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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 100 99 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.32% 6.79% 5.94%
As % of the Applications category 55.25% 46.26% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 51
Average daily rate
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£165 £313 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.20% +212.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £150 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £273
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £11.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.73 £8.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £72.50 £15.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
181 214 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.43% 14.69% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 87 103
Average daily rate £225 £300 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +140.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £153 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.38 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +17.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.94 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £72.50 £17.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +15 35 £213 -22.72% 3
Leicestershire +2 23 £120 -60.00% 13
Nottinghamshire -21 17 £238 -9.52% 6
Derbyshire -15 13 £165 -58.75% 5
Lincolnshire -6 2 - -
Rutland - 1 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 121 (58.74%) Microsoft
2 117 (56.80%) Windows
3 108 (52.43%) MS Excel
4 68 (33.01%) Active Directory
5 61 (29.61%) Windows XP
6 44 (21.36%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (18.93%) Windows 7
8 38 (18.45%) ITIL
9 37 (17.96%) Finance
10 35 (16.99%) Security Cleared
11 32 (15.53%) SQL
12 29 (14.08%) MS PowerPoint
13 28 (13.59%) Service Management
13 28 (13.59%) SC Cleared
14 26 (12.62%) SLA
15 22 (10.68%) Financial Institution
16 20 (9.71%) Remedy
17 19 (9.22%) SQL Server
17 19 (9.22%) ITSM
17 19 (9.22%) Incident Management
18 18 (8.74%) VMware
18 18 (8.74%) Blackberry
19 17 (8.25%) Hedge funds
19 17 (8.25%) Project Management
20 16 (7.77%) Cisco
21 15 (7.28%) Banking
21 15 (7.28%) Coaching
21 15 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
22 14 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
22 14 (6.80%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.91%) IBM Notes
4 6 (2.91%) IIS
5 3 (1.46%) Lync
5 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.46%) SAS
6 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.97%) iPlanet
6 2 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.97%) Apache
6 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.97%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.97%) JBoss
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 108 (52.43%) MS Excel
2 29 (14.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (5.83%) MS Visio
3 12 (5.83%) MS Project
4 3 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.97%) InDesign
6 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.49%) Primavera
3 1 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.49%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.85%) LAN
2 9 (4.37%) WAN
3 8 (3.88%) Internet
3 8 (3.88%) iSCSI
4 7 (3.40%) Intranet
5 6 (2.91%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.91%) BIG-IP
6 4 (1.94%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.46%) VLAN
7 3 (1.46%) Wireless
7 3 (1.46%) SAN
7 3 (1.46%) Firewall
8 2 (0.97%) DNS
8 2 (0.97%) LDAP
8 2 (0.97%) NAS
8 2 (0.97%) FCoE
9 1 (0.49%) 4G
9 1 (0.49%) HSPA
9 1 (0.49%) 2G
9 1 (0.49%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.31%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.97%) MS Access
7 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Big Data
7 1 (0.49%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.97%) GitLab
2 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.49%) ProC
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 37 (17.96%) Finance
2 22 (10.68%) Financial Institution
3 15 (7.28%) Banking
4 12 (5.83%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Publishing
6 1 (0.49%) Military
6 1 (0.49%) Back Office
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 102 (49.51%) Analyst
2 63 (30.58%) Service Analyst
2 63 (30.58%) Service Desk Analyst
3 33 (16.02%) 1st Line Support
4 18 (8.74%) IT Support
5 14 (6.80%) MI Analyst
6 11 (5.34%) Support Analyst
6 11 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (5.34%) Developer
7 8 (3.88%) Junior
8 7 (3.40%) Help Desk Support
8 7 (3.40%) Data Analyst
8 7 (3.40%) Incident Manager
9 6 (2.91%) Coordinator
9 6 (2.91%) Support Engineer
9 6 (2.91%) Desktop Support
10 5 (2.43%) Designer
10 5 (2.43%) Virtualisation Specialist
11 4 (1.94%) Data Centre Operator
11 4 (1.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.37%) .NET
2 2 (0.97%) J2EE
2 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.97%) JSP
2 2 (0.97%) Web Services
3 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.49%) WPF
3 1 (0.49%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.36%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.74%) Blackberry
3 17 (8.25%) Hedge funds
4 8 (3.88%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.43%) NHS
6 3 (1.46%) User Experience
6 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.46%) Life Science
7 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.97%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.97%) GIS
7 2 (0.97%) Grid Computing
7 2 (0.97%) Clustering
7 2 (0.97%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) Informatics
8 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.49%) Economics
8 1 (0.49%) AS400
8 1 (0.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 117 (56.80%) Windows
2 61 (29.61%) Windows XP
3 39 (18.93%) Windows 7
4 14 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (6.80%) Windows 8
5 13 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.34%) Linux
7 7 (3.40%) Windows Vista
8 6 (2.91%) CentOS
8 6 (2.91%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.43%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.94%) UNIX
11 2 (0.97%) AIX
11 2 (0.97%) HPUX
11 2 (0.97%) Solaris
11 2 (0.97%) SUSE
12 1 (0.49%) Android
12 1 (0.49%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.45%) ITIL
2 28 (13.59%) Service Management
3 19 (9.22%) ITSM
3 19 (9.22%) Incident Management
4 17 (8.25%) Project Management
5 15 (7.28%) Coaching
6 9 (4.37%) Change Control
6 9 (4.37%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (4.37%) Problem Management
7 7 (3.40%) Unit Testing
7 7 (3.40%) Capacity Management
7 7 (3.40%) Data Analysis
8 6 (2.91%) Logistics
8 6 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (2.91%) Service Delivery
8 6 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (2.43%) Workflow
9 5 (2.43%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (1.94%) Migration
10 4 (1.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.53%) SQL
2 14 (6.80%) T-SQL
2 14 (6.80%) VBA
3 6 (2.91%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.91%) Java
4 5 (2.43%) VBScript
5 4 (1.94%) C
5 4 (1.94%) Perl
5 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.46%) REXX
7 2 (0.97%) Korn
7 2 (0.97%) C#
7 2 (0.97%) VB
7 2 (0.97%) C-shell
7 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.49%) R
8 1 (0.49%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.49%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.49%) JCL
Qualifications
1 35 (16.99%) Security Cleared
2 28 (13.59%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.34%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.88%) Degree
4 8 (3.88%) MCP
4 8 (3.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.94%) MCSA
6 4 (1.94%) MCDST
6 4 (1.94%) MCTS
6 4 (1.94%) MCITP
7 2 (0.97%) CCNP
7 2 (0.97%) CCNA
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.97%) PMP
7 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.49%) Dell Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.49%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.49%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.62%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) TickIT
2 2 (0.97%) JSP 440
2 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 68 (33.01%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.91%) NFS
5 4 (1.94%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.97%) Samba
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.97%) KVM
7 1 (0.49%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (3.88%) OVSD
2 5 (2.43%) Control-M
3 4 (1.94%) SCCM
4 2 (0.97%) OpenView
4 2 (0.97%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 121 (58.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.71%) Remedy
3 18 (8.74%) VMware
4 16 (7.77%) Cisco
5 13 (6.31%) Oracle
5 13 (6.31%) HP
5 13 (6.31%) Citrix
6 8 (3.88%) F5
7 7 (3.40%) NetApp
7 7 (3.40%) SAP
8 6 (2.91%) Adobe
8 6 (2.91%) Lotus
8 6 (2.91%) McAfee
9 5 (2.43%) BMC
10 4 (1.94%) Dell
10 4 (1.94%) Cognos
11 2 (0.97%) Sybase
11 2 (0.97%) Sun
11 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.97%) CheckPoint
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