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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.60% 4.04% 10.45%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 15.38% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£296 £276 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% -22.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £396 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+29.44% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.64% -
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
14 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.21% 26.26% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 9
Average daily rate £280 £318 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%

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 4 May 2015.

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
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 4 May 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 +4 7 £296 +7.23%
MS Office
Scotland

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) HP
4 11 (47.83%) ITIL
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (39.13%) Time Management
7 7 (30.43%) TippingPoint
7 7 (30.43%) 3PAR
7 7 (30.43%) Riverbed
7 7 (30.43%) Junos
7 7 (30.43%) F5
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco
7 7 (30.43%) McAfee
7 7 (30.43%) Juniper
7 7 (30.43%) SAN
7 7 (30.43%) LAN
7 7 (30.43%) WAN
7 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
7 7 (30.43%) Firewall
7 7 (30.43%) Service Management
7 7 (30.43%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (30.43%) Crossbeam
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (26.09%) QA
8 6 (26.09%) Cryptography
8 6 (26.09%) Incident Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) MS Project
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Junos
1 7 (30.43%) SAN
1 7 (30.43%) LAN
1 7 (30.43%) WAN
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (26.09%) Network Security
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) SSL
4 2 (8.70%) SNMP
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) StarTeam
1 1 (4.35%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Build Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Test Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Cryptography
2 4 (17.39%) Replication
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Time Management
3 7 (30.43%) Service Management
3 7 (30.43%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
4 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
4 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (26.09%) Network Management
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Logistics
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Change Control
8 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) REXX
3 1 (4.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
1 6 (26.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (26.09%) vSphere
1 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (26.09%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (4.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
1 12 (52.17%) HP
2 7 (30.43%) TippingPoint
2 7 (30.43%) 3PAR
2 7 (30.43%) Riverbed
2 7 (30.43%) F5
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) McAfee
2 7 (30.43%) Juniper
2 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
2 7 (30.43%) Crossbeam
3 6 (26.09%) EMC
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Altiris
5 1 (4.35%) Brocade
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Borland