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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 10 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 6.10% 4.29% 3.90%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 30.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£475 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £213 £282
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -24.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £72.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +3.70%
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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
9 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 10.98% 14.29% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate £475 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £11.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -0.82%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) FTP
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) CESG
6 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 1 (9.09%) Billing
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (9.09%) SLA
6 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 1 (9.09%) ADSL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) ADSL
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Contracts Manager
1 2 (18.18%) MI Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) PMO Lead
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Officer
2 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) CESG
3 1 (9.09%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
2 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
2 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
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%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) BT
2 1 (9.09%) VMware