The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Bristol region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.65% 5.45% 5.76%
As % of the Applications category 21.21% 29.00% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 28
Average daily rate
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£269 £168 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.59% -36.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £130 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £409 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -39.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £9.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £26.41 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
99 100 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.50% 18.80% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 65 80
Average daily rate £318 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £7.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £40.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Office
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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 28 July 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
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 28 July 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
2 26 (33.77%) Windows
3 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
4 20 (25.97%) Windows 7
5 19 (24.68%) Finance
6 14 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
8 12 (15.58%) SQL
9 11 (14.29%) VBA
10 10 (12.99%) MS Project
11 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
12 8 (10.39%) Project Management
12 8 (10.39%) Change Management
12 8 (10.39%) Banking
13 7 (9.09%) Migration
13 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
14 6 (7.79%) MS Access
14 6 (7.79%) SAP
14 6 (7.79%) Oracle
14 6 (7.79%) Blackberry
14 6 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (7.79%) Change Control
14 6 (7.79%) Test Scripting
15 5 (6.49%) Time Management
15 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
15 5 (6.49%) Portfolio Management
15 5 (6.49%) Internet
15 5 (6.49%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.90%) SAS
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.99%) MS Project
3 6 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Internet
2 4 (5.19%) IP Telephony
3 3 (3.90%) VLAN
3 3 (3.90%) LAN
3 3 (3.90%) DNS
4 2 (2.60%) WAN
4 2 (2.60%) VPN
5 1 (1.30%) VoIP
5 1 (1.30%) Firewall
5 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) MS Access
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.30%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.30%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Billing
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Analyst
2 10 (12.99%) Developer
3 8 (10.39%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.19%) Project Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Project Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Service Improvement Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Database Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Consultant
8 2 (2.60%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.60%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.90%) Statistics
2 3 (3.90%) iPhone
2 3 (3.90%) iPad
3 1 (1.30%) PDA
3 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Windows
2 20 (25.97%) Windows 7
3 14 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (10.39%) Change Management
2 8 (10.39%) Project Management
3 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 7 (9.09%) Migration
4 6 (7.79%) Test Scripting
4 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (7.79%) Change Control
5 5 (6.49%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (6.49%) Time Management
5 5 (6.49%) ITIL
6 4 (5.19%) Project Governance
7 3 (3.90%) Dependency Management
7 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.90%) CRM
7 3 (3.90%) Service Management
7 3 (3.90%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.90%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (3.90%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) SQL
2 11 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.30%) C#
3 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) ISEB
2 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.60%) Degree
4 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PMP
5 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.60%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) SAP
3 4 (5.19%) Dell
4 3 (3.90%) Avaya
4 3 (3.90%) LANDesk
5 2 (2.60%) Capita
6 1 (1.30%) Informatica
6 1 (1.30%) Apple
6 1 (1.30%) Teradata
6 1 (1.30%) Meridio
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
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