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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 36 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.03% 6.50% 4.39%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 51.85% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 13
Average daily rate £163 £378 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.95% +54.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £144 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £500 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £230
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +27.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +31.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £9.33 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £14.85 £10.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
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
96 81 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.41% 12.54% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 44
Average daily rate £350 £305 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £138 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.30 £10.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Watford +14 8 £120 -
Stevenage 0 5 £260 -
Welwyn Garden City -3 5 - -
Rickmansworth +3 4 £153 -
Hemel Hempstead -16 3 £350 +53.84%
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 34 (45.33%) Windows
2 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
3 23 (30.67%) MS Excel
4 19 (25.33%) Active Directory
5 13 (17.33%) Degree
5 13 (17.33%) Windows 7
6 12 (16.00%) ITIL
7 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (13.33%) German Language
8 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
8 9 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (12.00%) Citrix
8 9 (12.00%) Project Management
8 9 (12.00%) Windows XP
8 9 (12.00%) MS Visio
9 8 (10.67%) SCCM
9 8 (10.67%) Office 365
10 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (9.33%) Finance
11 6 (8.00%) Service Management
11 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (8.00%) Migration
11 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
11 6 (8.00%) Remedy
12 5 (6.67%) SLA
12 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (6.67%) Internet
12 5 (6.67%) VPN
12 5 (6.67%) SAP
12 5 (6.67%) Skype for Business

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.33%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (30.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (12.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.00%) MS Project
4 2 (2.67%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Internet
1 5 (6.67%) VPN
2 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.00%) Firewall
4 2 (2.67%) DNS
4 2 (2.67%) GSM
4 2 (2.67%) LAN
4 2 (2.67%) LDAP
4 2 (2.67%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.67%) UMTS
5 1 (1.33%) Intranet
5 1 (1.33%) PABX
5 1 (1.33%) SAN
5 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (13.33%) German Language
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Advertising
5 2 (2.67%) Publishing
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Analyst
2 12 (16.00%) Service Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (13.33%) Administrator
3 10 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) IT Administrator
4 8 (10.67%) Procurement Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) iPhone
2 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.33%) FMCG
4 1 (1.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) Life Science
4 1 (1.33%) PMI
4 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.33%) Windows
2 13 (17.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.33%) Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (12.00%) Project Management
4 6 (8.00%) Migration
4 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.00%) Service Management
5 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.00%) CRM
5 3 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.00%) Time Management
5 3 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.67%) Business Transformation
6 2 (2.67%) Dependency Management
6 2 (2.67%) Escalation Management
6 2 (2.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.67%) SDLC
6 2 (2.67%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (2.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) MCP
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.33%) MCDST
4 1 (1.33%) MCSA
4 1 (1.33%) MCSE
4 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (25.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) XenApp
2 4 (5.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.67%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) SCCM
2 4 (5.33%) OpenView
2 4 (5.33%) SCOM
3 3 (4.00%) OVSD
4 2 (2.67%) Bacula
5 1 (1.33%) Puppet
5 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Citrix
3 6 (8.00%) Remedy
4 5 (6.67%) SAP
5 4 (5.33%) Apple
5 4 (5.33%) Cisco
5 4 (5.33%) HP
5 4 (5.33%) VMware
6 3 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.67%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.67%) EMC
7 2 (2.67%) NetApp
8 1 (1.33%) Avaya
8 1 (1.33%) Lotus
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.33%) Wyse
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