The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 East Midlands 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 21 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 100 84 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.88% 5.77% 6.15%
As % of the Applications category 44.25% 45.90% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 53 31
Average daily rate
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£331 £88 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+278.28% -70.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £68 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £328 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.01% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 8 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.19 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.20% -20.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.46 £8.89 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £16.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +5.33%
Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
226 183 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.54% 12.56% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 102 82
Average daily rate £316 £120 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+163.54% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £70 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 25 32
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.94% -24.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £9.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £17.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Derbyshire 0 27 £475 +578.57% 6
Nottinghamshire +30 25 £288 +47.43% 7
Leicestershire +7 23 £300 +160.86% 5
Northamptonshire +2 15 £275 -26.66% 11
Lincolnshire +11 8 £150 - 3
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 141 (67.14%) Windows
2 123 (58.57%) Microsoft
3 96 (45.71%) MS Excel
4 86 (40.95%) Active Directory
4 86 (40.95%) Windows XP
5 62 (29.52%) Windows 7
6 44 (20.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 39 (18.57%) Finance
8 34 (16.19%) Remedy
9 24 (11.43%) SQL
10 23 (10.95%) MS Exchange
11 22 (10.48%) Citrix
12 21 (10.00%) Migration
12 21 (10.00%) Banking
13 20 (9.52%) Blackberry
14 19 (9.05%) MS Visio
15 18 (8.57%) Oracle
15 18 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 18 (8.57%) HP
15 18 (8.57%) Incident Management
15 18 (8.57%) Degree
16 17 (8.10%) ITIL
17 16 (7.62%) Project Management
18 14 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (6.67%) Windows Vista
18 14 (6.67%) Back Office
18 14 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
19 13 (6.19%) Security Cleared
19 13 (6.19%) International Banking
19 13 (6.19%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 23 (10.95%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (5.24%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.29%) Lync
6 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.38%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.95%) SAS
9 2 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.95%) Quickr
10 1 (0.48%) Confluence
10 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.48%) IIS
10 1 (0.48%) Site Server
10 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 96 (45.71%) MS Excel
2 44 (20.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (9.05%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.29%) MS Project
5 2 (0.95%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.48%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.19%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.76%) WAN
3 9 (4.29%) Wireless
4 8 (3.81%) LAN
5 7 (3.33%) VPN
6 6 (2.86%) Internet
7 5 (2.38%) VoIP
7 5 (2.38%) SAN
7 5 (2.38%) Firewall
8 4 (1.90%) VLAN
9 3 (1.43%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.43%) HTTP
10 2 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.48%) PABX
11 1 (0.48%) Network Security
11 1 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.48%) SSL
11 1 (0.48%) Broadband
11 1 (0.48%) ISDN
11 1 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (1.43%) OLAP
3 3 (1.43%) Star Schema
3 3 (1.43%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (0.95%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) DB2
5 1 (0.48%) DTS
5 1 (0.48%) MS Access
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.95%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.48%) Toad
3 1 (0.48%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) TestPartner
General
1 39 (18.57%) Finance
2 21 (10.00%) Banking
3 14 (6.67%) Back Office
4 13 (6.19%) International Banking
5 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.90%) Retail
6 3 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (45.71%) Analyst
2 52 (24.76%) Service Analyst
2 52 (24.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 32 (15.24%) Support Engineer
4 24 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
5 19 (9.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
7 14 (6.67%) IT Support
8 13 (6.19%) Support Analyst
9 11 (5.24%) Test Analyst
10 10 (4.76%) Desktop Support
11 9 (4.29%) Administrator
12 8 (3.81%) IT Support Engineer
12 8 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (3.33%) Project Manager
13 7 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
13 7 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
14 6 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 6 (2.86%) Rollout Engineer
14 6 (2.86%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.90%) XML
2 1 (0.48%) HTML5
2 1 (0.48%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.48%) J2EE
2 1 (0.48%) HTML
2 1 (0.48%) EDI
2 1 (0.48%) OLE
2 1 (0.48%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.81%) Fat Client
2 8 (3.81%) Thin Client
3 6 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.43%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.43%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.95%) NHS
5 2 (0.95%) FMCG
6 1 (0.48%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.48%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.48%) EPoS
6 1 (0.48%) DTV
6 1 (0.48%) CMDB
6 1 (0.48%) SCADA
6 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 141 (67.14%) Windows
2 86 (40.95%) Windows XP
3 62 (29.52%) Windows 7
4 14 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (6.67%) Windows Vista
4 14 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.24%) UNIX
6 9 (4.29%) Windows 2000
7 7 (3.33%) Linux
8 2 (0.95%) NetWare
8 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.00%) Migration
2 18 (8.57%) Incident Management
3 17 (8.10%) ITIL
4 16 (7.62%) Project Management
5 13 (6.19%) Change Management
6 12 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 11 (5.24%) Data Migration
8 9 (4.29%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (3.81%) Software Testing
10 7 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (3.33%) Data Analysis
11 6 (2.86%) Risk Management
12 5 (2.38%) Test Scripting
12 5 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (1.90%) Programme Management
13 4 (1.90%) Test Management
13 4 (1.90%) Performance Testing
13 4 (1.90%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (1.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.95%) VBScript
4 1 (0.48%) VBA
4 1 (0.48%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 18 (8.57%) Degree
2 13 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.81%) ISEB
5 7 (3.33%) MCDST
6 6 (2.86%) MCP
6 6 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.38%) MCSA
7 5 (2.38%) MCTS
7 5 (2.38%) MCITP
8 4 (1.90%) HNC
9 3 (1.43%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.95%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.95%) MCSE
10 2 (0.95%) HND
10 2 (0.95%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.19%) ISO 9001
2 9 (4.29%) TickIT
3 7 (3.33%) QA
4 4 (1.90%) SLA
5 1 (0.48%) GMP
5 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (40.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.86%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.38%) XenApp
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.48%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.86%) SCCM
2 4 (1.90%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.43%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.95%) SCOM
5 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 123 (58.57%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.19%) Remedy
3 22 (10.48%) Citrix
4 18 (8.57%) Oracle
4 18 (8.57%) HP
5 11 (5.24%) VMware
5 11 (5.24%) Cisco
6 9 (4.29%) SAP
7 7 (3.33%) Dell
8 5 (2.38%) Lotus
9 4 (1.90%) IBM
10 3 (1.43%) MobileIron
10 3 (1.43%) Novell
10 3 (1.43%) BMC
10 3 (1.43%) Symantec
11 2 (0.95%) Teradata
12 1 (0.48%) RedPrairie
12 1 (0.48%) Kaspersky
12 1 (0.48%) RightFax
12 1 (0.48%) Avaya
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