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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 13 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.61% 5.24% 5.38%
As % of the Applications category 19.70% 45.16% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Average daily rate £370 £200 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -41.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £184 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £288 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £270 £238
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.18 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.99% +19.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
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
66 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.33% 11.61% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 10 12
Average daily rate £325 £255 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.35 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.78% +27.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.34
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.47%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 33 (70.21%) MS Excel
2 25 (53.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (44.68%) ITIL
4 19 (40.43%) UML
4 19 (40.43%) ISO 9001
4 19 (40.43%) TickIT
4 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (40.43%) V-Model
4 19 (40.43%) Waterfall
4 19 (40.43%) High Availability
5 14 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (29.79%) JIRA
5 14 (29.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
7 9 (19.15%) Windows
8 7 (14.89%) Project Management
9 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
9 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
10 5 (10.64%) MS Project
10 5 (10.64%) Finance
10 5 (10.64%) Degree
10 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
11 4 (8.51%) Advertising
11 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
11 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
12 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
12 3 (6.38%) IBM Notes

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (6.38%) IBM Notes
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (70.21%) MS Excel
2 25 (53.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (10.64%) MS Project
4 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Extranet
1 2 (4.26%) LAN
1 2 (4.26%) Wireless
2 1 (2.13%) 3G
2 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) JIRA
1 14 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (29.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Advertising
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Configuration Engineer
1 14 (29.79%) Release and Configuration Engineer
1 14 (29.79%) Release Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) Analyst
2 5 (10.64%) Lead Software Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
3 3 (6.38%) Performance Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Quality Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
3 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (4.26%) Consultant
4 2 (4.26%) Coordinator
4 2 (4.26%) Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 2 (4.26%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (4.26%) Silverlight Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Silverlight
1 2 (4.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Statistics
4 2 (4.26%) RIA
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) EPoS
5 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) ITIL
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) High Availability
2 19 (40.43%) UML
2 19 (40.43%) V-Model
2 19 (40.43%) Waterfall
3 7 (14.89%) Project Management
4 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.38%) Coaching
7 3 (6.38%) Logistics
7 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.26%) Information Assurance
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.26%) Records Management
9 1 (2.13%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCP
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) ISO 9001
1 19 (40.43%) TickIT
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Citrix
2 3 (6.38%) Lotus
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.13%) BT
4 1 (2.13%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.13%) Huawei
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) NetCracker
4 1 (2.13%) Nokia
4 1 (2.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.13%) Siemens
4 1 (2.13%) ZTE