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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 26 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.52% 7.84% 4.33%
As % of the Applications category 54.17% 48.00% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Average daily rate
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£120 £300 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +160.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £289 £263
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £11.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +16.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £20.00 £12.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
48 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.58% 16.34% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 10
Average daily rate £135 £250 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +75.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £190 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.71 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.25 £18.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Kegworth -3 6 £120 -
Leicester -2 5 - - 4
Loughborough 0 3 - -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (84.91%) MS Excel
2 35 (66.04%) Windows
3 28 (52.83%) Windows XP
4 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
5 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
6 22 (41.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (28.30%) Finance
8 13 (24.53%) Remedy
8 13 (24.53%) SLA
8 13 (24.53%) SQL
9 12 (22.64%) Banking
9 12 (22.64%) Coaching
9 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (20.75%) Incident Management
11 10 (18.87%) Financial Institution
12 9 (16.98%) Hedge funds
13 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
14 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
14 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
14 7 (13.21%) VBA
14 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
14 7 (13.21%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (11.32%) Degree
15 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
16 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
16 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
16 5 (9.43%) Service Management
17 4 (7.55%) TickIT
17 4 (7.55%) ITIL
17 4 (7.55%) .NET

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Lync
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 45 (84.91%) MS Excel
2 22 (41.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Primavera
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
1 7 (13.21%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Banking
3 10 (18.87%) Financial Institution
4 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Service Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (18.87%) IT Support
5 6 (11.32%) MI Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.66%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) PC Support
7 2 (3.77%) Junior
7 2 (3.77%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.77%) Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.66%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) WPF
3 1 (1.89%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.98%) Hedge funds
3 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) RIA
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Windows XP
3 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.77%) Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Coaching
2 11 (20.75%) Incident Management
3 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
4 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.43%) Service Management
5 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL
5 4 (7.55%) UML
5 4 (7.55%) V-Model
5 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.77%) Project Management
7 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Logistics
8 1 (1.89%) ITSM
8 1 (1.89%) CRM
8 1 (1.89%) Change Control
8 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
2 7 (13.21%) VBA
3 3 (5.66%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) REXX
4 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.77%) Perl
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) DCSE
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.89%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.89%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (1.89%) MCP
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) SLA
2 4 (7.55%) TickIT
2 4 (7.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.89%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) Remedy
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) Lotus
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) Dell
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe
5 1 (1.89%) McAfee
5 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
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