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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.07% 4.23% 8.78%
As % of the Applications category 56.76% 27.27% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 1
Average daily rate £151 £165 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% -52.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £270 £238
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Average hourly rate £26.50 £10.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £10.00 £8.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £10.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
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
37 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.46% 15.49% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 15
Average daily rate £225 £175 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £75 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -4.47%

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 14 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 8 £300 +35.59% 5
Kegworth +4 6 £114 +46.15%
Market Harborough - 1 £250 -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 50 (80.65%) MS Excel
2 42 (67.74%) Microsoft
3 40 (64.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (33.87%) Oracle
5 20 (32.26%) ISO 9001
5 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (30.65%) WPF
6 19 (30.65%) Silverlight
6 19 (30.65%) RIA
6 19 (30.65%) Microsoft Blend
6 19 (30.65%) Waterfall
6 19 (30.65%) IIS
6 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
6 19 (30.65%) TickIT
6 19 (30.65%) High Availability
6 19 (30.65%) User Experience
6 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (29.03%) V-Model
8 17 (27.42%) Finance
8 17 (27.42%) UML
9 14 (22.58%) SQL
9 14 (22.58%) Computer Science
9 14 (22.58%) Degree
10 12 (19.35%) ITIL
11 11 (17.74%) Windows
11 11 (17.74%) Logistics
12 10 (16.13%) JIRA
12 10 (16.13%) Life Science
12 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (16.13%) VSS/SourceSafe

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (30.65%) IIS
2 6 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.06%) IBM Notes
3 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (80.65%) MS Excel
2 40 (64.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) VPN
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft Blend
2 10 (16.13%) JIRA
2 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (16.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Capybara
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Developer
1 19 (30.65%) Silverlight Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Software Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Configuration Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Release and Configuration Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Release Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Lead Software Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) IT Support
7 4 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.84%) Insight Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Configuration Manager
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Release Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) Silverlight
1 19 (30.65%) WPF
2 7 (11.29%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
2 7 (11.29%) Web Services
3 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (30.65%) RIA
1 19 (30.65%) User Experience
2 14 (22.58%) Computer Science
3 10 (16.13%) Life Science
4 6 (9.68%) Blackberry
4 6 (9.68%) CMDB
5 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.61%) Fintech
6 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.06%) Windows 10
3 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.23%) Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Unix
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) High Availability
2 19 (30.65%) Waterfall
3 18 (29.03%) V-Model
4 17 (27.42%) UML
5 12 (19.35%) ITIL
6 11 (17.74%) Logistics
7 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.84%) CRM
9 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.23%) Automation Testing
10 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.23%) ERP
10 2 (3.23%) Functional Testing
10 2 (3.23%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.23%) Regression Testing
10 2 (3.23%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.23%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
2 14 (22.58%) SQL
3 7 (11.29%) C#
4 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.06%) VBScript
5 3 (4.84%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Degree
2 9 (14.52%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) HNC
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.26%) ISO 9001
2 19 (30.65%) TickIT
3 2 (3.23%) QA
4 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 42 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.87%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) Citrix
3 5 (8.06%) HP
3 5 (8.06%) Lotus
4 1 (1.61%) Remedy
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