The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.38% 2.52% 13.33%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 30.00% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 18
Average daily rate
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£183 £190 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -21.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £158 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £222 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
MS Office
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Applications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
18 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.07% 8.40% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 21
Average daily rate £250 £230 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -51.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Liverpool region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Liverpool region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (55.00%) Windows XP
6 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (45.00%) Citrix
8 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (30.00%) Internet
10 4 (20.00%) Project Management
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL
11 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
11 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
12 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
12 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (10.00%) VMware
12 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
12 2 (10.00%) ITSM
12 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
12 2 (10.00%) LAN
13 1 (5.00%) WAN
13 1 (5.00%) DHCP
13 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
13 1 (5.00%) DNS
13 1 (5.00%) MCP
13 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
13 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Training Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (55.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Lotus
4 1 (5.00%) TOWER Software
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe
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