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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 63 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 745 1005 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.44% 4.37% 4.24%
As % of the Applications category 34.78% 37.40% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 664 569
Median daily rate £300 £300 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £145 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 98 136
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £25.45 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
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
2142 2687 2674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.88% 11.69% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 1749 1707
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 151 177
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £34.40 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -20 117 £270 -16.92% 33
Bromley -4 8 £320 +30.61% 2
Brentford +7 7 £145 -55.38%
Canary Wharf +4 5 £400 +77.77% 1
Osterley - 4 £116 -
Southall -1 3 £200 -
Croydon -25 3 £325 -34.34% 2
Enfield +4 2 £150 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 - - 2
Chiswick - 2 - -
Docklands, London +2 1 £350 -27.08%
Feltham 0 1 - -
Southwark -2 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £255 -
Harrow - 1 £138 - 1
New Malden - 1 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 839 (55.05%) Microsoft
2 786 (51.57%) MS Excel
3 592 (38.85%) Windows
4 510 (33.46%) Finance
5 433 (28.41%) Active Directory
6 368 (24.15%) Windows 7
7 267 (17.52%) ITIL
8 264 (17.32%) MS PowerPoint
9 215 (14.11%) SharePoint
10 209 (13.71%) Project Management
11 198 (12.99%) SQL
12 187 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
13 181 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
14 178 (11.68%) MS Visio
15 175 (11.48%) Citrix
16 172 (11.29%) MS Project
17 156 (10.24%) Banking
18 154 (10.10%) Windows Server
19 149 (9.78%) Office 365
20 144 (9.45%) MS Exchange
21 142 (9.32%) Degree
22 130 (8.53%) Windows 8
23 127 (8.33%) SQL Server
24 125 (8.20%) PRINCE2
25 121 (7.94%) Security Cleared
26 112 (7.35%) Blackberry
27 108 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
28 105 (6.89%) Windows XP
28 105 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
29 101 (6.63%) Law

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
1 215 (14.11%) SharePoint
2 144 (9.45%) MS Exchange
3 68 (4.46%) Skype for Business
4 62 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 37 (2.43%) CMS
7 31 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 29 (1.90%) IBM Notes
9 28 (1.84%) IIS
10 27 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 21 (1.38%) Confluence
13 10 (0.66%) Drupal
13 10 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.59%) WordPress
15 8 (0.52%) MS Project Server
16 7 (0.46%) SAS
17 5 (0.33%) Apache
17 5 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 786 (51.57%) MS Excel
2 264 (17.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 178 (11.68%) MS Visio
4 172 (11.29%) MS Project
5 41 (2.69%) Photoshop
6 21 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 16 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.39%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.33%) InDesign
11 4 (0.26%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.20%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.20%) LaTeX
12 3 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.20%) SmartSuite
13 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.066%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 17 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.39%) SAP APO
5 6 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.33%) assyst
7 4 (0.26%) Finacle
8 3 (0.20%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.20%) FastStats
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.13%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 149 (9.78%) Office 365
2 42 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.38%) Google Apps
4 19 (1.25%) Yammer
5 15 (0.98%) OneDrive
6 11 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (0.59%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.39%) MailChimp
8 6 (0.39%) SaaS
9 5 (0.33%) IaaS
10 4 (0.26%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.20%) GitHub
11 3 (0.20%) Trello
12 2 (0.13%) Pure360
13 1 (0.066%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.066%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.066%) PaaS
13 1 (0.066%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.25%) TCP/IP
2 62 (4.07%) Internet
2 62 (4.07%) LAN
3 61 (4.00%) DNS
4 53 (3.48%) DHCP
4 53 (3.48%) VPN
5 50 (3.28%) Firewall
6 45 (2.95%) WAN
7 41 (2.69%) Skype
8 39 (2.56%) Intranet
9 24 (1.57%) VoIP
9 24 (1.57%) Wireless
10 17 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (1.05%) Network Security
11 16 (1.05%) SAN
12 15 (0.98%) WebEx
13 10 (0.66%) LDAP
13 10 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (0.59%) Ethernet
14 9 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.10%) Relational Database
3 30 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (0.98%) RDBMS
10 14 (0.92%) MS Access
10 14 (0.92%) MySQL
11 10 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.46%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (0.39%) Power BI
13 6 (0.39%) QlikView
13 6 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.39%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 56 (3.67%) JIRA
2 22 (1.44%) Toad
3 10 (0.66%) Subversion
3 10 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.59%) Selenium
5 8 (0.52%) Axure RP
5 8 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (0.33%) SoapUI
7 5 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.26%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.20%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.20%) JMeter
9 3 (0.20%) NeoLoad
9 3 (0.20%) Sublime Text
9 3 (0.20%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.13%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.13%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 510 (33.46%) Finance
2 156 (10.24%) Banking
3 101 (6.63%) Law
4 99 (6.50%) Legal
5 71 (4.66%) Marketing
6 53 (3.48%) Telecoms
7 41 (2.69%) Retail
8 34 (2.23%) Publishing
9 32 (2.10%) Investment Banking
10 28 (1.84%) Back Office
11 22 (1.44%) Front Office
12 20 (1.31%) Billing
13 19 (1.25%) Advertising
14 16 (1.05%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.98%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.72%) French Language
17 11 (0.72%) German Language
18 10 (0.66%) Electronics
18 10 (0.66%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 515 (33.79%) Analyst
2 157 (10.30%) Support Analyst
3 128 (8.40%) Service Analyst
4 118 (7.74%) Desktop Support
5 106 (6.96%) Service Desk Analyst
6 102 (6.69%) Support Engineer
7 101 (6.63%) Project Manager
8 94 (6.17%) IT Support
9 91 (5.97%) Business Analyst
10 90 (5.91%) 2nd Line Support
11 89 (5.84%) Developer
12 66 (4.33%) IT Analyst
13 57 (3.74%) Administrator
13 57 (3.74%) Service Desk Support
14 52 (3.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
15 51 (3.35%) Desktop Analyst
16 44 (2.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 44 (2.89%) IT Support Analyst
17 42 (2.76%) Support Officer
18 41 (2.69%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (5.31%) .NET
2 62 (4.07%) HTML
3 48 (3.15%) XML
4 41 (2.69%) Web Services
5 35 (2.30%) CSS
6 23 (1.51%) jQuery
7 16 (1.05%) WPF
8 15 (0.98%) HTML5
9 14 (0.92%) .NET Framework
10 12 (0.79%) SOAP
10 12 (0.79%) WinForms
11 11 (0.72%) ASP.NET
12 10 (0.66%) WCF
13 7 (0.46%) AngularJS
14 6 (0.39%) CSS3
14 6 (0.39%) MDX
14 6 (0.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (0.39%) Unity DI Container
15 5 (0.33%) OOXML
15 5 (0.33%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 187 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (7.35%) Blackberry
3 73 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 52 (3.41%) User Experience
5 35 (2.30%) Smartphone
6 33 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 27 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
8 22 (1.44%) iPhone
8 22 (1.44%) PMI
9 21 (1.38%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.38%) Fat Client
9 21 (1.38%) NHS
9 21 (1.38%) Thin Client
10 20 (1.31%) e-Learning
11 19 (1.25%) iPad
12 18 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 17 (1.12%) Social Media
14 15 (0.98%) STB
15 14 (0.92%) Mobile App
16 13 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 592 (38.85%) Windows
2 368 (24.15%) Windows 7
3 154 (10.10%) Windows Server
4 130 (8.53%) Windows 8
5 105 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 105 (6.89%) Windows XP
6 70 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 65 (4.27%) Windows 10
8 59 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 47 (3.08%) Linux
9 47 (3.08%) Mac OS X
10 46 (3.02%) Unix
11 40 (2.62%) Apple iOS
12 38 (2.49%) Android
13 20 (1.31%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.39%) CentOS
15 6 (0.39%) Mac OS X Server
15 6 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (17.52%) ITIL
2 209 (13.71%) Project Management
3 181 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (8.20%) PRINCE2
5 108 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 101 (6.63%) Change Management
7 99 (6.50%) Migration
8 89 (5.84%) Service Management
9 84 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 76 (4.99%) CRM
11 71 (4.66%) Document Management
12 65 (4.27%) Service Delivery
13 63 (4.13%) Business Analysis
14 57 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
14 57 (3.74%) Scrum
15 54 (3.54%) Time Management
16 50 (3.28%) Problem Management
17 49 (3.22%) Asset Management
17 49 (3.22%) Waterfall
18 47 (3.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (12.99%) SQL
2 72 (4.72%) VBA
3 60 (3.94%) C#
4 51 (3.35%) PowerShell
5 46 (3.02%) JavaScript
6 44 (2.89%) Java
7 36 (2.36%) VBScript
8 30 (1.97%) C
9 29 (1.90%) T-SQL
10 24 (1.57%) VB
11 23 (1.51%) Python
12 20 (1.31%) PHP
13 19 (1.25%) VB.NET
14 18 (1.18%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.66%) Perl
16 9 (0.59%) R
17 8 (0.52%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.46%) C++
19 6 (0.39%) MATLAB
20 4 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 142 (9.32%) Degree
2 121 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 80 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 63 (4.13%) SC Cleared
5 51 (3.35%) MCSE
6 48 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
7 41 (2.69%) ISEB
8 32 (2.10%) PMI Certification
9 31 (2.03%) MCP
10 28 (1.84%) MCSA
11 25 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
11 25 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 24 (1.57%) ISTQB
13 18 (1.18%) MCDST
14 17 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.85%) A+ Certification
15 13 (0.85%) MCTS
15 13 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 12 (0.79%) PMP
17 11 (0.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.25%) SLA
2 48 (3.15%) QA
3 12 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.39%) MiFID
6 6 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.33%) GPG13
7 5 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.20%) WCAG
9 2 (0.13%) Basel III
9 2 (0.13%) GxP
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.13%) ISO15022
9 2 (0.13%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.066%) EMIR
10 1 (0.066%) Solvency II
System Software
1 433 (28.41%) Active Directory
2 63 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.17%) XenApp
4 20 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.31%) XenDesktop
5 14 (0.92%) vSphere
6 12 (0.79%) Terminal Services
6 12 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.52%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.39%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.26%) Xen
14 3 (0.20%) Docker
14 3 (0.20%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.20%) NFS
14 3 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 98 (6.43%) SCCM
2 50 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (1.90%) SCOM
4 13 (0.85%) Backup Exec
5 10 (0.66%) WSUS
6 7 (0.46%) SCVMM
6 7 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (0.39%) Casper Suite
7 6 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.39%) WMI
8 5 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.26%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.26%) Ansible
9 4 (0.26%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.26%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.20%) EMC VPLEX
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.20%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 839 (55.05%) Microsoft
2 175 (11.48%) Citrix
3 101 (6.63%) Oracle
4 79 (5.18%) VMware
5 76 (4.99%) Cisco
6 59 (3.87%) HP
7 54 (3.54%) Adobe
8 45 (2.95%) SAP
9 44 (2.89%) Apple
10 42 (2.76%) Google
11 40 (2.62%) iManage
12 39 (2.56%) IBM
13 38 (2.49%) Bloomberg
14 37 (2.43%) Symantec
15 30 (1.97%) Remedy
16 29 (1.90%) Lotus
17 28 (1.84%) Reuters
18 26 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
19 23 (1.51%) Dell
20 21 (1.38%) Cognos
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £50 - £51 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £120.00 - £140.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Tech
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London, Angel
Ticketmaster
Rate: £0 - £12,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Tech
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Recruitment Services
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: DOE
Posted: 26 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 20 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Rate: £30,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £110 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £1 per day + Competitive Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETTITVE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £48.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £160 - £185 per day
Posted: 6 days ago