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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 27 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.35% 4.36% 7.56%
As % of the Applications category 36.49% 24.32% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -33.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £285 £265
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Average hourly rate £16.83 £37.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.13% +158.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £31.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £43.50 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.11
% change year-on-year
- -0.77%
MS Office
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
74 74 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.41% 17.92% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 64 61
Average daily rate £375 £394 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 12
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +48.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £20.06 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £39.00 £17.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 3 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 3 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 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) Windows
3 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (28.00%) ITIL
4 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2
6 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (18.00%) Project Management
8 8 (16.00%) Finance
9 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
9 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (12.00%) Project Planning
11 5 (10.00%) MS Project
12 4 (8.00%) SCCM
12 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
13 3 (6.00%) Web Development
13 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
13 3 (6.00%) VMware
13 3 (6.00%) Migration
13 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
13 3 (6.00%) SLA
13 3 (6.00%) HP
13 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (4.00%) Cisco
14 2 (4.00%) Internet

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.00%) Moodle
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Project
3 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) SMTP
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
1 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 5 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Customer Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.00%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.00%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) PMO Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Digital Producer
5 3 (6.00%) IT Support
6 2 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Website Developer
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (18.00%) Project Management
4 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.00%) Web Development
8 2 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (4.00%) Office Automation
8 2 (4.00%) Dependency Management
8 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.00%) Information Management
8 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.00%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.00%) DSDM
9 1 (2.00%) Service Management
9 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
1 2 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) HP
2 3 (6.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco
3 2 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (2.00%) Websense
4 1 (2.00%) Toshiba
4 1 (2.00%) OpenText
4 1 (2.00%) Avaya
4 1 (2.00%) Lotus
4 1 (2.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec
4 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.00%) Veeam
4 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
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