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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 51 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Contract jobs citing MS Office 37 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.11% 2.63% 5.55%
As % of the Applications category 34.26% 21.21% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 12
Average daily rate
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£130 £269 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.67% +60.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £115 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £475 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £289 £263
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.35 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £19.50 £24.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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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 Bristol region.

Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
108 99 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.00% 12.39% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 66 62
Average daily rate £313 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £487 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 9
Average hourly rate £17.91 £16.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.93% +1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.20 £7.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.25 £26.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 54 (68.35%) Microsoft
2 43 (54.43%) MS Excel
3 38 (48.10%) Windows
4 33 (41.77%) Active Directory
4 33 (41.77%) Windows 7
5 24 (30.38%) Windows XP
6 19 (24.05%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (22.78%) Finance
8 14 (17.72%) MS Project
8 14 (17.72%) Citrix
9 9 (11.39%) SLA
9 9 (11.39%) SQL
9 9 (11.39%) Office 365
10 8 (10.13%) ITIL
10 8 (10.13%) Project Management
10 8 (10.13%) Data Management
11 7 (8.86%) Banking
11 7 (8.86%) VMware
11 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
11 7 (8.86%) Cisco
11 7 (8.86%) SCCM
11 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (8.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 7 (8.86%) Statistical Analysis
12 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (7.59%) Risk Management
13 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
13 5 (6.33%) Migration
13 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.33%) Lync
3 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.27%) SAS
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (54.43%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.72%) MS Project
3 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.27%) SPSS
4 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) LAN
1 4 (5.06%) VPN
1 4 (5.06%) DNS
1 4 (5.06%) WAN
2 3 (3.80%) VoIP
2 3 (3.80%) Intranet
3 2 (2.53%) Broadband
4 1 (1.27%) GSM
4 1 (1.27%) UMTS
4 1 (1.27%) 3G
4 1 (1.27%) 2G
4 1 (1.27%) LTE
4 1 (1.27%) 4G
4 1 (1.27%) DHCP
4 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.53%) PowerCenter
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) MS Access
3 1 (1.27%) FileMaker
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.53%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Legal
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.27%) French Language
5 1 (1.27%) German Language
5 1 (1.27%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Analyst
2 12 (15.19%) Service Analyst
2 12 (15.19%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (10.13%) Desktop Support
4 6 (7.59%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.33%) IT Support
6 4 (5.06%) PMO Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (3.80%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (3.80%) Project Officer
8 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (2.53%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) HTML
1 1 (1.27%) .NET
1 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.27%) CSS
1 1 (1.27%) XHTML
1 1 (1.27%) Ajax
1 1 (1.27%) jQuery
1 1 (1.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.80%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.80%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.10%) Windows
2 33 (41.77%) Windows 7
3 24 (30.38%) Windows XP
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.13%) ITIL
1 8 (10.13%) Project Management
1 8 (10.13%) Data Management
2 7 (8.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 7 (8.86%) Statistical Analysis
2 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (7.59%) Risk Management
4 5 (6.33%) Migration
4 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (3.80%) Analytics
6 3 (3.80%) Change Control
6 3 (3.80%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.53%) UML
7 2 (2.53%) CRM
7 2 (2.53%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 2 (2.53%) MATLAB
2 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.53%) APMP
4 1 (1.27%) MCP
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) MCSA
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ACCA
4 1 (1.27%) MCITP
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 33 (41.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.80%) XenApp
3 3 (3.80%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.80%) BitLocker
3 3 (3.80%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) SCCM
2 3 (3.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.53%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (68.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Citrix
3 7 (8.86%) Cisco
3 7 (8.86%) VMware
4 3 (3.80%) AppSense
4 3 (3.80%) Symantec
4 3 (3.80%) McAfee
4 3 (3.80%) Wyse
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) CA
4 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.53%) Informatica
5 2 (2.53%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.27%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Coal IT Services
Rate: £125 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £16 - £17 per hour
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