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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 52 17 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.21% 3.49% 6.49%
As % of the Applications category 35.62% 19.77% 48.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 16
Average daily rate
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£225 £175 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £122 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.34 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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
146 86 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.44% 17.66% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 47
Average daily rate £330 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.92 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.09% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £32.90 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

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 16 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 September 2014. 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
Stevenage +4 9 - - 1
Rickmansworth -13 9 £338 +92.85% 1
Watford +1 6 £248 - 4
Hertford 0 1 £160 - 1
Berkhamsted - 1 £163 -
Borehamwood - 1 £190 - 1
St Albans - 1 - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 4
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 63 (68.48%) Windows
2 43 (46.74%) MS Excel
3 39 (42.39%) Windows XP
4 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
5 29 (31.52%) Windows 7
6 28 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 25 (27.17%) VPN
8 18 (19.57%) HP
9 16 (17.39%) Internet
10 15 (16.30%) Manufacturing
10 15 (16.30%) OpenView
10 15 (16.30%) OVSD
11 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (11.96%) Finance
13 11 (11.96%) MS Visio
13 11 (11.96%) SQL
14 10 (10.87%) ITIL
14 10 (10.87%) Blackberry
15 9 (9.78%) MS Exchange
16 8 (8.70%) Altiris
16 8 (8.70%) VoIP
16 8 (8.70%) Symantec
16 8 (8.70%) Project Management
17 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (7.61%) Citrix
17 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
18 6 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
18 6 (6.52%) Google
18 6 (6.52%) Business Analysis

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 9 (9.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.17%) SAS
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.09%) TPMS
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 43 (46.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.96%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.09%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.17%) VPN
2 16 (17.39%) Internet
3 8 (8.70%) VoIP
4 5 (5.43%) LAN
4 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.26%) ADSL
5 3 (3.26%) Firewall
6 2 (2.17%) Wireless
6 2 (2.17%) DNS
6 2 (2.17%) DHCP
7 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.09%) WAN
7 1 (1.09%) 2G
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.09%) 4G
7 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.09%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) MS Access
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MSI
General
1 15 (16.30%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.96%) Finance
3 6 (6.52%) Retail
4 5 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.35%) Legal
6 3 (3.26%) Banking
7 2 (2.17%) Marketing
7 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.17%) Publishing
8 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (47.83%) Analyst
2 24 (26.09%) Service Analyst
3 21 (22.83%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (19.57%) Support Engineer
5 13 (14.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (11.96%) Business Analyst
7 9 (9.78%) Support Analyst
7 9 (9.78%) Technical Support
7 9 (9.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.43%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.43%) Administrator
9 4 (4.35%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.35%) Payments Business Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
10 3 (3.26%) IT Support
10 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (2.17%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.17%) Network Engineer
11 2 (2.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) XML
2 5 (5.43%) Web Services
3 3 (3.26%) .NET
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.09%) SOAP
4 1 (1.09%) DHTML
4 1 (1.09%) HTML
4 1 (1.09%) XSLT
4 1 (1.09%) XMPP
4 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.09%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) HP StorageWorks
4 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.17%) iPhone
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Statistics
5 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.09%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 63 (68.48%) Windows
2 39 (42.39%) Windows XP
3 29 (31.52%) Windows 7
4 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.43%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.35%) Android
8 2 (2.17%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.09%) Linux
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.87%) ITIL
2 8 (8.70%) Project Management
3 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (6.52%) Business Analysis
5 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
5 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.43%) CRM
6 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.35%) Requirements Management
6 4 (4.35%) SOA
7 3 (3.26%) Data Entry
7 3 (3.26%) Use Case
7 3 (3.26%) Network Management
7 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.17%) ITSM
8 2 (2.17%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.17%) Change Control
8 2 (2.17%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.09%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.09%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) VB
3 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.09%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.09%) VB6
4 1 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) Degree
3 5 (5.43%) MCP
3 5 (5.43%) MCSE
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.35%) MOS
5 1 (1.09%) MCITP
5 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.09%) MBA
5 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.09%) CBAP
5 1 (1.09%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.09%) XenServer
3 1 (1.09%) vSphere
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) OpenView
1 15 (16.30%) OVSD
2 4 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.09%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.57%) HP
3 8 (8.70%) Symantec
3 8 (8.70%) Altiris
4 7 (7.61%) Citrix
5 6 (6.52%) Google
6 5 (5.43%) Oracle
7 3 (3.26%) Avaya
8 2 (2.17%) Remedy
8 2 (2.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco
8 2 (2.17%) Sage
8 2 (2.17%) VMware
9 1 (1.09%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.09%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.09%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.09%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.09%) Dell
9 1 (1.09%) Adobe
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