The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 53 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-30 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.52% 6.73% 5.69%
As % of the Applications category 13.10% 39.82% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 13
Average daily rate
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£259 £270 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £125 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £418 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £14.21 £10.95 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.79% -32.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £10.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £13.10 £27.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
84 113 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.57% 16.89% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 54 36
Average daily rate £350 £278 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £171 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £406 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 5
Average hourly rate £14.21 £11.48 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.85% -30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (43.55%) Windows
3 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
3 20 (32.26%) Citrix
3 20 (32.26%) Windows 7
4 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
5 17 (27.42%) Windows XP
6 11 (17.74%) Finance
7 10 (16.13%) SQL
8 9 (14.52%) ITIL
8 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
9 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
9 8 (12.90%) Programme Management
9 8 (12.90%) Cisco
10 7 (11.29%) Blackberry
10 7 (11.29%) Migration
10 7 (11.29%) SLA
10 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (9.68%) CMDB
11 6 (9.68%) Network Security
11 6 (9.68%) WorkSite
11 6 (9.68%) Dependency Management
11 6 (9.68%) Progress
11 6 (9.68%) Legal
11 6 (9.68%) Project Management
12 5 (8.06%) Service Management
12 5 (8.06%) Management Information System

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.68%) WorkSite
3 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Lync
5 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.61%) Moodle
5 1 (1.61%) Blackboard Learning System
Applications
1 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.06%) MS Project
3 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
1 1 (1.61%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Network Security
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 3 (4.84%) LAN
2 3 (4.84%) WAN
2 3 (4.84%) DHCP
2 3 (4.84%) DNS
3 2 (3.23%) Intranet
3 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.23%) VPN
3 2 (3.23%) VoIP
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.23%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.61%) NAS
4 1 (1.61%) ATM
4 1 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Publishing
4 2 (3.23%) Local Government
5 1 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.61%) French Language
5 1 (1.61%) German Language
5 1 (1.61%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Service Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Help Desk Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (6.45%) PMO Lead
5 4 (6.45%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.45%) Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) IT Support
7 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Network Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.61%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Blackberry
4 6 (9.68%) CMDB
5 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.84%) NHS
6 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
6 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.61%) Social Media
7 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.61%) EPoS
7 1 (1.61%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.61%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Windows 7
3 17 (27.42%) Windows XP
4 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.23%) UNIX
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Linux
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (12.90%) Programme Management
3 7 (11.29%) Migration
4 6 (9.68%) Project Management
4 6 (9.68%) Dependency Management
5 5 (8.06%) Time Management
5 5 (8.06%) Service Management
6 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.84%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.84%) SDLC
8 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.23%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.23%) Business Transformation
8 2 (3.23%) Data Transformation
8 2 (3.23%) CRM
8 2 (3.23%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.61%) VC++
3 1 (1.61%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) C++
3 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.06%) MCP
2 5 (8.06%) MCSE
3 4 (6.45%) A+ Certification
4 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.61%) CCNP
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) P3O
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) XenApp
3 2 (3.23%) Terminal Server
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.26%) Citrix
3 8 (12.90%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) Progress
5 5 (8.06%) HP
5 5 (8.06%) VMware
6 2 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe
7 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.61%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) Juniper
7 1 (1.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.61%) BMC
7 1 (1.61%) NetApp
7 1 (1.61%) Siemens
7 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.61%) Remedy
7 1 (1.61%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago