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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 31 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 28 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.67% 5.24% 7.63%
As % of the Applications category 42.42% 47.14% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 20
Median daily rate £338 £300 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £142 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Median hourly rate - £12.21 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
66 70 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.00% 11.11% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 57
Median daily rate £312 £354 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +21.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £150 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £18.39 £11.93 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.21% -8.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £9.96 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.98 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 50 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (48.28%) Windows
3 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
4 15 (25.86%) Office 365
5 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
6 12 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
8 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
8 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (17.24%) Finance
9 9 (15.52%) Migration
9 9 (15.52%) VMware
9 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
9 9 (15.52%) Skype
10 8 (13.79%) Skype for Business
10 8 (13.79%) DNS
10 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (13.79%) ERP
10 8 (13.79%) VoIP
10 8 (13.79%) DHCP
10 8 (13.79%) ITIL
11 7 (12.07%) Kerberos
11 7 (12.07%) LDAP
11 7 (12.07%) Identity Management
11 7 (12.07%) OneDrive
11 7 (12.07%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
11 7 (12.07%) Email Filtering
12 6 (10.34%) SolarWinds

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.79%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.17%) IIS
3 3 (5.17%) Moodle
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.72%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.72%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Office 365
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.07%) OneDrive
4 6 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (10.34%) Yammer
5 3 (5.17%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Skype
2 8 (13.79%) DHCP
2 8 (13.79%) DNS
2 8 (13.79%) VoIP
3 7 (12.07%) Kerberos
3 7 (12.07%) LDAP
4 6 (10.34%) PBX
4 6 (10.34%) Unified Communications
5 3 (5.17%) LAN
5 3 (5.17%) SAN
5 3 (5.17%) WAN
6 1 (1.72%) ATM
6 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.72%) MS Access
2 1 (1.72%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Local Government
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Publishing
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Analyst
2 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (10.34%) Service Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) IT Support
5 4 (6.90%) Office 365 Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Server Support
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server Support
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Azure Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Office 365 Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Office 365 Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) SAN Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) IT Technician
7 2 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) CSS
3 2 (3.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) PKI
2 4 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) e-Learning
3 3 (5.17%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.17%) Video Editing
3 3 (5.17%) VLE
4 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) CMDB
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (48.28%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.17%) HPUX
6 3 (5.17%) Linux
6 3 (5.17%) Unix
6 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Migration
2 8 (13.79%) ERP
2 8 (13.79%) ITIL
3 7 (12.07%) Email Filtering
3 7 (12.07%) Identity Management
3 7 (12.07%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (10.34%) Patch Management
4 6 (10.34%) Time Management
5 5 (8.62%) CRM
6 4 (6.90%) Document Management
7 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.17%) Coaching
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Ticket Management
8 2 (3.45%) Analytics
8 2 (3.45%) Mobile Optimisation
8 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.45%) Service Management
8 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.90%) MCITP
5 3 (5.17%) RHCE
6 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.45%) MCSE
6 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (10.34%) Nagios
1 6 (10.34%) SCOM
2 3 (5.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 50 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) SolarWinds
4 4 (6.90%) HP
4 4 (6.90%) IBM
5 3 (5.17%) Brocade
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco
5 3 (5.17%) Citrix
5 3 (5.17%) NetApp
5 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.45%) Adobe
6 2 (3.45%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.45%) Polycom
7 1 (1.72%) Apple
7 1 (1.72%) Cognos
7 1 (1.72%) Omniture
7 1 (1.72%) Remedy
7 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.72%) SAP
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