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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 24 18 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.52% 7.47% 12.94%
As % of the Applications category 53.33% 50.00% 65.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £100 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £89 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £273 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.01% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 5
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 £14.22 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +5.33%
Applications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
45 36 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.23% 14.94% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 19
Average daily rate £300 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £97 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.68 £37.80 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.24% +202.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 1 August 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 1 August 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (50.94%) SLA
2 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.19%) Windows
4 15 (28.30%) ITIL
5 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
6 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
7 11 (20.75%) IBM Notes
7 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
7 11 (20.75%) Lotus
8 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
8 10 (18.87%) Legal
9 8 (15.09%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (15.09%) Project Management
10 7 (13.21%) 3G
10 7 (13.21%) MS Project
10 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (13.21%) 2G
10 7 (13.21%) Degree
10 7 (13.21%) LTE
11 6 (11.32%) Data Management
11 6 (11.32%) Fault Management
11 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
11 6 (11.32%) LAN
11 6 (11.32%) Citrix
12 5 (9.43%) CAD
12 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
12 5 (9.43%) Finance
12 5 (9.43%) WFM
13 4 (7.55%) IP Telephony
13 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 11 (20.75%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Project
3 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) 3G
1 7 (13.21%) 2G
1 7 (13.21%) LTE
2 6 (11.32%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) IP Telephony
3 4 (7.55%) WAN
3 4 (7.55%) MPLS
3 4 (7.55%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (5.66%) 4G
5 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) DMZ
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) IPv4
6 1 (1.89%) IPv6
6 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) MIMO
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) AdminStudio
1 2 (3.77%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
1 10 (18.87%) Legal
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Coordinator
3 7 (13.21%) Support Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (11.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Incident Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Tester
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Integration Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Tester
6 2 (3.77%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.77%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.89%) HTML5
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.55%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (7.55%) Thin Client
2 4 (7.55%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) DataPower
4 1 (1.89%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (15.09%) Project Management
3 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.32%) Data Management
4 6 (11.32%) Fault Management
4 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.43%) CAD
5 5 (9.43%) WFM
6 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.55%) Business Development
6 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.55%) PLM
6 4 (7.55%) RAD
6 4 (7.55%) CAE
6 4 (7.55%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) VB
2 1 (1.89%) VBA
2 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) HND
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.77%) MBA
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) HNC
4 1 (1.89%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Lotus
3 6 (11.32%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) BT
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 4 (7.55%) Avaya
5 3 (5.66%) SAP
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) Business Objects