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 3 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 10.28% 11.64% 21.74%
As % of the Applications category 73.33% 48.57% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 5
Average daily rate
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£239 £265 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £224 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £333 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £285 £265
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.11
% change year-on-year
- -0.77%
MS Office
Scotland

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
15 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 14.02% 23.97% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 6
Average daily rate £240 £286 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% -22.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £340 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Erskine +2 8 £239 -9.77%
Paisley - 2 - -
MS Office
Scotland

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 5 (27.78%) MS Project
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
7 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (22.22%) MS Project Server
7 4 (22.22%) Crossbeam
7 4 (22.22%) Change Management
7 4 (22.22%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) ITSM
7 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
7 4 (22.22%) Internet
7 4 (22.22%) McAfee
7 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Juniper
7 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 4 (22.22%) WAN
7 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) TippingPoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) MS Project Server
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Project
3 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (22.22%) Junos
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
1 1 (5.56%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Coordinator
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PMI
1 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (11.11%) Economics
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
3 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
4 4 (22.22%) Critical Success Factor
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 4 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (22.22%) Time Management
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITSM
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) Network Management
5 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Dependency Management
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Logistics
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) REXX
1 1 (5.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 3 (16.67%) CAPM
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
1 3 (16.67%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 3 (16.67%) vSphere
1 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) WMI
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
2 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 4 (22.22%) McAfee
2 4 (22.22%) Crossbeam
2 4 (22.22%) TippingPoint
2 4 (22.22%) Riverbed
2 4 (22.22%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Peregrine
4 1 (5.56%) Borland