The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 3 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 18.87% 4.48% 14.04%
As % of the Applications category 71.43% 23.08% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate £180 £225 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £225 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £225
% change year-on-year
+13.37% +17.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
MS Office
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Applications Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
14 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 26.42% 19.40% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Average daily rate £310 £250 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
3 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) VPN
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco
5 7 (30.43%) LAN
5 7 (30.43%) WAN
5 7 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (30.43%) French Language
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
7 5 (21.74%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (21.74%) SAP
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Internet
7 5 (21.74%) Android
7 5 (21.74%) iPad
8 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (13.04%) Windows
8 3 (13.04%) SLA
8 3 (13.04%) Retail
8 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
9 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
9 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
9 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
10 1 (4.35%) Avaya
10 1 (4.35%) LiveLink
10 1 (4.35%) Softphone
10 1 (4.35%) VMware

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) LiveLink
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) VPN
2 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
2 7 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (21.74%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.35%) PBX
5 1 (4.35%) Softphone
General
1 7 (30.43%) French Language
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) HR Specialist
1 5 (21.74%) IT Support
2 4 (17.39%) Coordinator
2 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support
2 4 (17.39%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) iPad
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Economics
3 1 (4.35%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Android
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.35%) Document Management
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (21.74%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) VMware