The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Shropshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.17% 1.98% 2.48%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 16.67% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +4.51%
Applications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.70% 11.88% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Average daily rate £330 £263 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Office
West Midlands

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
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 31 July 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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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 -1 3 £400 - 3
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Open Workbench
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) Transition Management
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (5.56%) Intranet
8 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
8 1 (5.56%) HP
8 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 4 (22.22%) Open Workbench
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
2 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
3 3 (16.67%) Change Control
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Transition Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Wyse
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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