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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 10 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.57% 9.33% 4.59%
As % of the Applications category 14.29% 46.67% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Median daily rate £138 £125 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.04%
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
7 30 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.02% 20.00% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 41
Median daily rate £388 £173 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+124.63% -54.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £110 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) iPad
5 1 (12.50%) Cygwin
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) sed
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
5 1 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) iPhone
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Korn
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (12.50%) ProC
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365 Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Procurement Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) AWK
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) COBOL
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) sed
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy