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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.23% 5.79% 8.67%
As % of the Applications category 57.14% 42.31% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Average daily rate
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£108 £150 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £130 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £214 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.70 £12.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
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
21 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.39% 13.68% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 13
Average daily rate £200 £230 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -50.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £125 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +59.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.31 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £82.90 £12.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 8 £108 -43.42% 3
Wirral -14 2 - -
Bootle - - - -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
5 10 (37.04%) Citrix
5 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
6 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (22.22%) NHS
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
8 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.81%) VMware
9 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) PDA
10 3 (11.11%) Internet
10 3 (11.11%) Symantec
10 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
10 3 (11.11%) DHCP
10 3 (11.11%) DNS
10 3 (11.11%) Java
11 2 (7.41%) ITIL
11 2 (7.41%) IIS
11 2 (7.41%) MS Project
11 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
11 2 (7.41%) LAN
11 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
11 2 (7.41%) SAN
11 2 (7.41%) Thin Client

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Trainer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Information Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) NHS
2 3 (11.11%) PDA
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.70%) Change Control
3 1 (3.70%) Matrix Management
3 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) TOWER Software
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) Cerner
5 1 (3.70%) Lotus
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
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