Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 41 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 86 118 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 4.30% 5.61% 5.40%
As % of the Applications category 32.09% 45.74% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 62
West London median daily rate £135 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.91% +37.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £103 £128 £110
90th Percentile £325 £500 £440
London median daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 16
West London median hourly rate £15.49 £16.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.52% +4.69% -5.88%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.83 £10.50
90th Percentile £36.50 £24.57 £33.00
London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £16.22
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.81% +4.65%

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 268 258 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 13.40% 12.27% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 148 128
West London median daily rate £295 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.81% +6.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £113 £127 £127
90th Percentile £488 £538 £510
London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 27
West London median hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +15.15% -15.38%
10th Percentile £12.70 £12.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.20 £39.25 £37.30
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £16.58
% change year-on-year -6.10% +23.66% -2.02%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +6 15 £105 -25.00% 4
Hounslow -4 11 £305 -23.75% 5
Richmond upon Thames -10 2 - - 1
Hammersmith -1 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £250 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 45 (52.33%) Microsoft
2 38 (44.19%) Windows
3 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
4 29 (33.72%) Microsoft Excel
5 24 (27.91%) Office 365
6 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
7 21 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (23.26%) Degree
8 20 (23.26%) ITIL
9 18 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (19.77%) Apple
11 15 (17.44%) Windows 10
11 15 (17.44%) Decision-Making
12 13 (15.12%) Windows Server
13 12 (13.95%) VMware
13 12 (13.95%) Change Management
13 12 (13.95%) Project Management
13 12 (13.95%) SAP
13 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
13 12 (13.95%) LAN
13 12 (13.95%) Android
14 11 (12.79%) SCCM
14 11 (12.79%) Smartphone
14 11 (12.79%) ERP
14 11 (12.79%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (12.79%) Cisco
14 11 (12.79%) Citrix
15 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
15 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
15 10 (11.63%) Finance

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 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.16%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 29 (33.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (10.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.65%) InfoPath
5 3 (3.49%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.16%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.16%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.91%) Office 365
2 9 (10.47%) G Suite
3 4 (4.65%) SaaS
4 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) LAN
2 9 (10.47%) WAN
3 6 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (6.98%) DNS
3 6 (6.98%) Skype
3 6 (6.98%) VPN
3 6 (6.98%) WebEx
4 5 (5.81%) DHCP
4 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.49%) VoIP
5 3 (3.49%) Wireless
6 2 (2.33%) Internet
6 2 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.16%) Firewall
7 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) QlikView
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) Power BI
3 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 11 (12.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (11.63%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 7 (8.14%) German Language
4 5 (5.81%) French Language
4 5 (5.81%) Italian Language
5 4 (4.65%) Spanish Language
6 3 (3.49%) Dutch Language
6 3 (3.49%) Polish Language
7 2 (2.33%) Legal
7 2 (2.33%) Retail
8 1 (1.16%) Law
8 1 (1.16%) Marketing
8 1 (1.16%) Publishing
8 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (47.67%) Analyst
2 17 (19.77%) Service Analyst
3 13 (15.12%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (12.79%) IT Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Support Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) Desktop Support
8 7 (8.14%) Excel Specialist
9 6 (6.98%) IT Support
10 5 (5.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.81%) Configuration Specialist
10 5 (5.81%) IT Support Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Excel Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.79%) Smartphone
3 8 (9.30%) Virtual Team
4 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.49%) FMCG
5 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.33%) Handset
6 2 (2.33%) iPhone
6 2 (2.33%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.16%) Blog
7 1 (1.16%) iPad
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.16%) Social Media
7 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.19%) Windows
2 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
3 15 (17.44%) Windows 10
4 13 (15.12%) Windows Server
5 12 (13.95%) Android
6 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.49%) Linux
8 3 (3.49%) Unix
9 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) ITIL
2 18 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (17.44%) Decision-Making
4 12 (13.95%) Change Management
4 12 (13.95%) Project Management
5 11 (12.79%) ERP
6 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.47%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.30%) Ticket Management
9 7 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (8.14%) ITSM
9 7 (8.14%) Service Management
10 6 (6.98%) Accounts Payable
10 6 (6.98%) Accounts Receivable
10 6 (6.98%) Cash Management
11 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.81%) Coaching
11 5 (5.81%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
1 3 (3.49%) Perl
1 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.49%) Python
1 3 (3.49%) Ruby
1 3 (3.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.65%) MCSA
4 3 (3.49%) ISEB
5 2 (2.33%) CCNA
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.33%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.16%) CCA
6 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.16%) MCP
6 1 (1.16%) MCSE
6 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) PMO
1 7 (8.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.14%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.49%) Xen
4 3 (3.49%) XenApp
5 2 (2.33%) Firmware
6 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) SCCM
2 7 (8.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.49%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.49%) Ansible
5 3 (3.49%) Puppet
5 3 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (52.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) Apple
3 12 (13.95%) SAP
3 12 (13.95%) VMware
4 11 (12.79%) Cisco
4 11 (12.79%) Citrix
5 7 (8.14%) Xerox
6 6 (6.98%) Adobe
7 4 (4.65%) Avaya
7 4 (4.65%) Ivanti
7 4 (4.65%) Veeam
7 4 (4.65%) Workday
8 3 (3.49%) Ariba
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle
8 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.33%) Polycom
9 2 (2.33%) Symantec
10 1 (1.16%) Remedy
10 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.16%) Varonis