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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 21 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Office 38 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.35% 6.84% 4.75%
As % of the Applications category 45.24% 45.45% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 8
Median daily rate £175 £285 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +83.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £129 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £416 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £295 £270
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £14.55 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.81 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-11.68% +11.53%

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
84 88 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.05% 15.04% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 30
Median daily rate £325 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £129 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 12
Median hourly rate £45.71 £29.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.60% +163.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £15.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.24 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +13.79%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +4 7 £175 -4.10% 5
Welwyn Garden City -8 6 £175 -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £163 - 4
St Albans +8 4 - -
Stevenage -5 3 £225 -
Rickmansworth -8 2 - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 15 (23.81%) Windows
3 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 12 (19.05%) ITIL
4 12 (19.05%) Finance
5 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
6 10 (15.87%) Degree
6 10 (15.87%) Office 365
7 9 (14.29%) CRM
7 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.70%) MS Visio
8 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
9 7 (11.11%) Project Management
9 7 (11.11%) Retail
9 7 (11.11%) ITSM
9 7 (11.11%) Service Management
10 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (9.52%) Driving Licence
10 6 (9.52%) Windows 8
10 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (7.94%) OneDrive
11 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
11 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
11 5 (7.94%) SLA
11 5 (7.94%) MS Project
11 5 (7.94%) Change Management
12 4 (6.35%) Identity Management
12 4 (6.35%) Management Information System

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 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.70%) MS Visio
3 5 (7.94%) MS Project
4 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.59%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Office 365
2 5 (7.94%) OneDrive
3 4 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Internet
2 3 (4.76%) DHCP
2 3 (4.76%) DNS
3 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.17%) LAN
3 2 (3.17%) WAN
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.59%) FCoE
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.59%) NAS
4 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.59%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) Skype
4 1 (1.59%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) German Language
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) IT Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.35%) Desktop Team Leader
6 4 (6.35%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Project Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) CRM Trainer
7 3 (4.76%) Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Trainer
7 3 (4.76%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 4 (6.35%) e-Learning
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) Video Editing
3 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.59%) CMDB
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.76%) Android
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Unix
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) CRM
2 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (11.11%) ITSM
3 7 (11.11%) Project Management
3 7 (11.11%) Service Management
4 5 (7.94%) Change Management
4 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.35%) Identity Management
5 4 (6.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.35%) People Management
5 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.35%) Supplier Management
6 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.76%) Migration
6 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) Java
1 2 (3.17%) PHP
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) C
2 1 (1.59%) C#
2 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) CCNA
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) MCP
5 1 (1.59%) MCSA
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (1.59%) NFS
2 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) vSphere
2 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (6.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Simpana
Vendors
1 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Apple
2 3 (4.76%) NGA Human Resources
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco
3 2 (3.17%) Citrix
3 2 (3.17%) HP
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Sun
3 2 (3.17%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe
4 1 (1.59%) Brocade
4 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.59%) Cognos
4 1 (1.59%) CommVault
4 1 (1.59%) EMC
4 1 (1.59%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.59%) Juniper
4 1 (1.59%) Lotus
4 1 (1.59%) Remedy
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £175.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago