The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 4 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.13% 11.90% 12.04%
As % of the Applications category 83.33% 38.46% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 11
Median daily rate £140 £425 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.05% +88.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £285 £298
% change year-on-year
-0.35% -4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
MS Office
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Applications Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 19.35% 30.95% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 14
Median daily rate £140 £463 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.72% +65.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £135.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.37% +468.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

MS Office
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Intranet
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Nintex
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Nintex
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
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