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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 28 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.46% 7.19% 5.56%
As % of the Applications category 40.58% 34.85% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 17
Median daily rate £186 £318 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +111.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £188 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £508 £204
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £305 £263
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.45 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £17.30 £17.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
69 132 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.99% 20.63% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 59 64
Median daily rate £388 £330 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.27% -19.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £9.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.70 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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 +2 7 £425 - 2
Rickmansworth -1 6 £145 -
Hemel Hempstead 0 2 £150 +15.38% 3
Stevenage -1 2 £225 - 1
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 26 (42.62%) MS Excel
3 16 (26.23%) Windows
4 14 (22.95%) Finance
5 13 (21.31%) MS Visio
6 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (18.03%) ITIL
8 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
8 10 (16.39%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
9 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
9 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
9 9 (14.75%) Project Management
10 8 (13.11%) Change Management
10 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
10 8 (13.11%) Degree
10 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (11.48%) Retail
11 7 (11.48%) MS Project
12 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (9.84%) SQL
12 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (9.84%) Supplier Management
13 5 (8.20%) Office 365
13 5 (8.20%) SLA
13 5 (8.20%) HTML
13 5 (8.20%) Java
13 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
14 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery

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 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) SAS
4 1 (1.64%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 26 (42.62%) MS Excel
2 13 (21.31%) MS Visio
3 10 (16.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (11.48%) MS Project
5 1 (1.64%) PTC Creo
5 1 (1.64%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) DHCP
1 3 (4.92%) DNS
1 3 (4.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.28%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) SSL
2 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
2 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) NAS
3 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.64%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) VoIP
3 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (4.92%) Toad
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Advertising
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) German Language
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Analyst
2 7 (11.48%) Administrator
2 7 (11.48%) Help Desk Analyst
2 7 (11.48%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.84%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) IT Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.56%) Engagement Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Junior
6 3 (4.92%) Project Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) JSF
2 3 (4.92%) SOAP
2 3 (4.92%) Spring
2 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.28%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.64%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.64%) IVR
5 1 (1.64%) Life Science
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.64%) Android
7 1 (1.64%) Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
2 9 (14.75%) Project Management
3 8 (13.11%) Change Management
3 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.84%) Supplier Management
5 4 (6.56%) ITSM
5 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.56%) Service Management
6 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.92%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.28%) C
4 2 (3.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) MCP
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.28%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CCNA
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.64%) MCTS
6 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.64%) P3O
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.64%) Simpana
2 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) HP
3 3 (4.92%) NGA Human Resources
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Cognos
4 2 (3.28%) IBM
4 2 (3.28%) SAP
4 2 (3.28%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) CommVault
5 1 (1.64%) EMC
5 1 (1.64%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.64%) Juniper
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) Sophos
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec
5 1 (1.64%) Veritas
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £12.00 - £13.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £150 - £228 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago