Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 36 33
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 95 103 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 4.40% 5.73% 5.53%
As % of the Applications category 37.25% 48.36% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 72
West London median daily rate £180 £210 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +44.83% -42.00%
10th Percentile £103 £103 £100
90th Percentile £517 £450 £437
London median daily rate £300 £308 £308
% change year-on-year -2.44% - +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
West London median hourly rate £15.49 £18.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.94% +26.32% -20.83%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.78 £10.50
90th Percentile £21.75 £28.09 £18.97
London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £16.15
% change year-on-year -6.50% +23.84% -5.00%

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 West London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 255 213 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 11.82% 11.86% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 121 160
West London median daily rate £318 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.83% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £106 £105 £122
90th Percentile £515 £526 £510
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 27
West London median hourly rate £35.00 £19.82 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.59% +20.12% -15.38%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £44.88 £23.60
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year -9.52% +26.68% -2.49%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +3 23 £113 -10.00% 1
Hounslow -2 19 £250 -5.66% 3
Wembley - 1 £250 - 1
Ealing - 1 - - 3
Microsoft Office
London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
2 45 (47.37%) Windows
3 34 (35.79%) Active Directory
4 27 (28.42%) ITIL
5 26 (27.37%) Windows 7
6 24 (25.26%) Office 365
6 24 (25.26%) Windows 10
7 21 (22.11%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (17.89%) MS Exchange
9 16 (16.84%) SCCM
9 16 (16.84%) Windows Server
10 14 (14.74%) Finance
11 13 (13.68%) VMware
11 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Excel
11 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (12.63%) Spreadsheet
12 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (11.58%) Apple
14 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (10.53%) SAP
14 10 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
15 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
15 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
15 9 (9.47%) LAN
15 9 (9.47%) SLA
15 9 (9.47%) Cisco
15 9 (9.47%) Citrix
15 9 (9.47%) Project 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 17 (17.89%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.11%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.05%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (12.63%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (8.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (4.21%) InfoPath
5 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.05%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.05%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.26%) Office 365
2 3 (3.16%) G Suite
2 3 (3.16%) OneDrive
2 3 (3.16%) Yammer
3 2 (2.11%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.05%) SaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) LAN
2 6 (6.32%) Skype
3 4 (4.21%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (4.21%) DNS
3 4 (4.21%) VoIP
3 4 (4.21%) WebEx
3 4 (4.21%) Wireless
4 3 (3.16%) DHCP
4 3 (3.16%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.11%) Internet
5 2 (2.11%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.11%) VPN
5 2 (2.11%) WAN
6 1 (1.05%) Broadband
6 1 (1.05%) Firewall
6 1 (1.05%) Network Security
6 1 (1.05%) PABX
6 1 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
5 2 (2.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.11%) French Language
5 2 (2.11%) German Language
5 2 (2.11%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.11%) Polish Language
5 2 (2.11%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (36.84%) Analyst
2 16 (16.84%) Service Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (11.58%) IT Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Procurement Officer
4 11 (11.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Support Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) Desktop Support
5 9 (9.47%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) IT Support
7 5 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Support Technician
8 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (3.16%) Product Owner
9 3 (3.16%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (2.11%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.05%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.05%) Web Services
3 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.42%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.11%) Contactless
5 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.11%) EMV
5 2 (2.11%) Handset
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.05%) iPhone
6 1 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (47.37%) Windows
2 26 (27.37%) Windows 7
3 24 (25.26%) Windows 10
4 16 (16.84%) Windows Server
5 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.37%) Apple iOS
8 6 (6.32%) Android
8 6 (6.32%) Mac OS
8 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.11%) Linux
9 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.05%) Unix
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) ITIL
2 21 (22.11%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
4 9 (9.47%) Project Management
5 8 (8.42%) Change Management
5 8 (8.42%) Migration
5 8 (8.42%) Ticket Management
6 7 (7.37%) ITSM
6 7 (7.37%) Service Management
7 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.26%) ERP
7 5 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (4.21%) Hardware Maintenance
8 4 (4.21%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (4.21%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (4.21%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.05%) Perl
2 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.05%) Python
2 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.37%) Degree
3 6 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.26%) CCNA
4 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.26%) MCP
5 4 (4.21%) DBS Check
5 4 (4.21%) MCSE
6 3 (3.16%) ISEB
6 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.11%) MCSA
8 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.05%) CCNP
8 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.05%) MCDST
8 1 (1.05%) MCTS
8 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) SLA
2 5 (5.26%) PMO
3 2 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.05%) GDPR
4 1 (1.05%) IFRS
4 1 (1.05%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 34 (35.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.05%) Firmware
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.05%) Xen
5 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) SCCM
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.11%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.05%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.05%) Ansible
5 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.05%) Puppet
5 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.68%) VMware
3 11 (11.58%) Apple
4 10 (10.53%) SAP
5 9 (9.47%) Cisco
5 9 (9.47%) Citrix
6 4 (4.21%) Remedy
6 4 (4.21%) Snow
6 4 (4.21%) Xerox
7 3 (3.16%) Adobe
7 3 (3.16%) Meraki
7 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.16%) Symantec
8 2 (2.11%) Ivanti
8 2 (2.11%) Lotus
8 2 (2.11%) Mitel
8 2 (2.11%) NetApp
8 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.11%) Veeam
9 1 (1.05%) Sitecore