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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 60 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 797 1032 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.60% 4.37% 4.24%
As % of the Applications category 34.46% 37.47% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 698 591
Median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £141 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 104 133
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £32.15 £22.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.91 £14.00 £13.99
% change year-on-year
+13.62% +0.08%
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
2313 2754 2690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.44% 11.67% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 1834 1745
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 152 177
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £11.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.67 £37.30 £27.50
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -17 124 £300 -6.25% 44
Brentford +10 9 £145 -55.38% 2
Bromley -4 8 £450 +83.67% 1
Canary Wharf +3 5 £375 +66.66%
Harrow - 3 £138 - 1
Enfield +2 2 £150 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 - - 2
Feltham -2 2 £445 +13.95% 1
Southwark - 2 - - 1
Chiswick - 2 - -
Docklands, London +6 1 £600 +25.00%
Ilford +4 1 - -
Hounslow +1 1 £388 +61.45%
Southall -1 1 - -
Wimbledon -3 1 £351 -
Croydon -24 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £255 -
Chessington - 1 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 891 (56.11%) Microsoft
2 802 (50.50%) MS Excel
3 628 (39.55%) Windows
4 508 (31.99%) Finance
5 439 (27.64%) Active Directory
6 358 (22.54%) Windows 7
7 302 (19.02%) MS PowerPoint
8 261 (16.44%) ITIL
9 213 (13.41%) SharePoint
10 209 (13.16%) Project Management
11 201 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
12 195 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
13 184 (11.59%) MS Visio
14 183 (11.52%) SQL
14 183 (11.52%) Citrix
15 171 (10.77%) Office 365
16 168 (10.58%) MS Project
17 167 (10.52%) Banking
18 162 (10.20%) Windows Server
19 142 (8.94%) MS Exchange
19 142 (8.94%) Degree
19 142 (8.94%) Security Cleared
20 137 (8.63%) Windows 8
21 127 (8.00%) PRINCE2
22 121 (7.62%) Migration
22 121 (7.62%) SQL Server
23 109 (6.86%) Blackberry
24 108 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
25 99 (6.23%) Windows XP
26 96 (6.05%) VMware

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
1 213 (13.41%) SharePoint
2 142 (8.94%) MS Exchange
3 63 (3.97%) Skype for Business
4 62 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 36 (2.27%) IBM Notes
7 32 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 28 (1.76%) IIS
9 27 (1.70%) CMS
10 23 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (1.32%) Confluence
11 21 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.63%) SAS
14 8 (0.50%) MS Project Server
15 7 (0.44%) Drupal
16 6 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.38%) WordPress
17 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
18 4 (0.25%) Apache
Applications
1 802 (50.50%) MS Excel
2 302 (19.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 184 (11.59%) MS Visio
4 168 (10.58%) MS Project
5 29 (1.83%) Photoshop
6 20 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.38%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.31%) InDesign
11 4 (0.25%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.19%) LaTeX
12 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.19%) SmartSuite
13 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.063%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.063%) ProjectWise
14 1 (0.063%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.31%) assyst
5 5 (0.31%) SAP APO
6 4 (0.25%) Finacle
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.19%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.19%) FastStats
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.13%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.13%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 171 (10.77%) Office 365
2 59 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (3.21%) Google Apps
4 31 (1.95%) Trello
5 22 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (1.39%) OneDrive
6 19 (1.20%) Yammer
7 11 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (0.69%) SaaS
8 10 (0.63%) IaaS
9 7 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.31%) Basecamp
10 5 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.25%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.19%) MailChimp
13 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.063%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.063%) Force.com
14 1 (0.063%) IBM Blueworks
14 1 (0.063%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (5.29%) TCP/IP
2 80 (5.04%) Internet
3 70 (4.41%) LAN
4 64 (4.03%) DNS
5 53 (3.34%) WAN
6 51 (3.21%) Firewall
7 50 (3.15%) DHCP
8 49 (3.09%) Skype
9 48 (3.02%) VPN
10 32 (2.02%) VoIP
11 31 (1.95%) Intranet
12 26 (1.64%) Wireless
13 19 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (1.07%) Network Security
15 16 (1.01%) SAN
16 14 (0.88%) LDAP
17 10 (0.63%) WebEx
18 9 (0.57%) Ethernet
18 9 (0.57%) Extranet
18 9 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 22 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 15 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 15 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (0.88%) MySQL
9 13 (0.82%) MS Access
10 10 (0.63%) Data Mining
10 10 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.50%) SQLPlus
12 7 (0.44%) QlikView
13 6 (0.38%) Big Data
13 6 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.38%) Power BI
14 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 58 (3.65%) JIRA
2 13 (0.82%) Toad
3 11 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.63%) Selenium
5 8 (0.50%) Axure RP
6 7 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (0.38%) SoapUI
7 6 (0.38%) Subversion
7 6 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 5 (0.31%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.19%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.19%) JMeter
9 3 (0.19%) NeoLoad
9 3 (0.19%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.13%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.13%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.13%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 508 (31.99%) Finance
2 167 (10.52%) Banking
3 91 (5.73%) Law
4 87 (5.48%) Legal
5 67 (4.22%) Marketing
6 56 (3.53%) Retail
7 50 (3.15%) Telecoms
8 39 (2.46%) Investment Banking
8 39 (2.46%) Publishing
9 27 (1.70%) Back Office
10 24 (1.51%) Billing
10 24 (1.51%) Front Office
11 21 (1.32%) Advertising
12 13 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.82%) German Language
12 13 (0.82%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.63%) French Language
13 10 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.57%) Italian Language
14 9 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 519 (32.68%) Analyst
2 158 (9.95%) Support Analyst
3 124 (7.81%) Service Analyst
4 112 (7.05%) Desktop Support
5 109 (6.86%) Project Manager
6 103 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
7 98 (6.17%) Support Engineer
8 95 (5.98%) Business Analyst
9 94 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
9 94 (5.92%) IT Support
10 78 (4.91%) Developer
11 67 (4.22%) IT Analyst
12 56 (3.53%) Architect
13 54 (3.40%) Service Desk Support
14 52 (3.27%) Administrator
15 51 (3.21%) Service Desk Support Analyst
16 49 (3.09%) Desktop Analyst
17 47 (2.96%) IT Support Analyst
18 46 (2.90%) 1st Line Support
19 45 (2.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (4.97%) .NET
2 65 (4.09%) HTML
3 43 (2.71%) XML
4 40 (2.52%) CSS
4 40 (2.52%) Web Services
5 19 (1.20%) HTML5
5 19 (1.20%) WinForms
6 15 (0.94%) WPF
7 14 (0.88%) SOAP
8 13 (0.82%) jQuery
9 12 (0.76%) .NET Framework
10 11 (0.69%) ASP.NET
11 10 (0.63%) WCF
12 7 (0.44%) Software Packaging
13 6 (0.38%) CSS3
13 6 (0.38%) MDX
13 6 (0.38%) Unity DI Container
14 5 (0.31%) RFC 822
14 5 (0.31%) Spring.NET
14 5 (0.31%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 201 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (6.86%) Blackberry
3 77 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 51 (3.21%) User Experience
5 43 (2.71%) Smartphone
6 37 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 26 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
8 25 (1.57%) Fat Client
8 25 (1.57%) Thin Client
9 24 (1.51%) iPhone
10 23 (1.45%) Computer Science
11 20 (1.26%) e-Learning
12 19 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 19 (1.20%) NHS
13 18 (1.13%) iPad
13 18 (1.13%) PMI
14 16 (1.01%) Social Media
14 16 (1.01%) Statistics
15 15 (0.94%) Mathematics
15 15 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 628 (39.55%) Windows
2 358 (22.54%) Windows 7
3 162 (10.20%) Windows Server
4 137 (8.63%) Windows 8
5 99 (6.23%) Windows XP
6 89 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (5.23%) Windows 10
8 60 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (3.46%) Linux
9 55 (3.46%) Mac OS X
10 53 (3.34%) Unix
11 51 (3.21%) Android
11 51 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 49 (3.09%) Apple iOS
13 20 (1.26%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
15 5 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.31%) Solaris
15 5 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (16.44%) ITIL
2 209 (13.16%) Project Management
3 195 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 121 (7.62%) Migration
6 108 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 92 (5.79%) Service Management
8 89 (5.60%) Change Management
9 83 (5.23%) Business Analysis
10 81 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 73 (4.60%) Service Delivery
12 70 (4.41%) CRM
13 65 (4.09%) Document Management
14 56 (3.53%) Time Management
15 54 (3.40%) Data Analysis
16 51 (3.21%) Risk Management
17 50 (3.15%) Scrum
18 47 (2.96%) Waterfall
19 46 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
20 45 (2.83%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (11.52%) SQL
2 64 (4.03%) VBA
3 56 (3.53%) C#
4 50 (3.15%) Java
5 46 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 46 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 33 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 31 (1.95%) C
7 31 (1.95%) VBScript
8 25 (1.57%) Python
8 25 (1.57%) VB
9 17 (1.07%) PL/SQL
10 16 (1.01%) PHP
11 15 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 12 (0.76%) Perl
13 10 (0.63%) R
14 9 (0.57%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.50%) C++
15 8 (0.50%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 142 (8.94%) Degree
1 142 (8.94%) Security Cleared
2 84 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (5.29%) SC Cleared
3 55 (3.46%) MCSE
4 44 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
5 39 (2.46%) MCP
6 36 (2.27%) ISEB
7 33 (2.08%) MCSA
8 29 (1.83%) PMI Certification
9 23 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
10 18 (1.13%) MCDST
11 17 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (1.07%) ISTQB
11 17 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (1.01%) A+ Certification
13 15 (0.94%) MCTS
14 14 (0.88%) CISM
14 14 (0.88%) CISSP
15 13 (0.82%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.60%) SLA
2 57 (3.59%) QA
3 12 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.38%) MiFID
7 5 (0.31%) GPG13
7 5 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.19%) GxP
9 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.19%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.13%) SEPA
11 1 (0.063%) DICOM
11 1 (0.063%) HL7
11 1 (0.063%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.063%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 439 (27.64%) Active Directory
2 72 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.83%) XenApp
5 20 (1.26%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.88%) Terminal Services
6 14 (0.88%) vSphere
7 12 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (0.50%) BitLocker
9 8 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.38%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.19%) Docker
11 3 (0.19%) Firmware
11 3 (0.19%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.19%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.13%) Samba
12 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 91 (5.73%) SCCM
2 44 (2.77%) HP Quality Center
3 30 (1.89%) SCOM
4 13 (0.82%) Backup Exec
5 10 (0.63%) WMI
5 10 (0.63%) WSUS
6 9 (0.57%) AirWatch
7 8 (0.50%) Casper Suite
8 7 (0.44%) SCVMM
8 7 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.25%) Ansible
11 4 (0.25%) DameWare
11 4 (0.25%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.25%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.19%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 891 (56.11%) Microsoft
2 183 (11.52%) Citrix
3 96 (6.05%) VMware
4 95 (5.98%) Oracle
5 78 (4.91%) Cisco
6 68 (4.28%) Apple
7 67 (4.22%) Google
8 51 (3.21%) Adobe
9 50 (3.15%) HP
10 40 (2.52%) SAP
11 39 (2.46%) iManage
12 36 (2.27%) Lotus
13 35 (2.20%) Symantec
14 30 (1.89%) Bloomberg
15 27 (1.70%) IBM
15 27 (1.70%) Remedy
16 26 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
17 21 (1.32%) Reuters
18 19 (1.20%) Dell
19 18 (1.13%) ServiceNow
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Lorien Resourcing
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Opilio Recruitment
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Avance Consulting
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Lorien Resourcing
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