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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 5.31% 7.27% 1.79%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 80.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +4.48%
MS Office
Scotland

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
14 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 12.39% 9.09% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £400
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 £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 31 March 2015. 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
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MS Office
Scotland

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) CA
3 4 (26.67%) Remedy
4 3 (20.00%) Adobe
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) E-Learning
4 3 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) SPNEGO
5 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (13.33%) FileNet
5 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (13.33%) CA Endevor
5 2 (13.33%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) FileNet
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Trainer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Release Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (13.33%) FileNet Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) JSP
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Release Management
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) RAD
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) V-Model
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) CA Endevor
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) CA
2 4 (26.67%) Remedy
3 3 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Pega