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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 29 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 6.20% 2.77% 5.12%
As % of the Applications category 49.15% 25.49% 56.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 14
Average daily rate
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£354 £318 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.41% +27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £192 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £318 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £213 £270
% change year-on-year
+18.82% -21.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
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
59 51 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 12.61% 10.85% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 21
Average daily rate £388 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £213 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £318 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -3.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 November 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 +26 26 £388 +22.04% 8
Mansfield - - - -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 31 (58.49%) Windows
3 23 (43.40%) MS Excel
4 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
5 18 (33.96%) Windows 7
6 13 (24.53%) Windows XP
7 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (16.98%) Project Management
8 9 (16.98%) MS Project
9 8 (15.09%) ITIL
9 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
9 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (9.43%) Lync
11 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
11 5 (9.43%) UNIX
11 5 (9.43%) SQL
11 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
11 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
11 5 (9.43%) ADSL
11 5 (9.43%) Broadband
11 5 (9.43%) Linux
11 5 (9.43%) HP
11 5 (9.43%) EMC
11 5 (9.43%) Internet
11 5 (9.43%) Cisco
11 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (9.43%) Lync
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (43.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.98%) MS Project
3 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
3 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.43%) ADSL
2 5 (9.43%) Broadband
2 5 (9.43%) Internet
3 4 (7.55%) Firewall
4 3 (5.66%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) SNMP
5 2 (3.77%) SAN
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
5 2 (3.77%) FCoE
6 1 (1.89%) DNS
6 1 (1.89%) DHCP
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Local Government
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (13.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) IT Support
5 4 (7.55%) Project Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Support Officer
7 2 (3.77%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.77%) Planning Manager
7 2 (3.77%) QA Leader
7 2 (3.77%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) Handset
3 1 (1.89%) EPoS
3 1 (1.89%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) Windows 7
3 13 (24.53%) Windows XP
4 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.43%) UNIX
6 5 (9.43%) Linux
7 4 (7.55%) Windows 2000
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Vista
8 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.66%) Solaris
9 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Project Management
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.43%) Critical Path Analysis
4 5 (9.43%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.77%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.77%) BPR
6 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.77%) Service Management
7 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.89%) Line Management
7 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (9.43%) Degree
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) MCP
5 2 (3.77%) MCSA
5 2 (3.77%) ISEB
5 2 (3.77%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.77%) MCDST
5 2 (3.77%) MCTS
5 2 (3.77%) MCITP
5 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) XenApp
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) WMI
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
2 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) HP
2 5 (9.43%) Cisco
2 5 (9.43%) EMC
2 5 (9.43%) VMware
3 3 (5.66%) Citrix
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Dell
4 2 (3.77%) Symantec
4 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.77%) MobileIron