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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
North West / Merseyside
Rank 27 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.88% 1.30% 5.63%
As % of the Applications category 34.29% 17.39% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £465 - £183
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 - £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 - £237
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £21.75 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.35% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £10.86 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.35 £14.80 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
35 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.33% 7.47% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 11
Median daily rate £465 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £15.09 £13.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £15.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -5 7 £480 - 2
Wirral - 3 £95 - 1
Bootle - 1 £465 -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) Internet
5 6 (26.09%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) MS Project
6 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.04%) WF
8 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
8 3 (13.04%) Analytics
8 3 (13.04%) Nintex
8 3 (13.04%) User Experience
8 3 (13.04%) PMO
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (13.04%) Google
8 3 (13.04%) InfoPath
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (13.04%) QA
8 3 (13.04%) Google Analytics
8 3 (13.04%) jQuery
8 3 (13.04%) Extranet
8 3 (13.04%) Intranet
8 3 (13.04%) Management Information System

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Project
3 3 (13.04%) InfoPath
3 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) OPENContractor
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) Extranet
2 3 (13.04%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) QlikView
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) EDMS
4 1 (4.35%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Analyst
1 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Major Incident Manager
4 1 (4.35%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
1 3 (13.04%) jQuery
1 3 (13.04%) WF
1 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) SOA
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Workflow
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Governance
4 2 (8.70%) SDLC
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Information Management
5 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C#
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PMO
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Google
2 3 (13.04%) Nintex
3 2 (8.70%) Capita
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Civica
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
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