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 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.97% 2.97% 6.47%
As % of the Applications category 35.00% 37.50% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £123
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
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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
20 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.47% 7.92% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £275 £160 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% +30.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £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 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
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 May 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 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
5 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
6 6 (35.29%) Dutch Language
6 6 (35.29%) German Language
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) French Language
7 4 (23.53%) Russian Language
7 4 (23.53%) MS Project
7 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
8 3 (17.65%) DHCP
8 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (17.65%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) Local Government
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
9 2 (11.76%) SIEM
9 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
9 2 (11.76%) Turkish Language
9 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
9 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (11.76%) Data Protection

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Project
3 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
1 1 (5.88%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Dutch Language
1 6 (35.29%) German Language
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) French Language
2 4 (23.53%) Russian Language
3 3 (17.65%) Local Government
4 2 (11.76%) Turkish Language
4 2 (11.76%) General Ledger
4 2 (11.76%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
5 1 (5.88%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Service Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
6 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM
3 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
3 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) CEH
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) AppSense
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