The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 7 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 26 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.57% 3.81% 4.96%
As % of the Applications category 83.87% 44.44% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£228 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.06 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.70%
MS Office
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Applications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
31 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 20.95% 8.57% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate £267 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.86% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £243 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.06 £10.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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
Telford +11 20 £228 -29.88%
Shrewsbury - - - - 1
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows XP
3 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
4 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
5 11 (29.73%) ITIL
6 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (18.92%) DNS
9 6 (16.22%) SLA
9 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
9 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
9 6 (16.22%) Migration
9 6 (16.22%) SCCM
10 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
10 5 (13.51%) VMware
10 5 (13.51%) Citrix
10 5 (13.51%) DHCP
10 5 (13.51%) SQL
10 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (10.81%) Finance
11 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000
11 4 (10.81%) MCSE
11 4 (10.81%) MCP
11 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (10.81%) Service Management
11 4 (10.81%) ITSM
11 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Open Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) PVCS
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
1 4 (10.81%) Local Government
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (37.84%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Support Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Requirements Manager
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) IT Support
7 1 (2.70%) Technology Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) XML
1 1 (2.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Pocket PC
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows XP
3 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) ITSM
3 4 (10.81%) Service Management
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) Line Management
6 1 (2.70%) Microservices
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) RUP
6 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) MCP
3 4 (10.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Citrix
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) Niku
4 1 (2.70%) Panasonic
4 1 (2.70%) Spiceworks
4 1 (2.70%) Meraki
4 1 (2.70%) NetIQ
4 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco