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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 5 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 27.27% 36.36% 3.57%
As % of the Applications category 46.15% 85.71% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £13.73
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +1.96%
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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
13 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 59.09% 42.42% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £1,000 £288 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+247.82% -28.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) XenServer
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) iPhone
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) VLE
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) CA
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (25.00%) Junior
1 2 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) VLE
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) CA