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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 20 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.69% 7.48% 5.41%
As % of the Applications category 25.64% 35.29% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 10
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £138 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% +40.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
78 85 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.31% 21.20% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 59 31
Average daily rate £388 £355 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £440 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 4
Average hourly rate £20.06 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.59% -11.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 25 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 24 (58.54%) Windows
3 23 (56.10%) ITIL
4 20 (48.78%) Windows XP
5 19 (46.34%) Windows 8
6 16 (39.02%) Apple iOS
7 15 (36.59%) Mac OS X
8 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
9 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
11 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
11 5 (12.20%) Finance
12 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
12 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
12 4 (9.76%) Project Management
12 4 (9.76%) Banking
12 4 (9.76%) MOS
13 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
13 3 (7.32%) ITIL V2
13 3 (7.32%) SLA
13 3 (7.32%) MS Project
13 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
14 2 (4.88%) Migration
14 2 (4.88%) Windows NT
14 2 (4.88%) SQL
14 2 (4.88%) Cisco
14 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
14 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Project
3 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Desktop Support
3 10 (24.39%) Support Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Network Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
1 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.44%) EPoS
1 1 (2.44%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows XP
3 19 (46.34%) Windows 8
4 16 (39.02%) Apple iOS
5 15 (36.59%) Mac OS X
6 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.88%) Windows NT
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.76%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL V2
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Scrum
6 1 (2.44%) Web Design
6 1 (2.44%) Data Management
6 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) MOS
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) Apple
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
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