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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 32 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.58% 4.48% 5.34%
As % of the Applications category 49.23% 23.81% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 12
Average daily rate
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£275 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £108 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £448 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.14% -
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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
65 84 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.43% 18.83% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 69 48
Average daily rate £350 £321 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.79% -9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.78 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 38 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.00%) Windows
3 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (24.00%) ITIL
4 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (24.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (24.00%) Finance
5 10 (20.00%) SQL
6 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (14.00%) IBM Notes
8 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (14.00%) Lotus
9 6 (12.00%) Project Management
9 6 (12.00%) MS Visio
9 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
10 5 (10.00%) MS Project
10 5 (10.00%) Remedy
11 4 (8.00%) VMware
11 4 (8.00%) Firewall
11 4 (8.00%) Internet
11 4 (8.00%) DNS
11 4 (8.00%) SLA
11 4 (8.00%) Cisco
11 4 (8.00%) DHCP
11 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
11 4 (8.00%) Web Development

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (10.00%) MS Project
4 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.00%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) DHCP
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
1 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) Wireless
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.00%) LAN
2 3 (6.00%) WAN
2 3 (6.00%) SMTP
3 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (14.00%) Technical Support
5 5 (10.00%) Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Digital Producer
6 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) IT Support
8 2 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Project Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Developer
8 2 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Replication
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) Project Management
3 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.00%) Web Development
5 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL V2
5 3 (6.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (4.00%) Dependency Management
6 2 (4.00%) Digital Content Management
6 2 (4.00%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (2.00%) Line Management
7 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) MOS
1 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Lotus
3 5 (10.00%) Remedy
4 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (4.00%) Computacenter
7 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
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