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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Scotland / Fife
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 23.33% 20.00% 10.71%
As % of the Applications category 58.33% 54.55% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £188 £320 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.40% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £227 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
12 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 40.00% 36.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Median daily rate £310 £320 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +124.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £165 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £320 £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +195.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
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 19 January 2017.

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -2 3 £300 -6.25%
MS Office
Scotland

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
3 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Intel
5 2 (18.18%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) Xerox
5 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
6 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
6 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Robot Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Robot Framework
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Software Verification Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Verification Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Intel
2 2 (18.18%) Xerox