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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.62% 4.01% 5.05%
As % of the Applications category 44.12% 32.35% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£255 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £535 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.18 £12.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
34 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.73% 12.41% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 12
Average daily rate £350 £490 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £325 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £586 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £22.35 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.89% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.94 £13.35 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.44 £17.48 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
3 11 (35.48%) SLA
4 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
4 9 (29.03%) ITIL
4 9 (29.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (25.81%) Fault Management
5 8 (25.81%) LTE
5 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
5 8 (25.81%) 2G
5 8 (25.81%) 3G
6 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
7 5 (16.13%) VBA
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Data Entry
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
8 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
8 4 (12.90%) Citrix
8 4 (12.90%) Project Management
8 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
9 3 (9.68%) Finance
9 3 (9.68%) Automotive
9 3 (9.68%) Service Management
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (9.68%) Lotus

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (29.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) LTE
1 8 (25.81%) 2G
1 8 (25.81%) 3G
2 2 (6.45%) 4G
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Mart
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Automotive
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Incident Manager
3 6 (19.35%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (19.35%) Data Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Service Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Project Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) CSS3
1 1 (3.23%) HTML5
1 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Statistics
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Fault Management
3 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
4 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Data Entry
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
7 2 (6.45%) ITSM
7 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (6.45%) Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) Migration
8 1 (3.23%) Workflow
8 1 (3.23%) Change Management
8 1 (3.23%) Benchmarking
8 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
8 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) VBA
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.23%) HND
4 1 (3.23%) MCDST
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) DameWare
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 3 (9.68%) Lotus
3 3 (9.68%) Cognos
4 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Cadence
5 1 (3.23%) Google