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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
England / London
Rank 71 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 608 798 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.14% 3.78% 4.01%
As % of the Applications category 33.35% 34.59% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 490 539
Median daily rate £325 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £293 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 72 63
Median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.86 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-11.31% +11.53%

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
1823 2307 2243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.41% 10.94% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 1536 1484
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 98 106
Median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £31.66 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +13.79%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 87 £350 +3.70% 39
Hammersmith +3 7 £360 -16.27% 1
Uxbridge 0 6 £175 -2.77% 3
Feltham - 6 - -
Canary Wharf +3 5 £336 -3.92%
Docklands, London -1 3 £500 +9.28%
Barnet - 3 £400 - 1
Westminster -1 2 £365 -30.47%
Kingston Upon Thames -13 2 £228 +37.87% 2
Chiswick - 2 £331 - 2
Brentford +4 1 - -
Hayes +2 1 £135 -
Wembley +2 1 £160 +16.36%
Romford 0 1 £145 +16.93%
Croydon -6 1 - - 1
Twickenham - 1 £150 - 1
West Drayton - 1 - - 2
Hendon - 1 £250 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 787 (62.02%) Microsoft
2 657 (51.77%) MS Excel
3 478 (37.67%) Windows
4 346 (27.27%) Finance
5 342 (26.95%) Active Directory
6 239 (18.83%) Windows 7
7 235 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
8 202 (15.92%) ITIL
9 173 (13.63%) Project Management
10 169 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
11 166 (13.08%) Banking
12 157 (12.37%) Degree
13 140 (11.03%) SharePoint
13 140 (11.03%) MS Visio
14 135 (10.64%) Blackberry
14 135 (10.64%) Citrix
15 132 (10.40%) MS Project
16 130 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
17 128 (10.09%) Office 365
18 127 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
19 115 (9.06%) MS Exchange
20 108 (8.51%) Windows 10
21 103 (8.12%) SQL
22 100 (7.88%) Cisco
23 99 (7.80%) Security Cleared
24 98 (7.72%) PRINCE2
25 91 (7.17%) Change Management
25 91 (7.17%) Legal
26 88 (6.93%) SQL Server
27 84 (6.62%) Retail

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
1 140 (11.03%) SharePoint
2 115 (9.06%) MS Exchange
3 72 (5.67%) Skype for Business
4 52 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 48 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (2.36%) IBM Notes
7 29 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 27 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (1.58%) Confluence
10 18 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (1.02%) SAS
12 9 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (0.71%) CMS
12 9 (0.71%) IIS
12 9 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 657 (51.77%) MS Excel
2 235 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 140 (11.03%) MS Visio
4 132 (10.40%) MS Project
5 18 (1.42%) Photoshop
6 16 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.32%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.16%) InDesign
11 1 (0.079%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.39%) Eikon
3 5 (0.39%) Primavera
3 5 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.32%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.32%) FastStats
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics SL
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.24%) SystmOne
5 3 (0.24%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.079%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 128 (10.09%) Office 365
2 39 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.81%) OneDrive
4 19 (1.50%) G Suite
5 15 (1.18%) SaaS
6 14 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (1.02%) IaaS
8 11 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (0.87%) PaaS
9 9 (0.71%) Yammer
10 8 (0.63%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.32%) GitHub
11 4 (0.32%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.24%) Akamai
13 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
13 2 (0.16%) Trello
14 1 (0.079%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.079%) Slack
14 1 (0.079%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 74 (5.83%) TCP/IP
2 54 (4.26%) Internet
3 51 (4.02%) Skype
4 49 (3.86%) LAN
5 44 (3.47%) Wireless
6 41 (3.23%) VPN
7 37 (2.92%) DNS
8 36 (2.84%) WAN
9 31 (2.44%) VoIP
10 28 (2.21%) DHCP
11 23 (1.81%) Firewall
12 21 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (1.34%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (1.18%) Intranet
15 14 (1.10%) IP Telephony
16 13 (1.02%) Ethernet
16 13 (1.02%) SAN
17 11 (0.87%) Network Security
18 10 (0.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (1.26%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.02%) Data Mining
8 11 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 11 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (0.71%) Power BI
10 7 (0.55%) Big Data
11 6 (0.47%) DTS
11 6 (0.47%) MS Access
11 6 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
13 4 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (0.32%) PowerPivot
13 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 56 (4.41%) JIRA
2 23 (1.81%) Visual Studio
3 11 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.47%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.39%) Subversion
6 4 (0.32%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.32%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.32%) Selenium
6 4 (0.32%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.24%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.24%) JBehave
7 3 (0.24%) Mockito
7 3 (0.24%) Moq
7 3 (0.24%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.24%) TestLink
7 3 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 346 (27.27%) Finance
2 166 (13.08%) Banking
3 91 (7.17%) Legal
4 84 (6.62%) Retail
5 82 (6.46%) Law
6 45 (3.55%) Investment Banking
7 43 (3.39%) Marketing
8 31 (2.44%) Advertising
9 28 (2.21%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.65%) Publishing
11 20 (1.58%) Retail Banking
12 17 (1.34%) Back Office
13 14 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.95%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.79%) Front Office
15 10 (0.79%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.55%) French Language
16 7 (0.55%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.47%) Billing
18 5 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 424 (33.41%) Analyst
2 123 (9.69%) Support Engineer
3 122 (9.61%) Support Analyst
4 115 (9.06%) Service Analyst
5 110 (8.67%) Desktop Support
6 105 (8.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 102 (8.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 90 (7.09%) Business Analyst
9 71 (5.59%) Developer
10 66 (5.20%) Desktop Engineer
11 60 (4.73%) IT Support
12 58 (4.57%) Project Manager
13 57 (4.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 52 (4.10%) Service Desk Support
15 51 (4.02%) 1st Line Support
15 51 (4.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 49 (3.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 48 (3.78%) IT Analyst
18 47 (3.70%) Administrator
18 47 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.23%) HTML
2 34 (2.68%) .NET
3 27 (2.13%) CSS
4 19 (1.50%) Web Services
5 16 (1.26%) XML
6 14 (1.10%) HTML5
7 10 (0.79%) COM
8 9 (0.71%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.55%) 802.1X
9 7 (0.55%) XMPP
10 6 (0.47%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.47%) RESTful
11 5 (0.39%) Gherkin
11 5 (0.39%) jQuery
11 5 (0.39%) Mason
11 5 (0.39%) Sensu
11 5 (0.39%) WPF
12 4 (0.32%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (0.32%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (0.32%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 169 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (10.64%) Blackberry
3 68 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 40 (3.15%) User Experience
5 38 (2.99%) Smartphone
6 35 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
7 30 (2.36%) Data Centre
8 27 (2.13%) iPad
9 26 (2.05%) iPhone
10 21 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.34%) Computer Science
12 14 (1.10%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.10%) FMCG
12 14 (1.10%) Market Risk
12 14 (1.10%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.02%) NHS
14 11 (0.87%) Driving Licence
14 11 (0.87%) Fat Client
14 11 (0.87%) PMI
14 11 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 478 (37.67%) Windows
2 239 (18.83%) Windows 7
3 108 (8.51%) Windows 10
4 77 (6.07%) Windows 8
5 76 (5.99%) Windows Server
6 50 (3.94%) Windows XP
7 44 (3.47%) Android
8 39 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (2.92%) Mac OS X
10 33 (2.60%) Mac OS
11 28 (2.21%) Apple iOS
12 25 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (1.89%) Linux
14 22 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (1.10%) Unix
16 8 (0.63%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.24%) Windows Vista
19 2 (0.16%) FreeBSD
19 2 (0.16%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (15.92%) ITIL
2 173 (13.63%) Project Management
3 130 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 98 (7.72%) PRINCE2
6 91 (7.17%) Change Management
7 83 (6.54%) Migration
8 78 (6.15%) Service Management
9 57 (4.49%) Time Management
10 56 (4.41%) Risk Management
11 53 (4.18%) Business Analysis
11 53 (4.18%) Project Planning
12 52 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (4.10%) Data Analysis
13 47 (3.70%) Programme Management
14 45 (3.55%) Service Delivery
14 45 (3.55%) User Acceptance Testing
14 45 (3.55%) Validation
15 43 (3.39%) Problem Management
16 42 (3.31%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 103 (8.12%) SQL
2 37 (2.92%) PowerShell
3 35 (2.76%) VBA
4 31 (2.44%) C#
5 26 (2.05%) Java
6 23 (1.81%) JavaScript
7 17 (1.34%) C
7 17 (1.34%) T-SQL
8 7 (0.55%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.47%) VBScript
10 5 (0.39%) PHP
10 5 (0.39%) R
10 5 (0.39%) VB
11 3 (0.24%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.24%) C++
11 3 (0.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.24%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.24%) VB6
12 2 (0.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 157 (12.37%) Degree
2 99 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 72 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 61 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
6 35 (2.76%) MCSE
7 28 (2.21%) MCP
8 24 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 24 (1.89%) MCSA
9 19 (1.50%) MCDST
10 17 (1.34%) PMP
11 15 (1.18%) PMI Certification
12 14 (1.10%) ISEB
12 14 (1.10%) MOS
12 14 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
13 13 (1.02%) ACDT
13 13 (1.02%) ACHDS
13 13 (1.02%) ACTC
13 13 (1.02%) MCSM
13 13 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.46%) SLA
2 38 (2.99%) QA
3 21 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.47%) Basel III
6 6 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.47%) MiFID
6 6 (0.47%) P3O
7 5 (0.39%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.16%) BS25999
9 2 (0.16%) GDPR
10 1 (0.079%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.079%) FINREP
10 1 (0.079%) GxP
10 1 (0.079%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.079%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.079%) SEPA
System Software
1 342 (26.95%) Active Directory
2 36 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.60%) XenApp
4 21 (1.65%) vSphere
5 19 (1.50%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.79%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.71%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.16%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.079%) Docker
15 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.079%) Samba
15 1 (0.079%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.079%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 76 (5.99%) SCCM
2 17 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (1.18%) AirWatch
3 15 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 13 (1.02%) SCOM
5 10 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.63%) SCVMM
7 7 (0.55%) WSUS
8 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.47%) MIMEsweeper
8 6 (0.47%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.39%) DameWare
9 5 (0.39%) logstash
10 4 (0.32%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.32%) Kibana
10 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.32%) Nagios
10 4 (0.32%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.24%) SCSM
Vendors
1 787 (62.02%) Microsoft
2 135 (10.64%) Citrix
3 100 (7.88%) Cisco
4 63 (4.96%) Apple
5 57 (4.49%) HP
6 47 (3.70%) VMware
7 40 (3.15%) Oracle
8 37 (2.92%) Bloomberg
9 36 (2.84%) Remedy
10 32 (2.52%) Google
10 32 (2.52%) SAP
11 30 (2.36%) Lotus
12 29 (2.29%) Adobe
12 29 (2.29%) Symantec
13 28 (2.21%) LANDesk
14 26 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
15 25 (1.97%) Reuters
16 24 (1.89%) Dell
17 21 (1.65%) ServiceNow
18 17 (1.34%) iManage
London
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £17 - £20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £275 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £170.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
prosource.it
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £120.00 - £155.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £100 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £275 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: £250+ per day (3 days a week)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £125 - £150 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £35 - £36.5 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £315.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 per day + excellent plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
London Business School
Rate: £23000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Rate: £18623 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £152 per day
Posted: 20 days ago