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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 19 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.07% 2.33% 4.04%
As % of the Applications category 43.18% 24.00% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.30% -56.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £118 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £393 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £9.25 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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
44 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.73% 9.71% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 8
Average daily rate £350 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £154 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.25 £17.75 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +43.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.33 £15.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) Windows
3 18 (51.43%) MS Excel
4 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
6 10 (28.57%) ITIL
7 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
8 7 (20.00%) Project Management
8 7 (20.00%) MS Project
8 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
10 5 (14.29%) VMware
11 4 (11.43%) Firewall
11 4 (11.43%) Finance
11 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
11 4 (11.43%) Cisco
11 4 (11.43%) HP
11 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
11 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (11.43%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (11.43%) Critical Path Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (8.57%) SQL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) Lync
5 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.00%) MS Project
3 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) VoIP
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) VLAN
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) Broadband
4 1 (2.86%) ISDN
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MS Access
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) IT Support
4 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Project Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Programme Office Support
8 1 (2.86%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) SAP PI
1 1 (2.86%) EDI
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) CMDB
2 1 (2.86%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.86%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.43%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (11.43%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
5 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) ERP
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCDST
2 2 (5.71%) MCTS
2 2 (5.71%) MCITP
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco
3 4 (11.43%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) Dell
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec
5 2 (5.71%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Avaya
6 1 (2.86%) Adobe
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago