The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 2.17% 2.17% 5.41%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 16.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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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 Salford region.

Applications Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 2.17% 13.04% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate - £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.83 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Salford region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Salford

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Salford region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

MS Office
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk