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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 4 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 15.00% 22.73% -
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £10.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.70%
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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 Fife region.

Applications Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 20.00% 22.73% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £143 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Fife region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) CAPA
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Verification Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Physics
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) CAPA
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) CommVault
2 1 (12.50%) VMware