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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 41 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.28% 9.26% 14.11%
As % of the Applications category 23.40% 45.45% 58.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 18
Median daily rate £270 £220 £302
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -27.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £220 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £284 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
47 22 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 18.29% 20.37% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 9 30
Median daily rate £297 £220 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.37% -29.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £124 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.39
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.75%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -22 11 £270 +22.72%
MS Office
Scotland

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 18 (81.82%) Windows
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (68.18%) SharePoint
2 15 (68.18%) Office 365
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) Change Management
4 13 (59.09%) Windows 10
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 12 (54.55%) MCTS
5 12 (54.55%) MCITP
5 12 (54.55%) Windows XP
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
7 9 (40.91%) MCSE
7 9 (40.91%) MCSA
8 8 (36.36%) AIX
8 8 (36.36%) Veritas
8 8 (36.36%) Netcool
8 8 (36.36%) Intel Security
8 8 (36.36%) Citrix
8 8 (36.36%) StarTeam
8 8 (36.36%) Clustering

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (68.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
1 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Build Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Change Manager
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) CMDB
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (59.09%) Windows 10
4 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (54.55%) Windows XP
5 8 (36.36%) AIX
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Change Management
2 11 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Smoke Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Content Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
5 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
5 3 (13.64%) Release Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) MCITP
1 12 (54.55%) MCTS
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
3 9 (40.91%) MCSA
3 9 (40.91%) MCSE
4 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) MCP
6 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (36.36%) Netcool
2 3 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Citrix
2 8 (36.36%) Intel Security
2 8 (36.36%) Veritas
3 5 (22.73%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Altiris
4 3 (13.64%) VMware