberry
10 44 (31.65%) Document Management
11 42 (30.22%) Law
12 32 (23.02%) Windows 8
13 27 (19.42%) Data Analysis
14 26 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (15.11%) Internet
16 17 (12.23%) Spreadsheet
17 15 (10.79%) Performance Monitoring
18 12 (8.63%) LAN
18 12 (8.63%) WAN
19 11 (7.91%) NHS
20 10 (7.19%) CCNA
20 10 (7.19%) WLAN
20 10 (7.19%) Cisco
20 10 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
20 10 (7.19%) Client/Server
20 10 (7.19%) SQL
21 9 (6.47%) MCSE
21 9 (6.47%) ITIL
21 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
21 9 (6.47%) Project Management

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 4 (2.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 97 (69.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.23%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.72%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) assyst
2 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.44%) Summit
3 1 (0.72%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.72%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.11%) Internet
2 12 (8.63%) LAN
2 12 (8.63%) WAN
3 10 (7.19%) WLAN
4 4 (2.88%) Firewall
4 4 (2.88%) Wireless
5 3 (2.16%) VPN
6 1 (0.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.88%) Essbase
1 4 (2.88%) MS Access
1 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.44%) DB2
3 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Cucumber
1 3 (2.16%) Selenium
1 3 (2.16%) SoapUI
1 3 (2.16%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) TestDirector
General
1 52 (37.41%) Finance
2 42 (30.22%) Law
3 7 (5.04%) Marketing
4 3 (2.16%) Advertising
4 3 (2.16%) Automotive
4 3 (2.16%) Retail
5 2 (1.44%) Banking
5 2 (1.44%) French Language
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (66.91%) Analyst
2 73 (52.52%) Help Desk Analyst
3 45 (32.37%) Service Analyst
3 45 (32.37%) Service Desk Analyst
4 39 (28.06%) Support Analyst
5 31 (22.30%) Help Desk Support
5 31 (22.30%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 29 (20.86%) Citrix Analyst
6 29 (20.86%) Citrix Support
6 29 (20.86%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 29 (20.86%) Windows Support Analyst
7 27 (19.42%) Active Directory Analyst
7 27 (19.42%) Active Directory Support
7 27 (19.42%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 20 (14.39%) IT Analyst
9 13 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (7.91%) Applications Support
11 8 (5.76%) Project Manager
12 6 (4.32%) Network Engineer
13 5 (3.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) J2EE
2 4 (2.88%) Web Services
3 3 (2.16%) .NET
3 3 (2.16%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.16%) COM
3 3 (2.16%) HTML
3 3 (2.16%) HTML5
3 3 (2.16%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.16%) SOAP
4 2 (1.44%) XML
5 1 (0.72%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 45 (32.37%) Blackberry
2 26 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.91%) NHS
4 10 (7.19%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.32%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.16%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.44%) BYOD
7 2 (1.44%) CMDB
7 2 (1.44%) iPad
7 2 (1.44%) iPhone
8 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.72%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 89 (64.03%) Windows
2 78 (56.12%) Windows 7
3 32 (23.02%) Windows 8
4 6 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.16%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.16%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.44%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) Unix
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (50.36%) Incident Management
2 44 (31.65%) Document Management
3 27 (19.42%) Data Analysis
4 15 (10.79%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (6.47%) ITIL
5 9 (6.47%) Project Management
6 8 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.76%) Business Analysis
6 8 (5.76%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.04%) Change Management
7 7 (5.04%) SDLC
7 7 (5.04%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (5.04%) System Testing
8 6 (4.32%) ITSM
8 6 (4.32%) Project Planning
8 6 (4.32%) Release Management
9 5 (3.60%) Time Management
10 4 (2.88%) Integration Testing
10 4 (2.88%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.16%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.19%) SQL
2 5 (3.60%) VB
3 4 (2.88%) VBA
4 3 (2.16%) C#
4 3 (2.16%) COBOL
4 3 (2.16%) Java
5 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (7.19%) CCNA
1 10 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.47%) MCSE
2 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.47%) MOS
3 8 (5.76%) CCA
3 8 (5.76%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (5.04%) MCP
5 6 (4.32%) Degree
6 3 (2.16%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.44%) ISEB
7 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) CCNP
8 1 (0.72%) ECDL
8 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) Def Stans
1 2 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.44%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.72%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (58.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.88%) XenApp
4 2 (1.44%) Firmware
4 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.04%) SCOM
2 4 (2.88%) SCCM
3 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 80 (57.55%) Citrix
2 74 (53.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.19%) Cisco
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle
5 4 (2.88%) Infor
5 4 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.88%) SAP
6 3 (2.16%) Adobe
6 3 (2.16%) Apple
7 2 (1.44%) Clearswift
7 2 (1.44%) HP
7 2 (1.44%) Nokia
7 2 (1.44%) Proofpoint
7 2 (1.44%) VMware
8 1 (0.72%) CODA
8 1 (0.72%) Cognos
8 1 (0.72%) Symantec
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