The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 12 30 27
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 5.77% 5.23% 4.02%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 38.30% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £135 £350 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.42% +191.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Warrington with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 47 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 10.58% 13.66% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 11
Median daily rate £130 £375 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.33% +44.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £323 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £461 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
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 Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Warrington

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Warrington

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

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 Warrington region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
3 10 (47.62%) Lotus
3 10 (47.62%) Service Management
3 10 (47.62%) IBM Notes
3 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 9 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 9 (42.86%) ITIL
4 9 (42.86%) Change Management
4 9 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
7 5 (23.81%) MCP
7 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
7 5 (23.81%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (19.05%) Citrix
9 3 (14.29%) Migration
9 3 (14.29%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) Workflow
9 3 (14.29%) Data Entry
9 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
9 3 (14.29%) HND
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle
9 3 (14.29%) SAP
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 10 (47.62%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) 2G
1 1 (4.76%) 3G
1 1 (4.76%) 4G
1 1 (4.76%) Broadband
1 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.76%) LTE
1 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Service Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) Project Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Migration Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Data Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Desktop Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Project Controller
7 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Service Management
2 9 (42.86%) Change Management
2 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 5 (23.81%) Trend Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (14.29%) Data Entry
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCP
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) HND
3 1 (4.76%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Lotus
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.76%) Huawei
5 1 (4.76%) NEC
5 1 (4.76%) Nokia
5 1 (4.76%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (4.76%) Tellabs