The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Coventry region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 25 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.51% 7.18% 12.00%
As % of the Applications category 49.02% 42.42% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £98 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -22.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.85% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.01 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-0.07% +7.76%
Applications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
51 33 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.28% 16.92% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 17
Average daily rate £275 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £98 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.80 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +228.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
MS Office
West Midlands

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 10 July 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 10 July 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (51.92%) SLA
2 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.85%) Windows
4 13 (25.00%) ITIL
4 13 (25.00%) Legal
5 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 11 (21.15%) Management Information System
7 10 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 9 (17.31%) IBM Notes
8 9 (17.31%) Lotus
9 8 (15.38%) Project Management
10 7 (13.46%) 3G
10 7 (13.46%) MS Project
10 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (13.46%) 2G
10 7 (13.46%) LTE
11 6 (11.54%) Fault Management
11 6 (11.54%) Degree
11 6 (11.54%) Data Management
11 6 (11.54%) LAN
12 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
12 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
12 5 (9.62%) PLM
12 5 (9.62%) Finance
12 5 (9.62%) WFM
13 4 (7.69%) Fat Client
13 4 (7.69%) IP Telephony
13 4 (7.69%) Problem Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 9 (17.31%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.46%) MS Project
3 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) 3G
1 7 (13.46%) 2G
1 7 (13.46%) LTE
2 6 (11.54%) LAN
3 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 4 (7.69%) IP Telephony
3 4 (7.69%) MPLS
3 4 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (5.77%) 4G
5 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.85%) DMZ
5 2 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.92%) IPv4
6 1 (1.92%) IPv6
6 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.92%) Internet
6 1 (1.92%) MIMO
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) AdminStudio
1 2 (3.85%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 13 (25.00%) Legal
2 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.62%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) Front Office
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Coordinator
3 6 (11.54%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Incident Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (9.62%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Packager
6 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Integration Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Tester
7 1 (1.92%) Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.85%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) HTML5
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) DataPower
4 1 (1.92%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (15.38%) Project Management
4 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (11.54%) Data Management
5 6 (11.54%) Fault Management
6 5 (9.62%) WFM
6 5 (9.62%) PLM
6 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.69%) BCP
7 4 (7.69%) CAD
7 4 (7.69%) CAE
7 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.77%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (1.92%) VBA
2 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) HND
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.85%) MBA
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (51.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Lotus
3 4 (7.69%) BT
3 4 (7.69%) Citrix
3 4 (7.69%) Avaya
4 3 (5.77%) SAP
4 3 (5.77%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Business Objects