The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 17 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.70% 9.97% 5.88%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 46.03% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 0
Average daily rate
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£148 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £10.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.75% -62.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
MS Office
East Midlands

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

Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
51 63 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.11% 21.65% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 3
Average daily rate £150 £205 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% -34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £120 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 20
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -60.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -10 7 £169 -51.78% 3
Kegworth -3 5 £81 -
Loughborough - - - - 3
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
5 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
6 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 10 (30.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
8 7 (21.21%) Remedy
9 6 (18.18%) Degree
10 5 (15.15%) VoIP
10 5 (15.15%) Cisco
11 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
11 4 (12.12%) LAN
11 4 (12.12%) Citrix
11 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (12.12%) WAN
11 4 (12.12%) Linux
11 4 (12.12%) Retail
12 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
12 3 (9.09%) Information Security
12 3 (9.09%) SCCM
12 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
12 3 (9.09%) XACML
12 3 (9.09%) XenApp
12 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
12 3 (9.09%) ITIL
12 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
12 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 3 (9.09%) SAML

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.03%) Lync
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) LiveLink
Applications
1 22 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (30.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) VoIP
2 4 (12.12%) LAN
2 4 (12.12%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.03%) PABX
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) SNMP
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) PSTN
5 1 (3.03%) DPNSS
5 1 (3.03%) SCCP
5 1 (3.03%) CTI
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) IT Support
3 7 (21.21%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.06%) Junior
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 2 (6.06%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) XACML
1 3 (9.09%) SAML
2 1 (3.03%) TAPI
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.06%) EPoS
2 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.12%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
2 3 (9.09%) Information Security
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Time Management
3 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Web Design
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
1 2 (6.06%) REXX
1 2 (6.06%) Perl
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
1 2 (6.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) DCSE
5 1 (3.03%) VCP4
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) PMP
5 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Dell Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) XenApp
2 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Remedy
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Primavera
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec