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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 7 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 4.17% 5.00% 7.14%
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 75.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £320 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -
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
8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 33.33% 6.67% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.84% -11.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Fife region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Fife region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +7 1 £320 +11.11%
MS Office
Scotland

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Fife region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) HNC
3 1 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (25.00%) CAPA
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) ISO13485

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Software Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Verification Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Verification Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) CAPA
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO13485
1 1 (25.00%) QA