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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 2 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.45% 8.05% 7.58%
As % of the Applications category 15.38% 36.36% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £213 £282
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -24.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -56.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.70 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £100.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +3.70%
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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
13 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 9.42% 22.15% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Average daily rate £200 £120 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £120 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £28.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -0.82%

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 23 January 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
2 7 (63.64%) XenApp
2 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
4 4 (36.36%) Smartphone
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) RMADS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Leader
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Author
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Author
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
1 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
1 4 (36.36%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) RMADS
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) XenApp
1 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco