The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 5.02% 2.50% 4.58%
As % of the Applications category 42.31% 25.00% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Average daily rate
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£313 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £124 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £382 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 6
Average hourly rate £9.25 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
MS Office
East Midlands

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

Applications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
52 56 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 11.87% 10.00% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 13
Average daily rate £321 £300 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £160 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 8
Average hourly rate £13.38 £17.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.64% +47.91%
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 £15.19
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 Nottinghamshire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +20 18 £313 +30.89% 3
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 20 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 19 (43.18%) Windows 7
5 13 (29.55%) Windows XP
6 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
7 7 (15.91%) ITIL
8 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
8 6 (13.64%) Blackberry
8 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (13.64%) Windows Vista
9 5 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (11.36%) Finance
9 5 (11.36%) VMware
9 5 (11.36%) HP
9 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
10 4 (9.09%) Cisco
10 4 (9.09%) Dell
10 4 (9.09%) MS Project
10 4 (9.09%) Windows 2000
10 4 (9.09%) Firewall
10 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (9.09%) Project Management
10 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) Lync
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 5 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (9.09%) MS Project
5 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) Wireless
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
3 3 (6.82%) VoIP
4 2 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) Broadband
5 1 (2.27%) ISDN
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) PBX
5 1 (2.27%) VLAN
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MS Access
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) IT Support
6 6 (13.64%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (9.09%) Administrator
8 4 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Project Administrator
9 3 (6.82%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
10 2 (4.55%) QA Leader
10 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Officer
10 2 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) XML
1 1 (2.27%) EDI
1 1 (2.27%) EDIFACT
1 1 (2.27%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.27%) Handset
2 1 (2.27%) CMDB
2 1 (2.27%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
2 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows 7
3 13 (29.55%) Windows XP
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Vista
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.27%) ERP
6 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.27%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) MCP
1 2 (4.55%) MCSA
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (4.55%) MCDST
1 2 (4.55%) MCTS
1 2 (4.55%) MCITP
1 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) HP
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Dell
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) MobileIron
4 2 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) Avaya
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