Period
to 25 May 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 25 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
London > West London
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 24 31
Rank change year-on-year -28 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 94 85 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 4.43% 5.95% 5.86%
As % of the Applications category 33.10% 48.30% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 50 65
West London median daily rate £260 £200 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -4.76% -16.00%
10th Percentile £130 £123 £110
90th Percentile £520 £417 £438
London median daily rate £276 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -15.08% +8.33% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 30
West London median hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £14.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.64% +62.91% -8.41%
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.30 £11.20
90th Percentile £108.50 £33.00 £25.38
London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.70% +23.33% -10.45%

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 284 176 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 13.37% 12.32% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 91 174
West London median daily rate £330 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -15.38% +1.56%
10th Percentile £152 £125 £125
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 40
West London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +108.33% -10.29%
10th Percentile £15.95 £15.00 £10.71
90th Percentile £45.15 £48.75 £28.75
London median hourly rate £20.52 £19.82 £15.75
% change year-on-year +3.53% +25.84% -7.35%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Hounslow -14 15 £250 +25.00% 1
Hillingdon -23 14 £135 +8.00% 2
Hammersmith -4 3 £550 +100.00%
Ealing - 3 £125 -
Richmond upon Thames -8 1 - -
Wembley - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
London

For the 6 months to 25 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 West London region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 64 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 44 (46.81%) Windows
3 28 (29.79%) Windows 7
4 26 (27.66%) Active Directory
5 24 (25.53%) Microsoft Excel
6 22 (23.40%) ITIL
7 18 (19.15%) Windows 10
8 16 (17.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 15 (15.96%) Windows Server
10 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (14.89%) SharePoint
11 12 (12.77%) Retail
11 12 (12.77%) Office 365
12 11 (11.70%) MS Exchange
13 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Project
13 10 (10.64%) LAN
13 10 (10.64%) Finance
13 10 (10.64%) VMware
13 10 (10.64%) Project Management
13 10 (10.64%) Degree
13 10 (10.64%) Windows 8
14 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (9.57%) WAN
14 9 (9.57%) DNS
14 9 (9.57%) ISEB
14 9 (9.57%) Apple
15 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (7.45%) User Experience
16 7 (7.45%) Self-Motivation

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 14 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.70%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.45%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.26%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.19%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.13%) WordPress
8 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.06%) JBoss
8 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (25.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (17.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.13%) Acrobat
5 2 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.06%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.06%) InDesign
6 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.19%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (2.13%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (2.13%) Elite 3E
3 2 (2.13%) Visualfiles
4 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) Office 365
2 3 (3.19%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) G Suite
4 1 (1.06%) Google Play
4 1 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) LAN
2 9 (9.57%) DNS
2 9 (9.57%) WAN
3 7 (7.45%) DHCP
4 6 (6.38%) VPN
5 4 (4.26%) Skype
5 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.26%) VoIP
6 3 (3.19%) Network Security
7 2 (2.13%) Broadband
7 2 (2.13%) Firewall
7 2 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.13%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.13%) Wireless
7 2 (2.13%) WLAN
8 1 (1.06%) Internet
8 1 (1.06%) Intranet
8 1 (1.06%) WebEx
8 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) MS Access
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (12.77%) Retail
2 10 (10.64%) Finance
3 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.26%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Law
5 2 (2.13%) Military
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.40%) Analyst
2 16 (17.02%) IT Support
3 14 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (10.64%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.38%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Architect
7 5 (5.32%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Release Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Service Desk Support
8 4 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Administrator
8 4 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (7.45%) User Experience
3 5 (5.32%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.19%) iPhone
6 2 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.13%) EPoS
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.13%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.06%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.06%) FMCG
7 1 (1.06%) iPad
7 1 (1.06%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (46.81%) Windows
2 28 (29.79%) Windows 7
3 18 (19.15%) Windows 10
4 15 (15.96%) Windows Server
5 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.64%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.26%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.26%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.19%) Android
11 2 (2.13%) Unix
12 1 (1.06%) Linux
12 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) ITIL
2 10 (10.64%) Project Management
3 7 (7.45%) CRM
3 7 (7.45%) Data Analysis
3 7 (7.45%) Programme Management
3 7 (7.45%) Requirements Management
3 7 (7.45%) Service Management
4 6 (6.38%) Migration
4 6 (6.38%) Problem Management
4 6 (6.38%) TOGAF
5 5 (5.32%) Information Security
5 5 (5.32%) Process Improvement
5 5 (5.32%) Release Management
5 5 (5.32%) Risk Management
5 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.26%) Identity Management
6 4 (4.26%) IT Strategy
6 4 (4.26%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.19%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) Java
2 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
2 2 (2.13%) VBScript
3 1 (1.06%) C
3 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
2 9 (9.57%) ISEB
3 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.32%) CCNA
4 5 (5.32%) MCP
5 4 (4.26%) MCSE
5 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.19%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.13%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.13%) ISACA
7 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.13%) MCITP
7 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.13%) PMP
7 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 5 (5.32%) GDPR
3 3 (3.19%) PMO
4 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.13%) SLA
5 1 (1.06%) IFRS
5 1 (1.06%) IFRS 9
5 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.19%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.06%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) SCCM
2 5 (5.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.19%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (3.19%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) VMware
3 9 (9.57%) Apple
4 7 (7.45%) Citrix
4 7 (7.45%) Remedy
5 5 (5.32%) Riverbed
6 4 (4.26%) Adobe
6 4 (4.26%) HP
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco
7 3 (3.19%) Ivanti
7 3 (3.19%) Lotus
7 3 (3.19%) Mitel
7 3 (3.19%) Snow
8 2 (2.13%) Dell
8 2 (2.13%) NetApp
8 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.06%) SAP
9 1 (1.06%) Symantec
9 1 (1.06%) Thunderhead