The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 41 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.88% 4.08% 2.84%
As % of the Applications category 44.57% 43.18% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 11
Median daily rate £270 £225 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £113 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £18.75 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+21.36% -2.89%
MS Office
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
92 88 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.95% 9.45% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 69 55
Median daily rate £275 £289 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £127 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 12
Median hourly rate £28.50 £18.82 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.43% +6.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £170.00 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Bristol region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Bristol region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 43 (55.13%) Microsoft
2 37 (47.44%) Windows
3 34 (43.59%) MS Excel
4 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
5 26 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 23 (29.49%) Finance
7 13 (16.67%) VMware
7 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (15.38%) XenApp
8 12 (15.38%) XenDesktop
8 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
9 11 (14.10%) SQL
9 11 (14.10%) ITIL
9 11 (14.10%) Skype for Business
10 10 (12.82%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (12.82%) VMware ESX
11 9 (11.54%) Wyse
11 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.54%) Citrix
11 9 (11.54%) Thin Client
11 9 (11.54%) SAP
11 9 (11.54%) Fat Client
12 8 (10.26%) Master Data Management
12 8 (10.26%) Windows 8
12 8 (10.26%) Data Management
12 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
1 11 (14.10%) Skype for Business
2 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.56%) WordPress
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (43.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (8.97%) MS Project
4 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) DNS
1 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
1 8 (10.26%) VPN
2 7 (8.97%) LAN
3 6 (7.69%) DHCP
3 6 (7.69%) WAN
4 5 (6.41%) Internet
5 4 (5.13%) Wireless
6 2 (2.56%) VoIP
7 1 (1.28%) ATM
7 1 (1.28%) Broadband
7 1 (1.28%) Extranet
7 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) OLAP
3 1 (1.28%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MSTest
1 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.69%) Electronics
3 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.69%) Marketing
4 5 (6.41%) Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Back Office
6 2 (2.56%) Law
6 2 (2.56%) Retail
7 1 (1.28%) Advertising
7 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (52.56%) Analyst
2 14 (17.95%) Service Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Master Data Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.85%) Administrator
7 3 (3.85%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.85%) IT Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) IT Support
7 3 (3.85%) Programme Planner
7 3 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (3.85%) Security Administrator
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.56%) Communications Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Fat Client
1 9 (11.54%) Thin Client
2 8 (10.26%) Reference Data
3 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.41%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.85%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.56%) FMCG
6 2 (2.56%) Social Media
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (47.44%) Windows
2 26 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.26%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
7 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.56%) NetWare
9 2 (2.56%) Unix
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (14.10%) ITIL
3 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.26%) Data Management
4 8 (10.26%) Master Data Management
4 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.69%) Information Security
5 6 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 5 (6.41%) Project Management
7 4 (5.13%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.85%) Line Management
8 3 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.85%) Time Management
8 3 (3.85%) Validation
9 2 (2.56%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) SQL
2 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.28%) C
4 1 (1.28%) C++
4 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.28%) VB
4 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
3 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.56%) ISEB
4 2 (2.56%) MCDST
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) APMP
5 1 (1.28%) CISM
5 1 (1.28%) CISSP
5 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) HND
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) Def Stans
1 1 (1.28%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.28%) QA
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.38%) XenApp
3 12 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 10 (12.82%) VMware ESX
5 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.56%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (55.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) VMware
3 9 (11.54%) Citrix
3 9 (11.54%) SAP
3 9 (11.54%) Wyse
4 7 (8.97%) Cisco
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle
5 6 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 6 (7.69%) Intel Security
6 5 (6.41%) AppSense
6 5 (6.41%) Dell
7 4 (5.13%) CA
7 4 (5.13%) Polycom
8 3 (3.85%) Remedy
9 2 (2.56%) Apple
9 2 (2.56%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.56%) Mitel
9 2 (2.56%) OpenText
9 2 (2.56%) Symantec
10 1 (1.28%) Teradata
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