The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 29 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.

Microsoft Office
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 3.10% 2.85% 3.68%
As % of the Applications category 45.83% 37.84% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £313 £683 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.21% +86.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £456 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £730 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £276
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £10.75 £11.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% -12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £10.20 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.80 £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £15.50 £13.14
% change year-on-year -12.29% +17.96%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 24 37 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 6.76% 7.54% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 9
Median daily rate £240 £625 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.60% +56.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £288 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £730 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Median hourly rate £11.49 £12.30 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.60% -1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.00 £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Nottingham

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Nottingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Nottingham

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) MS Project
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Android
7 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Unix
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) MCP
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.00%) Sun
8 2 (10.00%) SLA
8 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
8 2 (10.00%) LAN
8 2 (10.00%) WAN
8 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (10.00%) Internet
8 2 (10.00%) Service Management
8 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Project
3 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Informix
2 1 (5.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Coordinator
3 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Communications Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Informix Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Velocity
1 1 (5.00%) WCF
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) IVR
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Android
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL V2
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Management
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Sun
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
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