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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 3.70% - 2.04%
As % of the Applications category 30.77% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £270 £263
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +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 Stirling region.

Applications Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
13 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 12.04% - 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (45.45%) E-Learning
4 4 (36.36%) Lotus
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) IBM Notes
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Lync
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Document Management
7 1 (9.09%) FileNet
7 1 (9.09%) WSUS
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) RoboHelp
7 1 (9.09%) Intranet
7 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (9.09%) PMP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Documentum
3 1 (9.09%) FileNet
3 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (9.09%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Trainer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Trainer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
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%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) MCT
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Lotus
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft