The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.06% 4.43% 3.05%
As % of the Applications category 32.14% 46.67% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate £338 £135 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.92% -67.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £114 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £177 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £290 £240
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.67% -5.75%
MS Office
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Applications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
28 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.73% 9.49% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 10
Average daily rate £360 £195 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -54.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £30.04 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Luton

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Luton region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Office 365
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (8.33%) Apple
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (8.33%) ProC
6 1 (8.33%) DWDM
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
6 1 (8.33%) OSPF
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) BGP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) DWDM
2 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) HSRP
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) OSPF
2 1 (8.33%) RIP
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) VRRP
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (8.33%) ProC
1 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365 Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) E-business
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) AWK
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) COBOL
1 1 (8.33%) Korn
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) sed
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
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