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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 19 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.92% 11.07% 7.90%
As % of the Applications category 59.38% 64.71% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 9
Median daily rate £200 £120 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £82 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £282 £278 £296
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £11.50 £11.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% -9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £37.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.61%
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
32 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.33% 17.11% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 19
Median daily rate £200 £150 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £101 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 18
Median hourly rate £10.31 £12.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £47.50 £33.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Leicester 0 11 £350 - 1
Kegworth 0 6 £77 -42.96%
Hinckley - 1 £200 -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) Banking
4 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
4 11 (31.43%) Remedy
4 11 (31.43%) Windows
5 9 (25.71%) Back Office
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) Migration
7 6 (17.14%) CRM
7 6 (17.14%) Finance
8 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Northgate
9 4 (11.43%) Time Management
9 4 (11.43%) Sun
10 3 (8.57%) Project Management
10 3 (8.57%) Marketing
10 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (8.57%) Office 365
10 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
11 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
11 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
11 2 (5.71%) Strategic Planning
11 2 (5.71%) Analytics
11 2 (5.71%) Web Development

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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.86%) InDesign
4 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.86%) SAP PM
1 1 (2.86%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MS Access
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (34.29%) Banking
2 9 (25.71%) Back Office
3 6 (17.14%) Finance
4 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (8.57%) Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Analyst
2 14 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 12 (34.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) IT Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Systems Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.71%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) PMO Coordinator
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Data Centre Coordinator
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Executive
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Support
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) CRM
3 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Time Management
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.71%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Web Development
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL V2
7 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.86%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.86%) Market Research
7 1 (2.86%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VBA
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Remedy
3 5 (14.29%) Northgate
4 4 (11.43%) Sun
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Brio
6 1 (2.86%) Cognos
6 1 (2.86%) Coremetrics
6 1 (2.86%) ESRI
6 1 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.86%) Lotus
6 1 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.86%) Minitab
6 1 (2.86%) Omniture
6 1 (2.86%) Tableau