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 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 56 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.79% 3.57% 4.92%
As % of the Applications category 19.18% 45.45% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 15
Median daily rate £340 £323 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £187 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £288 £278
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
73 77 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.35% 7.85% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 45
Median daily rate £350 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £263 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 10
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +4 7 £120 -54.92% 1
Macclesfield +5 3 £350 - 1
Chester -21 2 £500 +61.55% 1
Crewe +4 1 - - 2
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 48 (77.42%) Microsoft
2 28 (45.16%) Windows
2 28 (45.16%) MS Excel
3 21 (33.87%) SharePoint
4 20 (32.26%) Windows Server
5 19 (30.65%) MS Exchange
5 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
6 17 (27.42%) Finance
6 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (25.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (25.81%) Skype for Business
7 16 (25.81%) SCCM
7 16 (25.81%) Skype
7 16 (25.81%) Windows 10
8 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
8 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (24.19%) VMware
9 14 (22.58%) Project Management
10 13 (20.97%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
11 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (19.35%) Change Management
11 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
11 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
12 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
12 11 (17.74%) SCOM
12 11 (17.74%) Service Management
12 11 (17.74%) Migration
12 11 (17.74%) Banking
13 10 (16.13%) ITIL

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 21 (33.87%) SharePoint
2 19 (30.65%) MS Exchange
3 16 (25.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (25.81%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.45%) IIS
5 3 (4.84%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.23%) eRoom
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (45.16%) MS Excel
2 13 (20.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (8.06%) MS Project
3 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) Skype
2 5 (8.06%) Firewall
3 3 (4.84%) GSM
3 3 (4.84%) UMTS
4 2 (3.23%) DHCP
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.61%) SSH
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) MS Access
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.45%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Military
5 3 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.23%) Local Government
7 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.61%) Back Office
7 1 (1.61%) French Language
7 1 (1.61%) Front Office
7 1 (1.61%) German Language
7 1 (1.61%) Legal
7 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.61%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Analyst
2 8 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.29%) Designer
3 7 (11.29%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Transition Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Transition Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Network Security Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Security Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Security Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Implementation Controller
7 2 (3.23%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Fat Client
2 5 (8.06%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Windows Server
3 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (25.81%) Windows 10
5 7 (11.29%) Linux
5 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.06%) Unix
7 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.84%) Mac OS
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.61%) Android
10 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Project Management
2 12 (19.35%) Change Management
2 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
2 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
3 11 (17.74%) Migration
3 11 (17.74%) Service Management
4 10 (16.13%) ITIL
5 9 (14.52%) Data Migration
5 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2
5 9 (14.52%) Problem Management
6 8 (12.90%) Information Security
6 8 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.06%) Coaching
9 4 (6.45%) Application Packaging
9 4 (6.45%) SIEM
9 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
9 4 (6.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) C++
3 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.90%) PMI Certification
4 6 (9.68%) PMP
5 5 (8.06%) Degree
5 5 (8.06%) MCP
5 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (6.45%) ISEB
6 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
6 4 (6.45%) MCSE
7 3 (4.84%) CIPD
7 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (4.84%) MBA
8 1 (1.61%) CCNA
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.61%) MCT
8 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) ISO22301
System Software
1 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.90%) vSphere
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) SCCM
2 11 (17.74%) SCOM
3 6 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (6.45%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (3.23%) OpenView
6 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (77.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) HP
4 4 (6.45%) ArcSight
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle
5 3 (4.84%) Apple
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco
5 3 (4.84%) Lotus
6 2 (3.23%) NetApp
6 2 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) CA
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