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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 23 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Office 43 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.86% 7.52% 3.94%
As % of the Applications category 42.57% 53.26% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £310 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% +53.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £93 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £430 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £253 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Average hourly rate £12.10 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.93% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £13.10 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £15.50 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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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
101 92 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.41% 14.11% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 65
Average daily rate £325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £113 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 10
Average hourly rate £20.69 £15.50 £10.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.48% +48.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £14.65 £9.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £15.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 April 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 April 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 35 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 24 (36.92%) Windows
3 22 (33.85%) Finance
4 18 (27.69%) MS Excel
5 16 (24.62%) Banking
6 13 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.85%) Windows XP
9 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
10 6 (9.23%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (9.23%) Degree
10 6 (9.23%) Project Management
10 6 (9.23%) MS Project
10 6 (9.23%) ITIL
10 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
10 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
10 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
11 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
11 5 (7.69%) Citrix
11 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (7.69%) Blackberry
11 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
12 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
12 4 (6.15%) Service Management
12 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
12 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
12 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
12 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.54%) Smallworld
Applications
1 18 (27.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (9.23%) MS Project
3 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) SAN
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
2 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) ClearCase
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 16 (24.62%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Back Office
5 2 (3.08%) Law
5 2 (3.08%) Legal
5 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Analyst
2 18 (27.69%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Project Manager
3 8 (12.31%) Service Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Project Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.62%) Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Release Manager
7 2 (3.08%) IT Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.62%) PDA
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.54%) Equities
4 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.85%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.62%) UNIX
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) AIX
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
4 6 (9.23%) Project Management
4 6 (9.23%) ITIL
5 4 (6.15%) Service Management
5 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.62%) Wealth Management
6 3 (4.62%) Release Management
6 3 (4.62%) Migration
6 3 (4.62%) Change Management
6 3 (4.62%) Time Management
7 2 (3.08%) Use Case
7 2 (3.08%) Earned Value Management
7 2 (3.08%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.08%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) Java
1 1 (1.54%) SQL
1 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
1 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.62%) HND
4 2 (3.08%) PMP
4 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ACCA
5 1 (1.54%) CISSP
5 1 (1.54%) CISA
5 1 (1.54%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.54%) vSphere
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
1 2 (3.08%) CA Endevor
1 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.54%) WSUS
2 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Citrix
3 3 (4.62%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.08%) Symantec
5 1 (1.54%) McAfee
5 1 (1.54%) Primavera
5 1 (1.54%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) EMC
5 1 (1.54%) Google
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