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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.44% 6.61% 4.83%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 43.59% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 4
Average daily rate
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£265 £275 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £212 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £352 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £263 £263
% change year-on-year
+12.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.36 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.57%
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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
30 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.20% 15.18% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 10
Average daily rate £370 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £408 £791
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £29.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.51% -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.51%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
3 3 (18.75%) CMMI
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (18.75%) QMS
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP
4 2 (12.50%) Lotus
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) CISA
4 2 (12.50%) CISM
4 2 (12.50%) Finance

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Senior QA Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Senior Quality Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 2 (12.50%) Author
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Author
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
1 3 (18.75%) CMMI
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
1 3 (18.75%) QMS
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Document Management
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) CISA
1 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) Cramer
3 1 (6.25%) Aveksa
3 1 (6.25%) Varonis
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix