The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Uxbridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 10 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 8.57% 4.55% 2.73%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 41.67% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate £300 £340 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -18.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.04 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
30 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 21.43% 10.91% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 16
Average daily rate £375 £380 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £288 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.04 £15.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -32.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Office
London

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 18 April 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 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 8 (42.11%) Degree
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) Citrix
6 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
6 6 (31.58%) Remedy
6 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
6 6 (31.58%) Project Management
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Vista
6 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (31.58%) Android
6 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
6 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
7 5 (26.32%) Retail
7 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
8 4 (21.05%) Service Management
8 4 (21.05%) Data Management
9 3 (15.79%) CIPD
9 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (15.79%) SLA
9 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.79%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
10 2 (10.53%) Legal
10 2 (10.53%) French Language
10 2 (10.53%) German Language
10 2 (10.53%) Italian Language

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) French Language
2 2 (10.53%) German Language
2 2 (10.53%) Italian Language
2 2 (10.53%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Service Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Project Officer
5 1 (5.26%) HR Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Vista
2 6 (31.58%) Android
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
2 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Data Management
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) CIPD
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix
2 6 (31.58%) Remedy
3 3 (15.79%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (10.53%) i-GRasp
5 1 (5.26%) VMware