Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West London 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 21 August 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
London > West London
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 29 33
Rank change year-on-year -25 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 91 90 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 4.29% 5.78% 5.71%
As % of the Applications category 32.16% 50.00% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 78
West London median daily rate £200 £200 £162
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.65% -35.30%
10th Percentile £104 £103 £106
90th Percentile £520 £450 £436
London median daily rate £300 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -7.69% +1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 23
West London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.97% +17.24% -9.38%
10th Percentile £12.38 £13.05 £10.65
90th Percentile £34.48 £29.65 £28.00
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +22.58% -8.82%

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 West London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 283 180 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 13.36% 11.57% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 96 186
West London median daily rate £333 £283 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.49% -10.16% -1.56%
10th Percentile £122 £105 £124
90th Percentile £538 £489 £520
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 31
West London median hourly rate £36.25 £23.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.26% +54.10% -7.58%
10th Percentile £11.88 £12.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £44.43 £28.75
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +27.27% -2.94%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in West London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in West London

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in West London

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in West London over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in West London

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in West London

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in West London over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in West London

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in West London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the West London region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hillingdon -10 22 £113 -10.00% 2
Hounslow -2 20 £250 +19.05% 2
Ealing - 3 £125 -
Hammersmith -5 2 £550 +400.00%
Richmond upon Thames -11 1 - - 1
Microsoft Office
London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 West London region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 50 (54.95%) Microsoft
2 40 (43.96%) Windows
3 27 (29.67%) Active Directory
4 24 (26.37%) ITIL
5 21 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 20 (21.98%) Windows 10
7 15 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (16.48%) MS Exchange
7 15 (16.48%) Finance
8 14 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 13 (14.29%) Office 365
10 12 (13.19%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (13.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (12.09%) SAP
11 11 (12.09%) Project Management
11 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (12.09%) Windows 8
12 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
13 9 (9.89%) LAN
13 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
14 8 (8.79%) SCCM
14 8 (8.79%) Apple iOS
14 8 (8.79%) DNS
14 8 (8.79%) Migration
14 8 (8.79%) VMware
15 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
15 7 (7.69%) Service Management

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in West London 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 15 (16.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.30%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 12 (13.19%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (4.40%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.10%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) Mimecast
2 3 (3.30%) OneDrive
2 3 (3.30%) Yammer
3 1 (1.10%) Google Play
3 1 (1.10%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) LAN
2 8 (8.79%) DNS
3 6 (6.59%) DHCP
4 4 (4.40%) Network Security
4 4 (4.40%) WAN
5 3 (3.30%) IP Telephony
5 3 (3.30%) Skype
5 3 (3.30%) VoIP
5 3 (3.30%) VPN
6 2 (2.20%) Broadband
6 2 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.20%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.20%) WLAN
7 1 (1.10%) Firewall
7 1 (1.10%) Internet
7 1 (1.10%) PABX
7 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) QlikView
2 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.59%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Military
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Analyst
2 14 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 12 (13.19%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (12.09%) Procurement Officer
4 11 (12.09%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.99%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) Architect
7 7 (7.69%) IT Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) IT Support
8 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.40%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Service Desk Support
10 3 (3.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) IT Technician
10 3 (3.30%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (2.20%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.10%) .NET
3 1 (1.10%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.10%) Web Services
3 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.49%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.30%) iPhone
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.20%) Contactless
5 2 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.20%) EMV
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.10%) iPad
6 1 (1.10%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.10%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.96%) Windows
2 21 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 20 (21.98%) Windows 10
4 14 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 11 (12.09%) Windows 8
5 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.79%) Apple iOS
7 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.59%) Mac OS
8 6 (6.59%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.30%) Android
10 1 (1.10%) Linux
10 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.10%) Unix
10 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) ITIL
2 15 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (12.09%) Project Management
4 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
5 8 (8.79%) Migration
6 7 (7.69%) Service Management
7 6 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.59%) ERP
8 5 (5.49%) Change Management
8 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.49%) Information Security
8 5 (5.49%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (4.40%) Coaching
9 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.40%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (4.40%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (4.40%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.40%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.40%) Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (4.40%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.20%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.49%) CCNA
2 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.49%) MCP
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.40%) DBS Check
3 4 (4.40%) Degree
3 4 (4.40%) MCSE
4 3 (3.30%) ISEB
5 2 (2.20%) ISACA
5 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.10%) MCDST
6 1 (1.10%) MCTS
6 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.10%) PMP
6 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) GDPR
2 4 (4.40%) PMO
3 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.10%) IFRS
4 1 (1.10%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 27 (29.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) SCCM
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.20%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (54.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) SAP
3 8 (8.79%) VMware
4 6 (6.59%) Apple
4 6 (6.59%) Citrix
5 4 (4.40%) Cisco
5 4 (4.40%) Ivanti
5 4 (4.40%) Remedy
5 4 (4.40%) Snow
6 3 (3.30%) Lotus
6 3 (3.30%) Meraki
6 3 (3.30%) Mitel
6 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.20%) HP
7 2 (2.20%) NetApp
7 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.10%) Avaya
8 1 (1.10%) Sage
8 1 (1.10%) Symantec
8 1 (1.10%) Thunderhead