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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 41 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 60 87 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.89% 5.57% 5.46%
As % of the Applications category 43.80% 50.29% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 13
Median daily rate £225 £150 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £110 £71
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £407 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 38
Median hourly rate £11.50 £11.17 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -14.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £10.20 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £19.06 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
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
137 173 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.88% 11.08% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 84 66
Median daily rate £350 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £113 £74
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 47
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £10.12 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £19.03 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 0 18 £205 +70.83% 4
Nottinghamshire -2 13 £228 +1.11% 2
Northamptonshire -19 13 £194 -0.64% 5
Derbyshire +3 10 £314 +90.00% 2
Lincolnshire +2 1 - - 4
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 65 (51.59%) MS Excel
2 53 (42.06%) Microsoft
3 44 (34.92%) Windows
4 38 (30.16%) Active Directory
4 38 (30.16%) Finance
5 29 (23.02%) Project Management
6 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (17.46%) Windows XP
8 20 (15.87%) Service Management
8 20 (15.87%) Windows 7
9 17 (13.49%) MS PowerPoint
10 15 (11.90%) SQL
10 15 (11.90%) ITIL
11 14 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 14 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (11.11%) Windows Server
12 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (10.32%) Banking
12 13 (10.32%) MS Project
13 12 (9.52%) MS Visio
13 12 (9.52%) PRINCE2
14 11 (8.73%) SharePoint
14 11 (8.73%) Remedy
15 10 (7.94%) Blackberry
15 10 (7.94%) Office 365
16 9 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
16 9 (7.14%) Project Planning
16 9 (7.14%) ITSM

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 14 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.73%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.14%) IBM Notes
5 6 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.59%) SAS
7 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 65 (51.59%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (10.32%) MS Project
4 12 (9.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.79%) InDesign
5 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.79%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) SAN
1 8 (6.35%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.56%) Internet
3 6 (4.76%) VPN
4 4 (3.17%) DHCP
5 3 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.79%) 2G
6 1 (0.79%) 3G
6 1 (0.79%) 4G
6 1 (0.79%) Intranet
6 1 (0.79%) NAS
6 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.59%) MS Access
1 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.79%) DTS
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.79%) Power BI
2 1 (0.79%) QlikView
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 38 (30.16%) Finance
2 13 (10.32%) Banking
3 9 (7.14%) Back Office
4 8 (6.35%) Legal
5 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.38%) Marketing
7 2 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (38.10%) Analyst
2 30 (23.81%) Service Analyst
3 23 (18.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (13.49%) Coordinator
5 13 (10.32%) IT Analyst
6 10 (7.94%) Administrator
7 9 (7.14%) IT Support
8 8 (6.35%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Change Coordinator
11 5 (3.97%) Desktop Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Project Administrator
12 4 (3.17%) 1st Line Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
12 4 (3.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) .NET
2 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.79%) CSS
2 1 (0.79%) Flash
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
2 1 (0.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.94%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.38%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.59%) FMCG
5 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.79%) Economics
6 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.92%) Windows
2 22 (17.46%) Windows XP
3 20 (15.87%) Windows 7
4 14 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 7 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.76%) Unix
7 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.97%) Linux
9 3 (2.38%) Android
9 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.79%) Solaris
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.02%) Project Management
2 20 (15.87%) Service Management
3 15 (11.90%) ITIL
4 14 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.14%) ITSM
6 9 (7.14%) Migration
6 9 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 9 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (6.35%) Product Management
8 7 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.76%) Business Development
9 6 (4.76%) CRM
9 6 (4.76%) ERP
9 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.76%) Time Management
10 5 (3.97%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.97%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.90%) SQL
2 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.76%) VBScript
3 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.79%) C#
4 1 (0.79%) VB
4 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.97%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.97%) PMP
3 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.17%) Degree
4 4 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) ISEB
5 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.79%) APMP
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.59%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) TickIT
System Software
1 38 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) OVSD
Vendors
1 53 (42.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.73%) Remedy
3 9 (7.14%) Citrix
3 9 (7.14%) HP
3 9 (7.14%) Lotus
4 8 (6.35%) Cisco
4 8 (6.35%) VMware
5 5 (3.97%) SAP
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle
7 3 (2.38%) Northgate
7 3 (2.38%) Sun
8 2 (1.59%) Adobe
8 2 (1.59%) AppSense
8 2 (1.59%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.59%) Lumension
8 2 (1.59%) Tableau
9 1 (0.79%) Apple
9 1 (0.79%) ESRI
9 1 (0.79%) IBM
9 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
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