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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 109 151 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.51% 10.20% 6.68%
As % of the Applications category 45.23% 58.08% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 62 13
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£173 £71 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.10% -52.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £70 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £162 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 34
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £72.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +7.40%
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
241 260 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.40% 17.56% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 107 42
Average daily rate £245 £110 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.72% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £65 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 53
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £72.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Northamptonshire 0 30 £315 +0.80% 7
Derbyshire -9 25 £225 +221.42% 9
Leicestershire -1 22 £81 -76.85% 5
Nottinghamshire -10 22 £408 - 6
Lincolnshire +6 5 - - 3
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 133 (60.45%) Windows
2 122 (55.45%) Microsoft
3 110 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 73 (33.18%) Active Directory
5 72 (32.73%) Windows XP
6 67 (30.45%) Windows 7
7 41 (18.64%) Security Cleared
8 37 (16.82%) ITIL
9 34 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
10 33 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 25 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
11 25 (11.36%) Service Management
12 24 (10.91%) Finance
13 18 (8.18%) ITSM
13 18 (8.18%) SLA
13 18 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (7.73%) Cisco
14 17 (7.73%) VMware
14 17 (7.73%) Project Management
15 16 (7.27%) Citrix
15 16 (7.27%) Remedy
15 16 (7.27%) SQL
15 16 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 15 (6.82%) LAN
16 15 (6.82%) TCP/IP
16 15 (6.82%) Management Information System
17 14 (6.36%) Incident Management
17 14 (6.36%) Windows Vista
18 13 (5.91%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 11 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.18%) Lync
4 6 (2.73%) IIS
5 4 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.36%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.36%) Apache
6 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.91%) iPlanet
7 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.91%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.91%) JBoss
7 2 (0.91%) SAS
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 110 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 25 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (5.91%) MS Project
4 10 (4.55%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.91%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.91%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.82%) LAN
1 15 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.91%) WAN
2 13 (5.91%) Internet
3 8 (3.64%) Firewall
4 6 (2.73%) ADSL
4 6 (2.73%) Broadband
5 5 (2.27%) VoIP
5 5 (2.27%) Intranet
6 4 (1.82%) FCoE
7 3 (1.36%) VLAN
7 3 (1.36%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.36%) Wireless
7 3 (1.36%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.36%) SNMP
7 3 (1.36%) SAN
7 3 (1.36%) DNS
8 2 (0.91%) LDAP
8 2 (0.91%) FTP
8 2 (0.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.91%) MS Access
2 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.45%) QlikView
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.45%) DB2
3 1 (0.45%) Crystal Enterprise
3 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (2.27%) MSI
2 2 (0.91%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.45%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (10.91%) Finance
2 10 (4.55%) Banking
3 8 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.73%) Retail
5 5 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 94 (42.73%) Analyst
2 68 (30.91%) Service Analyst
2 68 (30.91%) Service Desk Analyst
3 36 (16.36%) 1st Line Support
4 21 (9.55%) IT Support
5 14 (6.36%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.91%) Desktop Support
6 13 (5.91%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (5.45%) Developer
7 12 (5.45%) Coordinator
8 10 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.64%) Project Coordinator
9 8 (3.64%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.18%) Deployment Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (2.73%) Administrator
12 5 (2.27%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.27%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.36%) XACML
1 3 (1.36%) SAML
2 2 (0.91%) JSP
2 2 (0.91%) XML
2 2 (0.91%) HTML
2 2 (0.91%) .NET
2 2 (0.91%) J2EE
3 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.45%) jQuery
3 1 (0.45%) TAPI
3 1 (0.45%) EDI
3 1 (0.45%) XSLT
3 1 (0.45%) CSS
3 1 (0.45%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.73%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.27%) NHS
5 4 (1.82%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.36%) EPoS
7 2 (0.91%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.91%) Grid Computing
7 2 (0.91%) Clustering
7 2 (0.91%) AS400
7 2 (0.91%) iSeries
7 2 (0.91%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.91%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.91%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.91%) Statistics
8 1 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.45%) Informatics
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 133 (60.45%) Windows
2 72 (32.73%) Windows XP
3 67 (30.45%) Windows 7
4 18 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.36%) Windows Vista
7 12 (5.45%) Linux
7 12 (5.45%) Windows 8
8 11 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.64%) UNIX
10 5 (2.27%) Solaris
11 4 (1.82%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.91%) AIX
12 2 (0.91%) HPUX
12 2 (0.91%) SUSE
12 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.45%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.45%) Android
13 1 (0.45%) CentOS
13 1 (0.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.82%) ITIL
2 25 (11.36%) Service Management
3 18 (8.18%) ITSM
4 17 (7.73%) Project Management
5 14 (6.36%) Incident Management
6 13 (5.91%) Problem Management
7 11 (5.00%) Migration
8 8 (3.64%) PRINCE2
8 8 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (2.73%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (2.73%) OO
9 6 (2.73%) Validation
9 6 (2.73%) Unit Testing
10 5 (2.27%) Coaching
10 5 (2.27%) Change Management
10 5 (2.27%) OOP
11 4 (1.82%) E-Commerce
11 4 (1.82%) Information Security
11 4 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (1.82%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.27%) SQL
2 13 (5.91%) C
3 7 (3.18%) VB
3 7 (3.18%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.73%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.82%) VBScript
5 4 (1.82%) Perl
6 3 (1.36%) REXX
7 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.91%) C#
7 2 (0.91%) VBA
7 2 (0.91%) C-shell
7 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.91%) Korn
8 1 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.45%) COBOL
8 1 (0.45%) RPG
8 1 (0.45%) JCL
Qualifications
1 41 (18.64%) Security Cleared
2 33 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 13 (5.91%) Degree
5 10 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.82%) Dell Certification
6 4 (1.82%) MCP
7 3 (1.36%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.36%) MOS
7 3 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.36%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.36%) CCNP
8 2 (0.91%) CCNA
8 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.91%) PMP
8 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.91%) MCITP
9 1 (0.45%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.18%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) QA
3 2 (0.91%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 73 (33.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.82%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.36%) XenApp
4 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.91%) Samba
5 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.91%) KVM
6 1 (0.45%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.45%) vSphere
6 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (5.45%) SCCM
2 4 (1.82%) Control-M
3 2 (0.91%) OpenView
3 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.91%) WMI
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.45%) WSUS
4 1 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.45%) SCOM
4 1 (0.45%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.45%) OVSD
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 122 (55.45%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.73%) Cisco
2 17 (7.73%) VMware
3 16 (7.27%) Citrix
3 16 (7.27%) Remedy
4 11 (5.00%) Oracle
5 10 (4.55%) HP
6 7 (3.18%) Dell
7 6 (2.73%) EMC
8 5 (2.27%) Cognos
8 5 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.82%) BMC
10 3 (1.36%) Google
10 3 (1.36%) F5
10 3 (1.36%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.36%) Lotus
10 3 (1.36%) IBM
10 3 (1.36%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.91%) Veritas
11 2 (0.91%) Apple
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