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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.00% 4.23% 5.10%
As % of the Applications category 46.15% 40.00% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£405 £381 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.29% +138.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +205.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +3.70%
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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
13 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.83% 10.58% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Average daily rate £310 £338 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £413 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £34.75 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.71% +286.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) AdminStudio
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (30.00%) AppSense
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) VBScript
4 3 (30.00%) VB
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (30.00%) Dutch Language
4 3 (30.00%) German Language
4 3 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) French Language
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) MSI
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Local Government
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Migration

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) AdminStudio
2 2 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (30.00%) Dutch Language
1 3 (30.00%) German Language
2 2 (20.00%) French Language
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Packager
2 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
1 3 (30.00%) VB
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) AppSense
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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