The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Erskine region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 6.17% 10.17% -
As % of the Applications category 18.52% 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate £325 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £264 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Applications Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
27 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 33.33% 15.25% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 1
Average daily rate £325 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -2.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Office
Renfrewshire

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (52.00%) JSP 440
4 13 (52.00%) McAfee
5 11 (44.00%) C#
5 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (36.00%) Security Architecture
7 8 (32.00%) Lumension
7 8 (32.00%) MS Visio
7 8 (32.00%) Sophos
7 8 (32.00%) WMI
8 7 (28.00%) HP
8 7 (28.00%) LAN
8 7 (28.00%) WAN
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco
9 6 (24.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (24.00%) Symantec
10 5 (20.00%) Network Design
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (20.00%) CCNA
10 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.00%) JSP
10 5 (20.00%) MS Project
11 4 (16.00%) XML
11 4 (16.00%) ITIL
11 4 (16.00%) CAD
11 4 (16.00%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (20.00%) MS Project
2 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) LAN
1 7 (28.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) Junos
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
1 8 (32.00%) Security Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Project Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Domain Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) JSP
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) Network Design
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) CAD
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) CCNA
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) WMI
2 6 (24.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) McAfee
3 8 (32.00%) Sophos
3 8 (32.00%) Lumension
4 7 (28.00%) HP
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco
5 6 (24.00%) Symantec
6 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
7 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) CA
8 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.00%) Juniper
9 1 (4.00%) EMC
9 1 (4.00%) Crossbeam
9 1 (4.00%) TippingPoint
9 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
9 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.00%) F5