The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 1 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Wales 19.05% - 7.41%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £273
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
MS Office
Wales

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

Applications Category
North Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Wales 23.81% 10.00% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £213 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in North Wales

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in North Wales

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in North Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the North Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in North Wales

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in North Wales

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in North Wales

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in North Wales

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 North Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
Flintshire - 1 £100 -
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 29 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Wales 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 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) OPENHousing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) InDesign
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Acrobat
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Acrobat
1 1 (16.67%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) OPENHousing
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Auditor
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
1 1 (16.67%) Security Management
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) HP