The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 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
London / Uxbridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 7.69% 15.79% 10.53%
As % of the Applications category 23.53% 75.00% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £95 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -62.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £13.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +91.05%  
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 Uxbridge with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Uxbridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 17 16 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 32.69% 21.05% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £350 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £13.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +81.50%  
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 Uxbridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Uxbridge 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 Uxbridge

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Uxbridge

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Uxbridge

MS Office
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Uxbridge

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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Data Entry
2 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
2 3 (42.86%) Contract Management
3 2 (28.57%) Escalation Management
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Skype

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Uxbridge 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 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Contract Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Entry
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Escalation Management
2 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Snow