Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 23 July 2017 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
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 8 73 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 11.94% 60.83% 24.62%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 98.65% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Colchester median daily rate £233 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.88% - -
Essex median daily rate £295 £278 £300
% change year-on-year +6.31% -7.50% +26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 69 15
Colchester median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - -
10th Percentile £15.13 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £21.25 £19.50 £19.50
Essex median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year -1.52% -7.04% +7.58%

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Colchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8 74 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 11.94% 61.67% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Colchester median daily rate £233 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.88% +23.08% +91.18%
10th Percentile £151 £305 £313
90th Percentile £315 £434 £338
Essex median daily rate £300 £313 £290
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.76% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 70 15
Colchester median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - -
10th Percentile £15.13 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £21.25 £19.50 £19.50
Essex median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% -13.16% +15.15%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Colchester

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Colchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Colchester

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Colchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Colchester over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Colchester

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Colchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Publishing
3 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Military
5 1 (12.50%) HNC
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) ERP

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix