The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 24 39 15
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 2.67% 2.11% 9.90%
As % of the Applications category 9.09% 15.00% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £225 £175 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -49.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £13.06
% change year-on-year -14.28% +20.64%  

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 22 20 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 29.33% 14.08% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 9
Median daily rate £338 £410 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.68% +17.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £447 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Renfrewshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Renfrewshire

MS 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 MS Office within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +13 2 £225 +28.57%
MS Office
Scotland

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) StarTeam
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) MCTS
2 6 (75.00%) MCITP
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (75.00%) Change Management
2 6 (75.00%) Clustering
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Veritas
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Netcool
2 6 (75.00%) Intel Security
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) AIX
2 6 (75.00%) MCSE
2 6 (75.00%) MCSA
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (75.00%) Office 365
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (75.00%) Server Virtualisation

MS Office
Top Related 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 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Hardware Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) AIX
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (75.00%) MCITP
1 6 (75.00%) MCSA
1 6 (75.00%) MCSE
1 6 (75.00%) MCTS
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (75.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Intel Security
2 6 (75.00%) Veritas