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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 9 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 77 47 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.11% 7.25% 10.26%
As % of the Applications category 62.10% 62.67% 51.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 13
Median daily rate £278 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £162 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £289 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +15.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 18 24
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
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
124 75 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.94% 11.57% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 39
Median daily rate £300 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £165 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 22 30
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 46 £400 -
Basildon +6 4 £250 -
Brentwood 0 3 £104 -35.15% 1
Chelmsford +5 2 £425 +13.33%
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 102 (82.26%) MS Excel
2 93 (75.00%) Windows
3 85 (68.55%) Active Directory
4 84 (67.74%) Citrix
5 80 (64.52%) Windows 7
6 70 (56.45%) Incident Management
7 55 (44.35%) Finance
8 54 (43.55%) Microsoft
9 47 (37.90%) Blackberry
10 46 (37.10%) Document Management
11 45 (36.29%) Law
12 29 (23.39%) Windows 8
13 14 (11.29%) ITIL
14 12 (9.68%) SQL
15 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (7.26%) Data Analysis
16 9 (7.26%) MOS
16 9 (7.26%) Client/Server
17 8 (6.45%) SCCM
18 7 (5.65%) SCOM
18 7 (5.65%) Time Management
18 7 (5.65%) SDLC
18 7 (5.65%) Office 365
18 7 (5.65%) Internet
18 7 (5.65%) Windows Server
19 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
19 6 (4.84%) Web Services
19 6 (4.84%) ITSM
19 6 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
19 6 (4.84%) 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 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.42%) IBM Domino
2 3 (2.42%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.42%) IIS
3 2 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 102 (82.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.42%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) assyst
2 2 (1.61%) Summit
3 1 (0.81%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.81%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Internet
2 3 (2.42%) DHCP
2 3 (2.42%) DNS
2 3 (2.42%) VPN
3 2 (1.61%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) LAN
3 2 (1.61%) WAN
3 2 (1.61%) Wireless
4 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.81%) SAN
4 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) MS Access
3 3 (2.42%) Essbase
4 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.81%) DB2
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Cucumber
1 3 (2.42%) Selenium
1 3 (2.42%) SoapUI
1 3 (2.42%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.81%) TestDirector
General
1 55 (44.35%) Finance
2 45 (36.29%) Law
3 5 (4.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.61%) Automotive
4 2 (1.61%) French Language
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (70.97%) Analyst
2 73 (58.87%) Help Desk Analyst
3 48 (38.71%) Service Analyst
3 48 (38.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 37 (29.84%) Support Analyst
5 28 (22.58%) Help Desk Support
5 28 (22.58%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 26 (20.97%) Citrix Analyst
6 26 (20.97%) Citrix Support
6 26 (20.97%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 25 (20.16%) Windows Support Analyst
8 24 (19.35%) Active Directory Analyst
8 24 (19.35%) Active Directory Support
8 24 (19.35%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 20 (16.13%) IT Analyst
10 12 (9.68%) Applications Support
11 8 (6.45%) Desktop Support
12 6 (4.84%) Support Engineer
13 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (4.03%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.84%) Web Services
2 5 (4.03%) .NET
2 5 (4.03%) J2EE
3 4 (3.23%) XML
4 3 (2.42%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.42%) COM
4 3 (2.42%) HTML
4 3 (2.42%) HTML5
4 3 (2.42%) Silverlight
4 3 (2.42%) SOAP
4 3 (2.42%) XML Messaging
5 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (37.90%) Blackberry
2 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.26%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.03%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.42%) NHS
6 2 (1.61%) CMDB
6 2 (1.61%) iPhone
6 2 (1.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) BYOD
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.81%) Fintech
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 93 (75.00%) Windows
2 80 (64.52%) Windows 7
3 29 (23.39%) Windows 8
4 7 (5.65%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.42%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.42%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.61%) Unix
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.81%) Android
7 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (56.45%) Incident Management
2 46 (37.10%) Document Management
3 14 (11.29%) ITIL
4 9 (7.26%) Data Analysis
5 7 (5.65%) SDLC
5 7 (5.65%) Time Management
6 6 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.84%) Business Analysis
6 6 (4.84%) ITSM
7 5 (4.03%) Release Management
8 4 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.23%) Test Management
9 3 (2.42%) Agile Testing
9 3 (2.42%) ATDD
9 3 (2.42%) BDD
9 3 (2.42%) Defect Management
9 3 (2.42%) Integration Testing
9 3 (2.42%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (2.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.42%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.68%) SQL
2 4 (3.23%) VB
2 4 (3.23%) VBA
3 3 (2.42%) C#
3 3 (2.42%) Java
4 2 (1.61%) COBOL
5 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) MOS
2 4 (3.23%) CCNA
2 4 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.42%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.42%) MCSE
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.61%) CCA
4 2 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.61%) Degree
4 2 (1.61%) ISEB
4 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) CCNP
5 1 (0.81%) ECDL
5 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) Def Stans
1 2 (1.61%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (68.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.23%) XenApp
4 3 (2.42%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) SCCM
2 7 (5.65%) SCOM
3 4 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 84 (67.74%) Citrix
2 54 (43.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.03%) Oracle
4 4 (3.23%) HP
5 3 (2.42%) Adobe
5 3 (2.42%) Apple
5 3 (2.42%) Cisco
5 3 (2.42%) IBM
5 3 (2.42%) Infor
5 3 (2.42%) Lotus
5 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.42%) SAP
6 2 (1.61%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) Clearswift
7 1 (0.81%) CODA
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos
7 1 (0.81%) Nokia
7 1 (0.81%) Proofpoint
7 1 (0.81%) Symantec
Billericay, Essex
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