The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 23 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 8 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.29% 5.58% 6.58%
As % of the Applications category 32.00% 42.59% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 15
Median daily rate £128 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.82% +31.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £214 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £404 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £288
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £13.75 £11.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +6.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.78 £16.50 £13.65
% change year-on-year -16.51% +20.90%  

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 25 54 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 10.29% 13.11% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 34
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £200 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Median hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +18.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £38.00 £16.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Coventry

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Coventry

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
6 5 (19.23%) PMO
7 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (15.38%) Advertising
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (11.54%) Finance
8 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) Office 365
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
9 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
9 2 (7.69%) Contract Management
9 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.69%) Coaching
9 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (7.69%) Fat Client

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
General
1 4 (15.38%) Advertising
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (26.92%) Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 5 (19.23%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (19.23%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Project Officer
3 5 (19.23%) Project Support Officer
3 5 (19.23%) Support Officer
4 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) IT Support
5 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
1 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 2 (7.69%) Contract Management
6 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.85%) ECDL
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) PMO
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Polycom
3 1 (3.85%) Sophos