The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 43 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 48 106 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.07% 6.44% 6.11%
As % of the Applications category 34.53% 54.64% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 17
Median daily rate £163 £190 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +111.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £81 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 34 40
Median hourly rate £10.25 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.20 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £19.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.21
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.99%
MS Office
England

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

Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
139 194 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.88% 11.78% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 75 58
Median daily rate £325 £300 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +76.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £81 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 40 53
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.89 £10.14 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £19.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.93%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -1 17 £79 -3.08% 4
Nottinghamshire +1 13 £219 -48.52% 4
Derbyshire -5 10 £343 +92.95% 2
Northamptonshire -25 6 £163 -28.88% 7
Lincolnshire +2 1 - - 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 60 (50.85%) MS Excel
2 57 (48.31%) Microsoft
3 44 (37.29%) Windows
4 42 (35.59%) Finance
5 38 (32.20%) Active Directory
6 27 (22.88%) Project Management
7 24 (20.34%) Windows XP
8 21 (17.80%) Windows 7
9 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (14.41%) Windows Server
10 16 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (13.56%) MS Exchange
11 14 (11.86%) Blackberry
11 14 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
11 14 (11.86%) Windows 8
11 14 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (11.02%) Banking
12 13 (11.02%) Remedy
13 12 (10.17%) SharePoint
13 12 (10.17%) MS Project
13 12 (10.17%) PRINCE2
14 11 (9.32%) Citrix
14 11 (9.32%) Service Management
15 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (7.63%) PowerShell
16 9 (7.63%) Project Planning
16 9 (7.63%) XenDesktop
16 9 (7.63%) Apple iOS
16 9 (7.63%) SharePoint 2013

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 16 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.17%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (7.63%) IBM Notes
3 9 (7.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 60 (50.85%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (10.17%) MS Project
4 9 (7.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.85%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) VPN
2 7 (5.93%) SAN
2 7 (5.93%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.08%) Internet
4 4 (3.39%) LAN
5 3 (2.54%) DHCP
6 1 (0.85%) 2G
6 1 (0.85%) 3G
6 1 (0.85%) 4G
6 1 (0.85%) Intranet
6 1 (0.85%) VoIP
6 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) MS Access
2 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.85%) DTS
3 1 (0.85%) Power BI
3 1 (0.85%) QlikView
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 42 (35.59%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Banking
3 9 (7.63%) Back Office
4 6 (5.08%) Legal
5 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (37.29%) Analyst
2 26 (22.03%) Service Analyst
3 19 (16.10%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (13.56%) Coordinator
5 12 (10.17%) IT Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) IT Support
7 7 (5.93%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.08%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Administrator
9 5 (4.24%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) First Line Help Desk Support
10 4 (3.39%) Project Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.39%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) .NET
1 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (0.85%) Flash
1 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.86%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.39%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.69%) FMCG
5 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.69%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.85%) Economics
6 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.29%) Windows
2 24 (20.34%) Windows XP
3 21 (17.80%) Windows 7
4 17 (14.41%) Windows Server
5 14 (11.86%) Windows 8
6 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.63%) Apple iOS
7 9 (7.63%) Windows 10
8 7 (5.93%) Linux
8 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (5.08%) Unix
10 4 (3.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) Project Management
2 14 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (10.17%) PRINCE2
4 11 (9.32%) Service Management
5 9 (7.63%) Project Planning
6 8 (6.78%) Product Management
6 8 (6.78%) Programme Management
6 8 (6.78%) Time Management
6 8 (6.78%) WFM
7 7 (5.93%) ITIL
8 6 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.08%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.08%) ERP
8 6 (5.08%) Line Management
8 6 (5.08%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.08%) Migration
9 5 (4.24%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.39%) Business Development
10 4 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.63%) PowerShell
1 9 (7.63%) SQL
1 9 (7.63%) VBScript
2 2 (1.69%) VB
3 1 (0.85%) C#
3 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) Degree
3 4 (3.39%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.39%) PMP
4 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.69%) ISEB
5 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.85%) APMP
6 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.69%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) TickIT
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.63%) XenDesktop
3 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.85%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (48.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.02%) Remedy
3 11 (9.32%) Citrix
4 9 (7.63%) HP
4 9 (7.63%) Lotus
4 9 (7.63%) VMware
5 5 (4.24%) SAP
6 4 (3.39%) AppSense
6 4 (3.39%) Cisco
6 4 (3.39%) Lumension
7 3 (2.54%) Sun
8 2 (1.69%) Dell
8 2 (1.69%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle
8 2 (1.69%) Tableau
9 1 (0.85%) Adobe
9 1 (0.85%) Cognos
9 1 (0.85%) Google
9 1 (0.85%) Minitab
9 1 (0.85%) Novell