The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 34 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.11% 6.71% 6.88%
As % of the Applications category 36.17% 39.62% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 22
Average daily rate
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£150 £250 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £143 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £220 £281
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.25 £12.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +9.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.10 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.82 £16.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.29 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.07% +3.70%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
94 106 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.11% 16.93% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 57
Average daily rate £350 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 12
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.10 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Hemel Hempstead +4 8 £130 - 1
Rickmansworth -7 6 £375 - 1
Stevenage +1 4 £95 - 3
Watford -3 3 £120 -58.97% 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Royston - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 47 (56.63%) MS Excel
1 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
3 28 (33.73%) Windows XP
4 22 (26.51%) Active Directory
5 21 (25.30%) Windows 7
6 19 (22.89%) HP
7 17 (20.48%) VPN
8 15 (18.07%) OpenView
9 12 (14.46%) ITIL
10 11 (13.25%) Internet
11 10 (12.05%) Project Management
11 10 (12.05%) OVSD
12 9 (10.84%) Manufacturing
12 9 (10.84%) MCP
13 8 (9.64%) IBM Notes
13 8 (9.64%) SQL
13 8 (9.64%) SLA
13 8 (9.64%) Lotus
13 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
14 7 (8.43%) Service Management
14 7 (8.43%) .NET
14 7 (8.43%) MS Visio
14 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
15 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
15 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (7.23%) Google
15 6 (7.23%) VB
15 6 (7.23%) Oracle
15 6 (7.23%) C#

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (9.64%) IBM Notes
2 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.20%) TPMS
Applications
1 47 (56.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) VPN
2 11 (13.25%) Internet
3 6 (7.23%) VoIP
4 5 (6.02%) 3G
4 5 (6.02%) 2G
4 5 (6.02%) 4G
5 4 (4.82%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (4.82%) LTE
6 3 (3.61%) ADSL
7 2 (2.41%) DHCP
7 2 (2.41%) FTP
7 2 (2.41%) DNS
7 2 (2.41%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.20%) Wireless
8 1 (1.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) MS Access
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) DTS
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.20%) MSI
General
1 9 (10.84%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) French Language
4 2 (2.41%) German Language
4 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) Analyst
2 20 (24.10%) Service Analyst
3 19 (22.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (10.84%) Administrator
5 9 (10.84%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.23%) Developer
7 6 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) IT Support
8 5 (6.02%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Technical Support
10 3 (3.61%) Systems Support
10 3 (3.61%) Desktop Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Rollout Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Desktop Analyst
11 2 (2.41%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) ADO.NET
2 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) XML
2 2 (2.41%) WinForms
2 2 (2.41%) Ajax
2 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.41%) jQuery
2 2 (2.41%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (2.41%) DHTML
2 2 (2.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.20%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.20%) iPad
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Statistics
4 1 (1.20%) Informatics
4 1 (1.20%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 28 (33.73%) Windows XP
3 21 (25.30%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.41%) Linux
6 2 (2.41%) UNIX
6 2 (2.41%) Android
6 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.46%) ITIL
2 10 (12.05%) Project Management
3 7 (8.43%) Service Management
4 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.82%) Validation
4 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (4.82%) Use Case
4 4 (4.82%) Performance Management
4 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.61%) Project Planning
5 3 (3.61%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.61%) Document Management
5 3 (3.61%) Data Analysis
5 3 (3.61%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (2.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (2.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) C#
2 6 (7.23%) VB
3 4 (4.82%) C++
4 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.61%) VBScript
5 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.20%) PHP
6 1 (1.20%) Java
6 1 (1.20%) Python
6 1 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) MCP
2 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) Degree
5 3 (3.61%) MOS
6 1 (1.20%) MCSE
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (26.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) OpenView
2 10 (12.05%) OVSD
3 5 (6.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.89%) HP
3 8 (9.64%) Lotus
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle
4 6 (7.23%) Symantec
4 6 (7.23%) Altiris
4 6 (7.23%) Google
5 3 (3.61%) Planview
6 2 (2.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (2.41%) Huawei
6 2 (2.41%) VMware
6 2 (2.41%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.41%) Nortel
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix
7 1 (1.20%) Avaya
7 1 (1.20%) CA
7 1 (1.20%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.20%) Mitel
7 1 (1.20%) MobileIron
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