Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 22 February 2018 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 > Watford
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 17 24
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 10 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.70% 6.73% 3.96%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 68.18% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Watford median daily rate £175 £425 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.82% +132.88% +19.67%
10th Percentile £163 £241 £132
90th Percentile £333 £425 £235
Hertfordshire median daily rate £273 £210 £325
% change year-on-year +29.76% -35.38% +103.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Watford median hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.03% +5.36% -77.87%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.63 £13.50
90th Percentile £18.50 £16.08 £23.90
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.03 £13.00
% change year-on-year +13.38% -15.19% +13.04%

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 Watford with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 24 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.49% 9.87% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Watford median daily rate £373 £425 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.35% +82.80% -35.86%
10th Percentile £163 £130 £147
90th Percentile £603 £448 £389
Hertfordshire median daily rate £275 £300 £370
% change year-on-year -8.33% -18.92% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Watford median hourly rate £59.00 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.00% +5.36% -77.87%
10th Percentile £25.25 £13.63 £13.50
90th Percentile £96.35 £16.08 £23.90
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £43.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -70.29% +212.50% +12.00%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Watford

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Watford

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Watford over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Watford

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (60.00%) Adobe
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (50.00%) User Experience
2 5 (50.00%) Digital Content Management
2 5 (50.00%) A/B Testing
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) DNA
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) CMS
2 5 (50.00%) SEO
2 5 (50.00%) Content Management
2 5 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign
General
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Content Editor
1 5 (50.00%) Digital Content Editor
1 5 (50.00%) Digital Editor
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Blog
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) A/B Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Content Management
2 5 (50.00%) Digital Content Management
2 5 (50.00%) DNA
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) SEO
2 5 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Adobe
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Facebook
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter