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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.05% 5.26% 5.39%
As % of the Applications category 44.00% 45.71% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate
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£120 £288 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.26% +134.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £195 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £314 £179
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
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
50 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.03% 11.51% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 8
Average daily rate £135 £208 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.93% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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
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 3 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 -2 7 £120 -
Loughborough - 3 - -
Leicester -4 2 - - 1
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 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 38 (84.44%) MS Excel
2 32 (71.11%) Windows
3 25 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 18 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (28.89%) Remedy
7 11 (24.44%) Finance
7 11 (24.44%) SLA
7 11 (24.44%) Incident Management
8 10 (22.22%) Coaching
8 10 (22.22%) SQL
8 10 (22.22%) Banking
9 8 (17.78%) Financial Institution
10 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
10 7 (15.56%) Hedge funds
11 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
11 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
11 6 (13.33%) VBA
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (11.11%) Service Management
12 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
13 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
14 3 (6.67%) ITIL
14 3 (6.67%) Degree
15 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (4.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Lync
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (84.44%) MS Excel
2 18 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Primavera
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 8 (17.78%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Analyst
2 21 (46.67%) Service Analyst
2 21 (46.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (22.22%) IT Support
5 6 (13.33%) MI Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Junior
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (2.22%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (2.22%) Access Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Rollout Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) PC Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Hedge funds
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Incident Management
2 10 (22.22%) Coaching
3 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.11%) Service Management
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Logistics
8 1 (2.22%) ITSM
8 1 (2.22%) CRM
8 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.22%) Change Control
8 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.22%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
2 6 (13.33%) VBA
3 2 (4.44%) REXX
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.44%) VB
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.22%) DCSE
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.22%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) Remedy
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) Sybase
4 1 (2.22%) Dell
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Lotus
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec
4 1 (2.22%) McAfee
4 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
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