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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.05% 6.14% 2.51%
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 30.00% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 4
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£275 £415 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.73% +90.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £132 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £256 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.11% +15.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
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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
54 70 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.33% 20.47% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 49 27
Average daily rate £413 £365 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.06 £12.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% -29.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 August 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 29 August 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 22 (59.46%) ITIL
3 20 (54.05%) Windows
4 16 (43.24%) Windows XP
5 15 (40.54%) Windows 8
6 14 (37.84%) Apple iOS
6 14 (37.84%) Mac OS X
7 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
8 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.51%) Finance
10 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
10 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.81%) Project Management
10 4 (10.81%) MOS
11 3 (8.11%) Banking
11 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
11 3 (8.11%) ITIL V2
11 3 (8.11%) SLA
11 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
11 3 (8.11%) MS Project
11 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
11 3 (8.11%) Migration
12 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (5.41%) Windows NT
12 2 (5.41%) SQL
12 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
12 2 (5.41%) Cisco
12 2 (5.41%) Office 365

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Desktop Support
3 10 (27.03%) Support Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (8.11%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Developer
7 3 (8.11%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows XP
3 15 (40.54%) Windows 8
4 14 (37.84%) Apple iOS
4 14 (37.84%) Mac OS X
5 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Windows NT
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (10.81%) Project Management
2 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL V2
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.70%) Scrum
5 1 (2.70%) Web Design
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
5 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Data Management
5 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.70%) Stress Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) MOS
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
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