Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 29 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 -17 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 31 31 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.56% 5.86% 13.50%
As % of the Applications category 39.74% 55.36% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 23
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £143 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +144.76% -4.67% -33.33%
10th Percentile £138 £77 £94
90th Percentile £420 £369 £350
East Midlands median daily rate £294 £300 £210
% change year-on-year -2.08% +42.86% -28.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 7
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £11.36 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.61% -9.14% -37.50%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £10.20
90th Percentile £13.65 £14.50 £39.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.18 £11.17 £12.50
% change year-on-year +0.04% -10.64% -7.41%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 78 56 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 13.98% 10.59% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 30
Leicestershire median daily rate £335 £102 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +228.43% -43.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £217 £78 £99
90th Percentile £478 £413 £350
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £300 £276
% change year-on-year +8.33% +8.70% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 7
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.60% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £10.20
90th Percentile £23.78 £15.28 £39.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.50 £11.17 £12.50
% change year-on-year +2.95% -10.64% -6.54%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Leicestershire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Leicestershire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Leicestershire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Leicestershire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire 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
Kegworth +4 13 - -
Leicester -4 10 £350 - 2
Melton Mowbray - 1 - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Office
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Internet
4 11 (35.48%) Wireless
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.13%) Finance
7 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) ITIL
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) Service Management
9 3 (9.68%) Degree
9 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
9 3 (9.68%) Office 365
9 3 (9.68%) Project Governance
9 3 (9.68%) P3O
9 3 (9.68%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team
9 3 (9.68%) PMO
10 2 (6.45%) Programme Delivery
10 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
10 2 (6.45%) Power BI
10 2 (6.45%) MapReduce
10 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
10 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.45%) People Management

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Internet
2 11 (35.48%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) Skype
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
1 2 (6.45%) Big Data
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (6.45%) Power BI
1 2 (6.45%) QlikView
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Analyst
2 15 (48.39%) Service Analyst
2 15 (48.39%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Business Development Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (9.68%) Project Governance
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Coaching
6 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.45%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance
6 2 (6.45%) MapReduce
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.45%) People Management
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) P3O
1 3 (9.68%) PMO
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.23%) Remedy
3 1 (3.23%) SAP