The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Warwickshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 20 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 6.31% 12.39% 4.76%
As % of the Applications category 31.25% 57.14% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 0
Average daily rate £250 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £17.40 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
64 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 20.19% 21.68% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 6
Average daily rate £250 £280 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +30.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 10
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £16.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £25.25 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +1 8 £213 +129.72% 1
Leamington Spa - - - - 1
Rugby - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.82%) MS Visio
3 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) SQL
4 13 (29.55%) Windows
4 13 (29.55%) CRM
4 13 (29.55%) Migration
4 13 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (22.73%) Northgate
6 10 (22.73%) Front Office
7 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
8 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
8 7 (15.91%) Finance
9 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
10 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (11.36%) MS Project
10 5 (11.36%) ITIL
10 5 (11.36%) HNC
10 5 (11.36%) .NET
10 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
10 5 (11.36%) Validation
10 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
10 5 (11.36%) Logistics
11 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (9.09%) Citrix
11 4 (9.09%) Lotus
11 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
12 3 (6.82%) MCSE

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 14 (31.82%) MS Visio
3 5 (11.36%) MS Project
4 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) MS Access
General
1 10 (22.73%) Front Office
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Junior
3 8 (18.18%) Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
3 8 (18.18%) Programmer
4 6 (13.64%) Junior Developer
5 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.09%) Junior Programmer
6 4 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Junior Analyst Programmer
6 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 4 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
9 1 (2.27%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.27%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.27%) Statistics
1 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) CRM
1 13 (29.55%) Migration
1 13 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (11.36%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Validation
2 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
2 5 (11.36%) Logistics
3 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.55%) Service Management
4 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.55%) Change Management
4 2 (4.55%) Project Management
4 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.27%) ITSM
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Analytics
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) VBA
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (11.36%) HNC
2 3 (6.82%) MCSE
2 3 (6.82%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) CNE
3 2 (4.55%) Novell Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PMP
4 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCAB
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Northgate
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix
3 4 (9.09%) Lotus
4 2 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (4.55%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow