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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank - 13 22
Contract jobs citing MS Office 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - 9.21% 2.56%
As % of the Applications category - 53.85% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £175 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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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
0 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - 17.11% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 16
Average daily rate - £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) E-Learning
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CA
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
5 1 (11.11%) Pega
5 1 (11.11%) V-Model
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (11.11%) WebEx
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) CA Endevor
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) ClearCase

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Captivate
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Trainer
2 2 (22.22%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) E-Learning
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) V-Model
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (22.22%) CA
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Pega
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) IBM