Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 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 > Watford
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 14 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.27% 4.79% 3.27%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 53.85% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Watford median daily rate £175 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.82% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £275 £228 £310
% change year-on-year +20.88% -26.61% +93.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Watford median hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.03% +9.26% -88.26%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £18.50 £16.08 £22.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year +26.01% -17.70% -10.00%

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 28 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.54% 8.90% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
Watford median daily rate £400 £388 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +72.22% -35.71%
10th Percentile £151 £167 £174
90th Percentile £603 £431 £473
Hertfordshire median daily rate £308 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -18.00% +7.14% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Watford median hourly rate £17.25 £14.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.95% +9.26% -88.26%
10th Percentile £16.50 £13.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £18.50 £16.08 £22.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £36.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -60.54% +172.22% -10.00%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (50.00%) Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Adobe
4 5 (35.71%) DNA
4 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) SEO
4 5 (35.71%) CMS
4 5 (35.71%) User Experience
4 5 (35.71%) Time Management
4 5 (35.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (35.71%) Digital Content Management
4 5 (35.71%) Content Management
4 5 (35.71%) Marketing
4 5 (35.71%) A/B Testing
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (14.29%) Power BI

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 (35.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (35.71%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
3 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Power BI
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Content Editor
1 5 (35.71%) Digital Content Editor
1 5 (35.71%) Digital Editor
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Blog
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) A/B Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Content Management
2 5 (35.71%) Digital Content Management
2 5 (35.71%) DNA
2 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) SEO
2 5 (35.71%) Time Management
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) BPR
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Facebook
4 1 (7.14%) iManage
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter