The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 29 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.65% 5.95% 5.70%
As % of the Applications category 70.73% 55.56% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £300 £338 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +136.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £328 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £348 £153
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.81 £14.00 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +0.17%
MS Office
West Midlands

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

Applications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
41 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.40% 10.71% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
Median daily rate £300 £288 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +121.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £340 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £19.09 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +112.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -9 29 £300 -11.11% 1
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 30 (63.83%) MS Excel
2 23 (48.94%) Finance
3 18 (38.30%) Open Workbench
3 18 (38.30%) Windows
3 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.17%) Change Management
4 17 (36.17%) Conflict Management
5 16 (34.04%) Risk Management
5 16 (34.04%) Resource Management
6 15 (31.91%) Project Governance
6 15 (31.91%) Line Management
7 14 (29.79%) Matrix Organization
8 10 (21.28%) Project Management
9 9 (19.15%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
10 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.02%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
12 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
12 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
12 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
12 6 (12.77%) ITIL
13 5 (10.64%) PVCS
13 5 (10.64%) XML
13 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
14 4 (8.51%) HP
14 4 (8.51%) Intel Security
14 4 (8.51%) Niku
14 4 (8.51%) Oracle

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) Confluence
3 2 (4.26%) SAS
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (63.83%) MS Excel
2 18 (38.30%) Open Workbench
3 9 (19.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (8.51%) MS Project
5 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.26%) PTC Creo
5 2 (4.26%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) VPN
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.51%) Pentaho
3 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.26%) HBase
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) PVCS
2 4 (8.51%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) StarTeam
General
1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.38%) Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.26%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Trainer
6 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Finance Project Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Product Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Statistics
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.26%) Pocket PC
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Economics
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
3 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.13%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Change Management
1 17 (36.17%) Conflict Management
2 16 (34.04%) Resource Management
2 16 (34.04%) Risk Management
3 15 (31.91%) Line Management
3 15 (31.91%) Project Governance
4 14 (29.79%) Matrix Organization
5 10 (21.28%) Project Management
6 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.77%) ITIL
8 4 (8.51%) Analytics
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.51%) Open Source
9 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.38%) Service Management
10 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.26%) CAD
10 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.26%) ETL
10 2 (4.26%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) HNC
4 2 (4.26%) HND
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) MCTS
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
3 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.13%) Netcool
4 1 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) HP
2 4 (8.51%) Informatica
2 4 (8.51%) Intel Security
2 4 (8.51%) Niku
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.26%) NetIQ
3 2 (4.26%) Pega
3 2 (4.26%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) webMethods
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) Splunk
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas