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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.20% 11.63% 3.23%
As % of the Applications category 51.72% 62.50% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 1
Average daily rate
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£323 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +13.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £240 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.92 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
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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
29 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 23.58% 18.60% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 8
Average daily rate £316 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £145 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £422 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 30 October 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 25 (80.65%) SC Cleared
1 25 (80.65%) Security Cleared
2 24 (77.42%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) Windows
4 16 (51.61%) HP
5 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (41.94%) VMware
7 12 (38.71%) DNS
7 12 (38.71%) SQL
7 12 (38.71%) MS Project
7 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
7 12 (38.71%) DHCP
7 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (38.71%) Replication
8 11 (35.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 10 (32.26%) ITIL
9 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
9 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
10 9 (29.03%) Altiris
10 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
10 9 (29.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (22.58%) Project Management
11 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
12 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
12 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
13 5 (16.13%) vSphere

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
1 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Project
2 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
3 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) DNS
1 12 (38.71%) DHCP
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security
3 3 (9.68%) Junos
4 2 (6.45%) SSL
4 2 (6.45%) RIP
4 2 (6.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Cognos Impromptu
1 3 (9.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
1 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Build Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Release Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.23%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support
5 1 (3.23%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Release Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Replication
2 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
5 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
5 3 (9.68%) EqualLogic
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (6.45%) PMI
6 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
7 1 (3.23%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
2 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
4 4 (12.90%) Release Management
4 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Time Management
5 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Network Management
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) SC Cleared
1 25 (80.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 5 (16.13%) vSphere
4 3 (9.68%) vCloud
5 2 (6.45%) Firmware
6 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (29.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) HP
3 13 (41.94%) VMware
4 9 (29.03%) Altiris
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
5 3 (9.68%) McAfee
5 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.68%) Juniper
5 3 (9.68%) Dell
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) Crossbeam
5 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
5 3 (9.68%) TippingPoint
5 3 (9.68%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) CA
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.23%) ArcSight