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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.85% 3.88% 1.19%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 25.00% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +90.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £213 £282
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -24.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +3.70%
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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
15 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.26% 15.53% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 14
Average daily rate £425 £406 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -0.82%

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
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 23 January 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (14.29%) ATM
4 1 (14.29%) ISDN
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) SMTP
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
1 1 (14.29%) ISDN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) Frame Relay
1 1 (14.29%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Junior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) Websense
2 1 (14.29%) BT
2 1 (14.29%) 3Com
2 1 (14.29%) KANA
2 1 (14.29%) Lagan
2 1 (14.29%) Brocade
2 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
2 1 (14.29%) Aruba
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco