The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank - 22 19
Contract jobs citing MS Office 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.51% 3.74%
As % of the Applications category - 10.00% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.39% -
MS Office
England

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

Applications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
9 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.74% 5.08% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Median daily rate £500 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.10%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

MS Office
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Midlands region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) PowerPivot
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Excel Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Report Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) VBA Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft