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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
England / East Midlands
Rank 48 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 53 69 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.61% 4.32% 5.43%
As % of the Applications category 37.32% 43.67% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 28
Median daily rate £270 £175 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% -28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £112 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £649 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 31
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.43 £10.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £36.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%

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
142 158 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.68% 9.90% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 83 95
Median daily rate £300 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £119 £77
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 33
Median hourly rate £13.55 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.59 £10.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire -11 15 £136 +19.29% 4
Northamptonshire -3 12 £300 +50.00% 4
Nottinghamshire -3 12 £270 -56.80% 2
Leicestershire -2 8 £375 +114.28% 4
Lincolnshire +1 2 £140 -46.66% 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 61 (53.98%) Microsoft
2 54 (47.79%) Windows
3 51 (45.13%) MS Excel
4 36 (31.86%) Finance
5 28 (24.78%) Windows 7
6 25 (22.12%) Business Analysis
6 25 (22.12%) ITIL
7 24 (21.24%) Active Directory
7 24 (21.24%) Windows XP
8 20 (17.70%) SQL
9 17 (15.04%) MS Project
10 16 (14.16%) MS Visio
10 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
12 14 (12.39%) Security Cleared
13 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
13 13 (11.50%) Windows Server
14 12 (10.62%) Project Management
14 12 (10.62%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (10.62%) MS Exchange
15 11 (9.73%) Unix
15 11 (9.73%) Manufacturing
16 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (8.85%) PRINCE2
16 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
16 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (8.85%) Windows 8
17 9 (7.96%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (7.96%) Oracle

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 (10.62%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.65%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.77%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
7 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 51 (45.13%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.04%) MS Project
3 16 (14.16%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (3.54%) Demantra
2 4 (3.54%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.54%) SnowdropKCS
3 2 (1.77%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Office 365
2 3 (2.65%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (1.77%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.31%) NAS
2 6 (5.31%) SAN
3 5 (4.42%) Internet
3 5 (4.42%) LAN
3 5 (4.42%) VPN
3 5 (4.42%) WAN
4 4 (3.54%) Wireless
5 3 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.77%) ADSL
6 2 (1.77%) DNS
6 2 (1.77%) Firewall
6 2 (1.77%) MPLS
6 2 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.77%) SNMP
7 1 (0.88%) 3G
7 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (7.08%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.54%) DTS
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.54%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.77%) Informix
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) JIRA
2 4 (3.54%) JDeveloper
2 4 (3.54%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.65%) NUnit
3 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (31.86%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.08%) Publishing
3 8 (7.08%) Retail
4 7 (6.19%) Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.77%) Marketing
6 2 (1.77%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (52.21%) Analyst
2 21 (18.58%) Service Analyst
3 19 (16.81%) Support Analyst
4 18 (15.93%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (11.50%) Business Analyst
6 12 (10.62%) Applications Support
6 12 (10.62%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (9.73%) IT Support
8 10 (8.85%) IT Analyst
9 9 (7.96%) IT Support Analyst
9 9 (7.96%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.31%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (5.31%) Development Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Development Support Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Service Desk Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Help Desk Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Help Desk Support
12 4 (3.54%) Administrator
12 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) .NET
1 5 (4.42%) XML
2 2 (1.77%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.77%) WPF
3 1 (0.88%) SOAP
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.65%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.77%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 54 (47.79%) Windows
2 28 (24.78%) Windows 7
3 24 (21.24%) Windows XP
4 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (11.50%) Windows Server
7 11 (9.73%) Unix
8 10 (8.85%) Windows 8
9 8 (7.08%) Linux
10 7 (6.19%) Windows 10
11 5 (4.42%) Apple iOS
11 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (3.54%) HPUX
13 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) Business Analysis
1 25 (22.12%) ITIL
2 12 (10.62%) Project Management
3 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (8.85%) PRINCE2
3 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.08%) Service Management
5 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.19%) Logistics
6 6 (5.31%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 6 (5.31%) ITSM
6 6 (5.31%) Release Management
6 6 (5.31%) Waterfall
7 5 (4.42%) Change Control
7 5 (4.42%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.42%) Programme Management
7 5 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.54%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (3.54%) Document Management
8 4 (3.54%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.70%) SQL
2 8 (7.08%) PL/SQL
3 4 (3.54%) Java
3 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.54%) VBScript
4 3 (2.65%) C#
4 3 (2.65%) C++
5 2 (1.77%) C
5 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.62%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (6.19%) APMP
4 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (4.42%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.42%) ISEB
6 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.77%) Degree
7 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) MCITP
8 1 (0.88%) MCP
8 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.77%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) P3O
System Software
1 24 (21.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.54%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.77%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (53.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle
3 7 (6.19%) HP
4 6 (5.31%) Citrix
4 6 (5.31%) Webroot
5 3 (2.65%) Cisco
5 3 (2.65%) Lotus
5 3 (2.65%) Perforce
5 3 (2.65%) SAP
6 2 (1.77%) Brio
6 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.77%) Cognos
6 2 (1.77%) Coremetrics
6 2 (1.77%) Intel
6 2 (1.77%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.77%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.77%) Omniture
6 2 (1.77%) VMware
7 1 (0.88%) Google
7 1 (0.88%) Remedy
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