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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 10 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 7.21% 6.67% 2.96%
As % of the Applications category 53.33% 50.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £305 £216
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +41.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £213 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £460 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
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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
15 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 13.51% 13.33% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Average daily rate £250 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £106 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (15.38%) CESG
4 2 (15.38%) JSP 440
4 2 (15.38%) RMADS
4 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (7.69%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Essbase
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
1 2 (15.38%) Developer
1 2 (15.38%) MI Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance Officer
1 2 (15.38%) Contracts Manager
1 2 (15.38%) PMO Lead
2 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (7.69%) OBIEE Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) CESG
1 2 (15.38%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
1 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) JSP 440
2 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Telerik
2 1 (7.69%) Veeam
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos