Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 57 53
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -28
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 107 113 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.90% 3.62% 3.73%
As % of the Applications category 41.00% 44.14% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 62 69
East Midlands median daily rate £250 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £113 £123 £77
90th Percentile £403 £436 £438
England median daily rate £296 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -1.42% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 43 33
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.23 £11.18 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.40% +0.04% -10.64%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.26 £8.69
90th Percentile £17.50 £16.05 £14.50
England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £15.32
% change year-on-year +9.15% -7.31% +5.66%

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 261 256 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.50% 8.21% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 148 147
East Midlands median daily rate £342 £331 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.25% +8.61% +10.91%
10th Percentile £122 £159 £81
90th Percentile £513 £514 £488
England median daily rate £375 £361 £340
% change year-on-year +3.99% +6.07% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 55 43
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.23 £11.50 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.30% +2.95% -10.64%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.10 £8.69
90th Percentile £19.25 £23.70 £16.09
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +6.45%

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 23 October 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
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 23 October 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
Nottinghamshire +22 37 £306 +2.08% 5
Leicestershire +11 31 £213 -39.29% 6
Northamptonshire -21 18 £321 +7.08% 15
Derbyshire -3 13 £140 -37.52% 6
Lincolnshire +8 6 £128 -40.00% 6
Rutland - 1 £135 - 1
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 72 (67.29%) Microsoft
2 50 (46.73%) Windows
3 34 (31.78%) Active Directory
4 25 (23.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 23 (21.50%) Finance
6 22 (20.56%) Office 365
7 21 (19.63%) Windows 10
8 20 (18.69%) ITIL
9 19 (17.76%) Windows 7
10 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (12.15%) Windows XP
11 13 (12.15%) Project Management
12 12 (11.21%) MS Exchange
12 12 (11.21%) SharePoint
12 12 (11.21%) Migration
13 11 (10.28%) VPN
13 11 (10.28%) Windows 8
14 10 (9.35%) Time Management
14 10 (9.35%) Citrix
15 9 (8.41%) Remedy
15 9 (8.41%) Retail
15 9 (8.41%) Degree
16 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (7.48%) Apple iOS
16 8 (7.48%) SLA
16 8 (7.48%) Risk Management
16 8 (7.48%) Problem-Solving

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 12 (11.21%) MS Exchange
1 12 (11.21%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.80%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.87%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (23.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) assyst
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.56%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.87%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (0.93%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) VPN
2 5 (4.67%) Internet
3 2 (1.87%) Firewall
3 2 (1.87%) LAN
3 2 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.87%) WAN
4 1 (0.93%) Intranet
4 1 (0.93%) Profibus
4 1 (0.93%) SAN
4 1 (0.93%) WebEx
4 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.80%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.80%) Big Data
4 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.80%) MS Access
4 3 (2.80%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.80%) QlikView
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.93%) GIS
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.93%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) JIRA
1 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
1 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (21.50%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Retail
3 5 (4.67%) Legal
3 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.74%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (48.60%) Analyst
2 16 (14.95%) Service Analyst
3 15 (14.02%) Support Analyst
4 13 (12.15%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (7.48%) IT Support
7 7 (6.54%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (6.54%) Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) IT Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Administrator
9 5 (4.67%) Service Desk Support
9 5 (4.67%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) First Line Help Desk Support
10 4 (3.74%) Help Desk Support
11 3 (2.80%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) SOAP
1 2 (1.87%) Web Services
1 2 (1.87%) XML
2 1 (0.93%) CSS
2 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.74%) NHS
4 3 (2.80%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.80%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.87%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.87%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (46.73%) Windows
2 21 (19.63%) Windows 10
3 19 (17.76%) Windows 7
4 13 (12.15%) Windows XP
5 11 (10.28%) Windows 8
6 8 (7.48%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.80%) Android
9 2 (1.87%) Linux
10 1 (0.93%) AIX
10 1 (0.93%) Solaris
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.69%) ITIL
2 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.15%) Project Management
4 12 (11.21%) Migration
5 10 (9.35%) Time Management
6 8 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (7.48%) Risk Management
7 6 (5.61%) Information Security
7 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.61%) Service Management
7 6 (5.61%) Ticket Management
8 5 (4.67%) Contract Management
8 5 (4.67%) ITIL V2
8 5 (4.67%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (3.74%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.74%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.74%) IT Strategy
9 4 (3.74%) Scrum
9 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.61%) SQL
2 4 (3.74%) C
3 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.80%) VB
4 2 (1.87%) C#
5 1 (0.93%) C++
5 1 (0.93%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.80%) MCSE
3 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.87%) ISEB
4 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.93%) HND
5 1 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) SLA
2 7 (6.54%) PMO
3 2 (1.87%) QA
4 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 34 (31.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (67.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.35%) Citrix
3 9 (8.41%) Remedy
4 2 (1.87%) CyberArk
4 2 (1.87%) HP
4 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
5 1 (0.93%) Apple
5 1 (0.93%) BMC
5 1 (0.93%) Brocade
5 1 (0.93%) Capita
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) EMC
5 1 (0.93%) Ivanti
5 1 (0.93%) McAfee
5 1 (0.93%) NetApp
5 1 (0.93%) RedGate
5 1 (0.93%) Siemens
5 1 (0.93%) Sun
5 1 (0.93%) Verint