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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 43 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.06% 4.41% 4.22%
As % of the Applications category 33.08% 35.23% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 26
Average daily rate
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£363 £120 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+202.08% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £95 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £265 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £11.00 £14.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.01
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -0.07%
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
130 88 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.31% 12.52% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 79
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £107 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 1 6
Average hourly rate £27.44 £11.00 £11.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+149.45% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £11.00 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 1 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 45 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.05%) Finance
3 23 (29.49%) Windows
4 19 (24.36%) MS Excel
5 18 (23.08%) Banking
6 15 (19.23%) Data Analysis
7 14 (17.95%) ITIL
8 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 13 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
10 11 (14.10%) Windows XP
11 10 (12.82%) Incident Management
12 8 (10.26%) Project Management
12 8 (10.26%) Service Management
12 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
12 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
13 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
13 7 (8.97%) MS Project
13 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2
13 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
13 7 (8.97%) Citrix
13 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (8.97%) Time Management
14 6 (7.69%) Migration
14 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
14 6 (7.69%) MS Visio
15 5 (6.41%) Cisco
15 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
15 5 (6.41%) Degree

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.28%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (24.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.97%) MS Project
3 6 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
1 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
1 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.13%) LAN
1 4 (5.13%) WAN
2 3 (3.85%) SDH
3 2 (2.56%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.28%) Intranet
4 1 (1.28%) 3G
4 1 (1.28%) SAN
4 1 (1.28%) VoIP
4 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.28%) 2G
4 1 (1.28%) Junos
4 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.28%) 4G
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (32.05%) Finance
2 18 (23.08%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.85%) Back Office
4 3 (3.85%) Law
4 3 (3.85%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Billing
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (50.00%) Analyst
2 20 (25.64%) Business Analyst
3 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.26%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.85%) Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Project Administrator
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Implementation Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) IT Administrator
9 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Implementation Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
1 1 (1.28%) HTML
1 1 (1.28%) Classic ASP
1 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.28%) CSS
1 1 (1.28%) XML
1 1 (1.28%) HTML5
1 1 (1.28%) Ajax
1 1 (1.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) PDA
5 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.56%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.28%) Equities
6 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Windows
2 13 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 11 (14.10%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.85%) UNIX
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.56%) Linux
7 1 (1.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) Data Analysis
2 14 (17.95%) ITIL
3 10 (12.82%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.26%) Project Management
4 8 (10.26%) Service Management
5 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.97%) Time Management
6 6 (7.69%) Migration
6 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.41%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.13%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.13%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.85%) Quality Management
9 3 (3.85%) E-Procurement
9 3 (3.85%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.85%) Network Management
9 3 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (3.85%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.28%) C#
2 1 (1.28%) Java
2 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.56%) CCNP
5 2 (2.56%) CCNA
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.56%) PMP
5 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) HND
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.85%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.28%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) Citrix
3 5 (6.41%) Cisco
4 4 (5.13%) Remedy
5 3 (3.85%) Juniper
5 3 (3.85%) SAP
5 3 (3.85%) VMware
5 3 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.56%) McAfee
6 2 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.28%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.28%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.28%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.28%) Adobe
7 1 (1.28%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) EMC
7 1 (1.28%) F5
7 1 (1.28%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.28%) TippingPoint