The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 21 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 3.15% 1.91% 6.21%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 14.29% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Median daily rate £375 £213 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.47% -53.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £203 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £223 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.63 £13.06
% change year-on-year -13.60% +19.68%  

MS 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 Middlesex with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 16 21 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 12.60% 13.38% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 16
Median daily rate £375 £338 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% -18.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £440 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Middlesex

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Middlesex

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Middlesex over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Middlesex

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Office.

1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Learning Management System
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) e-Learning
4 2 (25.00%) Document Management
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) HNC
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL

MS 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) PTC Creo
4 1 (12.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Project Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Service Transition Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Transition Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 2 (25.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) Document Management
1 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) HNC
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) PTC