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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.73% 5.05% 1.87%
As % of the Applications category 51.85% 40.74% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £155 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.54%
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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
27 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 7.20% 12.39% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 1
Average daily rate £400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (55.00%) SLA
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Service Management
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (25.00%) MCP
5 5 (25.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (25.00%) OpenView
5 5 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) SMTP
6 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (20.00%) webMethods
6 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 4 (20.00%) FTP
6 4 (20.00%) HTTP
6 4 (20.00%) UNIX
6 4 (20.00%) Solaris
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) OOP
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) JDBC
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) SAP
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (15.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SMTP
1 4 (20.00%) FTP
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (20.00%) Programmer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) SAP XI
2 4 (20.00%) JDBC
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Solaris
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Coaching
4 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (20.00%) OOP
4 4 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) TQM
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCP
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) XenServer
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) OpenView
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) webMethods
4 2 (10.00%) Toshiba
4 2 (10.00%) BT
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
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