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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 6.06% 4.76% 16.67%
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 100.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
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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
12 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 36.36% 4.76% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £319 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 12 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CA