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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.59% 7.08% 6.18%
As % of the Applications category 20.95% 34.40% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 29
Average daily rate
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£269 £170 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.23% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £404 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £265 £263
% change year-on-year
+11.32% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.55 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £16.41 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
105 125 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.37% 20.59% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 75 87
Average daily rate £325 £315 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +18.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.40 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.90 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (40.00%) Windows
3 23 (38.33%) MS Excel
4 19 (31.67%) Windows 7
5 13 (21.67%) Windows XP
5 13 (21.67%) Finance
6 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (15.00%) SQL
8 8 (13.33%) VBA
9 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
11 5 (8.33%) MS Project
11 5 (8.33%) Internet
11 5 (8.33%) Blackberry
11 5 (8.33%) Banking
11 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.67%) Time Management
12 4 (6.67%) Migration
12 4 (6.67%) Dell
12 4 (6.67%) Project Management
12 4 (6.67%) SAP
12 4 (6.67%) ITIL
12 4 (6.67%) Oracle
12 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
12 4 (6.67%) SLA
12 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (5.00%) iPhone
13 3 (5.00%) iPad
13 3 (5.00%) DNS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) SAS
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (38.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS Project
2 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) DNS
2 3 (5.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (5.00%) VLAN
3 2 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) VoIP
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.67%) Intranet
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) MS Access
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Analyst
2 9 (15.00%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (3.33%) Project Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Database Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Project Support Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Senior Data Modeller
7 1 (1.67%) Programme Support Officer
7 1 (1.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) MI Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) OLE DB
2 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.00%) iPhone
2 3 (5.00%) iPad
3 2 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Windows 7
3 13 (21.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (6.67%) Time Management
3 4 (6.67%) Migration
3 4 (6.67%) Project Management
3 4 (6.67%) ITIL
4 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.00%) CRM
4 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.00%) Service Management
4 3 (5.00%) Change Management
4 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.33%) Test Management
5 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) ISEB
1 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.67%) PMP
3 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.67%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.67%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Dell
2 4 (6.67%) SAP
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Avaya
3 3 (5.00%) LANDesk
4 2 (3.33%) Capita
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.67%) Informatica
5 1 (1.67%) Apple
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Teradata
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