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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 56 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 24 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.42% 5.10% 2.84%
As % of the Applications category 26.09% 36.52% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 7
Average daily rate
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£291 £233 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.26% -28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £323 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £290
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -22.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -54.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £15.40 £39.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
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
92 115 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.27% 13.96% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 53 22
Average daily rate £300 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £26.75 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +2 7 - - 2
Warrington -15 6 £200 -21.56% 6
Crewe - 3 £400 - 1
Macclesfield - 2 £225 - 3
Knutsford -3 1 £375 +212.50%
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
2 42 (64.62%) MS Excel
3 28 (43.08%) Windows
4 24 (36.92%) ITIL
5 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
6 16 (24.62%) Windows XP
6 16 (24.62%) SLA
7 15 (23.08%) Finance
8 14 (21.54%) Service Management
8 14 (21.54%) OpenView
8 14 (21.54%) HP
8 14 (21.54%) MCP
9 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 12 (18.46%) IBM Notes
10 12 (18.46%) Lotus
10 12 (18.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (16.92%) Project Management
12 10 (15.38%) MS Project
12 10 (15.38%) MS Visio
13 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
13 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (10.77%) VMware
14 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
15 6 (9.23%) German Language
15 6 (9.23%) Dutch Language
15 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
15 6 (9.23%) Oracle
16 5 (7.69%) SQL
16 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
16 5 (7.69%) Citrix

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (18.46%) IBM Notes
2 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.54%) eRoom
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 42 (64.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.38%) MS Project
2 10 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.54%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.69%) Wireless
2 3 (4.62%) Broadband
2 3 (4.62%) DHCP
2 3 (4.62%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) DMZ
4 1 (1.54%) SAN
4 1 (1.54%) VPN
4 1 (1.54%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) EDMS
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MSI
1 1 (1.54%) AdminStudio
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) German Language
2 6 (9.23%) Dutch Language
3 4 (6.15%) Russian Language
3 4 (6.15%) French Language
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Local Government
5 2 (3.08%) Turkish Language
5 2 (3.08%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.08%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (55.38%) Analyst
2 19 (29.23%) Service Analyst
3 18 (27.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) IT Support
5 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.15%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.62%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) IT Support Technician
9 2 (3.08%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Junior Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Systems Support
9 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.08%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) GIS
3 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Windows XP
3 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.62%) Android
5 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) ITIL
2 14 (21.54%) Service Management
3 11 (16.92%) Project Management
4 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
4 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.15%) SDLC
5 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.08%) SIEM
7 2 (3.08%) Change Control
7 2 (3.08%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.08%) Coaching
7 2 (3.08%) Security Patching
7 2 (3.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.08%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.08%) Web Development
7 2 (3.08%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.08%) Data Mapping
7 2 (3.08%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) VBScript
2 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.54%) VB
3 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) MCP
2 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) Degree
5 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.08%) CEH
5 2 (3.08%) CISSP
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.08%) PMP
5 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.08%) CCNP
5 2 (3.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.54%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.62%) SLA
2 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) OpenView
2 12 (18.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.54%) HP
3 12 (18.46%) Lotus
4 7 (10.77%) VMware
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle
6 5 (7.69%) Citrix
7 3 (4.62%) Sun
7 3 (4.62%) SAP
8 2 (3.08%) ArcSight
8 2 (3.08%) Symantec
9 1 (1.54%) Adobe
9 1 (1.54%) Cognos
9 1 (1.54%) AppSense
9 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
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