Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 255 -
Rank change year-on-year +44 - +227
Contract jobs citing MOS 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.071% 0.028% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median daily rate - - -
Central London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London 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 851 985 1,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.20% 13.80% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 693 750
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £282 £238 £297
90th Percentile £689 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £483
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.55% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 44 24
City of London median hourly rate £23.53 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.80% - -1.58%
10th Percentile £10.65 £13.30 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.25 £25.50 £30.08
Central London median hourly rate £22.72 £18.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +21.47% -8.78% +7.89%

MOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MOS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MOS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for MOS in the City of London

MOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MOS in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MOS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing MOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MOS.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ECDL
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint

MOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Trainee
2 1 (25.00%) Trainee Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Trainee Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (75.00%) ECDL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft