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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 41 19 38
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 47 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.95% 7.90% 4.22%
As % of the Applications category 36.67% 50.54% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 20
Average daily rate
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£195 £138 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £91 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £357 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £220 £281
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.29 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.07% +3.70%
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
60 93 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.04% 15.63% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 51
Average daily rate £300 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £92 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 21 (39.62%) Windows
3 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
4 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
5 12 (22.64%) Finance
6 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (15.09%) Degree
7 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
8 6 (11.32%) HTML
8 6 (11.32%) Intranet
8 6 (11.32%) Information Security
8 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
8 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
8 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
9 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
9 5 (9.43%) SQL
9 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
10 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
10 4 (7.55%) VBA
10 4 (7.55%) HND
10 4 (7.55%) Citrix
10 4 (7.55%) Project Management
10 4 (7.55%) Change Management
10 4 (7.55%) Release Management
11 3 (5.66%) QA
11 3 (5.66%) PDA
11 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.66%) C#

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) SAS
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) TWiki
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.77%) MS Project
3 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Intranet
2 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) VoIP
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.77%) QlikView
3 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Analyst
2 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.32%) Administrator
3 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Service Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Consultant
4 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support
4 3 (5.66%) Project Administrator
4 3 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (5.66%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Information Risk Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Risk Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Information Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Project Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) IT Administrator
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.66%) Learning Management System
3 3 (5.66%) PDA
4 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.77%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.89%) iPhone
5 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (11.32%) Information Security
3 4 (7.55%) Project Management
3 4 (7.55%) Change Management
3 4 (7.55%) Release Management
4 3 (5.66%) Time Management
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL
4 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.89%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.89%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.89%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) VBA
3 3 (5.66%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) HND
4 2 (3.77%) CISSP
4 2 (3.77%) PMP
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ACCA
5 1 (1.89%) CISA
5 1 (1.89%) CISM
5 1 (1.89%) CIMA
5 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) CA Endevor
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Citrix
3 3 (5.66%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Altiris
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