The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 4.72% 2.82% 8.57%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 28.57% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £263 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.38% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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 Solihull region.

Applications Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
12 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 9.45% 9.86% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Average daily rate £250 £185 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -35.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £185 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Broadband
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
2 3 (30.00%) Revenue Management
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) XenServer
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Sophos
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Broadband
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
3 2 (20.00%) Games
3 2 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Revenue Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (20.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Sophos