The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury 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 17 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 5.13% 15.15% 8.47%
As % of the Applications category 18.18% 41.67% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
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£298 £220 £137
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.22% +60.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Salisbury region.

Applications Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
22 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 28.21% 36.36% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 3
Average daily rate £120 £220 £137
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +60.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £8.00 -
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 Salisbury

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

MS Office
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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 7 (70.00%) MS Project
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
6 1 (10.00%) Lotus
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Project
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Project Coordinator
1 3 (30.00%) Project Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Office Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Buyer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Buyer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Buyer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Buyer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Data Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus