The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Luton region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.63% 4.00% 5.97%
As % of the Applications category 36.36% 23.08% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £120 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £120 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £120 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.09% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Applications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
33 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.23% 17.33% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 8
Average daily rate £400 £325 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £120 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £440 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.21 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +1.36%
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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 11 July 2014, 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 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) EPoS
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Agresso
6 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) IIS
6 2 (11.11%) MS Project
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
7 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Procurement Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Procurement Manager
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XSD
2 1 (5.56%) XSLT
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (22.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Demand Management
3 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) AppSense