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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 11 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.90% 12.04% 6.25%
As % of the Applications category 38.46% 61.90% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £225 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £298 £263
% change year-on-year
-4.20% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £11.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +152.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.89%
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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
13 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.95% 19.44% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 15
Average daily rate £463 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.17% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £110 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £328 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £135.00 £17.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+671.42% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Adobe
2 8 (53.33%) Dell
2 8 (53.33%) Remedy
3 7 (46.67%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) Teamcenter
6 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (20.00%) Taxonomies
7 3 (20.00%) Use Case
7 3 (20.00%) CAD
7 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
8 2 (13.33%) Change Management
8 2 (13.33%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) Maximo
8 2 (13.33%) PLM
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) ERP
8 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
8 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Document Management
8 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (6.67%) Banking

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Teamcenter
2 2 (13.33%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (46.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Objects Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Hardware Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (20.00%) CAD
1 3 (20.00%) Use Case
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) PLM
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Document Management
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Adobe
2 8 (53.33%) Dell
2 8 (53.33%) Remedy
3 7 (46.67%) HP