The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 33 22 18
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.56% 6.23% 6.86%
As % of the Applications category 25.64% 41.46% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 17
Median daily rate £330 £175 £81
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.57% +116.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £12.87 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.98% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.17 £9.89 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.57 £40.00 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.10
% change year-on-year -12.90% +18.34%  

MS 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 Leicestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 39 41 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 13.88% 15.02% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 35
Median daily rate £325 £288 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +155.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £111 £77
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £21.50 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.25% +207.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Leicestershire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Leicestershire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Leicestershire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Leicestershire

MS 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 MS Office within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -5 7 £340 +23.63% 2
Kegworth +5 2 - -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Office.

1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) C
4 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 5 (27.78%) Cognos
4 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) WebTrends
4 5 (27.78%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) SEO
4 5 (27.78%) Brio
4 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Web Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) Omniture
4 5 (27.78%) Coremetrics
4 5 (27.78%) Pay per click
4 5 (27.78%) Marketing
4 5 (27.78%) Web Development
4 5 (27.78%) JIRA
4 5 (27.78%) Search Engine Marketing
4 5 (27.78%) Market Research
4 5 (27.78%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) A/B Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Wireless
6 3 (16.67%) Perforce

MS Office
Top Related 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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) WebTrends
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) NUnit
2 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 2 (11.11%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Analytics Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) PPC Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) FMCG
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) A/B Testing
1 5 (27.78%) Analytics
1 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
1 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) CRM
1 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
1 5 (27.78%) Market Research
1 5 (27.78%) Pay per click
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
1 5 (27.78%) Search Engine Marketing
1 5 (27.78%) SEO
1 5 (27.78%) Web Analytics
1 5 (27.78%) Web Development
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Brio
2 5 (27.78%) Cognos
2 5 (27.78%) Coremetrics
2 5 (27.78%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (27.78%) Omniture
3 3 (16.67%) Perforce
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
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