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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 26 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.47% 6.23% 9.55%
As % of the Applications category 41.94% 41.18% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 1
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£81 £160 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.37% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.76 £9.32 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £22.20 £16.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +3.70%
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
62 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.82% 15.13% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 7
Average daily rate £81 £225 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% -44.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £79 £163 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.32 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £29.70 £20.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Leicester +1 9 £150 -6.25% 2
Kegworth - 9 £81 - 2
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) MS Excel
3 22 (59.46%) Windows XP
3 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
4 16 (43.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (37.84%) Remedy
6 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
6 13 (35.14%) Incident Management
7 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
8 6 (16.22%) Degree
9 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) SLA
9 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution
9 5 (13.51%) Finance
10 4 (10.81%) Hedge funds
10 4 (10.81%) Banking
10 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.81%) Coaching
11 3 (8.11%) XACML
11 3 (8.11%) Information Security
11 3 (8.11%) Citrix
11 3 (8.11%) SAML
11 3 (8.11%) ITIL
12 2 (5.41%) Linux
12 2 (5.41%) Perl
12 2 (5.41%) SQL
12 2 (5.41%) VB
12 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
12 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
12 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Lync
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (72.97%) MS Excel
2 16 (43.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Primavera
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
General
1 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) Service Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (37.84%) 1st Line Support
4 12 (32.43%) IT Support
5 3 (8.11%) Security Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.70%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Relationships Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) SAML
1 3 (8.11%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Windows XP
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Incident Management
2 4 (10.81%) Coaching
3 3 (8.11%) Information Security
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) ITSM
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Change Control
5 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Perl
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
1 2 (5.41%) VB
1 2 (5.41%) REXX
1 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) PMP
5 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Dell Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCP
5 1 (2.70%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (2.70%) DCSE
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
2 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Remedy
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Lotus
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
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