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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.14% 5.59% 3.07%
As % of the Applications category 24.00% 45.45% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £425 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +25.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £251 £263
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £14.36 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.68% +2.57%
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
25 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.09% 12.29% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 7
Average daily rate £404 £425 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% +48.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £518 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%

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 August 2014.

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 August 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Apple
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) DSL
6 2 (13.33%) NHS
6 2 (13.33%) Adobe
6 2 (13.33%) CCNA
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Cerner
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) MCSE
6 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) DSL
3 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Trainer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Validation
2 1 (6.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) HND
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Cerner
4 1 (6.67%) Unisys
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