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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 25 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.98% 3.05% 5.00%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 40.00% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Average daily rate
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£175 £318 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.88% +10.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £318 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £318 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £198 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.64% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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
50 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.96% 7.62% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 13
Average daily rate £340 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £213 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £317 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £11.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +26.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £12.25 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.44 £12.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 December 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 December 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 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 23 (52.27%) Windows
3 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
4 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (20.45%) MS Project
7 8 (18.18%) Project Management
7 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.91%) ITIL
9 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
9 6 (13.64%) Degree
9 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (11.36%) Critical Path Analysis
10 5 (11.36%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
10 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.36%) UNIX
10 5 (11.36%) Linux
10 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (11.36%) Internet
10 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
11 4 (9.09%) EMC
11 4 (9.09%) SQL
11 4 (9.09%) HP
11 4 (9.09%) ADSL
11 4 (9.09%) Broadband
11 4 (9.09%) Finance

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (9.09%) Lync
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Project
3 5 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) ADSL
2 4 (9.09%) Broadband
3 2 (4.55%) FCoE
3 2 (4.55%) SNMP
3 2 (4.55%) WAN
3 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Local Government
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (11.36%) IT Support
2 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Project Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) IT Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) jQuery
1 1 (2.27%) XML
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Handset
2 1 (2.27%) EPoS
2 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.36%) UNIX
4 5 (11.36%) Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.82%) Solaris
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Project Management
1 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.91%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.36%) Critical Path Analysis
4 5 (11.36%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.55%) BPR
6 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.55%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.27%) MVC
7 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
1 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) MCDST
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) WMI
2 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) EMC
2 4 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (6.82%) VMware
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Citrix
3 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.27%) Dell