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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 36 43 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.00% 7.71% 8.54%
As % of the Applications category 51.43% 60.56% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 14
Median daily rate £290 £256 £166
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% +54.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £155 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £395 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £305 £255
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +19.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 21
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £19.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
70 71 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.50% 12.72% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 32
Median daily rate £300 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £179 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 25
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +1 17 £275 -
Basildon +1 3 £325 -
Chelmsford +6 2 £220 -6.38%
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 95 (74.80%) Microsoft
2 79 (62.20%) MS Excel
3 60 (47.24%) Active Directory
4 54 (42.52%) Windows
5 42 (33.07%) Citrix
6 41 (32.28%) Windows 7
7 37 (29.13%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (28.35%) Incident Management
8 36 (28.35%) Data Analysis
9 27 (21.26%) Windows 8
10 26 (20.47%) Internet
11 23 (18.11%) Spreadsheet
12 22 (17.32%) MS PowerPoint
13 21 (16.54%) Finance
13 21 (16.54%) Performance Monitoring
14 18 (14.17%) LAN
14 18 (14.17%) WAN
15 16 (12.60%) WLAN
15 16 (12.60%) Cisco
16 15 (11.81%) NHS
16 15 (11.81%) ITIL
17 13 (10.24%) CCNA
17 13 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
18 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (9.45%) VBA
18 12 (9.45%) Strategic Planning
18 12 (9.45%) Business Analysis
19 11 (8.66%) Degree
19 11 (8.66%) MCSE
19 11 (8.66%) CCA

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 9 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.57%) GroupWise
3 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 79 (62.20%) MS Excel
2 23 (18.11%) Spreadsheet
3 22 (17.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.94%) MS Project
5 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.57%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Summit
2 2 (1.57%) assyst
2 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.79%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.47%) Internet
2 18 (14.17%) LAN
2 18 (14.17%) WAN
3 16 (12.60%) WLAN
4 4 (3.15%) Firewall
4 4 (3.15%) Wireless
5 3 (2.36%) VPN
6 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.79%) SAN
6 1 (0.79%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) Essbase
2 5 (3.94%) MS Access
3 3 (2.36%) DB2
4 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) DataStage
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) JIRA
General
1 21 (16.54%) Finance
2 10 (7.87%) Marketing
3 8 (6.30%) Law
4 6 (4.72%) Advertising
5 4 (3.15%) Legal
5 4 (3.15%) Retail
6 3 (2.36%) Automotive
7 2 (1.57%) Banking
7 2 (1.57%) French Language
7 2 (1.57%) Front Office
7 2 (1.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (59.84%) Analyst
2 47 (37.01%) Support Analyst
3 37 (29.13%) Help Desk Analyst
4 29 (22.83%) Help Desk Support
4 29 (22.83%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 26 (20.47%) Windows Support Analyst
6 24 (18.90%) Active Directory Analyst
6 24 (18.90%) Active Directory Support
6 24 (18.90%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 23 (18.11%) Citrix Analyst
7 23 (18.11%) Citrix Support
7 23 (18.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 14 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (11.02%) IT Analyst
9 13 (10.24%) Service Analyst
10 11 (8.66%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (7.87%) Applications Support
12 9 (7.09%) Project Manager
13 8 (6.30%) Network Engineer
14 7 (5.51%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) J2EE
2 4 (3.15%) .NET
3 2 (1.57%) COM
3 2 (1.57%) XML
4 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.79%) Ajax
4 1 (0.79%) JSON
4 1 (0.79%) SAP CAF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.13%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.81%) NHS
3 9 (7.09%) Blackberry
3 9 (7.09%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.09%) Mainframe
3 9 (7.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.72%) CMDB
5 2 (1.57%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.79%) BYOD
6 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) Informatics
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
6 1 (0.79%) iPhone
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.52%) Windows
2 41 (32.28%) Windows 7
3 27 (21.26%) Windows 8
4 4 (3.15%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.57%) Android
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.79%) Linux
7 1 (0.79%) Solaris
7 1 (0.79%) Unix
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.35%) Data Analysis
1 36 (28.35%) Incident Management
2 21 (16.54%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (11.81%) ITIL
4 12 (9.45%) Business Analysis
4 12 (9.45%) Strategic Planning
5 10 (7.87%) Document Management
5 10 (7.87%) Project Management
6 9 (7.09%) Change Management
6 9 (7.09%) Data Management
6 9 (7.09%) ITSM
6 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.30%) Release Management
7 8 (6.30%) System Testing
8 7 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.51%) CMMI
8 7 (5.51%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.51%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (5.51%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.45%) VBA
2 9 (7.09%) SQL
3 6 (4.72%) VB
4 4 (3.15%) COBOL
5 2 (1.57%) Java
6 1 (0.79%) C
6 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (10.24%) CCNA
1 13 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.66%) CCA
3 11 (8.66%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (8.66%) Degree
3 11 (8.66%) MCSE
4 10 (7.87%) MCP
5 9 (7.09%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.30%) MOS
6 8 (6.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.79%) CCNP
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MCSA
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) ISO 9000
2 5 (3.94%) Def Stans
3 3 (2.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (47.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) NDS
3 2 (1.57%) Firmware
3 2 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.57%) XenApp
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.79%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) SCCM
2 2 (1.57%) SCOM
3 1 (0.79%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 95 (74.80%) Microsoft
2 42 (33.07%) Citrix
3 16 (12.60%) Cisco
4 4 (3.15%) Novell
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle
5 3 (2.36%) Adobe
5 3 (2.36%) Infor
5 3 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.36%) SAP
5 3 (2.36%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.36%) VMware
6 2 (1.57%) HP
6 2 (1.57%) IBM
7 1 (0.79%) Apple
7 1 (0.79%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.79%) CODA
7 1 (0.79%) Cognos
7 1 (0.79%) Nokia
7 1 (0.79%) Proofpoint
7 1 (0.79%) Veeam
Essex
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