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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.72% 4.35% 3.25%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 64.29% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £108 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
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
14 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.03% 6.76% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate £250 £158 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -31.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £100 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 12 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) Document Management
7 1 (10.00%) SSH
7 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (10.00%) Google
7 1 (10.00%) PKI
7 1 (10.00%) ISPF
7 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Android
7 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
7 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 8

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) SSH
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Executive
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) RACF Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ISPF
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Document Management
1 1 (10.00%) Information Security
1 1 (10.00%) ITSM
1 1 (10.00%) People Management
1 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Security Management
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
1 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (10.00%) CLIST
2 1 (10.00%) JCL
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) REXX
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (10.00%) RACF
2 1 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase