The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 22 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 Rickmansworth 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 3 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 22.22% 33.33% 12.90%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Applications Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 35.56% 33.33% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £300 £225 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £250 £211
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.44%
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MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
3 10 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 10 (71.43%) VPN
3 10 (71.43%) OpenView
3 10 (71.43%) HP
3 10 (71.43%) Internet
3 10 (71.43%) Manufacturing
3 10 (71.43%) OVSD
4 3 (21.43%) Data Entry
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) MCSE
6 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) SLA
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) VPN
1 10 (71.43%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
2 10 (71.43%) Service Analyst
2 10 (71.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Data Entry
2 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) OpenView
1 10 (71.43%) OVSD
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
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