The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 16 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.18% 5.18% 4.01%
As % of the Applications category 39.02% 37.93% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Average daily rate £400 £150 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -63.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £107 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £306 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
MS Office
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
41 58 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.70% 13.65% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 42
Average daily rate £443 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.27% -11.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £15.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £23.22 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 9 (23.68%) Mathematics
4 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 8 (21.05%) Smart Meter
4 8 (21.05%) Finance
5 7 (18.42%) HND
5 7 (18.42%) CRM
5 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
5 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
5 7 (18.42%) Big Data
5 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
5 7 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (15.79%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
6 6 (15.79%) Degree
6 6 (15.79%) Lean Six Sigma
6 6 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (15.79%) Android
6 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
6 6 (15.79%) MS Access
6 6 (15.79%) VBA
6 6 (15.79%) Apple
6 6 (15.79%) Six Sigma
7 5 (13.16%) Time Management
8 4 (10.53%) Service Management
8 4 (10.53%) MS Project
8 4 (10.53%) SAP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
4 4 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Big Data
2 6 (15.79%) MS Access
3 2 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) DataStage
4 1 (2.63%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Desktop Support
2 7 (18.42%) IT Support
3 6 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) IT Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) IT Support Specialist
3 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Support Specialist
3 6 (15.79%) VBA Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Lead
5 2 (5.26%) PMO Planner
6 1 (2.63%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (2.63%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Ajax
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) XHTML
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Mathematics
2 8 (21.05%) Smart Meter
3 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
4 6 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (5.26%) e-Learning
5 2 (5.26%) Learning Management System
6 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.63%) iPad
6 1 (2.63%) iPhone
6 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
4 6 (15.79%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) CRM
1 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
2 6 (15.79%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (15.79%) Logical Data Model
2 6 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
2 6 (15.79%) Six Sigma
3 5 (13.16%) Time Management
4 4 (10.53%) Service Management
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) Data Governance
6 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.26%) ETL
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) ITSM
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Software Licensing
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) Validation
7 1 (2.63%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) VBA
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) HND
2 6 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) CIPD
4 2 (5.26%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Apple
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) BMC
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Lotus
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Remedy
5 1 (2.63%) Syclo
5 1 (2.63%) VMware