Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 30 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 104 75 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.76% 5.34% 7.13%
As % of the Applications category 58.10% 47.17% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 34
Hertfordshire median daily rate £288 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -16.67% +87.50%
10th Percentile £125 £117 £154
90th Percentile £525 £438 £525
East of England median daily rate £303 £250 £238
% change year-on-year +21.00% +5.26% +39.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 32
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £11.17 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.86% -14.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £27.50 £27.85 £15.65
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% +13.79% -12.12%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 179 159 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.63% 11.32% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 71 73
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - -
10th Percentile £132 £130 £161
90th Percentile £585 £475 £525
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 56
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.25 £28.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +111.11% -12.90%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.10 £9.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £53.25 £38.25
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -9.09%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth +6 18 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City +13 17 £193 +10.00% 1
Watford -7 14 £175 -58.82% 8
Hatfield -4 11 £306 -23.44% 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 4 £275 +74.60% 5
Stevenage -6 3 £120 -46.67%
Hertford - 3 £263 -
Letchworth - 3 - - 1
Royston 0 1 £270 - 1
Broxbourne - 1 £115 -
Microsoft Office
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 56 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 43 (41.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (23.08%) Project Management
3 24 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 23 (22.12%) Windows
5 22 (21.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 20 (19.23%) Internet
7 19 (18.27%) SLA
8 16 (15.38%) Finance
8 16 (15.38%) Information Security
9 15 (14.42%) E-Commerce
10 14 (13.46%) CRM
11 13 (12.50%) TCP/IP
12 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
12 12 (11.54%) ITIL
12 12 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 12 (11.54%) PMO
13 11 (10.58%) Banking
14 10 (9.62%) Incident Management
14 10 (9.62%) Degree
14 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
14 10 (9.62%) Payment Gateway
15 9 (8.65%) HP
15 9 (8.65%) MS Visio
15 9 (8.65%) AS400
15 9 (8.65%) Office 365
16 8 (7.69%) Analytics
16 8 (7.69%) Data Centre
16 8 (7.69%) Retail
16 8 (7.69%) Law

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 24 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) CMS
3 5 (4.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 43 (41.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (21.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (8.65%) MS Visio
5 6 (5.77%) Photoshop
6 4 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.23%) Internet
2 13 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.81%) VoIP
4 3 (2.88%) VPN
5 2 (1.92%) DHCP
5 2 (1.92%) DNS
5 2 (1.92%) IPsec
5 2 (1.92%) SSL
5 2 (1.92%) Wireless
5 2 (1.92%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.96%) LAN
6 1 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) JIRA
1 2 (1.92%) MSI
1 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.92%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Banking
3 8 (7.69%) Law
3 8 (7.69%) Retail
4 7 (6.73%) Billing
5 6 (5.77%) German Language
5 6 (5.77%) Marketing
6 4 (3.85%) French Language
7 3 (2.88%) Advertising
7 3 (2.88%) Legal
8 2 (1.92%) Back Office
8 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.96%) Games
9 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 40 (38.46%) Analyst
2 20 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 13 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (8.65%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Coordinator
6 7 (6.73%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (6.73%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Project Coordinator
6 7 (6.73%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Administrator
7 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Office 365 Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Content Editor
8 5 (4.81%) Digital Content Editor
8 5 (4.81%) Digital Editor
8 5 (4.81%) IT Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Project Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) CSS
1 6 (5.77%) HTML
2 4 (3.85%) REST
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.88%) XML
4 2 (1.92%) .NET
4 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.92%) COM
4 2 (1.92%) Middleware
4 2 (1.92%) SOAP
4 2 (1.92%) Visualforce
4 2 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) AS400
2 8 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.77%) User Experience
4 4 (3.85%) CMDB
4 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.92%) PKI
5 2 (1.92%) Social Media
6 1 (0.96%) Blog
6 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 4 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.92%) Linux
7 1 (0.96%) Android
7 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.08%) Project Management
2 16 (15.38%) Information Security
3 15 (14.42%) E-Commerce
4 14 (13.46%) CRM
5 12 (11.54%) ITIL
6 10 (9.62%) Incident Management
7 8 (7.69%) Analytics
7 8 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
8 7 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.73%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (6.73%) Data Loss Prevention
8 7 (6.73%) Data Privacy
8 7 (6.73%) Time Management
9 6 (5.77%) Change Management
9 6 (5.77%) ERP
9 6 (5.77%) SDLC
9 6 (5.77%) SEO
9 6 (5.77%) Validation
10 5 (4.81%) A/B Testing
10 5 (4.81%) Digital Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.92%) Apex Code
1 2 (1.92%) C#
1 2 (1.92%) Java
1 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.92%) Python
1 2 (1.92%) R
1 2 (1.92%) SQL
2 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Degree
2 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.88%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.88%) PMP
5 2 (1.92%) CISSP
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.96%) ISEB
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.27%) SLA
2 12 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (11.54%) PMO
3 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (2.88%) QA
4 2 (1.92%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.92%) FIPS 140-2
4 2 (1.92%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) OpenView
1 2 (1.92%) OVSD
1 2 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 56 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.65%) HP
3 7 (6.73%) McAfee
4 6 (5.77%) Adobe
4 6 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.77%) SAP
5 5 (4.81%) VMware
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle
6 4 (3.85%) PayPal
6 4 (3.85%) Sun
7 3 (2.88%) CA
8 2 (1.92%) Apple
8 2 (1.92%) BMC
8 2 (1.92%) Citrix
8 2 (1.92%) Gemalto
8 2 (1.92%) IFS
8 2 (1.92%) Pardot
8 2 (1.92%) Thales
9 1 (0.96%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.96%) iManage