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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.21% 7.28% 4.62%
As % of the Applications category 36.84% 60.00% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £388 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.17% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.78%
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
19 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.72% 12.14% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 4
Median daily rate £338 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £463 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) MCSE
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) IIS
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Tivoli
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
5 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) French Language
7 2 (15.38%) German Language
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure

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 (30.77%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MS Access
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) French Language
3 2 (15.38%) German Language
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Dutch Language
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office
4 1 (7.69%) Italian Language
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Local Government
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Russian Language
4 1 (7.69%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
2 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Tivoli
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP