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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 13 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 11.11% 12.99% 8.70%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 83.33% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Average daily rate
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£153 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 - £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £163 - £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £263 £263
% change year-on-year
+12.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 0
Average hourly rate £14.04 £13.02 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.36 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.57%
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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 Uxbridge region.

Applications Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
26 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 22.22% 15.58% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 11
Average daily rate £401 £494 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.73% +41.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £489 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 0
Average hourly rate £14.04 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.51%

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
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 2 September 2014, 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 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (86.96%) Windows
3 19 (82.61%) ITIL
3 19 (82.61%) Windows 7
4 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
5 17 (73.91%) Citrix
5 17 (73.91%) E-Commerce
5 17 (73.91%) Windows XP
5 17 (73.91%) Remedy
5 17 (73.91%) Blackberry
5 17 (73.91%) Apple iOS
5 17 (73.91%) Android
5 17 (73.91%) Retail
5 17 (73.91%) Windows Vista
6 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
7 2 (8.70%) MCP
7 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (8.70%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
7 2 (8.70%) SAP
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) FMCG
7 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.35%) Database Security
8 1 (4.35%) Varonis
8 1 (4.35%) Line Management
8 1 (4.35%) Aveksa
8 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
General
1 17 (73.91%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Analyst
2 17 (73.91%) Service Analyst
2 17 (73.91%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Release Manager
4 1 (4.35%) HR Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Telemarketer
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) FMCG
2 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Social Network
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows 7
3 17 (73.91%) Apple iOS
3 17 (73.91%) Windows XP
3 17 (73.91%) Windows Vista
3 17 (73.91%) Android
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) ITIL
2 17 (73.91%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Database Security
4 1 (4.35%) Line Management
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Contact Management
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCP
1 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) Citrix
2 17 (73.91%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Aveksa
4 1 (4.35%) Varonis