The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 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 23 June 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
Hertfordshire / Rickmansworth
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 24.00% 20.00% 50.00%
As % of the Applications category 85.71% 83.33% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £225 £153 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £288
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.78 £16.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -16.51% +21.36%  

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 Rickmansworth with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Rickmansworth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7 6 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 28.00% 24.00% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £225 £153 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -69.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Rickmansworth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 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 Rickmansworth

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Rickmansworth

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Planview
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) AS400
4 1 (11.11%) French Language
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) MS Project Server
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring 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 (11.11%) MS Project Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Project Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Project Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Planview
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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