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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 19 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.92% 5.23% 1.19%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 66.67% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £110 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £286 £288
% change year-on-year +4.80% -0.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.39% +4.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.72 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -16.87% +20.43%  

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 9 12 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 5.77% 7.84% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £315 £350 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +94.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £244 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 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 27 June 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (50.00%) CRM
3 5 (50.00%) Cognos
3 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (50.00%) WebTrends
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Brio
3 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Web Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Omniture
3 5 (50.00%) Coremetrics
3 5 (50.00%) Pay per click
3 5 (50.00%) Marketing
3 5 (50.00%) Web Development
3 5 (50.00%) SEO
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Search Engine Marketing
3 5 (50.00%) Market Research
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) A/B Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Data Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Web Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) PPC Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) SEO Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) A/B Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
1 5 (50.00%) Data Strategy
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (50.00%) Market Research
1 5 (50.00%) Pay per click
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Search Engine Marketing
1 5 (50.00%) SEO
1 5 (50.00%) Web Analytics
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Brio
2 5 (50.00%) Cognos
2 5 (50.00%) Coremetrics
2 5 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (50.00%) Omniture
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (10.00%) SAP