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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 11.45% 35.71% 21.95%
As % of the Applications category 78.95% 83.33% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £340 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +3.70%
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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
19 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 14.50% 42.86% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 11
Average daily rate £450 £325 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.40% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £345 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 29 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (63.33%) Windows
4 17 (56.67%) HP
5 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (46.67%) MS Project
7 13 (43.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 13 (43.33%) Replication
8 12 (40.00%) VMware
8 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (40.00%) SQL
8 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 12 (40.00%) DHCP
8 12 (40.00%) DNS
9 10 (33.33%) ITIL
10 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
10 9 (30.00%) Altiris
11 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
11 7 (23.33%) SAN
11 7 (23.33%) Project Management
11 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
12 6 (20.00%) vSphere
13 5 (16.67%) Time Management
14 4 (13.33%) SCCM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Project
2 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) DHCP
1 12 (40.00%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) SAN
3 4 (13.33%) SSL
3 4 (13.33%) SNMP
3 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.00%) Junos
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Replication
2 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (13.33%) Device Driver
3 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (10.00%) EqualLogic
4 3 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.67%) PMI
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.33%) Economics
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Time Management
4 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 4 (13.33%) Service Management
5 3 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Network Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Validation
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Information Management
7 1 (3.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
1 3 (10.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (20.00%) vSphere
4 4 (13.33%) Firmware
5 3 (10.00%) vCloud
5 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (13.33%) SCCM
4 3 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) HP
3 12 (40.00%) VMware
4 9 (30.00%) Altiris
5 4 (13.33%) NetApp
5 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
6 3 (10.00%) F5
6 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.00%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) McAfee
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco
6 3 (10.00%) Dell
6 3 (10.00%) EMC
6 3 (10.00%) Crossbeam
6 3 (10.00%) TippingPoint
6 3 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.33%) Brocade