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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.33% 7.27% 3.93%
As % of the Applications category 36.07% 37.04% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 4
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£275 £198 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £121 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £411 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £199 £275
% change year-on-year
+34.04% -27.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -69.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.81 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +2.29%
MS Office
East of England

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
61 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.77% 19.64% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 20
Average daily rate £335 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £122 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -55.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +9 10 £275 +57.14%
Luton -16 4 £485 - 3
Dunstable - - - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 13 (37.14%) Windows
4 12 (34.29%) Lotus
5 11 (31.43%) IBM Notes
5 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
7 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
7 9 (25.71%) Citrix
8 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
8 8 (22.86%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (20.00%) Project Management
10 6 (17.14%) MS Project
10 6 (17.14%) ITIL
10 6 (17.14%) VMware
11 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 5 (14.29%) SecurID
11 5 (14.29%) Network Design
11 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 5 (14.29%) VPN
11 5 (14.29%) SLA
11 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
11 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (11.43%) Symantec
12 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (11.43%) Cisco
12 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
12 4 (11.43%) DNS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 11 (31.43%) IBM Notes
2 10 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
2 8 (22.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (17.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) VPN
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
2 4 (11.43%) VoIP
2 4 (11.43%) Wireless
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) OSPF
3 3 (8.57%) BGP
4 2 (5.71%) tcpdump
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.86%) Frame Relay
5 1 (2.86%) SMTP
5 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.86%) ATM
5 1 (2.86%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Support Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) IT Support
5 4 (11.43%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) ERP Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) ERP Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Project Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Project Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) SecurID
1 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.86%) EPoS
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
2 7 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 5 (14.29%) Network Design
5 4 (11.43%) ERP
5 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
6 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.57%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (5.71%) Change Control
7 2 (5.71%) Network Management
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.86%) Information Security
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum
8 1 (2.86%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) CCNP
3 2 (5.71%) CCDP
3 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) CCSE
3 2 (5.71%) CCSA
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) Lotus
3 9 (25.71%) Citrix
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) Symantec
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
6 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.57%) McAfee
7 1 (2.86%) 3Com
7 1 (2.86%) BT
7 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.86%) KANA
7 1 (2.86%) Brocade
7 1 (2.86%) Lagan
7 1 (2.86%) Civica
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper
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