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 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.10% 5.20% 3.05%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 39.13% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +19.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -4.46%
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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
20 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.20% 13.29% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 8
Average daily rate £325 £425 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £175 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £540 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £20.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.54%

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
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 1 October 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
4 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) Internet
6 3 (17.65%) NHS
6 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
7 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (11.76%) MCITP
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) Time Management
7 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) Adobe
7 2 (11.76%) CCNA
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) MCSE
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
3 2 (11.76%) DSL
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Trainer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (11.76%) Time Management
1 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.88%) Document Management
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (11.76%) MCITP
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Adobe
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Cerner
5 1 (5.88%) Unisys
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