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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 20 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.39% 8.93% 9.03%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 57.78% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate
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£175 £150 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £89 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £290 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.40 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.95 £14.60 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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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
48 45 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.94% 15.46% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 18
Average daily rate £275 £323 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.40 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £98.68 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (53.33%) SLA
3 17 (37.78%) ITIL
4 15 (33.33%) Windows
5 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
6 12 (26.67%) Management Information System
6 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 11 (24.44%) Lotus
7 11 (24.44%) IBM Notes
7 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
8 9 (20.00%) Degree
9 8 (17.78%) LTE
9 8 (17.78%) 2G
9 8 (17.78%) 3G
10 7 (15.56%) Legal
10 7 (15.56%) Citrix
10 7 (15.56%) Fault Management
11 6 (13.33%) Data Management
11 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
11 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (11.11%) CAD
13 4 (8.89%) CAE
13 4 (8.89%) Project Management
13 4 (8.89%) Automotive
13 4 (8.89%) IBM
13 4 (8.89%) RAD
13 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
13 4 (8.89%) HND

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (24.44%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) 3G
1 8 (17.78%) 2G
1 8 (17.78%) LTE
2 4 (8.89%) 4G
3 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.44%) VPN
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) DMZ
4 1 (2.22%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.22%) IPv4
4 1 (2.22%) IPv6
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
4 1 (2.22%) MIMO
4 1 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.22%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.56%) Legal
3 4 (8.89%) Automotive
4 2 (4.44%) Front Office
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (15.56%) Service Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Incident Manager
3 7 (15.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (8.89%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) DataPower
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Fault Management
3 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 6 (13.33%) Data Management
3 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (11.11%) CAD
5 4 (8.89%) CAE
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) RAD
5 4 (8.89%) PLM
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.89%) Business Development
5 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.44%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
1 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) HND
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MBA
3 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.22%) HNC
4 1 (2.22%) CIPD
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (53.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Lotus
3 7 (15.56%) Citrix
4 4 (8.89%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle
5 3 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (4.44%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Cadence