The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank - 11 12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee - 8.57% 7.89%
As % of the Applications category - 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £125 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £266 £263
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Applications Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 16.67% 17.14% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £125 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.53%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (60.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft