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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 74 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 760 909 1058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.33% 3.90% 4.29%
As % of the Applications category 33.30% 36.06% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 618 673
Median daily rate £344 £323 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% +17.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 126
Median hourly rate £15.83 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.19 £23.40 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £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
2282 2521 2888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.00% 10.82% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1749 1938
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 124 177
Median hourly rate £16.29 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £11.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.51 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.99% -4.85%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -25 115 £328 +3.96% 37
Canary Wharf +6 12 £160 -54.28%
Feltham +2 8 £440 +11.11%
Harrow +2 8 £350 -17.64%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 5 - - 1
Ilford -1 5 £375 -
Bromley -9 5 £575 +4.54% 1
Docklands, London +10 2 £350 -22.43%
Hounslow +7 2 £388 +138.46%
Uxbridge -2 2 £350 +47.36% 1
Croydon -20 2 £366 -2.33% 2
New Malden - 2 - - 1
Westminster - 2 - -
Brentford +3 1 - -
Paddington +1 1 - -
Southwark -3 1 - -
Wimbledon -5 1 £351 +27.45%
Barking - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £390 - 1
Greenford - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £260 -
Lewisham - 1 £185 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 844 (56.42%) Microsoft
2 783 (52.34%) MS Excel
3 606 (40.51%) Windows
4 444 (29.68%) Finance
5 430 (28.74%) Active Directory
6 316 (21.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 316 (21.12%) Windows 7
7 272 (18.18%) ITIL
8 208 (13.90%) MS Visio
9 200 (13.37%) SharePoint
10 189 (12.63%) Project Management
11 177 (11.83%) Banking
12 176 (11.76%) Citrix
13 169 (11.30%) Office 365
14 168 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
15 164 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
16 160 (10.70%) Windows Server
17 157 (10.49%) Degree
18 147 (9.83%) SQL
19 142 (9.49%) MS Exchange
20 131 (8.76%) MS Project
21 130 (8.69%) Migration
21 130 (8.69%) Windows 8
22 113 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
23 111 (7.42%) Security Cleared
24 107 (7.15%) Blackberry
25 104 (6.95%) Service Management
26 96 (6.42%) PRINCE2
27 90 (6.02%) Change Management
27 90 (6.02%) SCCM

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
1 200 (13.37%) SharePoint
2 142 (9.49%) MS Exchange
3 71 (4.75%) Skype for Business
4 64 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 47 (3.14%) IBM Notes
6 39 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 27 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (1.67%) IIS
9 24 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (1.27%) CMS
11 17 (1.14%) Confluence
12 13 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.60%) SAS
15 7 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.47%) WordPress
16 6 (0.40%) Drupal
17 5 (0.33%) MS Project Server
17 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
18 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 783 (52.34%) MS Excel
2 316 (21.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 208 (13.90%) MS Visio
4 131 (8.76%) MS Project
5 25 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
6 21 (1.40%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.47%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.27%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.20%) InDesign
11 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.067%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.067%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.33%) SAP APO
6 4 (0.27%) assyst
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.13%) Eikon
8 2 (0.13%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.067%) Beauchamp
9 1 (0.067%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 169 (11.30%) Office 365
2 53 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.94%) Google Apps
4 35 (2.34%) Trello
5 28 (1.87%) OneDrive
6 25 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (1.07%) Yammer
8 12 (0.80%) IaaS
8 12 (0.80%) SaaS
9 10 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.33%) Basecamp
11 5 (0.33%) PaaS
12 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.27%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.067%) Force.com
14 1 (0.067%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 87 (5.82%) TCP/IP
2 82 (5.48%) Internet
3 66 (4.41%) DNS
4 63 (4.21%) Skype
5 54 (3.61%) DHCP
6 49 (3.28%) LAN
7 42 (2.81%) VoIP
8 41 (2.74%) WAN
9 40 (2.67%) Firewall
10 39 (2.61%) VPN
11 34 (2.27%) Wireless
12 27 (1.80%) Intranet
13 19 (1.27%) Ethernet
13 19 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
15 15 (1.00%) LDAP
15 15 (1.00%) SAN
16 12 (0.80%) WebEx
17 11 (0.74%) Network Security
18 8 (0.53%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 16 (1.07%) Data Mining
6 16 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 13 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.74%) MS Access
9 10 (0.67%) Power BI
9 10 (0.67%) QlikView
9 10 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.47%) DTS
11 7 (0.47%) PowerPivot
11 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.47%) SQLPlus
12 6 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 52 (3.48%) JIRA
2 15 (1.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.53%) Axure RP
5 6 (0.40%) Selenium
6 5 (0.33%) Bugzilla
6 5 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (0.27%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.27%) Subversion
7 4 (0.27%) Zephyr
8 3 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.13%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.13%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.13%) JBuilder
9 2 (0.13%) JMeter
9 2 (0.13%) NeoLoad
9 2 (0.13%) Toad
9 2 (0.13%) VersionOne
9 2 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 444 (29.68%) Finance
2 177 (11.83%) Banking
3 74 (4.95%) Legal
4 71 (4.75%) Law
5 62 (4.14%) Retail
6 59 (3.94%) Telecoms
7 58 (3.88%) Marketing
8 51 (3.41%) Investment Banking
9 27 (1.80%) Publishing
10 22 (1.47%) Back Office
11 21 (1.40%) Advertising
12 20 (1.34%) Billing
13 17 (1.14%) German Language
14 14 (0.94%) Front Office
15 13 (0.87%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.67%) French Language
17 8 (0.53%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.47%) Games
18 7 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 492 (32.89%) Analyst
2 149 (9.96%) Support Analyst
3 124 (8.29%) Service Analyst
4 123 (8.22%) Desktop Support
5 111 (7.42%) Support Engineer
6 103 (6.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 91 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 91 (6.08%) Project Manager
8 90 (6.02%) Business Analyst
9 89 (5.95%) IT Support
10 73 (4.88%) IT Analyst
11 55 (3.68%) Developer
12 54 (3.61%) Administrator
13 51 (3.41%) Architect
13 51 (3.41%) IT Support Analyst
14 50 (3.34%) Desktop Engineer
14 50 (3.34%) Service Desk Support
15 46 (3.07%) Desktop Analyst
16 45 (3.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 44 (2.94%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (3.28%) HTML
2 46 (3.07%) .NET
3 36 (2.41%) XML
4 31 (2.07%) Web Services
5 30 (2.01%) CSS
6 16 (1.07%) HTML5
7 14 (0.94%) ASP.NET
7 14 (0.94%) SOAP
8 11 (0.74%) WinForms
9 8 (0.53%) jQuery
9 8 (0.53%) Software Packaging
10 7 (0.47%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.47%) WPF
11 4 (0.27%) Ajax
11 4 (0.27%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.27%) COM
11 4 (0.27%) CSS3
11 4 (0.27%) RESTful
11 4 (0.27%) WCF
11 4 (0.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 168 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (7.15%) Blackberry
3 83 (5.55%) Management Information System
4 54 (3.61%) Smartphone
5 50 (3.34%) User Experience
6 37 (2.47%) Data Centre
6 37 (2.47%) iPhone
7 32 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
8 28 (1.87%) Fat Client
8 28 (1.87%) Thin Client
9 27 (1.80%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.47%) NHS
11 21 (1.40%) e-Learning
12 20 (1.34%) Computer Science
13 19 (1.27%) iPad
14 16 (1.07%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.80%) Mathematics
15 12 (0.80%) Statistics
16 11 (0.74%) FMCG
16 11 (0.74%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 606 (40.51%) Windows
2 316 (21.12%) Windows 7
3 160 (10.70%) Windows Server
4 130 (8.69%) Windows 8
5 90 (6.02%) Windows 10
6 79 (5.28%) Windows XP
7 78 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (4.14%) Apple iOS
9 56 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (3.68%) Linux
11 53 (3.54%) Android
12 51 (3.41%) Unix
13 49 (3.28%) Mac OS X
13 49 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (1.74%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.40%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.33%) Solaris
16 5 (0.33%) VMS
17 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X Server
18 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (18.18%) ITIL
2 189 (12.63%) Project Management
3 164 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (8.69%) Migration
5 113 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 104 (6.95%) Service Management
7 96 (6.42%) PRINCE2
8 90 (6.02%) Change Management
9 79 (5.28%) Business Analysis
10 72 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 68 (4.55%) Service Delivery
12 64 (4.28%) Data Analysis
13 58 (3.88%) Time Management
14 54 (3.61%) CRM
15 52 (3.48%) Incident Management
16 49 (3.28%) Risk Management
17 44 (2.94%) Document Management
17 44 (2.94%) ITSM
17 44 (2.94%) Validation
18 43 (2.87%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 147 (9.83%) SQL
2 51 (3.41%) PowerShell
3 41 (2.74%) C#
4 37 (2.47%) VBA
5 36 (2.41%) Java
6 35 (2.34%) JavaScript
7 29 (1.94%) T-SQL
8 26 (1.74%) C
9 20 (1.34%) VB
10 17 (1.14%) Python
11 16 (1.07%) VBScript
12 13 (0.87%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.74%) PHP
14 9 (0.60%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.53%) ECMAScript
15 8 (0.53%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.53%) XAML
16 7 (0.47%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.47%) R
17 6 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 157 (10.49%) Degree
2 111 (7.42%) Security Cleared
3 89 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 74 (4.95%) SC Cleared
5 61 (4.08%) MCSE
6 50 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
6 50 (3.34%) MCP
7 39 (2.61%) MCSA
8 30 (2.01%) ISEB
9 27 (1.80%) MCDST
10 24 (1.60%) A+ Certification
11 17 (1.14%) CISSP
11 17 (1.14%) PMI Certification
12 16 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (1.07%) CISM
13 15 (1.00%) ACDT
13 15 (1.00%) ACHDS
13 15 (1.00%) ACTC
13 15 (1.00%) MCSM
13 15 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.68%) SLA
2 62 (4.14%) QA
3 15 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.47%) Basel III
5 7 (0.47%) COBIT
5 7 (0.47%) MiFID
6 6 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.40%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.33%) GPG13
7 5 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.27%) GxP
8 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.13%) SEPA
11 1 (0.067%) COSO
11 1 (0.067%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.067%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 430 (28.74%) Active Directory
2 61 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.61%) XenApp
5 18 (1.20%) XenDesktop
6 17 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (0.94%) vSphere
8 13 (0.87%) Terminal Services
9 10 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.47%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.33%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.27%) Firmware
14 3 (0.20%) Docker
14 3 (0.20%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 90 (6.02%) SCCM
2 32 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (1.94%) SCOM
4 15 (1.00%) WSUS
5 13 (0.87%) AirWatch
6 9 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 9 (0.60%) WMI
7 8 (0.53%) DameWare
7 8 (0.53%) SCVMM
8 7 (0.47%) Casper Suite
9 6 (0.40%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.20%) Ansible
11 3 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.20%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.20%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 844 (56.42%) Microsoft
2 176 (11.76%) Citrix
3 89 (5.95%) Oracle
3 89 (5.95%) VMware
4 84 (5.61%) Cisco
5 81 (5.41%) Apple
6 61 (4.08%) Google
7 47 (3.14%) Lotus
8 44 (2.94%) SAP
9 40 (2.67%) HP
9 40 (2.67%) Remedy
10 34 (2.27%) Adobe
11 27 (1.80%) iManage
12 23 (1.54%) Symantec
13 22 (1.47%) LANDesk
13 22 (1.47%) ServiceNow
14 21 (1.40%) Dell
15 20 (1.34%) Bloomberg
15 20 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (1.14%) CheckPoint
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