The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 20 109 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 8.81% 28.68% 7.88%
As % of the Applications category 48.78% 82.58% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 90 8
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£325 £70 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+364.28% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £68 £68 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £226 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £199 £275
% change year-on-year
+34.04% -27.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.90 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.85% -45.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £8.63 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £19.60 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.81 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +2.29%
MS Office
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Applications Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
41 132 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 18.06% 34.74% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 110 11
Average daily rate £155 £73 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.79% -55.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £68 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £262
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
Average hourly rate £14.88 £11.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.36% -42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £8.63 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.40 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Derbyshire region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Derbyshire region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -8 14 £350 +400.00% 3
Swadlincote - - - -
Chesterfield - - - - 1
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 46 (80.70%) Microsoft
2 29 (50.88%) Windows
3 21 (36.84%) Finance
4 17 (29.82%) Windows XP
5 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
6 13 (22.81%) Windows 7
6 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (19.30%) Data Migration
7 11 (19.30%) Migration
8 10 (17.54%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (17.54%) Validation
8 10 (17.54%) Oracle
8 10 (17.54%) MS Visio
8 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
8 10 (17.54%) Project Planning
9 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (15.79%) Change Management
10 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
10 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
10 8 (14.04%) SCCM
10 8 (14.04%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (14.04%) QA
11 7 (12.28%) Windows Vista
11 7 (12.28%) SQL
11 7 (12.28%) VB
11 7 (12.28%) OOP
11 7 (12.28%) OO
11 7 (12.28%) MSI
11 7 (12.28%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) SAS
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.51%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (3.51%) Quickr
4 2 (3.51%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.54%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.26%) AutoCAD
4 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MSI
2 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Service Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.51%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) MI Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Credit Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.26%) FMCG
3 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.51%) EPoS
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) E-Learning
4 2 (3.51%) Economics
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) Windows XP
3 13 (22.81%) Windows 7
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (12.28%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.26%) UNIX
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Data Migration
1 11 (19.30%) Migration
2 10 (17.54%) Validation
2 10 (17.54%) Project Planning
3 9 (15.79%) Change Management
4 7 (12.28%) OOP
4 7 (12.28%) OO
4 7 (12.28%) Project Management
4 7 (12.28%) Service Management
5 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.02%) Line Management
7 4 (7.02%) Analytics
8 3 (5.26%) Test Management
8 3 (5.26%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL
10 1 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.75%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
1 7 (12.28%) VB
2 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.51%) MCP
3 2 (3.51%) MOS
3 2 (3.51%) MCDST
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (80.70%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) Cognos
4 3 (5.26%) SAP
4 3 (5.26%) IBM
4 3 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Lotus
6 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.75%) Mercator
6 1 (1.75%) Remedy