The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 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 Bournemouth 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 5.38% 3.26% 10.20%
As % of the Applications category 41.18% 27.27% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Average daily rate £100 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £84 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £110 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £267 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.36% -2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 13.08% 11.96% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 24
Average daily rate £450 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £311 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £371 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Office
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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 25 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
5 1 (12.50%) Advertising
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Flash
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Photoshop

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
3 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Content Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Content Editor
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft