The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 27 31 29
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 26 23 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.97% 4.00% 5.49%
As % of the Applications category 27.96% 34.33% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 27
Median daily rate £318 £190 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.10% -41.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £97 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £316 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £12.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.10
% change year-on-year -12.90% +18.34%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 93 67 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 17.78% 11.65% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 51
Median daily rate £350 £273 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.44% -16.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £100 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £418 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £13.73 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +173.22% -33.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Glasgow

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Glasgow over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Glasgow

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Glasgow

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
3 14 (36.84%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (21.05%) Project Management
5 7 (18.42%) Windows
5 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.42%) Degree
5 7 (18.42%) Office 365
6 6 (15.79%) Migration
7 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
7 5 (13.16%) MS Project
7 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
7 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
7 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (13.16%) PMO
8 4 (10.53%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (10.53%) Skype
8 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
8 4 (10.53%) Security Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
8 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (10.53%) PABX
8 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
8 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (10.53%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Project
2 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
2 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) PABX
1 4 (10.53%) Skype
1 4 (10.53%) VoIP
1 4 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Coordinator
4 4 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Field Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Office 365 Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
3 4 (10.53%) Replication
4 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.89%) Virtual Team
5 2 (5.26%) User Experience
6 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Project Management
2 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 4 (10.53%) Security Testing
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
5 2 (5.26%) Use Case
5 2 (5.26%) Wealth Management
5 2 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) CGEIT
2 3 (7.89%) CISA
2 3 (7.89%) CISSP
2 3 (7.89%) CRISC
3 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) MOS
4 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) PMO
2 3 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (2.63%) Apple
3 1 (2.63%) Dell