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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 2 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.35% 10.56% 5.24%
As % of the Applications category 13.33% 65.52% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 6
Average daily rate £200 £455 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.04% +104.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £270 £238
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
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
15 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.14% 16.11% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 19
Average daily rate £375 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £292 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £32.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.46% +35.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.34
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.47%

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Data Management
4 4 (50.00%) SAP
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) MS Access
5 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (37.50%) Ariba
5 3 (37.50%) MBA
5 3 (37.50%) SAP SRM
5 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
5 3 (37.50%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
7 1 (12.50%) SAP APO
7 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
7 1 (12.50%) Cognos
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) VBA
7 1 (12.50%) MS Project
7 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 1 (12.50%) Maximo

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP SRM
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Maximo
2 1 (12.50%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (37.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Procurement Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Office Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) MBA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Ariba
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos
4 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
Middlesex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £180 - £220 per day + Market Rates
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