The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.64% 3.35% 4.12%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 33.33% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £309 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.48% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.10% -4.64%
MS Office
Cheshire

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

Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
18 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.28% 10.04% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Median daily rate £338 £300 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +114.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -36.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Chester

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Chester region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Chester region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) IIS
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Dutch Language
4 2 (16.67%) French Language
4 2 (16.67%) German Language
4 2 (16.67%) Italian Language

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Dutch Language
2 2 (16.67%) French Language
2 2 (16.67%) German Language
2 2 (16.67%) Italian Language
2 2 (16.67%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Russian Language
2 2 (16.67%) Turkish Language
3 1 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) ICT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Assistant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle