The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling 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 29 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 / Stirling
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 15 20
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 10.53% 1.92% 5.31%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 25.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £248 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.20% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £276
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £15.50 £13.14
% change year-on-year -12.29% +17.96%  

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 Stirling with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2 4 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 10.53% 7.69% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £248 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.20% -2.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Stirling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stirling 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 Stirling

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Stirling

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Stirling over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Stirling

For the 6 months to 29 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 Stirling region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Product Marketing

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling 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 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Author
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Author
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Writer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Product Marketing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus