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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 10 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 2 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.57% 10.71% 5.80%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 52.17% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £196
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
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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
6 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 10.71% 20.54% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate £185 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.07% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 27 February 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) BPCS
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 2 (33.33%) WhereScape RED
2 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) BPCS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) WhereScape RED
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Planner
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Planner
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Document Controller
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) Google