The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 42 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Office 38 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.27% 3.52% 7.16%
As % of the Applications category 37.25% 33.71% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 24
Average daily rate
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£285 £258 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% +9.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £148 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £317 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.54%
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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 Glasgow region.

Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
102 89 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.47% 10.45% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 61
Average daily rate £300 £250 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +59.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £94.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 50 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 33 (40.24%) Finance
3 23 (28.05%) Windows
4 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
5 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (17.07%) Windows 7
6 14 (17.07%) ITIL
7 13 (15.85%) MS Visio
7 13 (15.85%) Migration
8 12 (14.63%) Legal
9 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
9 11 (13.41%) Data Analysis
9 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
9 11 (13.41%) QA
10 10 (12.20%) Banking
10 10 (12.20%) Time Management
10 10 (12.20%) Project Management
10 10 (12.20%) MS Project
11 9 (10.98%) Windows XP
11 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
11 9 (10.98%) Cisco
11 9 (10.98%) Service Management
11 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
11 9 (10.98%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (9.76%) Quality Management
12 8 (9.76%) Remedy
12 8 (9.76%) PRINCE2
12 8 (9.76%) SQL
13 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
13 7 (8.54%) SDH

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.66%) WorkSite
3 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.85%) MS Visio
3 10 (12.20%) MS Project
4 9 (10.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.66%) Photoshop
6 2 (2.44%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) SDH
2 6 (7.32%) WAN
2 6 (7.32%) Firewall
3 5 (6.10%) LAN
4 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.66%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.66%) VoIP
4 3 (3.66%) VPN
5 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.22%) SAN
6 1 (1.22%) Intranet
6 1 (1.22%) 3G
6 1 (1.22%) DWDM
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.22%) Network Security
6 1 (1.22%) Junos
6 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.22%) 4G
6 1 (1.22%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.22%) TestDirector
General
1 33 (40.24%) Finance
2 12 (14.63%) Legal
3 10 (12.20%) Banking
4 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.66%) Billing
5 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.66%) Law
5 3 (3.66%) Back Office
6 2 (2.44%) Publishing
6 2 (2.44%) Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Retail
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (43.90%) Analyst
2 17 (20.73%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.54%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Bid Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Senior Implementation Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.44%) Web Content Editor
8 2 (2.44%) Content Editor
8 2 (2.44%) QA Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Web Editor
8 2 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.22%) CSS
2 1 (1.22%) Ajax
2 1 (1.22%) jQuery
2 1 (1.22%) HTML5
2 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.22%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 14 (17.07%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.98%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.88%) UNIX
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) AIX
7 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.07%) ITIL
2 13 (15.85%) Migration
3 11 (13.41%) Data Analysis
3 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
4 10 (12.20%) Time Management
4 10 (12.20%) Project Management
5 9 (10.98%) Service Management
6 8 (9.76%) Quality Management
6 8 (9.76%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.10%) Change Management
9 4 (4.88%) E-Procurement
9 4 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (4.88%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.88%) Network Management
9 4 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (4.88%) SDLC
10 3 (3.66%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.66%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.22%) VB
4 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.22%) VBA
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) Degree
4 3 (3.66%) CCNP
4 3 (3.66%) CCNA
4 3 (3.66%) ISEB
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.66%) PMP
4 3 (3.66%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.22%) HND
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.22%) SSCP
6 1 (1.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) vSphere
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.22%) WSUS
2 1 (1.22%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 50 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) Cisco
3 8 (9.76%) Remedy
4 6 (7.32%) SAP
4 6 (7.32%) ServiceNow
5 5 (6.10%) Citrix
6 4 (4.88%) Juniper
7 3 (3.66%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.44%) Nortel
8 2 (2.44%) McAfee
8 2 (2.44%) VMware
9 1 (1.22%) Teradata
9 1 (1.22%) Huawei
9 1 (1.22%) Crossbeam
9 1 (1.22%) TippingPoint
9 1 (1.22%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.22%) F5
9 1 (1.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.22%) Adobe
9 1 (1.22%) EMC