The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.31% 7.31% 10.62%
As % of the Applications category 25.58% 36.07% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate
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£231 £313 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +212.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £253 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £273
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £31.44 £17.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.65% +48.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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 Warwickshire region.

Applications Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
43 61 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 12.95% 20.27% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 21
Average daily rate £313 £313 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £285 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £375 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 8
Average hourly rate £31.44 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -2 6 £256 -
Gaydon - 2 - -
Atherstone - 2 £225 -
Nuneaton -1 1 - -
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 18 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (43.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Project Management
4 10 (33.33%) Automotive
5 9 (30.00%) Degree
6 8 (26.67%) Change Management
6 8 (26.67%) Windows
7 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 5 (16.67%) MS Project
8 5 (16.67%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
9 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
9 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.33%) C
9 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 4 (13.33%) Electronics
9 4 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (13.33%) SDLC
10 3 (10.00%) FlexRay
10 3 (10.00%) CAN bus
10 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.00%) TargetLink
10 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
10 3 (10.00%) MOS
10 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (10.00%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Moodle
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (43.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (16.67%) MS Project
4 3 (10.00%) TargetLink
4 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (10.00%) Simulink
4 3 (10.00%) Stateflow
5 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DHCP
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
1 3 (10.00%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (6.67%) ClearQuest
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 10 (33.33%) Automotive
2 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
3 4 (13.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Training Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) PMO Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) Master Data Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.33%) Change Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Planner
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Trainer
5 1 (3.33%) Database Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Project Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) CAN bus
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) Change Management
3 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Validation
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) CAD
7 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C
2 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) MOS
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
1 2 (6.67%) IEC 61508
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Lotus
2 3 (10.00%) MathWorks
3 2 (6.67%) Perforce
3 2 (6.67%) PTC
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Google