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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 44 23
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Office 20 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.25% 1.69% 4.55%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 20.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £100 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -61.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £100 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £360 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £265 £263
% change year-on-year
+11.32% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 5
Average hourly rate £13.25 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 - £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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
40 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.50% 8.46% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 10
Average daily rate £313 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £100 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £557
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 6
Average hourly rate £13.38 £16.50 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.93% +30.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £7.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £21.85 £15.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 22 August 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
4 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 12 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
8 5 (15.15%) VMware
8 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
8 5 (15.15%) HP
8 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (12.12%) Dell
9 4 (12.12%) Cisco
9 4 (12.12%) Finance
9 4 (12.12%) Firewall
10 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (9.09%) Project Management
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (9.09%) Wireless
10 3 (9.09%) MCSA
10 3 (9.09%) VoIP
10 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.03%) CMS
6 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
2 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.09%) MS Project
4 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) Wireless
2 3 (9.09%) VoIP
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Broadband
4 1 (3.03%) ISDN
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) PBX
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MS Access
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) IT Support
4 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) QA Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Project Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) EDIFACT
1 1 (3.03%) EDI
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) Handset
2 1 (3.03%) CMDB
2 1 (3.03%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows XP
2 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.09%) MCSA
1 3 (9.09%) MCP
1 3 (9.09%) MCDST
1 3 (9.09%) MCTS
1 3 (9.09%) MCITP
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Dell
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) MobileIron
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya
5 1 (3.03%) Toshiba
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) SAP