The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Warrington region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 8.09% 3.82% 3.17%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 26.09% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £255 £135 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% +22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
21 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 12.14% 14.65% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 4
Average daily rate £335 £135 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+148.14% +22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Office
Cheshire

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 April 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 April 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 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
3 10 (45.45%) ITIL
4 9 (40.91%) HP
5 8 (36.36%) SLA
5 8 (36.36%) OpenView
5 8 (36.36%) MCP
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) Service Management
5 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) ServiceCenter
7 5 (22.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (22.73%) Lotus
7 5 (22.73%) IBM Notes
7 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) Intranet
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Validation
9 3 (13.64%) Retail
9 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
9 3 (13.64%) Symantec
9 3 (13.64%) McAfee
9 3 (13.64%) Sophos
9 3 (13.64%) CA
9 3 (13.64%) Adobe

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (22.73%) IBM Notes
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Intranet
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Service Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VB
2 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) MCP
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) OpenView
2 7 (31.82%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) Lotus
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
5 3 (13.64%) McAfee
5 3 (13.64%) Sophos
5 3 (13.64%) CA
5 3 (13.64%) Adobe
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) Veeam
5 3 (13.64%) Becrypt
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle