The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Middlesex region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.90% 6.87% 5.04%
As % of the Applications category 32.14% 45.71% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 6
Average daily rate
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£355 £220 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% -40.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £210 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £376 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +4.51%
Applications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
28 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.12% 15.02% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 15
Average daily rate £370 £250 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.07 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Middlesex region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Middlesex region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) QA
3 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) ISO 9001
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
4 3 (17.65%) CMMI
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (17.65%) QMS
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Finance
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) CISA
5 2 (11.76%) CISM
5 2 (11.76%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) CISSP
5 2 (11.76%) Lotus
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Coordinator
1 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Senior QA Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Author
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Author
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
1 3 (17.65%) CMMI
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
1 3 (17.65%) QMS
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Document Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) CISA
1 2 (11.76%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) ISO 9001
2 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) EMC
2 2 (11.76%) Lotus
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Cramer
3 1 (5.88%) Aveksa
3 1 (5.88%) Varonis
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) SAP