The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 3 months to 28 June 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 / Renfrewshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 55 19
Rank change year-on-year +45 -36  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 5 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 16.13% 2.45% 9.09%
As % of the Applications category 83.33% 42.31% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 6
Median daily rate £250 £283 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £224 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £330 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £288
% change year-on-year +4.34% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -16.69% +20.43%  

Microsoft 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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 6 26 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 19.35% 5.79% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 8
Median daily rate £254 £282 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.85% +6.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £224 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £331 £276
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.21 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.57 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Renfrewshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Renfrewshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Renfrewshire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +43 4 £250 -11.66%
Paisley - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (57.14%) Smoke Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 4 (57.14%) StarTeam
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) Netcool
4 3 (42.86%) McAfee
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Server Virtualisation
1 4 (57.14%) Smoke Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) MCTS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (42.86%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas