The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Bolton region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 7.69% 17.65% 9.52%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 50.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -84.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 23.08% 35.29% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £405 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -84.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

MS Office
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft