Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 19 November 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 30 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 7 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.72% 3.08% 3.09%
As % of the Applications category 22.58% 42.31% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Middlesex median daily rate £288 £329 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.46% -20.72% +4.80%
10th Percentile £185 £281 £399
90th Percentile £465 £421 £436
South East median daily rate £275 £290 £300
% change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Middlesex median hourly rate - £37.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +200.00% -22.65%
South East median hourly rate £13.02 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -13.23% +7.14% -

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 Middlesex with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 31 26 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 12.06% 7.28% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 37
Middlesex median daily rate £413 £280 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.32% -29.11% +6.76%
10th Percentile £184 £120 £267
90th Percentile £593 £556 £537
South East median daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.81% -1.54% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Middlesex median hourly rate - £37.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +200.00% -4.43%
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.10
% change year-on-year -6.06% +9.27% +4.93%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Middlesex

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Middlesex

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Middlesex over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Middlesex

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
5 1 (14.29%) COM
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) MS Access
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Support Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
1 1 (14.29%) Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Data Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
1 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) R
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow