Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 50 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 -26 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 125 128 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.96% 3.90% 6.60%
As % of the Applications category 46.99% 43.39% 60.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 74 88
East Midlands median daily rate £294 £300 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +42.86% -28.81%
10th Percentile £126 £86 £99
90th Percentile £436 £432 £402
England median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 33 64
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.18 £11.17 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.04% -10.64% -7.41%
10th Percentile £9.27 £8.69 £9.49
90th Percentile £16.00 £14.50 £18.91
England median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% -

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 266 295 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.43% 9.00% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 167 146
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £300 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £159 £86 £116
90th Percentile £525 £480 £463
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 49 67
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.50 £11.17 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.95% -10.64% -6.54%
10th Percentile £9.20 £8.69 £9.50
90th Percentile £21.40 £16.32 £19.08
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -6.06% +4.76% +5.00%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in the East Midlands

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in the East Midlands

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in the East Midlands

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor 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 19 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -3 34 £294 +89.52% 3
Leicestershire -3 31 £350 +144.76% 5
Nottinghamshire +6 26 £208 -31.97% 4
Derbyshire -5 25 £315 +0.48% 7
Lincolnshire +1 7 £186 -17.22% 1
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 85 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 69 (55.20%) Windows
3 35 (28.00%) Finance
4 30 (24.00%) Active Directory
5 21 (16.80%) ITIL
6 19 (15.20%) SQL
6 19 (15.20%) Service Management
7 18 (14.40%) Windows 7
8 17 (13.60%) SQL Server
9 16 (12.80%) Internet
9 16 (12.80%) Project Management
9 16 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Excel
11 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (9.60%) Windows 10
12 11 (8.80%) MS Exchange
12 11 (8.80%) ITSM
12 11 (8.80%) Wireless
12 11 (8.80%) Migration
13 10 (8.00%) Time Management
13 10 (8.00%) SharePoint
14 9 (7.20%) Oracle
14 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2
14 9 (7.20%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (7.20%) Release Management
14 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
15 8 (6.40%) SC Cleared
15 8 (6.40%) VMware
15 8 (6.40%) Cisco
15 8 (6.40%) Unix

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 11 (8.80%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.80%) IIS
4 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.40%) Apache
5 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.40%) iPlanet
5 3 (2.40%) JBoss
5 3 (2.40%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.40%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.40%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.40%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.60%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.80%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) Office 365
2 5 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.60%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.80%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.80%) Internet
2 11 (8.80%) Wireless
3 8 (6.40%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.80%) SAN
5 5 (4.00%) 3G
5 5 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.20%) LAN
6 4 (3.20%) WAN
7 3 (2.40%) Firewall
7 3 (2.40%) LDAP
7 3 (2.40%) NAS
7 3 (2.40%) VoIP
8 2 (1.60%) DNS
8 2 (1.60%) VPN
9 1 (0.80%) DHCP
9 1 (0.80%) FCoE
9 1 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.80%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.80%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.80%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.20%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.60%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.60%) Big Data
5 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.60%) Power BI
5 2 (1.60%) QlikView
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.80%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Axure RP
General
1 35 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.00%) Retail
3 4 (3.20%) Publishing
4 3 (2.40%) Legal
4 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (40.80%) Analyst
2 28 (22.40%) Service Analyst
3 27 (21.60%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (8.80%) Applications Support
4 11 (8.80%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 8 (6.40%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (5.60%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.60%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Administrator
8 5 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.20%) Consultant
9 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) IT Support
9 4 (3.20%) Service Desk Support
10 3 (2.40%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 3 (2.40%) Active Directory Support
10 3 (2.40%) IT Analyst
10 3 (2.40%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) .NET
2 5 (4.00%) CSS
2 5 (4.00%) HTML
2 5 (4.00%) X-Windows
3 3 (2.40%) J2EE
4 1 (0.80%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.80%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.00%) User Experience
4 3 (2.40%) Clustering
4 3 (2.40%) NHS
4 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.80%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.80%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 69 (55.20%) Windows
2 18 (14.40%) Windows 7
3 12 (9.60%) Windows 10
4 8 (6.40%) Unix
4 8 (6.40%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.60%) Linux
6 6 (4.80%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.00%) HPUX
7 5 (4.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.40%) AIX
9 3 (2.40%) Solaris
10 2 (1.60%) SUSE
10 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.80%) ITIL
2 19 (15.20%) Service Management
3 16 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.80%) Project Management
4 11 (8.80%) ITSM
4 11 (8.80%) Migration
5 10 (8.00%) Time Management
6 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.20%) Release Management
7 7 (5.60%) Data Protection
8 5 (4.00%) Break/Fix
8 5 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.00%) Project Governance
8 5 (4.00%) Strategic Thinking
8 5 (4.00%) Supplier Management
8 5 (4.00%) Wireframes
9 4 (3.20%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (3.20%) High Availability
9 4 (3.20%) Line Management
9 4 (3.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.20%) SQL
2 5 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.20%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.60%) C
5 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.60%) VBA
5 2 (1.60%) VBScript
6 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.80%) C-shell
6 1 (0.80%) Korn
6 1 (0.80%) Perl
6 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) ITIL Certification
1 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.00%) Degree
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.60%) CCNA
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.80%) ACCA
6 1 (0.80%) CFA
6 1 (0.80%) CIMA
6 1 (0.80%) MCP
6 1 (0.80%) MCSA
6 1 (0.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) PMO
2 6 (4.80%) SLA
3 3 (2.40%) P3O
4 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.80%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 30 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.40%) KVM
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.40%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.80%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) SCCM
2 4 (3.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.40%) OpenView
4 2 (1.60%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 85 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle
3 8 (6.40%) Cisco
3 8 (6.40%) VMware
4 6 (4.80%) Adobe
4 6 (4.80%) Dell
4 6 (4.80%) HP
5 4 (3.20%) Citrix
6 3 (2.40%) arcserve
6 3 (2.40%) Borland
6 3 (2.40%) Cognos
6 3 (2.40%) F5
6 3 (2.40%) Intel
6 3 (2.40%) Opsware
6 3 (2.40%) PlateSpin
6 3 (2.40%) Sun
6 3 (2.40%) Veritas
7 2 (1.60%) Google
7 2 (1.60%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.60%) Xerox