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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 19 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 2 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.83% 8.23% 1.50%
As % of the Applications category 9.52% 56.52% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
21 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 19.27% 14.56% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 11
Median daily rate £338 £325 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £350 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.25% +166.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

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
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 20 January 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 Leicester region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Search Engine Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Market Research
3 2 (33.33%) Brio
3 2 (33.33%) SEO
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Omniture
3 2 (33.33%) Coremetrics
3 2 (33.33%) Pay per click
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (33.33%) WebTrends
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) C#

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Market Research
1 2 (33.33%) Pay per click
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Search Engine Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) SEO
1 2 (33.33%) User Stories
1 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Brio
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) Coremetrics
2 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (33.33%) Omniture
3 1 (16.67%) Perforce
3 1 (16.67%) SAP