The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.34% 6.45% 8.28%
As % of the Applications category 68.18% 73.68% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 2
Average daily rate £300 £110 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -41.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £110 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £132 £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
MS Office
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Applications Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
22 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.36% 8.76% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 7
Average daily rate £325 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £110 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £200 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Warrington region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Warrington region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (69.44%) ITIL
2 25 (69.44%) MS Excel
3 17 (47.22%) SLA
3 17 (47.22%) Windows
4 11 (30.56%) Service Management
4 11 (30.56%) Problem Management
4 11 (30.56%) SCCM
4 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
4 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
4 11 (30.56%) Coaching
4 11 (30.56%) MCP
4 11 (30.56%) OpenView
4 11 (30.56%) HP
4 11 (30.56%) PMI
4 11 (30.56%) PMI Certification
5 9 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
6 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
8 6 (16.67%) Linux
8 6 (16.67%) Quality Management
8 6 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 6 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.89%) DNS
9 5 (13.89%) DHCP
10 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 4 (11.11%) Finance
11 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
11 3 (8.33%) SAP XI

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (69.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) DHCP
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) FTP
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) SMTP
3 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) VoIP
3 2 (5.56%) VPN
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Service Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 9 (25.00%) Service Manager
4 7 (19.44%) IT Manager
4 7 (19.44%) IT Services Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Network Support
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Programme Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
7 3 (8.33%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) JDBC
1 3 (8.33%) SAP XI
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
3 6 (16.67%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Solaris
5 3 (8.33%) Unix
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Coaching
2 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
2 11 (30.56%) Problem Management
2 11 (30.56%) Service Management
3 9 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
4 6 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 6 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) OOP
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) SOA
5 3 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Java
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) C++
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) VB
2 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) MCP
1 11 (30.56%) PMI Certification
2 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (47.22%) SLA
2 6 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) XenApp
2 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) OpenView
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) webMethods
4 2 (5.56%) Avaya
4 2 (5.56%) BT
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) Toshiba
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) IBM