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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 4 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 22.22% 2.53% 8.45%
As % of the Applications category 72.73% 28.57% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£175 - £89
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £270 £263
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
11 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 30.56% 8.86% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate £200 £238 £89
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +166.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

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 20 August 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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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
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MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) MS Project
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Earned Value Management
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (14.29%) SCCM
8 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (14.29%) VLAN
8 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
8 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
8 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
8 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (14.29%) SLA
9 1 (7.14%) Cisco
9 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.14%) HP
9 1 (7.14%) Dell
9 1 (7.14%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
3 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VLAN
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 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Controller
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Earned Value Management
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
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%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) BMC
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco