Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 27 19
Rank change year-on-year -13 -8 +18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 4 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.44% 3.36% 5.78%
As % of the Applications category 14.81% 34.62% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Watford median daily rate £230 £155 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.39% +29.17% -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £185 £225 £178
% change year-on-year -17.78% +26.76% -43.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Watford median hourly rate - £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.90% +9.43%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -21.43% +5.66%

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 27 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.71% 9.70% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 8
Watford median daily rate £368 £338 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +145.45% -50.00%
10th Percentile £234 £130 £120
90th Percentile £454 £528 £338
Hertfordshire median daily rate £260 £325 £350
% change year-on-year -19.88% -7.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Watford median hourly rate £67.50 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +335.48% +6.90% +9.43%
10th Percentile £41.00 £14.75 £13.05
90th Percentile £98.00 £16.25 £15.55
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £37.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -65.56% +151.67% +11.11%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) VMware

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) VMware