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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 2.05% 14.53% 34.69%
As % of the Applications category 21.43% 77.27% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Average daily rate £250 £350 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +6.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
MS Office
Renfrewshire

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
14 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 9.59% 18.80% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
Average daily rate £394 £407 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +23.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £347 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £451 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

MS Office
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) BICSI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) BICSI RCDD
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) BICSI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) BICSI RCDD
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft