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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank - 11 10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 2.33% 10.75%
As % of the Applications category - 25.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £113 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -48.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +18.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 19.35% 9.30% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Average daily rate £269 £231 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £113 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) OpenText
1 1 (50.00%) LiveLink
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PM
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) OpenText
1 1 (50.00%) SAP