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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 3.49% 5.77% 6.33%
As % of the Applications category 27.27% 54.55% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £125 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £72.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
MS Office
Dorset

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
11 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 12.79% 10.58% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Average daily rate £438 £298 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £117 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 10 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 7 (77.78%) XenApp
3 7 (77.78%) Patch Management
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) Symantec
5 4 (44.44%) Data Security
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
5 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Perl
5 4 (44.44%) VBScript
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) vSphere
5 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) QA
6 3 (33.33%) WCF
6 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Broadband
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) BlackBerry Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Support
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Support
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) WCF
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Patch Management
2 4 (44.44%) Data Security
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) VBScript
2 3 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCDST
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Apple
4 3 (33.33%) BMC
4 3 (33.33%) Remedy