The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 - 9
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.86% - 13.75%
As % of the Applications category 7.14% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £115
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £289 £275
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.88 £13.10
% change year-on-year -14.96% +21.20%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 14 9 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 40.00% 34.62% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £313 - £173
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 - £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +181.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £42.10 £14.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.20 £50.00 £29.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing MS Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Aberdeen

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Office in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Aberdeen

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Aberdeen

MS Office
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PLM
3 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Post-Production

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Trainer
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Trainer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) PLM
1 1 (20.00%) Post-Production
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) Use Case
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft