The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 11.11% - 3.85%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£238 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £201 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.22% -26.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
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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 Stirling region.

Applications Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
18 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 20.00% 9.09% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate £238 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) FileNet
6 3 (20.00%) Workflow
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) E-Learning
6 3 (20.00%) Document Management
6 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (20.00%) Adobe
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (20.00%) JSP
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) SPNEGO
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) RAD
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) FileNet
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Documentum
5 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
5 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.67%) RoboHelp
4 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Toad
1 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Trainer
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) FileNet Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (6.67%) IT Trainer
2 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) IT Support
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) JSP
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) SPNEGO
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Workflow
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (20.00%) Document Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) RAD
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) RUP
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) MCT
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
1 1 (6.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy
3 2 (13.33%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) VMware