The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 6 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 12.90% 4.76% 9.52%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 66.67% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate
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£198 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £350 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £240 £252
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.45 £12.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -0.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.45 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.45 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.28 £13.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.85%
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 Lincolnshire region.

Applications Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
10 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 16.13% 7.14% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
Average daily rate £200 £350 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £350 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £363 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.45 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% +8.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Lincolnshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Lincolnshire region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Lincolnshire region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

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 Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincoln - 4 £195 - 1
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Apple
6 3 (21.43%) MS Project
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (14.29%) Earned Value Management
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 2 (14.29%) MOS
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (14.29%) MCITP
7 2 (14.29%) SCCM
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (14.29%) WAN
7 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
7 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Project Controller
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 2 (14.29%) Earned Value Management
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Budget Control
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MOS
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) BT
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
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