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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 8 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 23 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.27% 3.07% 6.45%
As % of the Applications category 51.11% 12.82% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 5
Median daily rate £173 £130 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -52.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +51.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.91 £14.00 £13.99
% change year-on-year
+13.62% +0.08%
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 Staffordshire region.

Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
45 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.09% 23.93% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 16
Median daily rate £178 £370 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.02% +74.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £115 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £400 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.40 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £13.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.76 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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 25 July 2016.

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
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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stafford - 7 £170 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £118 - 4
Burton-upon-Trent 0 4 £300 - 2
Uttoxeter - 2 - -
Cannock +1 1 - -
Tamworth +1 1 £105 - 2
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (32.00%) MS Project
4 6 (24.00%) SAP
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 5 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.00%) Service Management
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
7 3 (12.00%) Finance
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Change Control
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.00%) Data Enrichment
8 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
8 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
8 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Big Data
8 2 (8.00%) Data Reconciliation
8 2 (8.00%) Line Management
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Legal
8 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.00%) Document Management
8 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis

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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (32.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
1 2 (8.00%) NAS
2 1 (4.00%) Extranet
2 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Migration Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Project Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Manager
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (12.00%) Change Control
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Business Development
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Data Enrichment
4 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (8.00%) Document Management
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) Line Management
4 2 (8.00%) Logistics
4 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) EMC
4 2 (8.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) BT
5 1 (4.00%) Kaseya
5 1 (4.00%) Kaspersky
5 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 3 days ago