The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 21 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.26% 3.76% 3.57%
As % of the Applications category 61.54% 33.33% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £438 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £89.74 £10.61 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+745.80% -1.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £10.52 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.95 £18.12 £11.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.71 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +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 Staffordshire region.

Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
13 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.91% 11.28% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 8
Median daily rate £410 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £165.00 £15.31 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+978.07% +42.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
Lichfield - 3 £475 -
Stoke-on-Trent -2 1 £425 -
Stafford - 1 £300 -
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) MS Project
3 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 5 (19.23%) SAP
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Office 365
6 3 (11.54%) Publishing
6 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) Information Exploitation
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Finance
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Information Management
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) PMP
6 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
6 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.69%) NHS
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 6 (23.08%) MS Project
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Google Drive
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) NAS
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) OLAP
2 1 (3.85%) QlikView
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Publishing
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Administrator
1 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) IT Manager
2 3 (11.54%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) SAP Manager
3 2 (7.69%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Process Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Report Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Information Exploitation
3 3 (11.54%) Information Management
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.54%) Service Management
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Business Development
4 2 (7.69%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.69%) ETL
4 2 (7.69%) Line Management
4 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.85%) Data Entry
5 1 (3.85%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
1 3 (11.54%) PMP
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) Google