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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 33 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.46% 3.80% 3.85%
As % of the Applications category 51.56% 20.00% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +21.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £253 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £14.21 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +5.25%
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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
64 75 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.41% 18.99% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 61 48
Average daily rate £320 £323 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% -3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £184 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.74%) Windows
3 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 13 (24.07%) Windows XP
4 13 (24.07%) ITIL
4 13 (24.07%) Finance
5 12 (22.22%) SQL
6 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
7 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
9 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (12.96%) Lotus
9 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (12.96%) IBM Notes
10 6 (11.11%) Project Management
10 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (11.11%) MOS
10 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
11 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
11 5 (9.26%) VMware
11 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
11 5 (9.26%) ITIL V2
11 5 (9.26%) Remedy
11 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
12 4 (7.41%) DHCP
12 4 (7.41%) DNS
12 4 (7.41%) MS Project
12 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
12 4 (7.41%) Internet
12 4 (7.41%) Firewall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.96%) IBM Notes
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.70%) Moodle
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.41%) MS Project
4 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.85%) SAP HR-PA
1 1 (1.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) DHCP
1 4 (7.41%) DNS
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (5.56%) Wireless
2 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) LAN
2 3 (5.56%) WAN
2 3 (5.56%) SMTP
3 2 (3.70%) Intranet
4 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (12.96%) Technical Support
4 7 (12.96%) Service Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Digital Producer
8 3 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) IT Support
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Junior
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.70%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.85%) Copywriting
2 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Windows XP
3 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (5.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Project Management
2 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
3 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
3 5 (9.26%) ITIL V2
4 4 (7.41%) Web Development
4 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (3.70%) Digital Content Management
7 1 (1.85%) Dependency Management
7 1 (1.85%) Line Management
7 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.85%) Content Management
7 1 (1.85%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
2 2 (3.70%) VBA
3 1 (1.85%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) MOS
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Lotus
3 5 (9.26%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Remedy
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
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