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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 8.47% 5.96% 5.47%
As % of the Applications category 67.74% 60.00% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 0
Average daily rate
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£110 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £199 £275
% change year-on-year
+34.04% -27.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.81 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +2.29%
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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 Warrington region.

Applications Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
31 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 12.50% 9.93% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 7
Average daily rate £110 £325 £247
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.15% +31.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £15.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 - £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 - £18.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 2014, 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 26 (86.67%) MS Excel
2 25 (83.33%) ITIL
2 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 22 (73.33%) Service Management
3 22 (73.33%) MCP
4 21 (70.00%) IBM Notes
4 21 (70.00%) SLA
4 21 (70.00%) OpenView
4 21 (70.00%) HP
4 21 (70.00%) Lotus
4 21 (70.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
7 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.00%) Coaching
8 3 (10.00%) Windows
8 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
9 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.67%) VPN
9 2 (6.67%) MS Project
9 2 (6.67%) Project Management
9 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.67%) Finance
9 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
10 1 (3.33%) JIRA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 21 (70.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (86.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
4 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Analyst
2 20 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 20 (66.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Transition Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Network Planner
4 1 (3.33%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) ITIL
2 22 (73.33%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.00%) Coaching
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.33%) Kanban
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.33%) Network Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) DSDM
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) MCP
2 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) MCTS
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PMP
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (70.00%) OpenView
1 21 (70.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (70.00%) HP
2 21 (70.00%) Lotus
3 1 (3.33%) BT
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