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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 22 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.70% 9.29% 15.28%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 78.38% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £350 £675 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% +196.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Median hourly rate £10.62 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
24 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.41% 11.86% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Median daily rate £120 £325 £267
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% +21.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £155 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £645 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Median hourly rate £10.62 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.00%

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +1 11 £350 -48.14%
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 23 (69.70%) MS Excel
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) Windows
3 14 (42.42%) Finance
4 11 (33.33%) Open Workbench
5 9 (27.27%) Conflict Management
5 9 (27.27%) Change Management
6 8 (24.24%) Project Management
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) Project Governance
7 7 (21.21%) Line Management
7 7 (21.21%) Resource Management
7 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
8 6 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
9 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
9 5 (15.15%) C
10 4 (12.12%) MS Project
10 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
10 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
10 4 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
11 3 (9.09%) Change Control
11 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (9.09%) JIRA
11 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
11 3 (9.09%) Knowledge Management

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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (69.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (33.33%) Open Workbench
3 6 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (12.12%) MS Project
4 4 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Incident and Problem Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Office 365 Manager
5 1 (3.03%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.03%) PMO Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Manager
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Pocket PC
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Economics
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
3 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Change Management
1 9 (27.27%) Conflict Management
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Project Management
3 7 (21.21%) Line Management
3 7 (21.21%) Project Governance
3 7 (21.21%) Resource Management
3 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
4 6 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) ISEB
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (3.03%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) MCTS
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.03%) Netcool
1 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Intel Security
2 2 (6.06%) NetIQ
2 2 (6.06%) Niku
2 2 (6.06%) Remedy
3 1 (3.03%) BT
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas