The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 11 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 9.17% 7.21% 6.59%
As % of the Applications category 52.38% 57.14% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£188 £250 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £461 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £295 £260
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.75 £43.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.54%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Applications Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
21 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 17.50% 12.61% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Average daily rate £175 £250 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -18.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £162 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £410 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) Perl
4 5 (35.71%) VBScript
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Symantec
4 5 (35.71%) Data Security
4 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
4 5 (35.71%) vSphere
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Broadband
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
1 5 (35.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
1 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Data Security
1 5 (35.71%) Web Development
1 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Straight-Through Processing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
1 5 (35.71%) VBScript
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) vSphere
3 3 (21.43%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Symantec
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) SAP