The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Hertfordshire / Rickmansworth
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 37.50% 25.00% 17.24%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 75.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £225 £185 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -50.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £15.50 £13.06
% change year-on-year -12.59% +18.72%  

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 Rickmansworth with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Rickmansworth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3 12 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 37.50% 33.33% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £225 £185 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -50.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Rickmansworth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 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 Rickmansworth

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Rickmansworth

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Rickmansworth

MS Office
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 26 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Planview
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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 (16.67%) MS Project Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Project Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Planview