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 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 11 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 11.25% 7.64% 5.08%
As % of the Applications category 34.62% 39.29% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£250 - £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £13.09 £14.04 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% -9.41%
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 Uxbridge region.

Applications Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
26 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 32.50% 19.44% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 10
Average daily rate £353 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £688 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £13.09 £14.04 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% -9.41%
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 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 5 May 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Retail
4 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (33.33%) SAP
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Remedy
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) iPad
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) FMCG
7 2 (16.67%) Lync
7 2 (16.67%) Office 365
7 2 (16.67%) COBIT
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) MS Project
8 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (8.33%) SLA
8 1 (8.33%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) HR Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Author
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Author
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Remedy
3 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft