The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 52 22
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -30
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.56% 1.97% 6.59%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 33.33% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Median daily rate £115 £351 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.21% +1.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £174 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £426 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £61.04 £20.46 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+198.38% +3.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.61 £19.29 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.46 £21.62 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.39% -
MS Office
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Applications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
32 33 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.26% 5.92% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 19
Median daily rate £225 £415 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.78% +19.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Median hourly rate £34.00 £24.58 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.35% +29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £14.70 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £42.02 £33.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.10%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Lancashire region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Lancashire region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Preston +7 4 £98 -69.58% 1
Skelmersdale - 3 £140 - 2
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (23.08%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 5 (19.23%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) SAP
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) Adobe
7 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 4 (15.38%) ETL
7 4 (15.38%) VB
7 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (15.38%) Cognos
7 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
7 4 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (15.38%) SAP BW
7 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Migration
7 4 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (11.54%) Office 365
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (11.54%) Multimedia
8 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
8 3 (11.54%) Military

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
4 3 (11.54%) 3ds Max
4 3 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (3.85%) Fireworks
5 1 (3.85%) MS Project
5 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) ATM
1 1 (3.85%) BGP
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) GSM
1 1 (3.85%) IPv4
1 1 (3.85%) LTE
1 1 (3.85%) MegaStream
1 1 (3.85%) MPLS
1 1 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (3.85%) SDH
1 1 (3.85%) UMTS
1 1 (3.85%) VoLTE
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (15.38%) SAP BW
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Military
2 3 (11.54%) Multimedia
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) Multimedia Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Flash
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
2 4 (15.38%) ETL
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) ERP
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.85%) CBAP
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) IIBA
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 4 (15.38%) Adobe
3 4 (15.38%) Cognos
4 3 (11.54%) Autodesk
4 3 (11.54%) CODA
4 3 (11.54%) Concur
4 3 (11.54%) Maconomy
4 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) BT
6 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Huawei
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Mapinfo
6 1 (3.85%) Mitel
6 1 (3.85%) Nokia
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
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