The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 5.95% 6.06% 9.30%
As % of the Applications category 26.32% 30.77% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£110 £358 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £213 £273
% change year-on-year
+18.23% -22.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hemel Hempstead region.

Applications Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
19 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 22.62% 19.70% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate £110 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Hemel Hempstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Hemel Hempstead region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Hemel Hempstead region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

MS Office
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) OpenView
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Lotus
2 4 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) MCP
2 4 (66.67%) IBM Notes
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 4 (66.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) OpenView
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Lotus