Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 20 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 27 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 -17 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 10 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.13% 5.48% 14.74%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 61.54% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 10
Leicester median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £250 £244 £346
90th Percentile £395 £365 £358
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £143 £150
% change year-on-year +144.76% -4.67% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Leicester median hourly rate £12.75 £11.75 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.51% +9.30% -46.25%
10th Percentile £11.68 £10.86 £9.23
90th Percentile £13.63 £12.85 £13.28
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £11.36 £12.50
% change year-on-year -1.61% -9.14% -37.50%

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 Leicester with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 35 26 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 10.97% 8.90% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 13
Leicester median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Leicestershire median daily rate £335 £102 £180
% change year-on-year +228.43% -43.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Leicester median hourly rate £26.75 £12.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.92% +11.63% -46.25%
10th Percentile £12.03 £10.89 £9.23
90th Percentile £44.25 £18.55 £13.28
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.60% - -3.85%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Leicester

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Leicester

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Leicester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Leicester

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Project Governance
3 3 (30.00%) P3O
3 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (30.00%) PMO
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (20.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (10.00%) Windows

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Quality Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (30.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) P3O
1 3 (30.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) SAP