The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 St Albans 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 2 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 37.50% 16.67% 4.00%
As % of the Applications category 85.71% 45.45% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
14 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 43.75% 36.67% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £288 £401 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Office
Hertfordshire

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 23 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) MS Excel
3 11 (78.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (64.29%) MCSE
4 9 (64.29%) MCP
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (64.29%) A+ Certification
5 2 (14.29%) CA
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.14%) MS Project
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (92.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (78.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Help Desk Support
2 9 (64.29%) Help Desk Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Support Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Project Office Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Project Management
1 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) MCSE
1 9 (64.29%) MCP
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (64.29%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) SAP