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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 69 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 808 976 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.50% 4.19% 4.03%
As % of the Applications category 34.01% 36.93% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 668 587
Median daily rate £350 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £552 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 133
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £29.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.04%
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
2376 2643 2767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.29% 11.36% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1790 1808
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 124 179
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.18 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £43.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -25 125 £319 +0.39% 39
Harrow - 9 £350 -
Brentford +4 7 £145 -55.38% 1
Canary Wharf -1 6 £260 -25.71%
Ilford +3 5 £375 +30.43%
Bromley -6 5 £475 -13.63%
Feltham -4 4 £440 +11.11%
Hounslow +3 2 £388 +61.45%
Southwark -2 2 - - 1
Uxbridge -5 2 £350 +133.33%
Westminster - 2 - -
Docklands, London +8 1 £600 +25.00%
Wimbledon -4 1 £351 +27.45%
Croydon -20 1 £250 -33.33% 1
Enfield - 1 £390 -
Greenford - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £260 -
Chiswick - 1 - - 1
Chessington - 1 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 851 (54.83%) Microsoft
2 796 (51.29%) MS Excel
3 615 (39.63%) Windows
4 471 (30.35%) Finance
5 430 (27.71%) Active Directory
6 331 (21.33%) Windows 7
7 304 (19.59%) MS PowerPoint
8 271 (17.46%) ITIL
9 230 (14.82%) SharePoint
10 208 (13.40%) Project Management
11 199 (12.82%) MS Visio
12 188 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
13 183 (11.79%) Citrix
14 180 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
14 180 (11.60%) Banking
15 172 (11.08%) SQL
16 168 (10.82%) Windows Server
17 163 (10.50%) Office 365
18 153 (9.86%) Degree
19 144 (9.28%) MS Project
19 144 (9.28%) MS Exchange
20 131 (8.44%) Windows 8
21 127 (8.18%) Migration
22 120 (7.73%) Security Cleared
23 119 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
24 110 (7.09%) PRINCE2
25 107 (6.89%) SQL Server
25 107 (6.89%) Blackberry
26 101 (6.51%) Oracle
27 98 (6.31%) Windows XP

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
1 230 (14.82%) SharePoint
2 144 (9.28%) MS Exchange
3 67 (4.32%) Skype for Business
4 66 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (2.90%) IBM Notes
6 38 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 33 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 25 (1.61%) IIS
10 24 (1.55%) CMS
11 17 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (0.90%) Confluence
12 14 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.77%) SAS
14 9 (0.58%) MS Project Server
15 8 (0.52%) WordPress
16 7 (0.45%) Drupal
16 7 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
17 6 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
18 4 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 796 (51.29%) MS Excel
2 304 (19.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 199 (12.82%) MS Visio
4 144 (9.28%) MS Project
5 25 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (1.29%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.45%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.26%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.26%) InDesign
12 3 (0.19%) LaTeX
12 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.064%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.064%) ProjectWise
14 1 (0.064%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.32%) assyst
5 5 (0.32%) SAP APO
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.19%) Finacle
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.13%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.13%) Eikon
8 2 (0.13%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 163 (10.50%) Office 365
2 52 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (2.96%) Google Apps
4 35 (2.26%) Trello
5 25 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (1.61%) OneDrive
6 18 (1.16%) Yammer
7 12 (0.77%) SaaS
8 10 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (0.64%) IaaS
9 6 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.32%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.26%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.19%) MailChimp
12 3 (0.19%) PaaS
13 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.064%) Force.com
14 1 (0.064%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 86 (5.54%) TCP/IP
2 76 (4.90%) Internet
3 66 (4.25%) DNS
4 55 (3.54%) DHCP
4 55 (3.54%) Skype
5 48 (3.09%) LAN
6 45 (2.90%) Firewall
7 40 (2.58%) VoIP
8 39 (2.51%) VPN
9 37 (2.38%) WAN
10 31 (2.00%) Wireless
11 30 (1.93%) Intranet
12 19 (1.22%) SAN
13 15 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (0.90%) Ethernet
14 14 (0.90%) LDAP
15 12 (0.77%) WebEx
16 10 (0.64%) Network Security
16 10 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
17 9 (0.58%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (6.89%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
4 21 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 20 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.03%) MS Access
7 16 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (0.84%) Data Mining
9 13 (0.84%) Oracle Database
10 10 (0.64%) MySQL
10 10 (0.64%) Power BI
10 10 (0.64%) QlikView
11 8 (0.52%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (0.45%) SQLPlus
13 6 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 54 (3.48%) JIRA
2 15 (0.97%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.77%) Toad
4 7 (0.45%) Selenium
4 7 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.39%) Axure RP
5 6 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 5 (0.32%) Bugzilla
6 5 (0.32%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.32%) Subversion
6 5 (0.32%) Zephyr
7 3 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.19%) JMeter
7 3 (0.19%) NeoLoad
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.13%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.13%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.13%) JBuilder
8 2 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.064%) AdminStudio
General
1 471 (30.35%) Finance
2 180 (11.60%) Banking
3 81 (5.22%) Law
4 77 (4.96%) Legal
5 63 (4.06%) Marketing
6 59 (3.80%) Telecoms
7 57 (3.67%) Retail
8 46 (2.96%) Investment Banking
9 35 (2.26%) Publishing
10 24 (1.55%) Billing
11 23 (1.48%) Back Office
12 22 (1.42%) Advertising
13 19 (1.22%) Front Office
14 13 (0.84%) German Language
15 12 (0.77%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.71%) French Language
17 9 (0.58%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.52%) Games
19 7 (0.45%) Electronics
19 7 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 527 (33.96%) Analyst
2 151 (9.73%) Support Analyst
3 133 (8.57%) Service Analyst
4 125 (8.05%) Desktop Support
5 108 (6.96%) Service Desk Analyst
6 105 (6.77%) Support Engineer
7 102 (6.57%) Project Manager
8 94 (6.06%) Business Analyst
9 89 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 87 (5.61%) IT Support
11 72 (4.64%) IT Analyst
12 65 (4.19%) Developer
13 55 (3.54%) Administrator
14 50 (3.22%) Service Desk Support
15 49 (3.16%) IT Support Analyst
16 48 (3.09%) Desktop Engineer
17 47 (3.03%) Architect
18 46 (2.96%) Desktop Analyst
18 46 (2.96%) Service Desk Support Analyst
19 43 (2.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.61%) HTML
2 53 (3.41%) .NET
3 38 (2.45%) XML
4 35 (2.26%) CSS
5 31 (2.00%) Web Services
6 19 (1.22%) HTML5
7 14 (0.90%) ASP.NET
7 14 (0.90%) SOAP
8 12 (0.77%) WinForms
9 10 (0.64%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.58%) jQuery
11 8 (0.52%) Software Packaging
11 8 (0.52%) WPF
12 6 (0.39%) CSS3
13 5 (0.32%) Ajax
13 5 (0.32%) RFC 822
14 4 (0.26%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.26%) LINQ
14 4 (0.26%) WCF
14 4 (0.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 188 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (6.89%) Blackberry
3 76 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 49 (3.16%) User Experience
5 48 (3.09%) Smartphone
6 35 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 32 (2.06%) Fat Client
7 32 (2.06%) Thin Client
8 30 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
9 27 (1.74%) iPhone
10 24 (1.55%) Client/Server
10 24 (1.55%) NHS
11 22 (1.42%) e-Learning
12 18 (1.16%) Computer Science
13 17 (1.10%) iPad
14 16 (1.03%) Statistics
15 15 (0.97%) Mathematics
16 13 (0.84%) Mobile App
16 13 (0.84%) STB
16 13 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 615 (39.63%) Windows
2 331 (21.33%) Windows 7
3 168 (10.82%) Windows Server
4 131 (8.44%) Windows 8
5 98 (6.31%) Windows XP
6 89 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (5.41%) Windows 10
8 59 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (3.74%) Linux
10 56 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 55 (3.54%) Apple iOS
12 54 (3.48%) Unix
13 52 (3.35%) Android
13 52 (3.35%) Mac OS X
14 23 (1.48%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.45%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.39%) Mac OS X Server
17 5 (0.32%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.32%) Solaris
17 5 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (17.46%) ITIL
2 208 (13.40%) Project Management
3 180 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (8.18%) Migration
5 119 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 110 (7.09%) PRINCE2
7 91 (5.86%) Change Management
8 90 (5.80%) Service Management
9 87 (5.61%) Business Analysis
10 79 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 66 (4.25%) Service Delivery
12 65 (4.19%) CRM
13 63 (4.06%) Data Analysis
14 62 (3.99%) Time Management
15 56 (3.61%) Document Management
15 56 (3.61%) Risk Management
16 55 (3.54%) Incident Management
17 46 (2.96%) Waterfall
18 45 (2.90%) Validation
19 43 (2.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 172 (11.08%) SQL
2 53 (3.41%) PowerShell
3 51 (3.29%) VBA
4 43 (2.77%) C#
5 40 (2.58%) JavaScript
6 38 (2.45%) Java
7 30 (1.93%) C
8 26 (1.68%) T-SQL
9 24 (1.55%) Python
10 23 (1.48%) VB
11 18 (1.16%) VBScript
12 16 (1.03%) PHP
13 14 (0.90%) PL/SQL
14 11 (0.71%) Perl
14 11 (0.71%) R
15 10 (0.64%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.58%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.52%) ECMAScript
17 8 (0.52%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 153 (9.86%) Degree
2 120 (7.73%) Security Cleared
3 87 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 74 (4.77%) SC Cleared
5 56 (3.61%) MCSE
6 47 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 47 (3.03%) MCP
7 41 (2.64%) ISEB
8 36 (2.32%) MCSA
9 22 (1.42%) MCDST
10 21 (1.35%) A+ Certification
11 20 (1.29%) PMI Certification
12 18 (1.16%) ISTQB
13 17 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 16 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (1.03%) CISM
14 16 (1.03%) CISSP
15 15 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
16 13 (0.84%) CCNA
17 12 (0.77%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (5.80%) SLA
2 56 (3.61%) QA
3 15 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.45%) COBIT
6 7 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.45%) MiFID
7 5 (0.32%) Basel III
7 5 (0.32%) GPG13
7 5 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.32%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.26%) GxP
9 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.13%) SEPA
11 1 (0.064%) COSO
11 1 (0.064%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 430 (27.71%) Active Directory
2 62 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 38 (2.45%) XenApp
5 20 (1.29%) XenDesktop
6 17 (1.10%) Terminal Services
7 13 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (0.77%) vSphere
9 10 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (0.45%) BitLocker
10 7 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.39%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.19%) Docker
12 3 (0.19%) Firmware
12 3 (0.19%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.19%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.064%) Samba
Systems Management
1 91 (5.86%) SCCM
2 45 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
3 31 (2.00%) SCOM
4 13 (0.84%) WSUS
5 11 (0.71%) AirWatch
6 10 (0.64%) Backup Exec
7 9 (0.58%) SCVMM
7 9 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 9 (0.58%) WMI
8 8 (0.52%) DameWare
9 7 (0.45%) Casper Suite
10 6 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.32%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.26%) HP SIM
13 3 (0.19%) Ansible
13 3 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 851 (54.83%) Microsoft
2 183 (11.79%) Citrix
3 101 (6.51%) Oracle
4 90 (5.80%) VMware
5 89 (5.73%) Cisco
6 71 (4.57%) Apple
7 62 (3.99%) Google
8 47 (3.03%) HP
9 45 (2.90%) Lotus
10 42 (2.71%) SAP
11 40 (2.58%) Adobe
12 34 (2.19%) Symantec
13 33 (2.13%) Remedy
14 30 (1.93%) iManage
15 25 (1.61%) IBM
16 23 (1.48%) Bloomberg
17 22 (1.42%) Dell
18 21 (1.35%) LANDesk
18 21 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
19 20 (1.29%) ServiceNow
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