The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 44 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.56% 3.58% 4.05%
As % of the Applications category 48.35% 47.13% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 12
Median daily rate £415 £288 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.34% +69.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £156 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -28.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.60 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £28.10 £27.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.87 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.17% -
MS Office
North West

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

Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
91 87 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.50% 7.60% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 45 38
Median daily rate £450 £313 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £172 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £452 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £8.40 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £21.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +11 18 £475 +72.72% 5
Macclesfield +7 9 £300 +9.09%
Chester +8 4 £375 +21.16% 1
Wilmslow -4 2 £178 +1.42%
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £415 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 52 (77.61%) Microsoft
2 42 (62.69%) MS Excel
3 28 (41.79%) Project Management
4 27 (40.30%) Windows
4 27 (40.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (32.84%) MS Visio
6 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (23.88%) Finance
8 14 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (17.91%) ITIL
9 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
11 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
11 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
11 10 (14.93%) Programme Management
11 10 (14.93%) Change Control
12 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
12 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
12 9 (13.43%) JIRA
12 9 (13.43%) Migration
12 9 (13.43%) Change Management
13 8 (11.94%) Wiki
14 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
14 7 (10.45%) Service Management
14 7 (10.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
15 6 (8.96%) IBM Notes
15 6 (8.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 6 (8.96%) Lotus

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.96%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (62.69%) MS Excel
2 27 (40.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (32.84%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.48%) MS Project
5 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) GSM
2 3 (4.48%) UMTS
3 2 (2.99%) Skype
4 1 (1.49%) DHCP
4 1 (1.49%) DNS
4 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.49%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
4 1 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) SSH
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) VPN
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.49%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.49%) MS Access
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) JIRA
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (8.96%) Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) Local Government
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.49%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) French Language
6 1 (1.49%) Front Office
6 1 (1.49%) German Language
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
6 1 (1.49%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Delivery Manager
2 12 (17.91%) Analyst
3 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support
4 4 (5.97%) Service Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (5.97%) Service Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Technical Manager
5 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (4.48%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.48%) Implementation Controller
5 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Wiki
3 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Life Science
4 2 (2.99%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.99%) Linux
7 2 (2.99%) Unix
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.49%) Android
8 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Project Management
2 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.91%) ITIL
5 10 (14.93%) Change Control
5 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
5 10 (14.93%) Programme Management
6 9 (13.43%) Change Management
6 9 (13.43%) Migration
7 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.45%) Service Management
8 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
8 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.46%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 5 (7.46%) CRM
9 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.46%) Trend Analysis
10 4 (5.97%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.99%) C++
2 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.99%) Python
3 1 (1.49%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) PHP
3 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) MCP
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.48%) MCSE
4 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.48%) PMP
4 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Degree
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.49%) MCT
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 3 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.49%) GAMP
3 1 (1.49%) GMP
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.49%) P3O
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.48%) SCCM
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.99%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (77.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) Lotus
3 5 (7.46%) Citrix
4 3 (4.48%) HP
4 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.49%) Apple
6 1 (1.49%) CA
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco
6 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.49%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.49%) Juniper
6 1 (1.49%) NetApp
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.49%) Symantec
6 1 (1.49%) Twitter
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