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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 6 months to 30 June 2022 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 26 18 47
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 76 75 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.54% 7.02% 3.52%
As % of the Applications category 52.41% 64.66% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 15
10th Percentile £96 - £147
25th Percentile £146 £91 £150
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £236 £123 £170
Median % change year-on-year +92.86% -27.94% -4.23%
75th Percentile £409 £198 £294
90th Percentile £515 £388 £398
England median daily rate £314 £365 £300
% change year-on-year -14.04% +21.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 9
10th Percentile - - £9.41
25th Percentile £9.74 £9.00 £11.17
Median hourly rate £18.50 £10.04 £12.24
Median % change year-on-year +84.35% -17.98% -2.90%
75th Percentile £23.25 £12.88 £12.84
90th Percentile £36.75 £21.13 £15.72
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.74 £16.82
% change year-on-year +4.57% -0.51% +8.52%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 145 116 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.58% 10.85% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 77 31
10th Percentile £129 £91 £150
25th Percentile £176 £92 £173
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £300 £163 £335
Median % change year-on-year +84.62% -51.49% -1.11%
75th Percentile £488 £350 £419
90th Percentile £540 £477 £465
England median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 17
10th Percentile £9.72 £9.00 £9.31
25th Percentile £9.74 £9.13 £11.17
Median hourly rate £19.25 £11.27 £12.24
Median % change year-on-year +70.85% -7.91% -2.90%
75th Percentile £24.69 £20.06 £15.27
90th Percentile £34.13 £24.28 £33.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.62% +2.78% +9.09%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the East Midlands

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in the East Midlands

Microsoft Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in the East Midlands

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in the East Midlands

Microsoft Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Office in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in the East Midlands

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 30 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Derbyshire -4 20 £250 +171.74% 8
Northamptonshire -5 19 £248 +25.32% 11
Leicestershire -12 18 £100 +7.53% 14
Nottinghamshire -1 12 £550 +189.47% 10
Lincolnshire +1 6 £133 +10.83% 4
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 54 (71.05%) Windows
2 51 (67.11%) Microsoft
3 34 (44.74%) Windows 10
4 33 (43.42%) Microsoft 365
5 32 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 24 (31.58%) ITIL
7 23 (30.26%) Social Skills
8 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
9 15 (19.74%) Windows Server
10 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 13 (17.11%) Service Management
11 13 (17.11%) VMware
12 12 (15.79%) SLA
13 10 (13.16%) Cisco
13 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (11.84%) LAN
14 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (11.84%) Project Management
14 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (11.84%) Smartphone
14 9 (11.84%) Incident Management
15 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
15 8 (10.53%) Internet
15 8 (10.53%) WAN
16 7 (9.21%) MCSE
16 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
16 7 (9.21%) Azure
16 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (9.21%) Public Sector
17 6 (7.89%) Organisational Skills

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (3.95%) CMS
1 3 (3.95%) WordPress
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 33 (43.42%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (9.21%) Azure
3 3 (3.95%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.95%) SurveyMonkey
4 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) LAN
2 8 (10.53%) Internet
2 8 (10.53%) WAN
3 6 (7.89%) Wireless
4 5 (6.58%) DNS
5 3 (3.95%) Intranet
5 3 (3.95%) VPN
5 3 (3.95%) WLAN
6 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.32%) Firewall
7 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.32%) Tableau
General
1 23 (30.26%) Social Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Public Sector
3 6 (7.89%) Organisational Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Finance
4 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.26%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Automotive
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Local Government
6 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Analyst
2 17 (22.37%) Support Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 12 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) Desktop Support
5 10 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) IT Support
6 9 (11.84%) IT Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Support Analyst
8 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) IT Analyst
9 6 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Field Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Smartphone
2 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.89%) NHS
3 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.95%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.95%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.63%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.32%) CMDB
6 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (71.05%) Windows
2 34 (44.74%) Windows 10
3 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 15 (19.74%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.95%) Unix
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) Linux
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) ITIL
2 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (17.11%) Service Management
4 9 (11.84%) Incident Management
4 9 (11.84%) Project Management
5 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.89%) Change Management
8 5 (6.58%) Customer-Centricity
8 5 (6.58%) ITSM
8 5 (6.58%) Migration
8 5 (6.58%) Network Architecture
8 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.58%) Release Management
9 4 (5.26%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.95%) Content Management
10 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.21%) MCSE
3 5 (6.58%) Degree
3 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.26%) MCSA
5 3 (3.95%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.95%) MCP
5 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.95%) PMP
5 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.63%) MCITP
7 1 (1.32%) APMP
7 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) ISEB
7 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) PMO
3 2 (2.63%) QA
4 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.95%) XenApp
6 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (5.26%) SCCM
1 4 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 51 (67.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) VMware
3 10 (13.16%) Cisco
4 5 (6.58%) Citrix
5 4 (5.26%) Tanium
5 4 (5.26%) Veeam
6 3 (3.95%) SAP
6 3 (3.95%) Zscaler
7 1 (1.32%) Altiris
7 1 (1.32%) Apple
7 1 (1.32%) Google
7 1 (1.32%) Minitab
7 1 (1.32%) Nokia
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.32%) Remedy
7 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.32%) Samsung
7 1 (1.32%) Siemens
7 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.32%) Symantec