The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.37% 3.14% 4.83%
As % of the Applications category 7.14% 27.78% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 11
Median daily rate - £238 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £10.30 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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

Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
14 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.17% 11.32% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 29
Median daily rate £500 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £181 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £700 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Median hourly rate £10.30 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.95% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Bedford - 1 - - 1
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Procurement Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Source to Pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Ariba
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
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