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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 37 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.52% 2.10% 6.14%
As % of the Applications category 30.56% 16.67% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 15
Average daily rate
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£370 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £168 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +194.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.54%
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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
72 54 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.78% 12.59% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 49
Average daily rate £375 £413 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +57.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) Windows
3 13 (27.66%) ITIL
3 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
3 13 (27.66%) PRINCE2
4 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
5 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
5 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
6 9 (19.15%) Finance
7 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
7 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
8 7 (14.89%) MS Project
8 7 (14.89%) Project Management
9 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
9 6 (12.77%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.38%) Migration
10 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
10 3 (6.38%) SCCM
10 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
10 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
11 2 (4.26%) Banking
11 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.26%) Web Development
11 2 (4.26%) Information Management
11 2 (4.26%) CIPD
11 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.26%) Moodle
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Project
3 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Wireless
2 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.13%) VoIP
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) SMTP
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.38%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) PMO Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Website Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Producer
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) E-Learning
1 2 (4.26%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
2 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) ITIL
1 13 (27.66%) PRINCE2
2 7 (14.89%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) Project Planning
3 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.38%) Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.26%) Information Management
5 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.26%) Office Automation
5 2 (4.26%) Coaching
5 2 (4.26%) Dependency Management
5 2 (4.26%) Web Development
6 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.13%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.13%) Kanban
6 1 (2.13%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) VBA
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.26%) CIPD
3 2 (4.26%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.13%) HND
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) PMP
4 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.13%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) HP
2 2 (4.26%) VMware
2 2 (4.26%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.13%) Veeam
3 1 (2.13%) MobileIron
3 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.13%) Avaya
3 1 (2.13%) Apple
3 1 (2.13%) Symantec
3 1 (2.13%) Remedy
3 1 (2.13%) Websense
3 1 (2.13%) Toshiba
3 1 (2.13%) OpenText