The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans 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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.03% 6.06% 7.50%
As % of the Applications category 9.09% 22.22% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+34.50% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.80 £13.94 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +3.22%
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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 St Albans region.

Applications Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
11 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 33.33% 27.27% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate £288 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £170 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £374 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.51%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

MS Office
Top 16 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP