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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.37% 3.41% 6.16%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 14.29% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 5
Median daily rate £170 £130 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -52.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £289 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +15.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £10.96 £11.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.78%
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
28 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.74% 23.86% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 17
Median daily rate £175 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £400 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £10.96 £13.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.85% -38.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 1 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 1 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 - 6 £170 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +2 3 £118 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £285 - 1
Tamworth - 1 £105 - 2
Uttoxeter - 1 - -
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) MS Project
4 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
4 5 (27.78%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.11%) Legal
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (5.56%) Data Enrichment
8 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
8 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Big Data
8 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.56%) Information Governance
8 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Extranet
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
1 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Project Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Customer Engagement
1 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Business Development
4 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (5.56%) Information Governance
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.56%) CISM
1 1 (5.56%) CISMP
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) BT
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Kaseya
3 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.56%) VMware