The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 27 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
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 17 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 6.12% 4.37% 5.38%
As % of the Applications category 77.27% 50.00% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £243 £314 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.64% +90.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £127 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £315 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £286 £288
% change year-on-year +4.80% -0.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.20 £11.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.22% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.72 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -16.87% +20.43%  

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 22 18 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 7.91% 8.74% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 7
Median daily rate £355 £270 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.48% +100.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £140 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £314 £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.20 £11.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.22% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Derbyshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Derbyshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Derbyshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Derbyshire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Derby -9 12 £240 -23.62% 2
Chesterfield 0 4 £375 - 1
Microsoft Office
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 16 (61.54%) Windows
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 11 (42.31%) Windows XP
4 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 8 (30.77%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (26.92%) Lotus
5 7 (26.92%) VPN
5 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
5 7 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
5 7 (26.92%) IBM Notes
5 7 (26.92%) VBScript
5 7 (26.92%) HP
5 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
5 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
5 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
5 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
5 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
6 5 (19.23%) Migration
7 4 (15.38%) Retail
7 4 (15.38%) Service Management
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) Crystal Reports

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (26.92%) IBM Notes
2 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
2 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) VPN
2 3 (11.54%) 3G
2 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Publishing
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 4 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) IT Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Computer Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) Development Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Development Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
2 4 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 4 (15.38%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows XP
3 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
4 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Unix
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) Service Management
3 3 (11.54%) Break/Fix
3 3 (11.54%) Business Development
3 3 (11.54%) Data Management
3 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
3 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Release Management
3 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
3 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Data Privacy
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Governance
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
1 7 (26.92%) VBScript
2 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PMO
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Citrix
3 7 (26.92%) HP
3 7 (26.92%) Lotus
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) Dell
5 3 (11.54%) Xerox
6 2 (7.69%) BT
6 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.85%) Bomgar
7 1 (3.85%) Remedy
7 1 (3.85%) SAP