Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 12 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 35.29% 55.74% 32.99%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 94.44% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Colchester median daily rate £475 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.73% - -
Essex median daily rate £300 £275 £238
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% +39.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 32
Colchester median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £17.25 £17.25 £19.50
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 Colchester with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Colchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 12 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 35.29% 59.02% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Colchester median daily rate £475 £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.73% -29.03% +127.94%
10th Percentile £463 £173 £369
90th Percentile £488 £300 £406
Essex median daily rate £475 £300 £283
% change year-on-year +58.33% +6.19% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 32
Colchester median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £17.25 £17.25 £19.50
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 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 16 January 2018, 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 2 (16.67%) People Management
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Publishing

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory Support
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix Support
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Help Desk Support
2 8 (66.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (16.67%) People Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow