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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 5.36% 7.32% 3.68%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 54.55% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£263 £241 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -23.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £158 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £451 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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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
12 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 10.71% 13.41% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 8
Average daily rate £275 £241 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.98% -28.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £103 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £434 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 September 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) JSP 440
4 2 (18.18%) RMADS
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) CESG
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Telerik
5 1 (9.09%) Back Office
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Essbase
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) MI Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance Officer
1 2 (18.18%) Contracts Manager
1 2 (18.18%) PMO Lead
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (9.09%) OBIEE Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) CESG
2 2 (18.18%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
1 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) JSP 440
2 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Telerik
2 1 (9.09%) Veeam
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos