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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 34 47 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.66% 7.26% 4.94%
As % of the Applications category 45.95% 60.26% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 20
Median daily rate £347 £238 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.10% +75.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £129 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £396 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £255
% change year-on-year
-11.21% +21.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.05 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% -3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
74 78 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.15% 12.06% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 61
Median daily rate £350 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £143 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 8
Median hourly rate £18.39 £12.90 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.55% -0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.96 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £20.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 44 (77.19%) Microsoft
2 27 (47.37%) Windows
3 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
4 16 (28.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (24.56%) Office 365
6 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
7 9 (15.79%) Finance
7 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (15.79%) Skype
7 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
8 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
8 8 (14.04%) Skype for Business
8 8 (14.04%) ERP
8 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (12.28%) DNS
9 7 (12.28%) LDAP
9 7 (12.28%) DHCP
9 7 (12.28%) Kerberos
9 7 (12.28%) CSS
9 7 (12.28%) HTML
9 7 (12.28%) Identity Management
9 7 (12.28%) Migration
9 7 (12.28%) VMware
9 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
9 7 (12.28%) OneDrive
10 6 (10.53%) Patch Management
10 6 (10.53%) Yammer
10 6 (10.53%) Kalman Filter

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 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.04%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 3 (5.26%) Moodle
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
1 16 (28.07%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
3 3 (5.26%) InDesign
4 2 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.75%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.75%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Office 365
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.28%) OneDrive
4 6 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (10.53%) Yammer
5 2 (3.51%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Skype
2 7 (12.28%) DHCP
2 7 (12.28%) DNS
2 7 (12.28%) Kerberos
2 7 (12.28%) LDAP
3 6 (10.53%) PBX
3 6 (10.53%) Unified Communications
3 6 (10.53%) VoIP
4 2 (3.51%) LAN
4 2 (3.51%) SAN
4 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
5 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.75%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 3 (5.26%) Selenium
1 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
4 1 (1.75%) German Language
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (12.28%) Analyst
2 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (8.77%) Consultant
3 5 (8.77%) IT Support
4 4 (7.02%) Designer
4 4 (7.02%) Office 365 Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) Service Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Administrator
5 3 (5.26%) Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Azure Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.26%) Office 365 Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Office 365 Specialist
5 3 (5.26%) QA Automation Tester
5 3 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 3 (5.26%) Server Support
5 3 (5.26%) Tester
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) CSS
1 7 (12.28%) HTML
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (5.26%) .NET
4 2 (3.51%) HTML5
4 2 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) PKI
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) e-Learning
2 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.26%) Video Editing
2 3 (5.26%) VLE
3 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.51%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) HPUX
6 2 (3.51%) Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Unix
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) ERP
2 7 (12.28%) Identity Management
2 7 (12.28%) Migration
3 6 (10.53%) Email Filtering
3 6 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (10.53%) Patch Management
3 6 (10.53%) Time Management
4 5 (8.77%) ITIL
5 4 (7.02%) CRM
6 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.26%) BDD
6 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.26%) Document Management
6 3 (5.26%) Functional Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (5.26%) QA Automation
6 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.26%) Ticket Management
7 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) Java
1 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.51%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) MCITP
4 2 (3.51%) MCSE
4 2 (3.51%) RHCE
4 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (10.53%) Nagios
1 6 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (3.51%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 44 (77.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) VMware
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
4 4 (7.02%) Adobe
4 4 (7.02%) Citrix
5 3 (5.26%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) IBM
6 2 (3.51%) Brocade
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) NetApp
6 2 (3.51%) Polycom
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) Apple
7 1 (1.75%) Capita
7 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.75%) Lotus
7 1 (1.75%) Remedy
7 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.75%) Sophos
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