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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 25 35 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.38% 0.78% 4.85%
As % of the Applications category 29.17% 15.38% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £108
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 - £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 - £114
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £21.75 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.35 £15.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
24 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.59% 5.10% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 7
Median daily rate £444 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £183 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £15.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (25.00%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) MS Project
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Unix
6 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Civica
6 2 (12.50%) Capita
6 2 (12.50%) Google
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Apple

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) OPENContractor
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) G Suite
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) ERP Support
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) ITSM
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Case Management
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Apple
2 2 (12.50%) Capita
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Civica
2 2 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire