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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 28 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.85% 5.79% 9.20%
As % of the Applications category 47.46% 43.75% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 17
Average daily rate
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£160 £294 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.53% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £131 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £398 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £253 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.26 £25.75 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
59 96 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.32% 13.22% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 23
Average daily rate £250 £325 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +21.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £464 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 26
Average hourly rate £27.38 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.90% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.20 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £30.30 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Chelmsford +1 9 £135 -58.46% 2
Colchester +3 6 - -
Brentwood -10 6 £250 -10.31% 2
Basildon -1 3 £190 -36.66% 3
Harlow - 1 - -
Hockley - - - -
Ingatestone - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
Thurrock - - - -
Billericay - - - - 1
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 50 (62.50%) Windows
2 48 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 46 (57.50%) MS Excel
4 39 (48.75%) Finance
5 38 (47.50%) Microsoft
6 37 (46.25%) Citrix
7 34 (42.50%) Windows 7
8 28 (35.00%) Incident Management
9 26 (32.50%) Blackberry
10 22 (27.50%) Document Management
11 21 (26.25%) Law
12 19 (23.75%) ITIL
13 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (13.75%) Windows Vista
14 11 (13.75%) SQL
14 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
15 9 (11.25%) Service Management
15 9 (11.25%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (10.00%) SLA
17 7 (8.75%) Windows XP
17 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
17 7 (8.75%) Legal
18 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
19 5 (6.25%) Linux
19 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
19 5 (6.25%) ITSM
19 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 5 (6.25%) Lync
19 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.25%) Lync
3 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 46 (57.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.00%) MS Project
5 1 (1.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (1.25%) AWD
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Taleo
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) VoIP
2 3 (3.75%) SAN
3 2 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (2.50%) Network Security
3 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.50%) Wireless
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.75%) MS Access
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 39 (48.75%) Finance
2 21 (26.25%) Law
3 7 (8.75%) Legal
4 4 (5.00%) French Language
5 2 (2.50%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (61.25%) Analyst
2 33 (41.25%) Service Desk Analyst
2 33 (41.25%) Service Analyst
3 27 (33.75%) Help Desk Analyst
4 15 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (11.25%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 5 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) IT Support
7 4 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
7 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.00%) Field Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (3.75%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) Flash
2 2 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) J2EE
3 1 (1.25%) CSS
3 1 (1.25%) JSP
3 1 (1.25%) Struts
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
3 1 (1.25%) XML
3 1 (1.25%) XSD
3 1 (1.25%) XSL
3 1 (1.25%) XSLT
3 1 (1.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.50%) Blackberry
2 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) NHS
4 3 (3.75%) AS400
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) iSeries
5 1 (1.25%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 50 (62.50%) Windows
2 34 (42.50%) Windows 7
3 11 (13.75%) Windows Vista
4 7 (8.75%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.25%) Linux
6 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.75%) Solaris
7 3 (3.75%) AIX
7 3 (3.75%) UNIX
8 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.50%) HPUX
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.25%) Android
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) Incident Management
2 22 (27.50%) Document Management
3 19 (23.75%) ITIL
4 9 (11.25%) Service Management
5 5 (6.25%) ITSM
6 4 (5.00%) Change Control
6 4 (5.00%) Quality Management
6 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.00%) Information Security
6 4 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.75%) Migration
7 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.75%) Project Management
7 3 (3.75%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.50%) Information Governance
8 2 (2.50%) Software Delivery
8 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.50%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (2.50%) Java
3 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.75%) MCSA
3 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.25%) PMP
4 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.25%) ISEB
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 48 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 37 (46.25%) Citrix
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) IBM
4 3 (3.75%) Apple
4 3 (3.75%) BMC
4 3 (3.75%) NetApp
5 2 (2.50%) Kerio
5 2 (2.50%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) Sybase
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Dell
6 1 (1.25%) BT
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