The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank - 261 234
Contract jobs citing MOS 0 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.021% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.086% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £200 £120
% change year-on-year
+112.50% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -
MOS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2485 2337 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.89% 24.81% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1326 1198
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 122 100
Median hourly rate £28.90 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.10% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +20.00%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing MOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MOS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MOS across the South East region.

MOS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MOS across the South East region.

MOS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MOS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MOS 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 South East region with a requirement for MOS.

1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Commercial Contracts Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft