The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.38% 3.68% 2.75%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 28.57% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £213 £373 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.02% +42.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £355 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £391 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £293 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £12.75 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £13.30 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -5.00%
MS Office
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Applications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.52% 12.88% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 14
Median daily rate £338 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.07% +22.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £453 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) MS Project
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Document Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Learning Management System
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) GxP
5 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Transition Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Office Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
1 1 (14.29%) Learning Management System
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GxP
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) SAP