The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling 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 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 Stirling 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 7.22% 1.75% 4.17%
As % of the Applications category 38.89% 10.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£175 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £273 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
18 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 18.56% 17.54% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate £175 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Office
Scotland

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Stirling

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 Stirling region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
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Dunblane - - - -
MS Office
Scotland

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 (81.82%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) IBM Notes
3 4 (36.36%) Lotus
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) E-Learning
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
6 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Lync
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) WSUS
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (9.09%) PMP
6 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 1 (9.09%) Toad

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) IBM Notes
3 1 (9.09%) Lync
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Trainer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) E-Learning
2 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) RUP
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Lotus
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle