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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.09% 2.44% 3.88%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 27.27% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£373 £263 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.09% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £225 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £440 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £245 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £34.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
MS Office
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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
20 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.35% 8.94% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 9
Average daily rate £398 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £445 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 24 April 2015, 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 17 (73.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) Legal
4 6 (26.09%) Data Privacy
5 5 (21.74%) SAP
6 4 (17.39%) Business Objects
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (17.39%) Ariba
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) SAP SRM
6 4 (17.39%) Procure-to-pay
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Test Management
7 3 (13.04%) MBA
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) Firewall
8 2 (8.70%) EFT
8 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (8.70%) JIRA
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (8.70%) Korn
8 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.70%) SSH
8 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
8 2 (8.70%) FTP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (73.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP SRM
2 1 (4.35%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) SSH
1 2 (8.70%) FTP
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
1 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (26.09%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Lead
5 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) EFT
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
1 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) Data Privacy
3 4 (17.39%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Test Management
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
6 1 (4.35%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
1 2 (8.70%) Korn
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
1 2 (8.70%) ActionScript
1 2 (8.70%) ActionScript 2.0
1 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) MBA
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 4 (17.39%) Business Objects
3 4 (17.39%) Ariba
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Planview
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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