The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 9 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 18 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 11.04% 10.60% 5.99%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 45.71% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £238 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +106.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £10.75 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.25% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £15.80 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £23.00 £15.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -1.54%
MS Office
Leicestershire

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

Applications Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
27 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 16.56% 23.18% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 8
Average daily rate £350 £284 £118
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% +141.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 18 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 17 (80.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (61.90%) Degree
5 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
5 12 (57.14%) V-Model
5 12 (57.14%) Waterfall
5 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (57.14%) TickIT
5 12 (57.14%) UML
5 12 (57.14%) ISO 9001
6 11 (52.38%) Manufacturing
6 11 (52.38%) Life Science
7 8 (38.10%) Finance
8 7 (33.33%) Logistics
8 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 7 (33.33%) Web Services
8 7 (33.33%) C#
8 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 7 (33.33%) .NET
8 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 6 (28.57%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (23.81%) JIRA
10 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (23.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (19.05%) Oracle

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 17 (80.95%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (23.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 11 (52.38%) Manufacturing
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Release Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Lead Software Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Configuration Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Silverlight Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) PC Support
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Configuration Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Support
4 1 (4.76%) ICT Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
1 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) WPF
2 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (52.38%) Life Science
3 4 (19.05%) CMDB
3 4 (19.05%) RIA
3 4 (19.05%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) UML
1 12 (57.14%) V-Model
1 12 (57.14%) Waterfall
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Logistics
3 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) ISO 9001
1 12 (57.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Lotus
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
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