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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 6 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 5.88% 7.41% -
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£210 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +3.70%
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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
3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 17.65% 18.52% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £210 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

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

MS Office
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP