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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.75% 10.71% -
As % of the Applications category 24.14% 75.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate £326 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
29 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 36.25% 14.29% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 3
Average daily rate £325 £355 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £276 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £370 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
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 18 April 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 18 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 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
4 15 (55.56%) SC Cleared
5 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
5 13 (48.15%) JSP 440
5 13 (48.15%) McAfee
6 11 (40.74%) C#
6 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
6 11 (40.74%) Security Architecture
7 10 (37.04%) MS Visio
8 8 (29.63%) Sophos
8 8 (29.63%) WMI
8 8 (29.63%) Lumension
9 7 (25.93%) HP
9 7 (25.93%) LAN
9 7 (25.93%) WAN
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco
10 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 6 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (22.22%) Symantec
11 5 (18.52%) CCNA
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (18.52%) MS Project
11 5 (18.52%) JSP
11 5 (18.52%) XML
11 5 (18.52%) ITIL
11 5 (18.52%) Network Design
12 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
12 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Visio
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 5 (18.52%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) LAN
1 7 (25.93%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.41%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Architect
1 8 (29.63%) Security Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Domain Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) JSP
1 5 (18.52%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.41%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Security Architecture
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Network Design
3 4 (14.81%) CAD
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Release Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C#
1 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) VBScript
3 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 15 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) CCNA
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) WMI
2 6 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) McAfee
3 8 (29.63%) Sophos
3 8 (29.63%) Lumension
4 7 (25.93%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco
5 6 (22.22%) Symantec
6 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
7 3 (11.11%) CA
7 3 (11.11%) VMware
8 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (7.41%) Juniper
9 1 (3.70%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) Crossbeam
9 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.70%) F5
9 1 (3.70%) TippingPoint
9 1 (3.70%) Riverbed