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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 13 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.04% 11.97% 15.20%
As % of the Applications category 44.83% 77.50% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Median daily rate £275 £350 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +125.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £10.62 - £16.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
29 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.01% 15.44% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 13
Median daily rate £120 £350 £189
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.71% +85.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £10.62 £25.12 £16.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.74% +51.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -

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 8 December 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 -23 12 £275 -21.42%
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 29 (63.04%) MS Excel
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 20 (43.48%) Windows
4 19 (41.30%) Finance
5 14 (30.43%) Open Workbench
6 13 (28.26%) Change Management
6 13 (28.26%) Conflict Management
7 11 (23.91%) Project Governance
7 11 (23.91%) Line Management
7 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
7 11 (23.91%) Resource Management
7 11 (23.91%) Project Management
8 10 (21.74%) Matrix Organization
9 9 (19.57%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (17.39%) ITIL
10 8 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
11 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
11 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
12 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
13 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
13 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (8.70%) Niku
14 4 (8.70%) Intel Security
14 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
14 4 (8.70%) ISEB
14 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
14 4 (8.70%) C
14 4 (8.70%) MS Project

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 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) SAS
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (63.04%) MS Excel
2 14 (30.43%) Open Workbench
3 9 (19.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (8.70%) MS Project
5 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
5 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (4.35%) PTC Creo
6 2 (4.35%) Siemens NX
7 1 (2.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) G Suite
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.52%) Pentaho
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) PVCS
3 1 (2.17%) StarTeam
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Trainer
7 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Communications Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Incident and Problem Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.17%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.17%) PMO Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 1 (2.17%) Software Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.35%) Pocket PC
2 2 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Economics
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
3 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.17%) AIX
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Change Management
1 13 (28.26%) Conflict Management
2 11 (23.91%) Line Management
2 11 (23.91%) Project Governance
2 11 (23.91%) Project Management
2 11 (23.91%) Resource Management
2 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
3 10 (21.74%) Matrix Organization
4 8 (17.39%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Change Control
7 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.52%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (6.52%) Open Source
7 3 (6.52%) RUP
7 3 (6.52%) SDLC
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) C
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) ISEB
4 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) HNC
5 2 (4.35%) HND
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.17%) BICSI Certification
6 1 (2.17%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.17%) MCITP
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
6 1 (2.17%) MCSE
6 1 (2.17%) MCTS
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Netcool
2 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Intel Security
2 4 (8.70%) Niku
3 3 (6.52%) HP
3 3 (6.52%) Informatica
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) NetIQ
4 2 (4.35%) Remedy
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) BT
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.17%) Pega
5 1 (2.17%) Veritas
5 1 (2.17%) webMethods