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 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 21 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 41 53 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.30% 6.50% 6.04%
As % of the Applications category 37.61% 45.30% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 14
Median daily rate £163 £430 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.20% +126.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £85 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £289 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +15.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
109 117 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.74% 14.34% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 38
Median daily rate £350 £330 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 28 25
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £37.50 £29.75
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 Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Hertfordshire 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
Watford +14 6 £120 -
Welwyn Garden City +6 5 - -
Stevenage - 4 £360 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -4 3 £350 +366.66% 1
Rickmansworth -4 2 - - 3
Hoddesdon - 1 £130 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 40 (54.05%) Windows
2 37 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 27 (36.49%) Microsoft
4 18 (24.32%) ITIL
5 17 (22.97%) Active Directory
6 14 (18.92%) Windows 7
7 12 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (16.22%) Degree
8 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
9 9 (12.16%) Cisco
10 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
11 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (9.46%) Validation
11 7 (9.46%) Manufacturing
11 7 (9.46%) HP
11 7 (9.46%) Project Management
11 7 (9.46%) SAP
11 7 (9.46%) MS Visio
12 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
12 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (8.11%) SLA
12 6 (8.11%) SQL
12 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
12 6 (8.11%) German Language
12 6 (8.11%) Google
12 6 (8.11%) SDLC
13 5 (6.76%) Office 365
13 5 (6.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 5 (6.76%) SCCM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.76%) SAS
3 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (9.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.05%) MS Project
5 1 (1.35%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.35%) PTC Creo
5 1 (1.35%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
1 4 (5.41%) WebEx
2 3 (4.05%) DNS
2 3 (4.05%) Kerberos
2 3 (4.05%) VPN
3 2 (2.70%) GSM
3 2 (2.70%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.70%) SSL
3 2 (2.70%) UMTS
3 2 (2.70%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.35%) DHCP
4 1 (1.35%) Intranet
4 1 (1.35%) LDAP
4 1 (1.35%) PABX
4 1 (1.35%) Skype
4 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.35%) WAN
4 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Base SAS
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 7 (9.46%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.11%) German Language
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Finance
5 2 (2.70%) Publishing
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Analyst
2 14 (18.92%) Service Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Administrator
4 11 (14.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (12.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (12.16%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 8 (10.81%) IT Administrator
6 8 (10.81%) Procurement Administrator
7 5 (6.76%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (6.76%) Programmer
7 5 (6.76%) SAS Programmer
8 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.41%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
9 3 (4.05%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Service Desk Support
9 3 (4.05%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.76%) Life Science
4 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) FMCG
5 1 (1.35%) iPhone
5 1 (1.35%) IVR
5 1 (1.35%) PDA
5 1 (1.35%) PMI
5 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Windows
2 14 (18.92%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.35%) Linux
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) ITIL
2 7 (9.46%) Project Management
2 7 (9.46%) Validation
3 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (8.11%) SDLC
4 5 (6.76%) Time Management
5 4 (5.41%) Migration
5 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.41%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.05%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.05%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.05%) Information Security
6 3 (4.05%) Service Management
6 3 (4.05%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.70%) Business Transformation
7 2 (2.70%) Dependency Management
7 2 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) C
2 2 (2.70%) C++
2 2 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) MCP
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.70%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.70%) CISM
4 2 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) XenApp
2 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.70%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.70%) XenServer
4 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) SCOM
3 2 (2.70%) Bacula
4 1 (1.35%) Casper Suite
4 1 (1.35%) OpenView
4 1 (1.35%) Puppet
4 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (36.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Cisco
3 7 (9.46%) HP
3 7 (9.46%) SAP
4 6 (8.11%) Google
5 5 (6.76%) Citrix
6 3 (4.05%) Remedy
7 2 (2.70%) Apple
7 2 (2.70%) Cognos
7 2 (2.70%) IBM
7 2 (2.70%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.70%) VMware
8 1 (1.35%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.35%) Adobe
8 1 (1.35%) EMC
8 1 (1.35%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.35%) Lotus
8 1 (1.35%) NetApp
8 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.35%) Wyse
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Rate: Competitive
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