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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 34 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.37% 4.29% 7.41%
As % of the Applications category 47.22% 25.78% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 11
Average daily rate
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£310 £263 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.09% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £151 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £343 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £10.10 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £10.90 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.14% -
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
72 128 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.37% 16.64% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 50
Average daily rate £300 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £160 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £414 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.93 £10.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +11 8 £228 - 2
Stevenage +7 4 - - 1
St Albans -4 4 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City +7 2 - -
Watford +5 2 - - 1
Rickmansworth -1 2 - - 1
Royston - - - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (58.21%) Windows
2 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
3 35 (52.24%) MS Excel
4 19 (28.36%) Windows XP
5 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
6 17 (25.37%) HP
7 16 (23.88%) ITIL
8 15 (22.39%) Active Directory
9 13 (19.40%) SQL
10 11 (16.42%) OpenView
10 11 (16.42%) Telecoms
10 11 (16.42%) Service Management
10 11 (16.42%) Project Management
11 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
13 8 (11.94%) Internet
13 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
14 7 (10.45%) IBM Notes
14 7 (10.45%) Oracle
14 7 (10.45%) Lotus
14 7 (10.45%) VPN
14 7 (10.45%) OVSD
15 6 (8.96%) Blackberry
15 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
15 6 (8.96%) LAN
15 6 (8.96%) WAN
15 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
15 6 (8.96%) Apple
15 6 (8.96%) Citrix

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (10.45%) IBM Notes
2 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (52.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.49%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Internet
2 7 (10.45%) VPN
3 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.96%) LAN
3 6 (8.96%) WAN
4 5 (7.46%) DHCP
4 5 (7.46%) DNS
4 5 (7.46%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (4.48%) 2G
5 3 (4.48%) LTE
5 3 (4.48%) 4G
5 3 (4.48%) 3G
5 3 (4.48%) VoIP
6 2 (2.99%) SAN
6 2 (2.99%) FTP
6 2 (2.99%) Firewall
6 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.49%) Wireless
7 1 (1.49%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.97%) MS Access
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.99%) DTS
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 11 (16.42%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.97%) French Language
2 4 (5.97%) German Language
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Publishing
4 2 (2.99%) Local Government
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Analyst
2 17 (25.37%) Service Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) IT Support
7 5 (7.46%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Systems Support
9 3 (4.48%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (4.48%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Network Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Report Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) ADO.NET
2 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) XML
2 2 (2.99%) WinForms
2 2 (2.99%) Ajax
2 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.99%) jQuery
2 2 (2.99%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (2.99%) DHTML
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.46%) CMDB
3 4 (5.97%) Statistics
4 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.99%) VLE
5 2 (2.99%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.99%) GIS
5 2 (2.99%) Open Source
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) iPad
6 1 (1.49%) NHS
6 1 (1.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 39 (58.21%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) Windows XP
3 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.96%) Android
6 5 (7.46%) Linux
6 5 (7.46%) UNIX
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.97%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) ITIL
2 11 (16.42%) Project Management
2 11 (16.42%) Service Management
3 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Information Security
6 4 (5.97%) Change Control
7 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.48%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.48%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.48%) Document Management
7 3 (4.48%) Validation
8 2 (2.99%) Migration
8 2 (2.99%) ETL
8 2 (2.99%) Regression Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) C#
2 5 (7.46%) VBScript
3 3 (4.48%) VB
3 3 (4.48%) C++
3 3 (4.48%) Perl
4 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) MCP
2 5 (7.46%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) CCNA
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) XenApp
3 2 (2.99%) XenServer
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) OpenView
2 7 (10.45%) OVSD
3 4 (5.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.99%) SCCM
4 2 (2.99%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.99%) Puppet
4 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) HP
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) Lotus
4 6 (8.96%) Apple
4 6 (8.96%) Citrix
5 5 (7.46%) Dell
5 5 (7.46%) VMware
6 3 (4.48%) Altiris
6 3 (4.48%) Symantec
6 3 (4.48%) Avaya
6 3 (4.48%) Planview
7 2 (2.99%) Greenplum
7 2 (2.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.99%) Huawei
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco
7 2 (2.99%) Nortel
7 2 (2.99%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.49%) Nokia
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