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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.13% 1.59% 5.56%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 13.33% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£110 - £100
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 - £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £108
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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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
24 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 11.01% 11.90% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 5
Average daily rate £405 £300 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +172.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) ITIL
2 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (52.00%) Lotus
3 13 (52.00%) Service Management
3 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (52.00%) MCP
3 13 (52.00%) IBM Notes
3 13 (52.00%) SLA
3 13 (52.00%) OpenView
3 13 (52.00%) HP
3 13 (52.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (24.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) Validation
7 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (16.00%) CA
7 4 (16.00%) Veeam
7 4 (16.00%) Becrypt
7 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.00%) Coaching
7 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.00%) Adobe
7 4 (16.00%) Symantec
7 4 (16.00%) McAfee
7 4 (16.00%) Sophos
7 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (16.00%) SAP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (52.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Service Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) ITIL
2 13 (52.00%) Service Management
3 4 (16.00%) Validation
3 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.00%) Coaching
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) MCP
1 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) OpenView
1 13 (52.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) HP
2 13 (52.00%) Lotus
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (16.00%) Veeam
5 4 (16.00%) Becrypt
5 4 (16.00%) SAP
5 4 (16.00%) CA
5 4 (16.00%) Adobe
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.00%) Symantec
5 4 (16.00%) McAfee
5 4 (16.00%) Sophos
6 1 (4.00%) Primavera
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