Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MOS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 238 260
Contract jobs citing MOS 0 3 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.046% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.35% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
Central London median daily rate - £250 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £11.00 -

MOS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 420 863 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.59% 13.28% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 629 678
Median daily rate £503 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.95% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £267 £305 £307
90th Percentile £646 £688 £700
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 58
Median hourly rate £35.25 £31.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.71% +65.78% +0.03%
10th Percentile £17.93 £10.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £46.18 £54.65 £31.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £18.70
% change year-on-year +52.64% +22.62% -

MOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MOS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for MOS in the City of London

MOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MOS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for MOS in the City of London

MOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MOS in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for MOS in the City of London