The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 7.20% 23.33% 18.37%
As % of the Applications category 45.00% 82.35% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £351 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% +15.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £417 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £198 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.64% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
20 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 16.00% 28.33% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 12
Average daily rate £350 £388 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £420 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 24 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 24 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (56.67%) HP
3 17 (56.67%) Windows
4 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
6 12 (40.00%) MS Project
6 12 (40.00%) ITIL
7 11 (36.67%) VMware
8 10 (33.33%) SQL
8 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 10 (33.33%) DHCP
8 10 (33.33%) DNS
8 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (33.33%) Replication
8 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 8 (26.67%) vSphere
11 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (23.33%) SAN
11 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
11 7 (23.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (23.33%) Altiris
12 6 (20.00%) Cryptography
12 6 (20.00%) Firewall
12 6 (20.00%) Juniper
12 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (40.00%) MS Project
3 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) DHCP
1 10 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) SAN
3 6 (20.00%) Firewall
3 6 (20.00%) LAN
3 6 (20.00%) WAN
3 6 (20.00%) Junos
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (6.67%) SSL
4 2 (6.67%) SNMP
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MS Access
1 1 (3.33%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
1 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Build Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Support
5 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Replication
2 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.00%) EqualLogic
7 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (6.67%) PMI
7 2 (6.67%) Device Driver
8 1 (3.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
2 6 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (20.00%) Service Management
2 6 (20.00%) Time Management
3 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Network Management
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Release Management
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 24 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (13.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) vSphere
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) vCloud
5 2 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (23.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) HP
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 7 (23.33%) Altiris
5 6 (20.00%) Juniper
5 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (20.00%) McAfee
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco
5 6 (20.00%) F5
5 6 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 6 (20.00%) Crossbeam
5 6 (20.00%) TippingPoint
6 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
6 4 (13.33%) EMC
7 3 (10.00%) NetApp
7 3 (10.00%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) CA
8 1 (3.33%) IBM
8 1 (3.33%) ArcSight