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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.20% 3.82% 5.26%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 36.67% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
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£350 £453 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.73% +9.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.35 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.55% +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.70%
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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
42 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.69% 10.42% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 17
Average daily rate £350 £476 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.50% +56.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Average hourly rate £22.35 £17.48 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.89% -51.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 13 (40.63%) SLA
3 11 (34.38%) ITIL
4 9 (28.13%) 3G
4 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
4 9 (28.13%) 2G
4 9 (28.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (28.13%) Fault Management
4 9 (28.13%) LTE
5 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (21.88%) Windows
6 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (18.75%) Degree
8 5 (15.63%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) Citrix
9 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (12.50%) Lotus
9 4 (12.50%) IBM Notes
9 4 (12.50%) VBA
9 4 (12.50%) Data Entry
10 3 (9.38%) 4G
10 3 (9.38%) Statistics
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
10 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
10 3 (9.38%) Cognos

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (28.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) 3G
1 9 (28.13%) 2G
1 9 (28.13%) LTE
2 3 (9.38%) 4G
3 1 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.13%) Intranet
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
General
1 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Automotive
3 2 (6.25%) Front Office
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Incident Manager
3 7 (21.88%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (21.88%) Service Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Data Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Report Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Service Management Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Project Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Network Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Designer
8 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Designer
8 1 (3.13%) MI Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Integration Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Integration Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) NOC Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) jQuery
1 1 (3.13%) HTML5
1 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Statistics
3 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Fault Management
3 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) Data Entry
7 3 (9.38%) Service Management
8 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) CAD
8 2 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (6.25%) Analytics
8 2 (6.25%) ITSM
8 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.13%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) VBA
2 2 (6.25%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.38%) HND
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CIPD
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Citrix
2 4 (12.50%) Lotus
3 3 (9.38%) Cognos
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Cadence
5 1 (3.13%) Google