The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 80 62 38
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Contract jobs citing MS Office 668 791 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.11% 3.52% 4.65%
As % of the Applications category 32.83% 33.38% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 462 705
Median daily rate £275 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £305 £263
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 124
Median hourly rate £16.08 £15.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £20.61 £22.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2035 2370 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.48% 10.55% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 1552 1871
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 113 161
Median hourly rate £17.30 £16.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £9.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £24.09 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in London

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the London region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in London

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in London

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the London region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in London

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in London

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
City of London -28 102 £238 -19.49% 31
Canary Wharf +4 9 £160 -55.55%
Dagenham - 4 - -
Brentford +9 3 £160 -56.46%
Feltham -1 3 £351 +154.90% 1
Hounslow 0 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 - - 1
Westminster -4 2 £300 -
Docklands, London -5 2 £250 -9.09%
New Malden - 2 - - 1
Hammersmith +4 1 £165 -64.32%
Wembley +4 1 £160 +3.22%
Greenwich +2 1 £113 -67.05%
Hayes 0 1 £375 -
Uxbridge -7 1 £175 -17.15%
Croydon -28 1 £483 +42.96%
Barking - 1 - - 1
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
Romford - 1 - -
Southall - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £120 -
Lewisham - 1 £185 -
Paddington - 1 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 856 (58.75%) Microsoft
2 747 (51.27%) MS Excel
3 577 (39.60%) Windows
4 406 (27.87%) Active Directory
5 386 (26.49%) Finance
6 321 (22.03%) MS PowerPoint
7 276 (18.94%) Windows 7
8 244 (16.75%) ITIL
9 202 (13.86%) Banking
10 197 (13.52%) Project Management
11 190 (13.04%) MS Visio
12 180 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
13 177 (12.15%) SharePoint
14 160 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
15 156 (10.71%) Degree
16 154 (10.57%) Office 365
17 153 (10.50%) Citrix
18 141 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
19 140 (9.61%) MS Project
20 135 (9.27%) MS Exchange
21 128 (8.79%) Blackberry
21 128 (8.79%) Migration
22 125 (8.58%) SQL
23 117 (8.03%) Windows Server
24 113 (7.76%) Windows 8
25 110 (7.55%) Security Cleared
26 98 (6.73%) Retail
26 98 (6.73%) Windows 10
27 96 (6.59%) Change Management
28 94 (6.45%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 177 (12.15%) SharePoint
2 135 (9.27%) MS Exchange
3 64 (4.39%) Skype for Business
4 62 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 43 (2.95%) IBM Notes
7 33 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (1.30%) IIS
9 16 (1.10%) Confluence
10 13 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.69%) SAS
12 8 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.48%) CMS
14 6 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.34%) Apache
15 5 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 747 (51.27%) MS Excel
2 321 (22.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 190 (13.04%) MS Visio
4 140 (9.61%) MS Project
5 24 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (1.10%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.41%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.27%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.14%) InDesign
12 1 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.069%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.069%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.069%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.069%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.069%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (0.41%) Primavera
4 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.27%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.14%) assyst
6 2 (0.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.14%) Eikon
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.14%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.069%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 154 (10.57%) Office 365
2 57 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.23%) G Suite
4 34 (2.33%) Trello
5 28 (1.92%) OneDrive
6 22 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (0.96%) IaaS
8 13 (0.89%) SaaS
9 12 (0.82%) PaaS
10 11 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (0.69%) Yammer
12 7 (0.48%) Mimecast
12 7 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
13 5 (0.34%) Basecamp
14 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (5.42%) TCP/IP
2 74 (5.08%) Internet
3 59 (4.05%) Skype
4 55 (3.77%) DNS
5 42 (2.88%) DHCP
5 42 (2.88%) LAN
6 41 (2.81%) VoIP
7 36 (2.47%) VPN
7 36 (2.47%) Wireless
8 35 (2.40%) Firewall
9 31 (2.13%) WAN
10 30 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (1.24%) Ethernet
11 18 (1.24%) Intranet
12 17 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (0.89%) LDAP
14 11 (0.75%) Network Security
14 11 (0.75%) WebEx
15 10 (0.69%) ISDN
16 9 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (1.17%) Data Mining
6 15 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.75%) MS Access
7 11 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 11 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (0.69%) Big Data
9 9 (0.62%) PowerPivot
9 9 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (0.55%) Power BI
10 8 (0.55%) QlikView
11 7 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.41%) DTS
12 6 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 53 (3.64%) JIRA
2 18 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.48%) Subversion
4 6 (0.41%) Axure RP
4 6 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.34%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.27%) Selenium
7 3 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.21%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.21%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.21%) MSI
7 3 (0.21%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.21%) Zephyr
8 2 (0.14%) JUnit
8 2 (0.14%) Maven
8 2 (0.14%) Robot Framework
8 2 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.14%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.14%) VersionOne
General
1 386 (26.49%) Finance
2 202 (13.86%) Banking
3 98 (6.73%) Retail
4 90 (6.18%) Law
5 83 (5.70%) Legal
6 49 (3.36%) Investment Banking
7 48 (3.29%) Telecoms
8 44 (3.02%) Marketing
9 24 (1.65%) Advertising
10 21 (1.44%) Retail Banking
11 20 (1.37%) Publishing
12 14 (0.96%) Back Office
13 11 (0.75%) Front Office
14 8 (0.55%) Billing
14 8 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.55%) German Language
15 7 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (0.48%) Games
16 6 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 478 (32.81%) Analyst
2 136 (9.33%) Support Engineer
3 126 (8.65%) Desktop Support
4 120 (8.24%) Service Analyst
5 119 (8.17%) Support Analyst
6 104 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 103 (7.07%) Business Analyst
8 102 (7.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 82 (5.63%) Project Manager
10 81 (5.56%) IT Support
11 76 (5.22%) Desktop Engineer
12 69 (4.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 63 (4.32%) IT Analyst
14 56 (3.84%) 1st Line Support
15 54 (3.71%) Developer
16 49 (3.36%) Architect
17 46 (3.16%) Help Desk Support
18 45 (3.09%) Help Desk Analyst
18 45 (3.09%) IT Support Analyst
19 44 (3.02%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.81%) .NET
2 31 (2.13%) HTML
3 23 (1.58%) CSS
4 17 (1.17%) Web Services
5 16 (1.10%) XML
6 15 (1.03%) ASP.NET
7 12 (0.82%) HTML5
8 8 (0.55%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.55%) Software Packaging
8 8 (0.55%) WinForms
9 7 (0.48%) COM
9 7 (0.48%) jQuery
10 5 (0.34%) Ajax
10 5 (0.34%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (0.34%) RESTful
10 5 (0.34%) Sensu
10 5 (0.34%) SOAP
10 5 (0.34%) WPF
10 5 (0.34%) XSL
11 4 (0.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 180 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (8.79%) Blackberry
3 85 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 49 (3.36%) Smartphone
5 44 (3.02%) User Experience
6 39 (2.68%) Data Centre
7 38 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
8 35 (2.40%) iPhone
9 30 (2.06%) iPad
10 25 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 23 (1.58%) NHS
12 21 (1.44%) Computer Science
13 20 (1.37%) Fat Client
13 20 (1.37%) Thin Client
14 18 (1.24%) e-Learning
14 18 (1.24%) FMCG
15 15 (1.03%) Virtual Team
16 13 (0.89%) Market Risk
17 12 (0.82%) Driving Licence
17 12 (0.82%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 577 (39.60%) Windows
2 276 (18.94%) Windows 7
3 117 (8.03%) Windows Server
4 113 (7.76%) Windows 8
5 98 (6.73%) Windows 10
6 63 (4.32%) Android
7 62 (4.26%) Windows XP
8 53 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (3.57%) Apple iOS
10 45 (3.09%) Mac OS X
11 41 (2.81%) Linux
12 36 (2.47%) Mac OS
13 35 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 31 (2.13%) Unix
15 29 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.41%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.34%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.21%) Solaris
19 3 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (16.75%) ITIL
2 197 (13.52%) Project Management
3 160 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 128 (8.79%) Migration
6 96 (6.59%) Change Management
7 94 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 85 (5.83%) Service Management
9 78 (5.35%) Business Analysis
10 71 (4.87%) Data Analysis
11 63 (4.32%) Time Management
12 52 (3.57%) Service Delivery
13 51 (3.50%) Validation
14 48 (3.29%) Project Planning
15 47 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
15 47 (3.23%) Risk Management
15 47 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
16 43 (2.95%) CRM
16 43 (2.95%) ERP
16 43 (2.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (8.58%) SQL
2 41 (2.81%) VBA
3 38 (2.61%) C#
4 35 (2.40%) PowerShell
5 33 (2.26%) Java
6 25 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 23 (1.58%) JavaScript
8 19 (1.30%) C
9 12 (0.82%) VB
10 11 (0.75%) Python
10 11 (0.75%) VBScript
11 9 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.55%) ECMAScript
12 8 (0.55%) TypeScript
12 8 (0.55%) XAML
13 7 (0.48%) R
13 7 (0.48%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.27%) Perl
15 3 (0.21%) JCL
15 3 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 156 (10.71%) Degree
2 110 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 82 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 73 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (3.36%) MCP
6 47 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 47 (3.23%) MCSE
7 33 (2.26%) MCSA
8 26 (1.78%) MCDST
9 20 (1.37%) A+ Certification
9 20 (1.37%) ISEB
10 17 (1.17%) ACDT
10 17 (1.17%) ACHDS
10 17 (1.17%) ACTC
10 17 (1.17%) MCSM
10 17 (1.17%) Network+ Certification
11 15 (1.03%) MOS
12 14 (0.96%) DV Cleared
12 14 (0.96%) PMP
13 13 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.67%) SLA
2 51 (3.50%) QA
3 24 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.55%) Basel III
6 7 (0.48%) COBIT
6 7 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.41%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.34%) MiFID
8 5 (0.34%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.27%) GxP
9 4 (0.27%) P3O
10 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.14%) SEPA
11 1 (0.069%) COSO
11 1 (0.069%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 406 (27.87%) Active Directory
2 42 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 33 (2.26%) XenApp
5 19 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (0.69%) Terminal Services
7 9 (0.62%) vSphere
8 8 (0.55%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.27%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.21%) Firmware
13 3 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.069%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.069%) NDS
15 1 (0.069%) Samba
15 1 (0.069%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 75 (5.15%) SCCM
2 18 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (1.10%) AirWatch
4 12 (0.82%) SCOM
5 9 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 9 (0.62%) WSUS
6 7 (0.48%) DameWare
7 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.34%) logstash
8 5 (0.34%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.27%) Casper Suite
9 4 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.27%) Kibana
9 4 (0.27%) Nagios
9 4 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.27%) WhatsUp Gold
9 4 (0.27%) WMI
9 4 (0.27%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 856 (58.75%) Microsoft
2 153 (10.50%) Citrix
3 88 (6.04%) Cisco
4 83 (5.70%) Apple
5 67 (4.60%) Oracle
6 64 (4.39%) VMware
7 62 (4.26%) Google
8 45 (3.09%) HP
9 43 (2.95%) Lotus
10 37 (2.54%) SAP
11 32 (2.20%) Adobe
12 30 (2.06%) Remedy
13 28 (1.92%) Bloomberg
14 23 (1.58%) ServiceNow
15 20 (1.37%) iManage
16 18 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
17 17 (1.17%) Dell
17 17 (1.17%) Reuters
18 15 (1.03%) LANDesk
19 14 (0.96%) Mitel
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