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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 19 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.80% 4.58% 4.35%
As % of the Applications category 36.54% 29.17% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.92% +41.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £417 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.85 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +3.70%
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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
52 48 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.13% 15.69% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 60
Average daily rate £400 £398 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +18.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 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 £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) Windows
3 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (33.33%) ITIL
4 12 (30.77%) Windows XP
5 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
5 11 (28.21%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
7 9 (23.08%) Finance
8 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
9 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (15.38%) Lotus
10 6 (15.38%) IBM Notes
10 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 5 (12.82%) MOS
11 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
11 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
11 5 (12.82%) ITIL V3
11 5 (12.82%) ITIL V2
12 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
12 4 (10.26%) Firewall
12 4 (10.26%) Migration
12 4 (10.26%) VMware
12 4 (10.26%) DNS
12 4 (10.26%) DHCP
13 3 (7.69%) LAN
13 3 (7.69%) WAN
13 3 (7.69%) SMTP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.38%) IBM Notes
3 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) SAS
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP HR-PA
1 2 (5.13%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
1 4 (10.26%) DHCP
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) SMTP
2 3 (7.69%) Wireless
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.13%) Intranet
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.56%) EDMS
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Publishing
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Junior
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) MI Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Graduate
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.56%) Replication
1 1 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
1 1 (2.56%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.69%) Windows NT
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
2 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL V3
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL V2
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) Line Management
5 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Data Security
6 1 (2.56%) Validation
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) VBA
3 2 (5.13%) VB
3 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) MOS
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Lotus
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) Remedy
5 2 (5.13%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe
6 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
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