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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 20 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.45% 5.08% 1.96%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 25.42% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 4
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£170 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £130 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £430 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £240 £252
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.13 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.28 £13.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.85%
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
48 59 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.69% 20.00% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 27
Average daily rate £325 £351 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £158 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -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 24 October 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 24 October 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 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (47.50%) ITIL
4 17 (42.50%) Windows XP
5 13 (32.50%) Mac OS X
5 13 (32.50%) Apple iOS
5 13 (32.50%) Windows 8
6 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
7 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 5 (12.50%) Finance
9 4 (10.00%) SLA
9 4 (10.00%) SQL
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL V2
9 4 (10.00%) MOS
9 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
10 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
10 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (7.50%) VBA
10 3 (7.50%) .NET
10 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
10 3 (7.50%) Migration
10 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
10 3 (7.50%) Intranet
11 2 (5.00%) Remedy
11 2 (5.00%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.50%) SAS
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP HR
1 2 (5.00%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Intranet
2 2 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.50%) EDMS
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Support Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 9 (22.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (12.50%) Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Junior
7 3 (7.50%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (5.00%) MI Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.50%) Copywriting
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows XP
3 13 (32.50%) Mac OS X
3 13 (32.50%) Apple iOS
3 13 (32.50%) Windows 8
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.00%) Windows NT
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL V2
3 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (7.50%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.50%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.50%) Stress Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) VBA
3 2 (5.00%) VB
3 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) C
4 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) MOS
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.00%) Citrix
2 2 (5.00%) Remedy
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) HP
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