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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.92% 1.19% 7.27%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 9.52% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 - £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.00 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
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
15 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 9.87% 12.50% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Median daily rate £350 £230 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £11.36 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £12.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

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

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 June 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 Leicester region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) Northgate
5 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Office 365
6 2 (13.33%) High Availability
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) TickIT
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) Adobe
7 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (6.67%) InDesign
3 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) UAT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V2
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) V-Model
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (13.33%) TickIT
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Northgate
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) LANDesk