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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 50 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.64% 5.63% 3.22%
As % of the Applications category 40.98% 44.32% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 22
Average daily rate
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£425 £255 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £93 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £434 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £245 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
Average hourly rate £12.10 £15.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.93% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £11.25 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £15.50 £14.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-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
122 88 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.75% 12.70% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 77
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £105 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £10.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +48.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.80 £15.50 £14.55
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 24 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 24 April 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 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 38 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.94%) Finance
3 22 (30.56%) Windows
4 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 17 (23.61%) Banking
6 14 (19.44%) Data Analysis
7 12 (16.67%) ITIL
8 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (15.28%) Windows 7
9 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
9 10 (13.89%) Windows XP
10 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 8 (11.11%) Incident Management
12 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
12 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
12 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
13 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
13 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
13 6 (8.33%) Project Management
13 6 (8.33%) Citrix
13 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
13 6 (8.33%) Service Management
14 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
14 5 (6.94%) MS Project
14 5 (6.94%) Time Management
14 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (5.56%) Cisco
15 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
15 4 (5.56%) LAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.39%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.39%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Project
3 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) LAN
1 4 (5.56%) WAN
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.78%) VPN
4 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.39%) Network Security
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.39%) Junos
4 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.39%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 17 (23.61%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Back Office
4 3 (4.17%) Law
4 3 (4.17%) Legal
5 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (47.22%) Analyst
2 19 (26.39%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Project Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Configuration and Release Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Release Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Process Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) PDA
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.39%) Equities
5 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Windows 7
3 10 (13.89%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.17%) UNIX
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.78%) Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) AIX
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Data Analysis
2 12 (16.67%) ITIL
3 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
5 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.33%) Project Management
6 6 (8.33%) Service Management
7 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.94%) Time Management
8 4 (5.56%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.17%) Migration
9 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.17%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.17%) Release Management
9 3 (4.17%) Wealth Management
9 3 (4.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (2.78%) CCNP
5 2 (2.78%) CCNA
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.78%) PMP
5 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CISA
6 1 (1.39%) CIMA
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CISSP
6 1 (1.39%) ACCA
6 1 (1.39%) ISEB
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.78%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.39%) WSUS
3 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.39%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 38 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Citrix
3 4 (5.56%) Cisco
4 3 (4.17%) VMware
4 3 (4.17%) Juniper
4 3 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.78%) Symantec
5 2 (2.78%) McAfee
6 1 (1.39%) Crossbeam
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.39%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) EMC
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) TippingPoint
6 1 (1.39%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.39%) F5
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