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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 51 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 2.18% 7.41% 4.17%
As % of the Applications category 13.33% 47.06% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate £320 £296 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% +7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £393 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £228
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -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
60 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 16.35% 15.74% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 15
Average daily rate £342 £343 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -37 8 £320 +8.15%
MS Office
Scotland

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) MS Project
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) MCP
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
6 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) MCTS
6 3 (23.08%) MCITP
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Project
3 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Build Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Change Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) NHS
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) CMDB
4 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Content Management
1 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
1 3 (23.08%) Server Building
1 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Logistics
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) MCITP
3 3 (23.08%) MCP
3 3 (23.08%) MCTS
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (7.69%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Altiris
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) VMware