The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Fife 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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 7 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 11.11% 4.55% 6.67%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 40.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £230
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +27.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
MS Office
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Applications Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 25.93% 11.36% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Fife

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Fife region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 3 - - 1
MS Office
Scotland

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
4 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (12.50%) ISO13485
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) HNC
4 1 (12.50%) HND
4 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Verification Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Verification Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) CAPA
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
4 1 (12.50%) QMS
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
2 1 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO13485
1 1 (12.50%) QA