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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 52 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 61 84 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.62% 5.45% 7.06%
As % of the Applications category 32.28% 47.19% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 56
Median daily rate £153 £229 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.40% -8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £114 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £390 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £255
% change year-on-year
-11.21% +21.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 30
Median hourly rate £10.79 £11.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £8.90 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £13.40 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
189 178 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.23% 11.56% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 90 139
Median daily rate £300 £295 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £127 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 36
Median hourly rate £11.73 £11.75 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.21% -4.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Northamptonshire 0 31 £300 +17.64% 6
Nottinghamshire -10 11 £269 +25.00% 2
Leicestershire -20 10 £231 +3.13% 2
Lincolnshire -3 5 £140 - 2
Derbyshire -13 3 £123 -45.55% 5
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 68 (51.13%) Microsoft
2 64 (48.12%) MS Excel
3 63 (47.37%) Windows
4 40 (30.08%) Windows 7
5 35 (26.32%) ITIL
6 34 (25.56%) Active Directory
6 34 (25.56%) Finance
7 29 (21.80%) Windows XP
8 19 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 19 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (12.03%) MS Visio
10 16 (12.03%) SQL
10 16 (12.03%) Windows Server
11 15 (11.28%) MS Project
11 15 (11.28%) Security Cleared
11 15 (11.28%) SC Cleared
12 14 (10.53%) Project Management
13 12 (9.02%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (9.02%) MS Exchange
13 12 (9.02%) Banking
14 11 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (8.27%) Service Management
15 10 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (7.52%) MS PowerPoint
16 9 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (6.77%) SAN
17 8 (6.02%) Internet
17 8 (6.02%) Remedy

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 12 (9.02%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.01%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 64 (48.12%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.03%) MS Visio
3 15 (11.28%) MS Project
4 10 (7.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.75%) InDesign
5 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Demantra
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) Office 365
2 3 (2.26%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (1.50%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) SAN
2 8 (6.02%) Internet
2 8 (6.02%) NAS
2 8 (6.02%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.76%) LAN
3 5 (3.76%) WAN
4 2 (1.50%) ADSL
4 2 (1.50%) DHCP
4 2 (1.50%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.50%) VPN
4 2 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.50%) Wireless
5 1 (0.75%) 3G
5 1 (0.75%) DNS
5 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.50%) DTS
3 2 (1.50%) Informix
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.50%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) JIRA
2 3 (2.26%) NUnit
2 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.50%) JDeveloper
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (25.56%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Banking
3 6 (4.51%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.51%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.01%) Back Office
4 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.26%) Marketing
5 3 (2.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.50%) Publishing
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 65 (48.87%) Analyst
2 37 (27.82%) Service Analyst
3 34 (25.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (12.03%) IT Analyst
5 11 (8.27%) IT Support
6 10 (7.52%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (7.52%) Business Analyst
6 10 (7.52%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.77%) Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (4.51%) IT Support Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) Administrator
11 5 (3.76%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Service Desk Support
11 5 (3.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) .NET
2 2 (1.50%) HTML
2 2 (1.50%) WPF
2 2 (1.50%) XML
3 1 (0.75%) CSS
3 1 (0.75%) HTML5
3 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.26%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.75%) BYOD
4 1 (0.75%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.75%) FMCG
4 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.75%) Physics
4 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.75%) Social Media
4 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (47.37%) Windows
2 40 (30.08%) Windows 7
3 29 (21.80%) Windows XP
4 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (12.03%) Windows Server
6 8 (6.02%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.51%) Unix
7 6 (4.51%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.26%) Linux
9 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.50%) HPUX
9 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.75%) Android
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.32%) ITIL
2 19 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 14 (10.53%) Project Management
4 11 (8.27%) Service Management
4 11 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.02%) Migration
7 8 (6.02%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.26%) ITSM
8 7 (5.26%) Logistics
8 7 (5.26%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.51%) Change Control
9 6 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.51%) CRM
9 6 (4.51%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 5 (3.76%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.01%) BPMN
11 4 (3.01%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.03%) SQL
2 6 (4.51%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.26%) C#
3 3 (2.26%) C++
3 3 (2.26%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.26%) VBA
4 2 (1.50%) C
4 2 (1.50%) Java
4 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.75%) VB
5 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.28%) SC Cleared
1 15 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.02%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (5.26%) APMP
3 7 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.51%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.01%) ISEB
6 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.50%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.75%) MCITP
8 1 (0.75%) MCP
8 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) ISO 9001
1 6 (4.51%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) P3O
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (25.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Firmware
2 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) OVSD
2 1 (0.75%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 68 (51.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.02%) Remedy
3 7 (5.26%) Webroot
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle
5 5 (3.76%) Citrix
5 5 (3.76%) HP
6 4 (3.01%) Cisco
6 4 (3.01%) Lotus
6 4 (3.01%) Northgate
6 4 (3.01%) Sun
7 3 (2.26%) Perforce
7 3 (2.26%) SAP
7 3 (2.26%) VMware
8 2 (1.50%) Brio
8 2 (1.50%) Cognos
8 2 (1.50%) Coremetrics
8 2 (1.50%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.50%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.50%) Omniture
9 1 (0.75%) Samsung
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