The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 16.18% 25.00% -
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 83.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 0
Average daily rate
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£302 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £256 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
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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 Erskine region.

Applications Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
33 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 24.26% 30.00% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 5
Average daily rate £310 £369 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.93% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £286 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
1 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) HP
3 14 (51.85%) Windows
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (40.74%) VMware
5 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
6 10 (37.04%) SQL
6 10 (37.04%) MS Project
6 10 (37.04%) ITIL
6 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
6 10 (37.04%) DHCP
6 10 (37.04%) DNS
6 10 (37.04%) Replication
6 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 9 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (29.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (29.63%) Project Management
8 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
8 8 (29.63%) Altiris
8 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
8 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
8 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
9 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
10 6 (22.22%) Project Planning

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
1 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (37.04%) MS Project
3 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DHCP
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (11.11%) Network Security
3 3 (11.11%) Junos
4 2 (7.41%) RIP
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MS Access
2 3 (11.11%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.70%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Release Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support
5 1 (3.70%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Release Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Replication
2 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 2 (7.41%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.70%) Economics
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.70%) PMI
5 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Project Management
3 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
4 6 (22.22%) Release Management
4 6 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Time Management
7 2 (7.41%) Network Management
7 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (3.70%) Workflow
8 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
1 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.81%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) vCloud
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (29.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) HP
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) Altiris
5 3 (11.11%) Crossbeam
5 3 (11.11%) TippingPoint
5 3 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.11%) McAfee
5 3 (11.11%) F5
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (7.41%) Dell
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) CA
7 1 (3.70%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.70%) 3PAR