The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank - 81 -
Contract jobs citing MOS 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.40% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £200 £120
% change year-on-year
+112.50% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -
MOS
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
262 271 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.66% 18.15% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 126 76
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £163 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.65 £16.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.62% +15.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.05 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +23.69%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing MOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MOS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MOS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MOS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MOS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MOS 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MOS.

1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Law
2 7 (87.50%) Legal
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Blackberry
2 7 (87.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 6 (75.00%) Document Management
3 6 (75.00%) MCDST
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) French Language
4 3 (37.50%) German Language
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) AppSense
6 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (87.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
General
1 7 (87.50%) Law
1 7 (87.50%) Legal
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) French Language
3 3 (37.50%) German Language
4 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Service Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (75.00%) MCDST
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense