The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Swindon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 18 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.05% 5.56% 6.22%
As % of the Applications category 21.95% 27.27% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 13
Average daily rate £173 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.92% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £180 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £439 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
82 55 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.47% 20.37% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 49 44
Average daily rate £323 £335 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% -12.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £432 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 - £25.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Office
Wiltshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 20 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 13 (37.14%) ITIL
3 13 (37.14%) Windows
4 10 (28.57%) Finance
5 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
5 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
6 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
7 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
7 6 (17.14%) MS Project
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) SAP
8 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
9 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
9 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (8.57%) Banking
10 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.57%) Service Management
10 3 (8.57%) HP
10 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
10 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
10 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
10 3 (8.57%) MOS
11 2 (5.71%) Document Management
11 2 (5.71%) ITIL V2
11 2 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (5.71%) Web Design
11 2 (5.71%) QA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Project
3 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
3 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Project Officer
5 2 (5.71%) Intranet Editor
5 2 (5.71%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (5.71%) Content Editor
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.86%) PDA
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) EPoS
2 1 (2.86%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (2.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.57%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.71%) Document Management
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL V2
5 2 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (5.71%) Web Design
5 2 (5.71%) ITSM
6 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.86%) Dependency Management
6 1 (2.86%) Change Control
6 1 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.86%) Content Management
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (8.57%) MOS
3 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) SAP
3 3 (8.57%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Unisys
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) Compaq
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
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