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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.63% 1.79% 3.57%
As % of the Applications category 18.75% 23.08% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £375 £248 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -38.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
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
16 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.70% 7.74% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 12
Average daily rate £588 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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
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 12 February 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 7 (77.78%) MS Project
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) SLA
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Intranet
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (11.11%) Network Management
6 1 (11.11%) F5
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (11.11%) HSRP
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 1 (11.11%) Email Migration
6 1 (11.11%) HP NNM
6 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 1 (11.11%) Statistics
6 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Project
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) DWDM
3 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) HSRP
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) RIP
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) VRRP
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) HR Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
2 1 (11.11%) Email Migration
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
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