The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 42 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.06% 5.61% 6.99%
As % of the Applications category 37.84% 39.08% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 29
Average daily rate
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£280 £305 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +41.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £229 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £273 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £10.95 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.56% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £16.35 £13.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.99 £14.00 £13.34
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +4.98%
Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
111 87 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.02% 14.36% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 53
Average daily rate £285 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 6
Average hourly rate £11.70 £16.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% +20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £20.55 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
MS Office
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MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Birmingham region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Birmingham region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 51 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 47 (52.22%) MS Excel
3 22 (24.44%) ITIL
4 21 (23.33%) Windows
5 20 (22.22%) Finance
6 17 (18.89%) Project Management
6 17 (18.89%) Degree
7 16 (17.78%) Windows 7
8 14 (15.56%) QA
8 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
9 13 (14.44%) VBA
9 13 (14.44%) SQL
10 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
10 12 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 12 (13.33%) SharePoint
10 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 11 (12.22%) Windows XP
11 11 (12.22%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
12 10 (11.11%) Banking
12 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 9 (10.00%) MySQL
14 8 (8.89%) Perl
14 8 (8.89%) Java
14 8 (8.89%) MCSE
14 8 (8.89%) MCP
14 8 (8.89%) A+ Certification

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.44%) LiveCycle
3 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.22%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.11%) Documentum
5 1 (1.11%) SAS
5 1 (1.11%) FileNet
Applications
1 47 (52.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (8.89%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (4.44%) MS Project
5 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (1.11%) Maximo
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Intranet
2 2 (2.22%) LTE
2 2 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) DHCP
3 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.44%) MS Access
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.11%) OLAP
6 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.11%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Selenium
1 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (22.22%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
3 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.67%) Legal
4 4 (4.44%) Publishing
4 4 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Front Office
6 1 (1.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Law
6 1 (1.11%) Military
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (15.56%) Project Manager
3 13 (14.44%) Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Help Desk Support
4 10 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 9 (10.00%) Database Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Designer
9 4 (4.44%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) HTML
2 2 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.89%) Social Media
4 5 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.22%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.22%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.11%) CMDB
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) iPad
6 1 (1.11%) PMI
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.11%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.33%) Windows
2 16 (17.78%) Windows 7
3 11 (12.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.22%) Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.22%) UNIX
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) ITIL
2 17 (18.89%) Project Management
3 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (5.56%) Change Management
4 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (5.56%) Content Management
4 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 4 (4.44%) Migration
5 4 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (4.44%) Time Management
5 4 (4.44%) E-Discovery
6 3 (3.33%) Integration Testing
6 3 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.33%) Quality Management
6 3 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) SQL
1 13 (14.44%) VBA
2 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.89%) Perl
3 8 (8.89%) Java
4 2 (2.22%) C
4 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (1.11%) Python
5 1 (1.11%) C++
5 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Degree
2 11 (12.22%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.89%) MCP
4 8 (8.89%) MCSE
4 8 (8.89%) A+ Certification
5 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.22%) ISEB
9 1 (1.11%) PMP
9 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.11%) MCSA
9 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) P3O
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.11%) DameWare
Vendors
1 51 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle
3 5 (5.56%) Adobe
4 4 (4.44%) Citrix
5 2 (2.22%) Sybase
6 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) Cognos
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) Sun
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) Siemens
6 1 (1.11%) Lotus
6 1 (1.11%) Remedy
6 1 (1.11%) Northgate
6 1 (1.11%) Capita
6 1 (1.11%) LANDesk
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