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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 49 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Office 34 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.97% 2.58% 4.57%
As % of the Applications category 39.53% 21.98% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 8
Average daily rate
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£205 £269 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.79% +34.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £115 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £319 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.20 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.50 £28.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.02
% change year-on-year
- -0.14%
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
86 91 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.05% 11.73% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 55 40
Average daily rate £290 £312 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.90% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 7
Average hourly rate £19.16 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £13.80 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £26.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 7 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 7 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 42 (53.16%) MS Excel
3 35 (44.30%) Windows
4 30 (37.97%) Active Directory
5 29 (36.71%) Windows 7
6 19 (24.05%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (24.05%) Windows XP
6 19 (24.05%) Finance
7 15 (18.99%) Citrix
8 13 (16.46%) MS Project
9 10 (12.66%) ITIL
10 9 (11.39%) SQL
10 9 (11.39%) SharePoint
10 9 (11.39%) Project Management
10 9 (11.39%) Data Management
11 8 (10.13%) Banking
11 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.13%) SLA
11 8 (10.13%) Office 365
12 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (8.86%) SCCM
12 7 (8.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 7 (8.86%) Statistical Analysis
12 7 (8.86%) Cisco
12 7 (8.86%) VMware
13 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (7.59%) Risk Management
13 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
14 5 (6.33%) Lync
14 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 9 (11.39%) 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 42 (53.16%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.46%) MS Project
3 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.27%) SPSS
5 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) LAN
1 5 (6.33%) WAN
2 4 (5.06%) VPN
2 4 (5.06%) DNS
3 3 (3.80%) Intranet
3 3 (3.80%) VoIP
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%) 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 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) 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%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Analyst
2 13 (16.46%) Service Analyst
2 13 (16.46%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (10.13%) Desktop Support
5 7 (8.86%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.33%) IT Support
7 4 (5.06%) Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.80%) Project Support Officer
8 3 (3.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (3.80%) Project Officer
8 3 (3.80%) PMO Manager
9 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 2 (2.53%) Informatica ETL Developer
9 2 (2.53%) ETL Developer
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%) EDI
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%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.80%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.53%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) PDA
5 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.30%) Windows
2 29 (36.71%) Windows 7
3 19 (24.05%) Windows XP
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.66%) ITIL
2 9 (11.39%) Project Management
2 9 (11.39%) Data Management
3 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.86%) Statistical Analysis
4 7 (8.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.59%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.33%) Migration
6 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.80%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.80%) Change Control
9 2 (2.53%) Analytics
9 2 (2.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.53%) Time Management
9 2 (2.53%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) APMP
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.53%) MCP
3 2 (2.53%) MCSE
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) MCSA
4 1 (1.27%) ECDL
4 1 (1.27%) ACCA
4 1 (1.27%) MCDST
4 1 (1.27%) MCTS
4 1 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 30 (37.97%) 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 15 (18.99%) Citrix
3 7 (8.86%) Cisco
3 7 (8.86%) VMware
4 4 (5.06%) McAfee
5 3 (3.80%) AppSense
5 3 (3.80%) Symantec
5 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.80%) CA
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle
5 3 (3.80%) Wyse
6 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe
6 2 (2.53%) Informatica
6 2 (2.53%) Avaya
7 1 (1.27%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.27%) Autodesk
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20 - £21 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago