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 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 51 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.26% 5.42% 5.37%
As % of the Applications category 23.08% 38.40% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 15
Average daily rate £123 £425 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.17% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £104 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £440 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £230
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +27.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Average hourly rate - £12.10 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.93%
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 Glasgow region.

Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
65 125 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.80% 14.12% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 53 41
Average daily rate £335 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £148 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 5
Average hourly rate £13.73 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.10% +61.29%
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 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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (48.21%) MS Excel
3 22 (39.29%) Windows
4 15 (26.79%) Finance
5 13 (23.21%) SQL
5 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
6 12 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 10 (17.86%) SCCM
8 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 7 (12.50%) VMware
10 7 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (12.50%) Windows 8
11 6 (10.71%) User Stories
11 6 (10.71%) Business Process Mapping
11 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
11 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (10.71%) Citrix
11 6 (10.71%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
11 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
11 6 (10.71%) Degree
12 5 (8.93%) Banking
12 5 (8.93%) ITIL
12 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
12 5 (8.93%) HP
12 5 (8.93%) NHS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (48.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.14%) MS Project
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) AdWords
2 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) DHCP
1 4 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) 3G
2 2 (3.57%) ADSL
2 2 (3.57%) Broadband
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) Intranet
3 1 (1.79%) IPv4
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.57%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.79%) GIS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Law
3 3 (5.36%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 6 (10.71%) IT Support
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Build Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Communications Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) NHS
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.36%) Replication
5 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.71%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
3 6 (10.71%) User Stories
4 5 (8.93%) ITIL
5 4 (7.14%) ArchiMate
5 4 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.36%) Content Management
6 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) E-Discovery
6 3 (5.36%) Investment Management
6 3 (5.36%) Process Improvement
6 3 (5.36%) Server Building
6 3 (5.36%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) VBA
3 2 (3.57%) C
3 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) ACCA
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (5.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) Citrix
3 6 (10.71%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (8.93%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) Altiris
6 2 (3.57%) Adobe
6 2 (3.57%) Cognos
6 2 (3.57%) iManage
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (1.79%) Avaya
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) Google
7 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.79%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.79%) Motorola
7 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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