Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 46 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 120 122 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.10% 3.88% 3.96%
As % of the Applications category 48.98% 47.29% 51.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 72 71
East Midlands median daily rate £248 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +4.35% +91.67%
10th Percentile £82 £123 £78
90th Percentile £417 £438 £513
England median daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -0.08% +0.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 24
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.23 £11.18 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.40% -1.76% -9.00%
10th Percentile £9.90 £10.23 £9.72
90th Percentile £17.50 £15.00 £20.00
England median hourly rate £15.49 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% -6.25% +14.29%

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 245 258 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.38% 8.20% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 145 128
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £103 £126 £85
90th Percentile £500 £456 £497
England median daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +4.90% +2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 26
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.25 £12.30 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.74% +6.96% -9.80%
10th Percentile £9.51 £10.10 £9.74
90th Percentile £28.25 £19.95 £17.63
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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
Leicestershire +27 43 £129 -59.77% 9
Nottinghamshire +4 31 £248 -17.50% 8
Northamptonshire -28 18 £300 - 12
Derbyshire +7 17 £225 +63.64% 5
Lincolnshire +11 7 £115 - 2
Rutland - 1 £275 -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 85 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 62 (51.67%) Windows
3 46 (38.33%) Active Directory
4 40 (33.33%) Finance
5 25 (20.83%) Windows 10
6 22 (18.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 22 (18.33%) Office 365
7 19 (15.83%) Migration
7 19 (15.83%) ITIL
7 19 (15.83%) MS Exchange
7 19 (15.83%) Time Management
7 19 (15.83%) Windows 8
8 18 (15.00%) Citrix
8 18 (15.00%) Windows XP
9 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (12.50%) Apple iOS
10 15 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (11.67%) Windows 7
12 12 (10.00%) Blackberry
12 12 (10.00%) VPN
12 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (10.00%) PMO
12 12 (10.00%) Decision-Making
13 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (8.33%) Service Management
14 9 (7.50%) Financial Institution
14 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
14 9 (7.50%) PRINCE2
14 9 (7.50%) SQL
14 9 (7.50%) Process Improvement

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 19 (15.83%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.17%) IIS
6 4 (3.33%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) Confluence
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (18.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.33%) Office 365
2 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.33%) PaaS
3 4 (3.33%) SaaS
4 2 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.67%) Dropbox
4 2 (1.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.00%) VPN
2 6 (5.00%) Internet
3 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (0.83%) DHCP
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) Intranet
5 1 (0.83%) Profibus
5 1 (0.83%) VLAN
5 1 (0.83%) WebEx
5 1 (0.83%) Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.83%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.83%) MS Access
4 1 (0.83%) OLAP
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Power BI
4 1 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.83%) QlikView
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.67%) JIRA
2 2 (1.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Financial Institution
2 9 (7.50%) Retail
2 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (50.00%) Analyst
2 21 (17.50%) Service Analyst
2 21 (17.50%) Support Analyst
3 18 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (10.83%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (8.33%) IT Support
6 9 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 9 (7.50%) Help Desk Support
7 8 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
8 7 (5.83%) Consultant
8 7 (5.83%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) IT Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Administrator
9 6 (5.00%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) XML
2 2 (1.67%) HTML
2 2 (1.67%) SOAP
2 2 (1.67%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.83%) CSS
3 1 (0.83%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.83%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.83%) NHS
4 5 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.67%) CMDB
6 2 (1.67%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.83%) FMCG
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) iPhone
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (51.67%) Windows
2 25 (20.83%) Windows 10
3 19 (15.83%) Windows 8
4 18 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 15 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 14 (11.67%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.50%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.33%) Android
9 3 (2.50%) Linux
9 3 (2.50%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.83%) ITIL
1 19 (15.83%) Migration
1 19 (15.83%) Time Management
2 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (10.00%) Decision-Making
4 10 (8.33%) Service Management
5 9 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.50%) Process Improvement
6 8 (6.67%) Project Management
7 7 (5.83%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (5.00%) SDLC
9 5 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.33%) Application Packaging
10 4 (3.33%) Change Management
10 4 (3.33%) ITSM
10 4 (3.33%) Release Management
11 3 (2.50%) Data Migration
11 3 (2.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.50%) SQL
2 8 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.33%) VBScript
4 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.83%) C++
5 1 (0.83%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.33%) Degree
3 3 (2.50%) ISEB
3 3 (2.50%) MCSE
3 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.83%) AAT
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) MCP
5 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PMP
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.00%) PMO
2 5 (4.17%) SLA
3 4 (3.33%) QA
4 3 (2.50%) GDPR
5 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (38.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.67%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) SCCM
2 6 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 85 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.00%) Citrix
3 8 (6.67%) CyberArk
4 5 (4.17%) McAfee
5 4 (3.33%) HP
5 4 (3.33%) Lotus
5 4 (3.33%) SAP
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco
6 3 (2.50%) Remedy
7 2 (1.67%) Capita
7 2 (1.67%) Novell
7 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe
8 1 (0.83%) Apple
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle
8 1 (0.83%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.83%) Siemens
8 1 (0.83%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.83%) Sun
8 1 (0.83%) WatchGuard