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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.67% 5.85% 3.39%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 35.85% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 12
Average daily rate
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£130 £188 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% -38.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £150 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £410 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £198 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.64% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.10 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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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 Swindon region.

Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
63 53 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.00% 16.31% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 45 44
Average daily rate £395 £315 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £157 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £449 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 £13.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.07% +58.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
3 11 (35.48%) Windows XP
4 9 (29.03%) ITIL
5 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
6 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
6 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
8 5 (16.13%) SQL
8 5 (16.13%) MOS
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL V2
9 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
9 4 (12.90%) Migration
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco
9 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (9.68%) LAN
10 3 (9.68%) WAN
10 3 (9.68%) SMTP
10 3 (9.68%) DHCP
10 3 (9.68%) DNS
10 3 (9.68%) VBA
10 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
10 3 (9.68%) Windows NT
10 3 (9.68%) Firewall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.23%) SAS
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP HR-PA
1 2 (6.45%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
1 3 (9.68%) SMTP
1 3 (9.68%) DHCP
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) Wireless
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.45%) Intranet
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.23%) EDMS
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Service Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Junior
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) MI Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Graduate
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Copywriting
1 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows XP
3 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.68%) Windows NT
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.23%) Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL V2
3 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.45%) Line Management
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Data Security
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Information Management
6 1 (3.23%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) VBA
3 2 (6.45%) VB
3 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) MOS
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Remedy
4 2 (6.45%) Computacenter
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) HP