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 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 25
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Office 24 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 6.28% 1.68% 4.55%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 20.00% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £138 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.09% -47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £100 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £350 £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 8
Average hourly rate £13.25 - £12.13
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 - £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £13.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +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
48 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 12.57% 8.40% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 17
Average daily rate £313 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Average hourly rate £13.38 £16.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.93% +34.69%
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 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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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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 +25 20 £288 +187.50% 4
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
5 18 (39.13%) Windows XP
6 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
7 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (19.57%) Windows Vista
9 8 (17.39%) Blackberry
10 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
10 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
11 6 (13.04%) ITIL
11 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
11 6 (13.04%) HP
11 6 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (10.87%) VMware
12 5 (10.87%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (10.87%) Finance
12 5 (10.87%) Dell
13 4 (8.70%) Cisco
13 4 (8.70%) MCP
13 4 (8.70%) Windows 2000
13 4 (8.70%) MCSA
13 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (8.70%) Firewall
13 4 (8.70%) MCDST
13 4 (8.70%) MCTS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) Lync
6 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
3 5 (10.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.52%) MS Project
5 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) Wireless
3 3 (6.52%) SAN
3 3 (6.52%) VoIP
4 2 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.17%) Broadband
5 1 (2.17%) ISDN
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) PBX
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MS Access
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Support Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (19.57%) IT Support
5 8 (17.39%) Service Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (8.70%) Administrator
9 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (6.52%) Project Administrator
9 3 (6.52%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
10 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) SAP PI
1 1 (2.17%) EDIFACT
1 1 (2.17%) EDI
1 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) CMDB
2 1 (2.17%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (2.17%) Handset
2 1 (2.17%) Smartcard
2 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows XP
3 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Vista
6 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.70%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL
1 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (6.52%) Project Management
3 2 (4.35%) Migration
3 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
3 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
3 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
3 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.17%) ERP
4 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) MCP
1 4 (8.70%) MCSA
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.70%) MCDST
1 4 (8.70%) MCTS
1 4 (8.70%) MCITP
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) HP
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) Dell
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 2 (4.35%) SAP
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec
6 2 (4.35%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.17%) Toshiba
7 1 (2.17%) Avaya
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe