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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 41 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 62 99 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.88% 6.18% 6.89%
As % of the Applications category 42.47% 53.51% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 23
Median daily rate £305 £150 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.33% -53.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £117 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £407 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 34
Median hourly rate £11.25 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.28 £10.20 £9.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £19.08 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
146 185 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.15% 11.56% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 81 91
Median daily rate £350 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £115 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £407 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 43 46
Median hourly rate £10.88 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £10.20 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.17 £19.03 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +5 20 £85 -29.16% 1
Derbyshire +10 15 £314 +90.45%
Northamptonshire -21 14 £148 -30.58% 2
Nottinghamshire -18 6 £450 +94.59% 3
Lincolnshire -6 2 £325 - 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 69 (55.20%) MS Excel
2 54 (43.20%) Microsoft
3 45 (36.00%) Windows
4 39 (31.20%) Active Directory
4 39 (31.20%) Finance
5 30 (24.00%) Project Management
6 24 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (16.80%) Windows 7
8 20 (16.00%) Service Management
8 20 (16.00%) Windows XP
8 20 (16.00%) ITIL
9 16 (12.80%) Banking
9 16 (12.80%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (11.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (11.20%) MS Project
10 14 (11.20%) MS Visio
10 14 (11.20%) Remedy
11 12 (9.60%) SQL
12 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2
12 11 (8.80%) Back Office
12 11 (8.80%) Migration
12 11 (8.80%) Security Cleared
12 11 (8.80%) Windows Server
13 10 (8.00%) Windows 8
13 10 (8.00%) SharePoint
13 10 (8.00%) MS Exchange
13 10 (8.00%) Citrix
14 9 (7.20%) ITSM
14 9 (7.20%) Programme Management
14 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008

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 10 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.40%) IBM Notes
3 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 69 (55.20%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (11.20%) MS Project
3 14 (11.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.80%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.80%) InDesign
4 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.80%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.80%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.80%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) Internet
2 5 (4.00%) VPN
3 4 (3.20%) SAN
3 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.60%) LAN
4 2 (1.60%) NAS
5 1 (0.80%) 2G
5 1 (0.80%) 3G
5 1 (0.80%) 4G
5 1 (0.80%) DHCP
5 1 (0.80%) Intranet
5 1 (0.80%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.80%) WAN
5 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.60%) MS Access
1 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.80%) DTS
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 39 (31.20%) Finance
2 16 (12.80%) Banking
3 11 (8.80%) Back Office
4 7 (5.60%) Legal
5 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.60%) Marketing
6 2 (1.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (44.00%) Analyst
2 37 (29.60%) Service Analyst
3 31 (24.80%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (13.60%) IT Analyst
5 14 (11.20%) Coordinator
6 9 (7.20%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (7.20%) Developer
6 9 (7.20%) IT Support
7 8 (6.40%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.60%) Administrator
9 6 (4.80%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.80%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Systems Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Change Coordinator
10 5 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) 1st Line Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) HTML
1 2 (1.60%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.80%) CSS
2 1 (0.80%) Flash
2 1 (0.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.60%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.80%) Economics
5 1 (0.80%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.00%) Windows
2 21 (16.80%) Windows 7
3 20 (16.00%) Windows XP
4 11 (8.80%) Windows Server
5 10 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.40%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.20%) Unix
11 3 (2.40%) Linux
11 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.80%) Android
12 1 (0.80%) Solaris
12 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) Project Management
2 20 (16.00%) ITIL
2 20 (16.00%) Service Management
3 14 (11.20%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (8.80%) Migration
4 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.20%) ITSM
5 9 (7.20%) Programme Management
6 8 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (5.60%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.60%) Project Planning
7 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.60%) Time Management
8 6 (4.80%) Business Development
8 6 (4.80%) Product Management
9 5 (4.00%) CRM
9 5 (4.00%) Line Management
10 4 (3.20%) Coaching
10 4 (3.20%) ERP
10 4 (3.20%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.60%) SQL
2 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.00%) VBScript
4 1 (0.80%) C#
4 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.80%) VB
4 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (8.80%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.00%) PMP
5 4 (3.20%) Degree
5 4 (3.20%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.80%) APMP
8 1 (0.80%) ISEB
8 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.80%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (31.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) SCCM
2 1 (0.80%) OVSD
Vendors
1 54 (43.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.20%) Remedy
3 10 (8.00%) Citrix
4 8 (6.40%) HP
4 8 (6.40%) Lotus
5 5 (4.00%) Cisco
5 5 (4.00%) Northgate
5 5 (4.00%) SAP
5 5 (4.00%) Sun
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle
6 4 (3.20%) VMware
7 2 (1.60%) Adobe
7 2 (1.60%) AppSense
7 2 (1.60%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.60%) Lumension
8 1 (0.80%) Google
8 1 (0.80%) IBM
8 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.80%) Tableau
8 1 (0.80%) Webroot
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