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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.75% 7.14% 8.47%
As % of the Applications category 45.83% 49.06% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £187
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £253 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.85% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -
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
48 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.72% 14.56% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 12
Average daily rate £350 £275 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +22.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 6
Average hourly rate £12.25 £18.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.94% -52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
4 9 (22.50%) MS Project
5 8 (20.00%) NHS
6 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
7 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (15.00%) HTML
7 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
8 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.00%) IIS
9 4 (10.00%) SLA
9 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (10.00%) VB
9 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
9 4 (10.00%) .NET
9 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.00%) ADO.NET
9 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.00%) XML
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL
9 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (10.00%) Internet
9 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (10.00%) Adobe
9 4 (10.00%) Active Directory

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (10.00%) IIS
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (22.50%) MS Project
3 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (5.00%) InDesign
5 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) 3G
2 2 (5.00%) 2G
2 2 (5.00%) LTE
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
2 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) MS Access
3 2 (5.00%) Data Mart
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Project Planner
3 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Designer
5 3 (7.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Procurement Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) VBA Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Excel Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) ADO.NET
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) Flash
3 2 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Web Development
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.00%) Change Control
5 2 (5.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Fault Management
5 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.50%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) System Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) VB6
3 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.00%) VB
3 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.50%) VBA
4 3 (7.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCDST
3 1 (2.50%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) DameWare
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Adobe
2 4 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.50%) Lotus
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
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