The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, 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 3 months to 27 April 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
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 10.00% 6.52% 3.85%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 60.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £513 £365 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.41% +32.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £353 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £429 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £288 £290
% change year-on-year - -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.14
% change year-on-year - +14.15%  

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 Docklands, London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 12 5 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 20.00% 10.87% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 11
Median daily rate £500 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.98% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £350 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +10.34%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Docklands, London

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Docklands, London

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) PMI
5 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
1 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Coaching
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) Polycom