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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Office 37 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.75% 2.06% 5.78%
As % of the Applications category 36.27% 17.00% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 22
Median daily rate £200 £425 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +58.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £459 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £10.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.00 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £10.00 £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.11
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.28%
MS Office
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
102 100 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.09% 12.12% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 68 41
Median daily rate £290 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £199 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +68.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016, 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 32 (49.23%) MS Excel
1 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.85%) Windows
3 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 20 (30.77%) Finance
4 15 (23.08%) Project Management
5 12 (18.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
6 11 (16.92%) QA
6 11 (16.92%) Legal
7 10 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 10 (15.38%) Citrix
7 10 (15.38%) ITIL
8 8 (12.31%) PMI
8 8 (12.31%) PMI Certification
8 8 (12.31%) Office 365
8 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.77%) SLA
9 7 (10.77%) Lotus
9 7 (10.77%) Internet
9 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
9 7 (10.77%) IBM Notes
10 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
10 6 (9.23%) MS Visio
10 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
10 6 (9.23%) Java
10 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
10 6 (9.23%) Windows 8

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 7 (10.77%) IBM Notes
2 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.62%) IBM Domino
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.54%) Blackboard Learn
6 1 (1.54%) Moodle
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.54%) SAS
6 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (49.23%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (9.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.15%) MS Project
5 3 (4.62%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (3.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.54%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (1.54%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (1.54%) InDesign
7 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.54%) HFM
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Internet
2 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.15%) 3G
3 4 (6.15%) LTE
4 3 (4.62%) VPN
4 3 (4.62%) Wireless
5 2 (3.08%) DNS
5 2 (3.08%) Firewall
5 2 (3.08%) LAN
5 2 (3.08%) VoIP
5 2 (3.08%) WAN
6 1 (1.54%) DHCP
6 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.54%) IMAP
6 1 (1.54%) SMTP
6 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.54%) MS Access
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
1 4 (6.15%) Selenium
1 4 (6.15%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Legal
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.15%) Billing
5 3 (4.62%) Banking
6 2 (3.08%) Front Office
6 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.08%) Law
6 2 (3.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.23%) IT Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.15%) Automation Tester
5 4 (6.15%) IT Support
5 4 (6.15%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Lead Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) QA Automation Tester
5 4 (6.15%) QA Tester
5 4 (6.15%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Tester
6 3 (4.62%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Deskside Support
6 3 (4.62%) Governance Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) HTML
2 4 (6.15%) CSS
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) MAPI
4 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (12.31%) PMI
2 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.54%) CESG
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.54%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.54%) Informatics
5 1 (1.54%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) PDA
5 1 (1.54%) Statistics
5 1 (1.54%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (9.23%) Windows 8
4 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.54%) Fedora
8 1 (1.54%) Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Project Management
2 10 (15.38%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 5 (7.69%) Data Privacy
4 5 (7.69%) Service Management
5 4 (6.15%) BDD
5 4 (6.15%) Functional Testing
5 4 (6.15%) Logistics
5 4 (6.15%) Network Planning
5 4 (6.15%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
5 4 (6.15%) QA Automation
5 4 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.15%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.62%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) Java
2 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.15%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) PMI Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Degree
3 4 (6.15%) PMP
3 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) MCSA
4 2 (3.08%) MCSE
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.54%) MCP
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) QA
2 7 (10.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.08%) WSUS
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) Citrix
3 7 (10.77%) Lotus
4 4 (6.15%) Adobe
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle
5 3 (4.62%) HP
5 3 (4.62%) Sophos
5 3 (4.62%) VMware
6 2 (3.08%) Avaya
6 2 (3.08%) iManage
6 2 (3.08%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.54%) Apple
7 1 (1.54%) Blackboard
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.54%) Juniper
7 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.54%) Veeam
7 1 (1.54%) Verint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Lawrence Harvey
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