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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 106 91 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.44% 6.13% 7.21%
As % of the Applications category 54.64% 49.46% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -70.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £70 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £308 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 34
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.01 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £72.50 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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
194 184 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.79% 12.39% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 37
Average daily rate £300 £173 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -45.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £70 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 46
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £72.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +19 35 £229 -46.23% 5
Derbyshire -1 29 £178 +153.57% 9
Leicestershire +2 20 £81 -71.82% 3
Nottinghamshire -19 14 £425 +254.16% 8
Lincolnshire -3 2 - - 2
Rutland - 1 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 116 (60.73%) Windows
2 109 (57.07%) Microsoft
3 100 (52.36%) MS Excel
4 64 (33.51%) Active Directory
5 59 (30.89%) Windows XP
6 50 (26.18%) Windows 7
7 37 (19.37%) Security Cleared
8 34 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
9 33 (17.28%) SC Cleared
10 30 (15.71%) ITIL
11 27 (14.14%) Finance
12 23 (12.04%) Service Management
13 22 (11.52%) SQL
13 22 (11.52%) SLA
14 21 (10.99%) Remedy
14 21 (10.99%) MS PowerPoint
15 18 (9.42%) ITSM
15 18 (9.42%) Financial Institution
16 17 (8.90%) Project Management
17 15 (7.85%) LAN
17 15 (7.85%) Incident Management
18 14 (7.33%) Management Information System
18 14 (7.33%) VMware
18 14 (7.33%) Citrix
19 13 (6.81%) Hedge funds
20 12 (6.28%) Cisco
21 11 (5.76%) C
21 11 (5.76%) Windows 8
21 11 (5.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
21 11 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.24%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.66%) IBM Notes
4 6 (3.14%) IIS
4 6 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.57%) Lync
5 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.05%) JBoss
6 2 (1.05%) Apache
6 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.05%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.05%) SAS
6 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.05%) iPlanet
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 100 (52.36%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (5.24%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.71%) MS Project
5 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.52%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.85%) LAN
2 10 (5.24%) WAN
3 8 (4.19%) Internet
4 7 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.62%) Intranet
6 4 (2.09%) iSCSI
6 4 (2.09%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.57%) Firewall
7 3 (1.57%) Wireless
7 3 (1.57%) VLAN
7 3 (1.57%) SAN
8 2 (1.05%) NAS
8 2 (1.05%) FCoE
8 2 (1.05%) LDAP
8 2 (1.05%) FTP
8 2 (1.05%) DNS
8 2 (1.05%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.52%) 2G
9 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.52%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.09%) MS Access
6 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.52%) Crystal Enterprise
7 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.52%) DB2
7 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.52%) QlikView
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.05%) GitLab
3 1 (0.52%) MSI
General
1 27 (14.14%) Finance
2 18 (9.42%) Financial Institution
3 10 (5.24%) Banking
4 8 (4.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Publishing
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Back Office
5 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (50.26%) Analyst
2 71 (37.17%) Service Analyst
2 71 (37.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 36 (18.85%) 1st Line Support
4 21 (10.99%) IT Support
5 12 (6.28%) Developer
6 10 (5.24%) Desktop Support
7 9 (4.71%) Support Engineer
7 9 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (3.66%) MI Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (3.14%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.62%) Coordinator
10 5 (2.62%) Architect
10 5 (2.62%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.09%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.09%) Junior
11 4 (2.09%) Project Planner
11 4 (2.09%) Help Desk Analyst
11 4 (2.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.09%) .NET
2 3 (1.57%) SAML
2 3 (1.57%) XACML
3 2 (1.05%) J2EE
3 2 (1.05%) JSP
4 1 (0.52%) APPC
4 1 (0.52%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) HTML
4 1 (0.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.81%) Hedge funds
4 9 (4.71%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.66%) NHS
6 3 (1.57%) Statistics
7 2 (1.05%) iSeries
7 2 (1.05%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.05%) User Experience
7 2 (1.05%) AS400
7 2 (1.05%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.05%) Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) GIS
8 1 (0.52%) Informatics
8 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.52%) Economics
8 1 (0.52%) iPad
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 116 (60.73%) Windows
2 59 (30.89%) Windows XP
3 50 (26.18%) Windows 7
4 11 (5.76%) Windows 8
4 11 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.66%) Linux
7 5 (2.62%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.09%) UNIX
9 2 (1.05%) CentOS
9 2 (1.05%) AIX
9 2 (1.05%) HPUX
9 2 (1.05%) Solaris
9 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.05%) SUSE
10 1 (0.52%) MVS
10 1 (0.52%) Android
10 1 (0.52%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.71%) ITIL
2 23 (12.04%) Service Management
3 18 (9.42%) ITSM
4 17 (8.90%) Project Management
5 15 (7.85%) Incident Management
6 11 (5.76%) Problem Management
7 10 (5.24%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (5.24%) Coaching
8 7 (3.66%) Unit Testing
9 6 (3.14%) Change Control
9 6 (3.14%) Migration
10 5 (2.62%) Change Management
10 5 (2.62%) Workflow
10 5 (2.62%) Data Analysis
11 4 (2.09%) Release Management
11 4 (2.09%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.09%) Information Security
12 3 (1.57%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.52%) SQL
2 11 (5.76%) C
3 7 (3.66%) VBA
3 7 (3.66%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.62%) VBScript
6 4 (2.09%) Perl
6 4 (2.09%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.57%) REXX
7 3 (1.57%) Java
7 3 (1.57%) VB
8 2 (1.05%) C-shell
8 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.05%) Korn
9 1 (0.52%) JCL
9 1 (0.52%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.52%) RPG
9 1 (0.52%) C#
9 1 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 37 (19.37%) Security Cleared
2 33 (17.28%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (4.71%) Degree
5 5 (2.62%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.09%) MCP
6 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.05%) CCNP
7 2 (1.05%) CCNA
7 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.05%) PMP
7 2 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.52%) Dell Certification
8 1 (0.52%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.52%) DCSE
8 1 (0.52%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.52%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 64 (33.51%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.09%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.05%) KVM
5 2 (1.05%) NFS
5 2 (1.05%) Samba
6 1 (0.52%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.14%) SCCM
2 5 (2.62%) Control-M
3 3 (1.57%) OVSD
4 2 (1.05%) OpenView
4 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.52%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 109 (57.07%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.99%) Remedy
3 14 (7.33%) VMware
3 14 (7.33%) Citrix
4 12 (6.28%) Cisco
5 10 (5.24%) Oracle
6 9 (4.71%) HP
7 7 (3.66%) Lotus
8 6 (3.14%) McAfee
9 5 (2.62%) BMC
9 5 (2.62%) Dell
10 4 (2.09%) F5
10 4 (2.09%) Cognos
11 3 (1.57%) NetApp
11 3 (1.57%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.05%) Opsware
12 2 (1.05%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.05%) Sybase
12 2 (1.05%) SAP
12 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
Nottingham
Experian
Rate: £Competitive+package
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £3250 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000 - £13000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Spalding
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £325 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago