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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 40 31 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Office 19 29 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.91% 4.51% 9.19%
As % of the Applications category 36.54% 36.71% 53.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 20
Median daily rate £174 £150 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £105 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £288 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
52 79 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.96% 12.29% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 50
Median daily rate £290 £294 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £147 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.93 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.59% -17.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 42 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 25 (48.08%) Windows
3 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
5 12 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (21.15%) Migration
6 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
7 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
7 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (19.23%) Office 365
7 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 10 (19.23%) Finance
7 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
8 9 (17.31%) VMware
9 8 (15.38%) VoIP
9 8 (15.38%) DHCP
9 8 (15.38%) DNS
9 8 (15.38%) ITIL
10 7 (13.46%) Kerberos
10 7 (13.46%) ERP
10 7 (13.46%) LDAP
10 7 (13.46%) Identity Management
10 7 (13.46%) Time Management
10 7 (13.46%) Email Filtering
10 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
10 7 (13.46%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (13.46%) Skype
10 7 (13.46%) OneDrive
11 6 (11.54%) Yammer
11 6 (11.54%) Patch Management

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 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Moodle
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.92%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.92%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (19.23%) Office 365
2 7 (13.46%) OneDrive
3 6 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (11.54%) Yammer
4 3 (5.77%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) DHCP
1 8 (15.38%) DNS
1 8 (15.38%) VoIP
2 7 (13.46%) Kerberos
2 7 (13.46%) LDAP
2 7 (13.46%) Skype
3 6 (11.54%) PBX
3 6 (11.54%) Unified Communications
4 3 (5.77%) LAN
4 3 (5.77%) SAN
4 3 (5.77%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) ATM
5 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.92%) MS Access
2 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.92%) SAP HANA
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Advertising
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (9.62%) Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Service Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Server Support
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server Support
5 3 (5.77%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Azure Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) IT Support
5 3 (5.77%) Office 365 Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Office 365 Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) SAN Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Trainer
6 2 (3.85%) Programme Office Support
6 2 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) PKI
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.92%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.92%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) HPUX
5 3 (5.77%) Linux
5 3 (5.77%) Unix
5 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Migration
2 8 (15.38%) ITIL
3 7 (13.46%) Email Filtering
3 7 (13.46%) ERP
3 7 (13.46%) Identity Management
3 7 (13.46%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (13.46%) Time Management
4 6 (11.54%) Patch Management
5 4 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (5.77%) Analytics
6 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.77%) Coaching
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.85%) Digital Analytics
7 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.85%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.69%) MCITP
5 3 (5.77%) RHCE
6 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) MCSE
6 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (11.54%) Nagios
1 6 (11.54%) SCOM
2 3 (5.77%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) SolarWinds
4 4 (7.69%) HP
4 4 (7.69%) IBM
5 3 (5.77%) Adobe
5 3 (5.77%) Brocade
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) Citrix
5 3 (5.77%) NetApp
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.85%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.85%) Omniture
7 1 (1.92%) Capita
7 1 (1.92%) Cognos
7 1 (1.92%) Remedy
7 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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