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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.07% 7.00% 5.92%
As % of the Applications category 38.46% 48.84% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Median daily rate £79 £81 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% -71.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £81 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £123 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £10.61 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.87 £10.76 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £14.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.11
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.28%
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
39 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.18% 14.33% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 13
Median daily rate £313 £81 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+285.80% -70.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £81 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £269 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £11.11 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £10.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £16.45 £29.40
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 Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 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
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kegworth -2 6 £77 -4.93%
Leicester -3 4 - - 1
Loughborough -8 1 £350 - 2
Hinckley - 1 - -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
4 9 (26.47%) Banking
5 8 (23.53%) Finance
5 8 (23.53%) Remedy
5 8 (23.53%) SQL
6 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
6 7 (20.59%) Back Office
7 5 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (11.76%) Time Management
8 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
9 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
9 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (8.82%) Migration
9 3 (8.82%) VPN
9 3 (8.82%) CRM
9 3 (8.82%) Sun
9 3 (8.82%) HP
9 3 (8.82%) Citrix
9 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (8.82%) Lotus
9 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
9 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
9 3 (8.82%) VBScript
9 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
9 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.94%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) VPN
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MS Access
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 9 (26.47%) Banking
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 7 (20.59%) Back Office
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Service Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) IT Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Coordinator
6 3 (8.82%) Insight Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support
6 3 (8.82%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) PMO Coordinator
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.88%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Unix
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Time Management
2 3 (8.82%) CRM
2 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
2 3 (8.82%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) ERP
3 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL V2
3 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Service Management
3 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.88%) QA
1 2 (5.88%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Remedy
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) HP
3 3 (8.82%) Lotus
3 3 (8.82%) Sun
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) ESRI
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.94%) Minitab
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Tableau