Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 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 > Fife
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 17.86% 21.43% 11.48%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 85.71% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Fife median daily rate £175 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.31% +16.36% -
10th Percentile £163 £310 £165
90th Percentile £188 £330 £313
Scotland median daily rate £275 £216 £273
% change year-on-year +27.31% -20.73% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Fife median hourly rate - £16.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.47% -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £15.82
% change year-on-year +33.33% -24.12% +3.67%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Fife
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 17.86% 25.00% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Fife median daily rate £175 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.31% +16.36% -
10th Percentile £163 £310 £156
90th Percentile £188 £330 £353
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Fife median hourly rate - £16.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.84% -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.93% -6.90% +11.54%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Fife

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Fife

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Fife

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Fife region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +4 3 - -
Microsoft Office
Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Avionics
4 1 (20.00%) SysML
4 1 (20.00%) RIA
4 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Avionics
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Verification Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Verification Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco