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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.98% 10.06% 5.26%
As % of the Applications category 44.44% 55.17% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate
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£120 £255 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +88.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +7.40%
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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
18 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 8.96% 18.24% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 14
Average daily rate £258 £313 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.60% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £246 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 27 March 2015, 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 30 (96.77%) MS Excel
2 28 (90.32%) ITIL
3 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
4 25 (80.65%) Service Management
4 25 (80.65%) MCP
5 24 (77.42%) IBM Notes
5 24 (77.42%) OpenView
5 24 (77.42%) HP
5 24 (77.42%) SLA
5 24 (77.42%) Lotus
5 24 (77.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
7 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
10 3 (9.68%) MS Project
10 3 (9.68%) Finance
10 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.68%) Coaching
11 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
11 2 (6.45%) Project Management
11 2 (6.45%) Windows
11 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
12 1 (3.23%) VPN
12 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
12 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (3.23%) PMP
12 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
12 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 24 (77.42%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (96.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (9.68%) MS Project
4 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Analyst
2 22 (70.97%) Service Analyst
2 22 (70.97%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Transition Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Network Planner
5 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Service Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) ITIL
2 25 (80.65%) Service Management
3 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.68%) Coaching
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) Kanban
5 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.23%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) DSDM
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) MCP
2 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PMP
4 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (77.42%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (77.42%) OpenView
1 24 (77.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 24 (77.42%) HP
2 24 (77.42%) Lotus
3 1 (3.23%) BT
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