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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
North West / Lancashire
Rank 31 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.23% 5.64% 3.43%
As % of the Applications category 42.31% 59.52% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Median daily rate £150 £256 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.46% -16.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 3
Median hourly rate £39.38 £20.00 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.87% -1.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
26 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.00% 9.48% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 27
Median daily rate £250 £308 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £338 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 5
Median hourly rate £41.63 £20.00 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.12% -1.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.73%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -8 4 £150 -42.85%
Blackpool +11 2 - -
Lancaster - 2 - -
Blackburn - 1 - - 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (20.00%) Qt
6 3 (20.00%) Mercurial
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Marketing
7 2 (13.33%) RIA
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (13.33%) Avionics
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (13.33%) UML
7 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) Lotus
8 1 (6.67%) NHS
8 1 (6.67%) SQLPlus
8 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest

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 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQLPlus
1 1 (6.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.67%) Rational Robot
2 1 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 2 (13.33%) Avionics
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Assurance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Training Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Qt
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) RIA
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (13.33%) SDLC
2 2 (13.33%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Document Management
3 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) HOOD
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (6.67%) RAD
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) CBAP
4 1 (6.67%) HNC
4 1 (6.67%) IIBA
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Lotus
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
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