The first table below looks at the demand for MOS in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hertfordshire region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 54 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MOS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% - 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £438 £250
% change year-on-year
-72.57% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £15.25
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
102 119 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.37% 19.29% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 54 69
Average daily rate £278 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.38% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £32.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -7.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
MOS
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MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MOS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MOS across the Hertfordshire region.

MOS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MOS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MOS 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 MOS.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MOS 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 MOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google