The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 41 21
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Office 26 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.45% 2.45% 5.17%
As % of the Applications category 54.17% 27.78% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 10
Average daily rate
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£388 £318 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.04% +10.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £192 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £318 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £201 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.22% -26.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
MS Office
Nottinghamshire

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

Applications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
48 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.91% 8.82% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 11
Average daily rate £388 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £213 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £318 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.69 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.48% +30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 25 (54.35%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
4 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
5 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
6 10 (21.74%) Windows XP
7 9 (19.57%) MS Project
7 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (19.57%) Project Management
8 8 (17.39%) ITIL
8 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (10.87%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (10.87%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (10.87%) Degree
10 5 (10.87%) Critical Path Analysis
10 5 (10.87%) VMware
10 5 (10.87%) UNIX
10 5 (10.87%) SQL
10 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
10 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
10 5 (10.87%) Linux
10 5 (10.87%) HP
10 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.87%) Cisco
10 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (8.70%) Windows 8

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Lync
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.57%) MS Project
3 5 (10.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 4 (8.70%) ADSL
2 4 (8.70%) Broadband
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) WAN
4 2 (4.35%) FCoE
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) SNMP
4 2 (4.35%) Wireless
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
5 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) IT Support
3 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Service Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Project Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.35%) Process Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Planning Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Handset
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
3 10 (21.74%) Windows XP
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.87%) UNIX
5 5 (10.87%) Linux
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.52%) Solaris
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Project Management
2 8 (17.39%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.87%) Strategic Planning
4 5 (10.87%) Critical Path Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.35%) BPR
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) Line Management
7 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (4.35%) ISEB
5 2 (4.35%) MCP
5 2 (4.35%) MCSA
5 2 (4.35%) MCTS
5 2 (4.35%) MCITP
5 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.35%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) WMI
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
2 1 (2.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
2 5 (10.87%) HP
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco
3 4 (8.70%) EMC
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) MobileIron
5 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.35%) Symantec
5 2 (4.35%) Dell