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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.83% 1.61% 13.27%
As % of the Applications category 15.00% 7.14% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.54%
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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
20 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 18.87% 22.58% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate £225 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £358 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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
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 28 August 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) SLA
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) MS Project
4 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) PMI
5 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (8.33%) iPhone
6 1 (8.33%) OpenUP
6 1 (8.33%) Office 365
6 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) MOS
6 1 (8.33%) Blackberry

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (25.00%) MS Project
3 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Project Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) PMI
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) OpenUP
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) BT