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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 11 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 29 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.86% 4.86% 4.90%
As % of the Applications category 61.70% 29.03% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£156 £426 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.27% +71.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £408 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £443 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.13 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.13%
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
47 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.74% 16.76% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 14
Average daily rate £180 £404 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.39% +24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £400 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 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 3 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 19 £156 -61.27% 5
Wirral - 3 - -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 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 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 30 (44.12%) Windows
3 29 (42.65%) MS Excel
4 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 18 (26.47%) Windows 7
6 16 (23.53%) SharePoint
7 13 (19.12%) Project Management
8 11 (16.18%) LAN
8 11 (16.18%) WAN
8 11 (16.18%) Office 365
9 10 (14.71%) Windows XP
9 10 (14.71%) ITIL
9 10 (14.71%) Citrix
10 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (13.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (11.76%) OneDrive
11 8 (11.76%) DHCP
11 8 (11.76%) DNS
11 8 (11.76%) VMware
11 8 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (10.29%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (10.29%) MCP
12 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
12 7 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (10.29%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (10.29%) Thin Client
12 7 (10.29%) Terminal Services
12 7 (10.29%) Windows 8
12 7 (10.29%) Apple iOS
12 7 (10.29%) Fat Client

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 16 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.94%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.47%) Lync
5 1 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.47%) SAS
5 1 (1.47%) CICS
Applications
1 29 (42.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.88%) MS Project
4 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Office 365
2 8 (11.76%) OneDrive
3 4 (5.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) LAN
1 11 (16.18%) WAN
2 8 (11.76%) DHCP
2 8 (11.76%) DNS
3 6 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (7.35%) Internet
5 3 (4.41%) Network Security
5 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.94%) SAN
7 1 (1.47%) SSL
7 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.47%) NAS
7 1 (1.47%) SSH
7 1 (1.47%) OSPF
7 1 (1.47%) BGP
7 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) DB2
2 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
2 2 (2.94%) Billing
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Analyst
2 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.76%) Administrator
3 7 (10.29%) Support Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Training Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Desktop Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.88%) Project Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Trainer
8 2 (2.94%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) HTML
1 1 (1.47%) Middleware
1 1 (1.47%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Thin Client
1 7 (10.29%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.41%) NHS
2 3 (4.41%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.47%) PMI
3 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.47%) AS400
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) PKI
3 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.47%) iPhone
3 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.12%) Windows
2 18 (26.47%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.71%) Windows XP
4 7 (10.29%) Android
4 7 (10.29%) Apple iOS
4 7 (10.29%) Windows 8
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.41%) Mac OS
7 3 (4.41%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (1.47%) UNIX
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Project Management
2 10 (14.71%) ITIL
3 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.35%) Change Control
4 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.88%) ITSM
5 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.41%) Network Design
6 3 (4.41%) Time Management
7 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.94%) Project Governance
7 2 (2.94%) SDLC
7 2 (2.94%) Information Security
7 2 (2.94%) Service Management
7 2 (2.94%) CRM
8 1 (1.47%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.47%) Security Management
8 1 (1.47%) Validation
8 1 (1.47%) Migration
8 1 (1.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) REXX
3 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.47%) JCL
3 1 (1.47%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.47%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.29%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (10.29%) MCP
2 7 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.41%) CCIE
5 3 (4.41%) CCNP
5 3 (4.41%) CCDP
5 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.94%) MCSE
6 2 (2.94%) MCSA
7 1 (1.47%) Degree
7 1 (1.47%) PMP
7 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) Terminal Services
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) RACF
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.47%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) Citrix
3 8 (11.76%) VMware
4 4 (5.88%) Google
5 3 (4.41%) Apple
6 2 (2.94%) Aruba
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) Sybase
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.47%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.47%) CA
7 1 (1.47%) Tableau
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