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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 28 June 2022 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 65 95 72
Rank change year-on-year +30 -23 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 140 73 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.28% 2.35% 2.70%
As % of the Applications category 44.73% 32.02% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 56 47
10th Percentile £143 £213 £125
25th Percentile £245 £341 £183
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £270 £525 £275
Median % change year-on-year -48.57% +90.91% -16.98%
75th Percentile £538 £638 £469
90th Percentile £650 £713 £517
Central London median daily rate £260 £523 £225
% change year-on-year -50.24% +132.22% -30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £12.50 £12.38 £12.42
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £13.26
Median % change year-on-year +1.96% -3.83% -35.33%
75th Percentile £19.92 £18.06 £21.38
90th Percentile £23.77 £21.03 £25.76
Central London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.38 £13.44
% change year-on-year -20.61% +21.84% -36.00%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications 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 software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 313 228 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.32% 7.35% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 138 158
10th Percentile £183 £215 £160
25th Percentile £259 £363 £264
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £439
Median % change year-on-year - +8.26% +6.36%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £550
90th Percentile £685 £713 £654
Central London median daily rate £431 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -9.21% +8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 13
10th Percentile £12.50 - -
25th Percentile £19.25 £12.38 £12.42
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.75 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +89.09% -31.25% +5.26%
75th Percentile £31.55 £23.00 £27.16
90th Percentile £41.55 £34.55 £38.08
Central London median hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +52.94% -17.07% +5.81%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the City of London

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in the City of London

Microsoft Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in the City of London

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in the City of London

Microsoft Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Office in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in the City of London

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the City of London region over the 6 months to 28 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Moorgate - 5 £565 -
Microsoft Office
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office 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 Microsoft Office.

1 99 (70.71%) Microsoft
2 67 (47.86%) Finance
3 62 (44.29%) Windows
4 57 (40.71%) Microsoft 365
5 50 (35.71%) Social Skills
6 38 (27.14%) Microsoft Excel
7 30 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 27 (19.29%) Windows 10
8 27 (19.29%) SharePoint
9 26 (18.57%) Incident Management
9 26 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (17.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 24 (17.14%) Active Directory
11 23 (16.43%) Project Management
12 22 (15.71%) Service Delivery
12 22 (15.71%) Financial Institution
12 22 (15.71%) French Language
13 19 (13.57%) Agile
14 17 (12.14%) ITIL
15 16 (11.43%) Change Management
15 16 (11.43%) Banking
15 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (10.71%) Asset Management
16 15 (10.71%) SCCM
17 14 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (10.00%) SQL
17 14 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
18 13 (9.29%) Presentation Skills
19 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Project
20 11 (7.86%) MS Visio

Microsoft Office
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:

Application Platforms
1 27 (19.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.00%) CMS
3 4 (2.86%) Confluence
4 3 (2.14%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 38 (27.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (17.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (7.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.43%) InVision
5 2 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.43%) UserZoom
6 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.71%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.71%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) CA PPM
1 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.14%) Elite 3E
1 3 (2.14%) Fidessa
1 3 (2.14%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (40.71%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (6.43%) Azure
3 6 (4.29%) OneDrive
4 4 (2.86%) Contentstack
4 4 (2.86%) Power Platform
5 3 (2.14%) AWS
5 3 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.14%) Smartsheet
6 2 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) Figma
6 2 (1.43%) SaaS
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.71%) GCP
7 1 (0.71%) IaaS
7 1 (0.71%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.71%) NuGet
7 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.71%) ShareGate
7 1 (0.71%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) WebEx
2 5 (3.57%) VPN
3 4 (2.86%) Firewall
3 4 (2.86%) Telepresence
3 4 (2.86%) VoIP
4 3 (2.14%) Internet
4 3 (2.14%) NAS
4 3 (2.14%) Wireless
5 2 (1.43%) Intranet
5 2 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.43%) SSL
5 2 (1.43%) WAN
6 1 (0.71%) DHCP
6 1 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.71%) HTTP
6 1 (0.71%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.71%) NGFW
6 1 (0.71%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.14%) Power BI
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.71%) Big Data
5 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (7.86%) JIRA
2 2 (1.43%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.71%) Crucible
3 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.71%) FishEye
3 1 (0.71%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (47.86%) Finance
2 50 (35.71%) Social Skills
3 22 (15.71%) Financial Institution
3 22 (15.71%) French Language
4 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (11.43%) Banking
5 13 (9.29%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (5.00%) Legal
7 6 (4.29%) Law
8 4 (2.86%) Documentation Skills
8 4 (2.86%) Front Office
9 3 (2.14%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.14%) Marketing
9 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.43%) Back Office
10 2 (1.43%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (1.43%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.71%) Advertising
11 1 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (28.57%) Analyst
2 33 (23.57%) Support Engineer
3 23 (16.43%) IT Support
4 21 (15.00%) IT Engineer
5 20 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
6 16 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (10.00%) Desktop Support
8 13 (9.29%) Business Analyst
9 11 (7.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (7.86%) Project Manager
10 9 (6.43%) IT Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Reinsurance Business Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (4.29%) Service Analyst
13 5 (3.57%) Administrator
13 5 (3.57%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.86%) HTML
2 3 (2.14%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.71%) H2O
3 1 (0.71%) Middleware
3 1 (0.71%) Velocity
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.00%) Reinsurance
3 7 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.86%) iPhone
5 4 (2.86%) PMI
6 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.14%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.43%) BYOD
7 2 (1.43%) Clustering
7 2 (1.43%) CMDB
7 2 (1.43%) iPad
7 2 (1.43%) User Experience
8 1 (0.71%) Blog
8 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.71%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.71%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 62 (44.29%) Windows
2 30 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 27 (19.29%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.57%) Android
4 5 (3.57%) Mac OS
4 5 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.14%) Linux
7 2 (1.43%) Unix
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) Incident Management
1 26 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (16.43%) Project Management
3 22 (15.71%) Service Delivery
4 19 (13.57%) Agile
5 17 (12.14%) ITIL
6 16 (11.43%) Change Management
7 15 (10.71%) Asset Management
8 14 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.86%) Scrum
10 10 (7.14%) Application Packaging
11 9 (6.43%) Migration
12 8 (5.71%) Product Strategy
12 8 (5.71%) Time Management
13 7 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
14 6 (4.29%) PRINCE2
14 6 (4.29%) Waterfall
15 5 (3.57%) ITSM
15 5 (3.57%) Patch Management
15 5 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.00%) SQL
2 9 (6.43%) C
2 9 (6.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.57%) VBScript
4 2 (1.43%) C#
4 2 (1.43%) Python
5 1 (0.71%) Bash
5 1 (0.71%) Groovy
5 1 (0.71%) VB
5 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) MCTS
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.71%) ACCA
3 1 (0.71%) CCNA
3 1 (0.71%) CIMA
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.71%) FFIEC
3 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.71%) JNCIS
3 1 (0.71%) MRICS
3 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) PMO
1 6 (4.29%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) GDPR
3 3 (2.14%) COBIT
3 3 (2.14%) GRC
3 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.43%) QA
5 1 (0.71%) COREP
5 1 (0.71%) FATCA
5 1 (0.71%) NIST
System Software
1 24 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.86%) BitLocker
2 4 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.14%) vSphere
4 2 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (10.71%) SCCM
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.14%) Ansible
4 2 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.43%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.43%) WSUS
5 1 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 99 (70.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.14%) Citrix
3 8 (5.71%) Cisco
4 7 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.29%) SAP
6 5 (3.57%) Adobe
6 5 (3.57%) Bloomberg
6 5 (3.57%) Polycom
7 4 (2.86%) VMware
8 3 (2.14%) CA
8 3 (2.14%) HP
8 3 (2.14%) Lotus
9 2 (1.43%) Altiris
9 2 (1.43%) McAfee
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle
9 2 (1.43%) Planview
9 2 (1.43%) Reuters
9 2 (1.43%) RightFax
9 2 (1.43%) Sun
9 2 (1.43%) Symantec