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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.50% 2.34% 2.59%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 30.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £305 £255
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +19.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -64.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.81% 7.81% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -64.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (28.57%) GAMP
2 2 (28.57%) GMP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Conflict Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) French Language
3 1 (14.29%) German Language
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration

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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) German Language
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Assistant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Support Assistant
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Assistant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Conflict Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (28.57%) GAMP
1 2 (28.57%) GMP
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) VMware