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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
England / London
Rank 78 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 598 803 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.08% 3.82% 4.28%
As % of the Applications category 32.57% 34.99% 39.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 475 577
Median daily rate £325 £278 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £136 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 72 76
Median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £10.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £22.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
1836 2295 2304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.44% 10.93% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1470 1560
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 100 111
Median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £33.90 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +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 20 January 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 January 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 January 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 -31 92 £325 +4.00% 31
Hammersmith +3 5 £360 -22.16%
Westminster -4 4 £300 -42.85%
Brentford +9 3 £160 -60.00%
Feltham -1 3 - - 1
Uxbridge -4 3 £175 -10.25% 1
Dagenham - 3 - -
Canary Wharf -4 2 £100 -72.22%
Barnet - 2 £400 -
Hounslow - 2 - - 1
Twickenham - 2 £135 -
Wembley +4 1 £160 +3.22%
Hayes +1 1 £135 -
Southall 0 1 - -
Docklands, London -8 1 £150 -53.84%
Croydon -14 1 - - 1
Romford - 1 £145 -
Hendon - 1 £250 -
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 780 (59.50%) Microsoft
2 684 (52.17%) MS Excel
3 508 (38.75%) Windows
4 360 (27.46%) Active Directory
5 353 (26.93%) Finance
6 267 (20.37%) MS PowerPoint
7 258 (19.68%) Windows 7
8 211 (16.09%) ITIL
9 182 (13.88%) Banking
10 179 (13.65%) Project Management
11 162 (12.36%) SharePoint
12 156 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
13 154 (11.75%) MS Visio
14 151 (11.52%) Degree
15 143 (10.91%) Citrix
16 135 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
17 133 (10.14%) Blackberry
18 132 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
19 128 (9.76%) MS Project
20 125 (9.53%) Office 365
21 122 (9.31%) MS Exchange
22 113 (8.62%) SQL
23 100 (7.63%) Security Cleared
24 99 (7.55%) Windows 10
25 94 (7.17%) Cisco
26 93 (7.09%) Migration
27 89 (6.79%) Change Management
27 89 (6.79%) Retail
28 86 (6.56%) PRINCE2
29 84 (6.41%) SQL Server

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
1 162 (12.36%) SharePoint
2 122 (9.31%) MS Exchange
3 60 (4.58%) Skype for Business
4 52 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 49 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 38 (2.90%) IBM Notes
7 33 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (1.37%) Confluence
9 18 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (0.84%) IIS
11 9 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
11 9 (0.69%) SAS
12 8 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.53%) CMS
13 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.31%) MQSeries
Applications
1 684 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 267 (20.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 154 (11.75%) MS Visio
4 128 (9.76%) MS Project
5 27 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (1.30%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.46%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.15%) InDesign
11 1 (0.076%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.076%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.076%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.076%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.46%) Primavera
2 6 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.38%) Eikon
3 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.23%) SystmOne
5 3 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.15%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.15%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.076%) Bankmaster
7 1 (0.076%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.076%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.076%) Dynamics SL
7 1 (0.076%) HFM
7 1 (0.076%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.076%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 125 (9.53%) Office 365
2 40 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.83%) OneDrive
4 19 (1.45%) G Suite
5 15 (1.14%) IaaS
6 14 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (0.99%) PaaS
8 11 (0.84%) Yammer
9 9 (0.69%) SaaS
10 8 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (0.61%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.61%) Trello
11 4 (0.31%) Akamai
11 4 (0.31%) GitHub
11 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.076%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.076%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.076%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 73 (5.57%) TCP/IP
2 58 (4.42%) Internet
3 48 (3.66%) Skype
4 42 (3.20%) Wireless
5 41 (3.13%) VPN
6 39 (2.97%) DNS
7 34 (2.59%) LAN
8 33 (2.52%) VoIP
9 30 (2.29%) DHCP
10 26 (1.98%) WAN
11 25 (1.91%) Firewall
12 23 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (1.22%) Ethernet
14 14 (1.07%) Intranet
15 13 (0.99%) IP Telephony
15 13 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
16 12 (0.92%) Network Security
17 11 (0.84%) SAN
18 10 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
18 10 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (1.07%) Data Mining
7 13 (0.99%) Power BI
7 13 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (0.92%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.84%) MS Access
9 11 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.69%) PowerPivot
11 8 (0.61%) Big Data
11 8 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.46%) DTS
12 6 (0.46%) QlikView
13 5 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 54 (4.12%) JIRA
2 24 (1.83%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.38%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.38%) Subversion
5 4 (0.31%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.23%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.23%) JBehave
6 3 (0.23%) JUnit
6 3 (0.23%) Mockito
6 3 (0.23%) Moq
6 3 (0.23%) MSI
6 3 (0.23%) Robot Framework
6 3 (0.23%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.23%) TestLink
6 3 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 353 (26.93%) Finance
2 182 (13.88%) Banking
3 89 (6.79%) Retail
4 82 (6.25%) Law
4 82 (6.25%) Legal
5 47 (3.59%) Investment Banking
6 37 (2.82%) Marketing
7 36 (2.75%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.83%) Advertising
9 22 (1.68%) Retail Banking
10 17 (1.30%) Publishing
11 16 (1.22%) Back Office
12 13 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.76%) Front Office
15 7 (0.53%) French Language
16 6 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.46%) German Language
16 6 (0.46%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 430 (32.80%) Analyst
2 140 (10.68%) Support Engineer
3 126 (9.61%) Desktop Support
4 121 (9.23%) Service Analyst
5 115 (8.77%) Support Analyst
6 110 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 105 (8.01%) Service Desk Analyst
8 89 (6.79%) Business Analyst
9 78 (5.95%) Desktop Engineer
10 70 (5.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 70 (5.34%) Developer
11 68 (5.19%) IT Support
12 63 (4.81%) Project Manager
13 52 (3.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 52 (3.97%) IT Analyst
13 52 (3.97%) Service Desk Support
14 50 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 48 (3.66%) 1st Line Support
16 46 (3.51%) Help Desk Analyst
17 44 (3.36%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.75%) HTML
2 35 (2.67%) .NET
3 26 (1.98%) CSS
4 15 (1.14%) HTML5
5 14 (1.07%) Web Services
6 11 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 10 (0.76%) XML
8 7 (0.53%) .NET Framework
8 7 (0.53%) COM
8 7 (0.53%) WPF
9 6 (0.46%) jQuery
10 5 (0.38%) 802.1X
10 5 (0.38%) Gherkin
10 5 (0.38%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (0.38%) RESTful
10 5 (0.38%) Sensu
10 5 (0.38%) XSL
11 4 (0.31%) ELK Stack
11 4 (0.31%) MDX
11 4 (0.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 156 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (10.14%) Blackberry
3 74 (5.64%) Management Information System
4 42 (3.20%) Smartphone
5 41 (3.13%) User Experience
6 37 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
7 35 (2.67%) Data Centre
8 28 (2.14%) iPad
9 27 (2.06%) iPhone
10 22 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.30%) NHS
12 14 (1.07%) Computer Science
12 14 (1.07%) Fat Client
12 14 (1.07%) FMCG
12 14 (1.07%) Thin Client
13 13 (0.99%) Market Risk
14 12 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 12 (0.92%) e-Learning
14 12 (0.92%) Virtual Team
15 11 (0.84%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 508 (38.75%) Windows
2 258 (19.68%) Windows 7
3 99 (7.55%) Windows 10
4 83 (6.33%) Windows Server
5 80 (6.10%) Windows 8
6 56 (4.27%) Windows XP
7 44 (3.36%) Android
7 44 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (3.05%) Mac OS X
9 37 (2.82%) Mac OS
10 35 (2.67%) Apple iOS
11 27 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (1.91%) Linux
13 24 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (1.37%) Unix
15 7 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.46%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.23%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.15%) FreeBSD
19 1 (0.076%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (16.09%) ITIL
2 179 (13.65%) Project Management
3 135 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 93 (7.09%) Migration
6 89 (6.79%) Change Management
7 86 (6.56%) PRINCE2
8 73 (5.57%) Service Management
9 56 (4.27%) Data Analysis
9 56 (4.27%) Risk Management
10 55 (4.20%) Time Management
11 50 (3.81%) Business Analysis
12 49 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (3.74%) Service Delivery
13 48 (3.66%) Project Planning
14 46 (3.51%) Problem Management
15 45 (3.43%) Programme Management
16 44 (3.36%) Validation
17 42 (3.20%) User Acceptance Testing
17 42 (3.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 113 (8.62%) SQL
2 42 (3.20%) PowerShell
3 39 (2.97%) VBA
4 35 (2.67%) C#
5 26 (1.98%) Java
6 24 (1.83%) JavaScript
7 23 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 17 (1.30%) C
9 10 (0.76%) VB
10 8 (0.61%) VBScript
11 6 (0.46%) PHP
11 6 (0.46%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.46%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.31%) Python
12 4 (0.31%) R
12 4 (0.31%) VB6
13 3 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.076%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.076%) Perl
14 1 (0.076%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 151 (11.52%) Degree
2 100 (7.63%) Security Cleared
3 73 (5.57%) SC Cleared
4 63 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
6 41 (3.13%) MCSE
7 38 (2.90%) MCP
8 24 (1.83%) MCDST
8 24 (1.83%) MCSA
9 20 (1.53%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.14%) ACDT
10 15 (1.14%) ACHDS
10 15 (1.14%) ACTC
10 15 (1.14%) ISEB
10 15 (1.14%) MCSM
10 15 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
11 14 (1.07%) PMI Certification
11 14 (1.07%) PMP
12 13 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (0.92%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.34%) SLA
2 35 (2.67%) QA
3 20 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.61%) Basel III
5 8 (0.61%) MiFID
6 7 (0.53%) COBIT
7 5 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.38%) P3O
7 5 (0.38%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.23%) GxP
9 3 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.076%) BS25999
11 1 (0.076%) COSO
11 1 (0.076%) FINREP
11 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 360 (27.46%) Active Directory
2 35 (2.67%) XenApp
3 33 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
5 18 (1.37%) vSphere
6 13 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (0.69%) Terminal Services
7 9 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.69%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.23%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.076%) Firmware
12 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.076%) Samba
12 1 (0.076%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.076%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 72 (5.49%) SCCM
2 14 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.99%) AirWatch
3 13 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 9 (0.69%) SCOM
4 9 (0.69%) WSUS
5 7 (0.53%) SCVMM
6 6 (0.46%) DameWare
6 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (0.46%) MIMEsweeper
6 6 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.38%) logstash
7 5 (0.38%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.31%) Kibana
8 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.31%) Nagios
8 4 (0.31%) WhatsUp Gold
8 4 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 780 (59.50%) Microsoft
2 143 (10.91%) Citrix
3 94 (7.17%) Cisco
4 59 (4.50%) Apple
5 48 (3.66%) Oracle
6 47 (3.59%) VMware
7 45 (3.43%) HP
8 38 (2.90%) Lotus
9 34 (2.59%) SAP
10 31 (2.36%) Google
11 30 (2.29%) Bloomberg
11 30 (2.29%) Remedy
12 28 (2.14%) Adobe
13 25 (1.91%) LANDesk
14 23 (1.75%) ServiceNow
15 22 (1.68%) Dell
15 22 (1.68%) Symantec
16 20 (1.53%) Reuters
17 17 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
18 15 (1.14%) iManage
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Rate: £120 - £170 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Red10
Rate: £300 - £315 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
North London
Yoh
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £18.00 - £23.00 per hour + (PAYE or Umbrella
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £215.00 - £285.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £152 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £140 - £180 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £115 - £150 per day + 45p per mile
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £475 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Daily rate
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago