The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 18 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.36% 8.44% 6.52%
As % of the Applications category 32.14% 33.75% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Average daily rate
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£225 £360 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +188.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £186 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £366 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Average hourly rate - £12.25 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.14% -
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 Coventry region.

Applications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
56 80 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.67% 25.00% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 12
Average daily rate £313 £360 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +140.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £405 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -51.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Coventry region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Coventry region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
3 6 (20.69%) SLA
3 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) VBA
4 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
5 4 (13.79%) 3G
5 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) Fault Management
5 4 (13.79%) LTE
5 4 (13.79%) 2G
5 4 (13.79%) Finance
6 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.34%) Cognos
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.34%) .NET
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) NHS
6 3 (10.34%) Internet
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.90%) MS Project
4 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) 3G
1 4 (13.79%) 2G
1 4 (13.79%) LTE
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.90%) Data Mart
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MS Access
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Incident Manager
3 3 (10.34%) MI Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Report Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Access Developer
4 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Excel Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Excel VBA Developer
4 2 (6.90%) VBA Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.34%) HTML5
3 2 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) Flash
3 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) iPad
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Fault Management
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Data Transformation
3 2 (6.90%) Web Development
3 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Data Entry
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
1 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
1 5 (17.24%) VBA
2 2 (6.90%) VB6
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.90%) VBScript
2 2 (6.90%) VB
2 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
2 2 (6.90%) C
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) PHP5
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCDST
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) DameWare
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Cognos
3 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Lotus
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) SAP