The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 7 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.45% 20.00% 10.42%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 87.50% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £125 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
MS Office
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Applications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.45% 22.86% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £125 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Check Point Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VCP5
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
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