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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 2.04% 4.39% 7.37%
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 35.71% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£108 £100 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -71.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £84 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £116 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £245 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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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 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 12.24% 12.28% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 10
Average daily rate £229 £450 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.16% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £80 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £530 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 24 April 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
2 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) ADSL
3 2 (28.57%) FTP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) BT
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) ADSL
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) BT