The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 29 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.95% 5.14% 4.66%
As % of the Applications category 60.42% 29.73% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Average daily rate
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£143 £302 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.77% -29.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £434 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £289 £263
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.13 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% +0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.68 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £17.10 £13.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
MS Office
North West

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

Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
48 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.51% 17.29% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 17
Average daily rate £175 £404 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.62% +13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £328 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £448 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.80 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £13.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 20 £143 -28.75% 11
Wirral - 3 - -
St Helens - 1 - - 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 44 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 34 (48.57%) Windows
3 29 (41.43%) MS Excel
4 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
5 18 (25.71%) Windows 7
6 15 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 14 (20.00%) Office 365
8 12 (17.14%) LAN
8 12 (17.14%) WAN
9 11 (15.71%) Windows XP
9 11 (15.71%) Project Management
10 10 (14.29%) Citrix
10 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (14.29%) ITIL
10 10 (14.29%) Windows 8
11 9 (12.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (12.86%) Apple iOS
11 9 (12.86%) Android
12 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (11.43%) OneDrive
12 8 (11.43%) DHCP
12 8 (11.43%) DNS
12 8 (11.43%) VMware
12 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (10.00%) MCP
13 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
13 7 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (10.00%) Citrix Certification

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 15 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.43%) Lync
6 1 (1.43%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.43%) SAS
6 1 (1.43%) CICS
Applications
1 29 (41.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.71%) MS Project
4 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) Office 365
2 8 (11.43%) OneDrive
3 6 (8.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) LAN
1 12 (17.14%) WAN
2 8 (11.43%) DHCP
2 8 (11.43%) DNS
3 7 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (5.71%) Internet
5 3 (4.29%) Network Security
5 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.86%) SAN
6 2 (2.86%) Firewall
7 1 (1.43%) SSL
7 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.43%) NAS
7 1 (1.43%) SSH
7 1 (1.43%) OSPF
7 1 (1.43%) BGP
7 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) DB2
2 1 (1.43%) MS Access
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Billing
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Analyst
2 8 (11.43%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.43%) Support Analyst
2 8 (11.43%) Administrator
3 7 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Training Manager
3 7 (10.00%) Desktop Administrator
4 4 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) Desktop Support
4 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.29%) Technical Support
5 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) Trainer
6 2 (2.86%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.86%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) HTML
1 1 (1.43%) Middleware
1 1 (1.43%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 7 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.29%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) AS400
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (48.57%) Windows
2 18 (25.71%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.71%) Windows XP
4 10 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 9 (12.86%) Apple iOS
5 9 (12.86%) Android
6 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.14%) Mac OS
9 4 (5.71%) BlackBerry OS
10 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.43%) zOS
11 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Project Management
2 10 (14.29%) ITIL
3 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.14%) ITSM
4 5 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.71%) Change Control
5 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.29%) Network Design
6 3 (4.29%) Service Management
6 3 (4.29%) Time Management
7 2 (2.86%) SDLC
7 2 (2.86%) Project Governance
7 2 (2.86%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.86%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.86%) Information Security
7 2 (2.86%) Migration
7 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.43%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.43%) Logistics
8 1 (1.43%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) REXX
3 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.43%) JCL
3 1 (1.43%) CLIST
3 1 (1.43%) VBScript
3 1 (1.43%) VB
3 1 (1.43%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.43%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (10.00%) MCP
2 7 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.29%) CCIE
5 3 (4.29%) CCNP
5 3 (4.29%) CCDP
6 2 (2.86%) MCSE
6 2 (2.86%) MCSA
6 2 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) PMP
7 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 7 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.43%) vSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.43%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (1.43%) RACF
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.43%) zSecure
2 1 (1.43%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 44 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Citrix
3 8 (11.43%) VMware
4 6 (8.57%) Google
5 4 (5.71%) Apple
6 2 (2.86%) WatchGuard
6 2 (2.86%) Aruba
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (1.43%) IBM
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle
7 1 (1.43%) Sybase
7 1 (1.43%) Tableau
7 1 (1.43%) CA
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