The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 15 14
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 3.31% 7.20% 10.33%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 50.00% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Median daily rate £145 £218 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.48% -3.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £276
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £12.42 £10.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.30% -44.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £13.14
% change year-on-year -8.19% +16.05%  

MS 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 30 36 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 11.03% 14.40% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 27
Median daily rate £388 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.90% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £101 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £431 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.57% -5.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Derbyshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Derbyshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Derbyshire

MS 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 MS Office within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Alfreton - 4 £145 -
Derby -23 3 £125 -61.53%
Chesterfield +5 2 - - 1
MS Office
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Manufacturing
3 8 (50.00%) Publishing
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Retail
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
7 4 (25.00%) DTS
7 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (25.00%) Tomcat

MS 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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (18.75%) IBM Notes
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Project
2 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (25.00%) Demantra
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (25.00%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) SNMP
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (25.00%) DTS
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JDeveloper
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (56.25%) Manufacturing
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Publishing
3 7 (43.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 12 (75.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Applications Support
3 8 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (37.50%) Development Analyst
4 6 (37.50%) Development Support Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) IT Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) IT Support
5 4 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (25.00%) HPUX
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Document Management
2 4 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) QMS
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Lotus
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Intel
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
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