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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 33 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.79% 4.50% 4.68%
As % of the Applications category 44.59% 31.62% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 6
Average daily rate
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£205 £207 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -41.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £113 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £388 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £292 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+29.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.85 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £19.50 £15.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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
74 117 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.50% 14.23% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 62 38
Average daily rate £289 £312 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £142 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 51 (68.92%) Microsoft
2 40 (54.05%) MS Excel
3 34 (45.95%) Windows
4 28 (37.84%) Windows 7
5 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
6 18 (24.32%) Finance
7 17 (22.97%) Windows XP
8 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (14.86%) Citrix
10 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (12.16%) Data Management
12 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (10.81%) SQL
13 7 (9.46%) MS Project
13 7 (9.46%) Banking
13 7 (9.46%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 7 (9.46%) Statistical Analysis
13 7 (9.46%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (8.11%) QA
14 6 (8.11%) SCCM
14 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
15 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
15 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (6.76%) Lync
15 5 (6.76%) Office 365
15 5 (6.76%) User Experience
16 4 (5.41%) Test Management
16 4 (5.41%) Test Scripting
16 4 (5.41%) Time Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.76%) Lync
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.35%) SAS
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (54.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS Project
2 7 (9.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.35%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.35%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) DNS
2 3 (4.05%) VPN
3 2 (2.70%) WAN
3 2 (2.70%) Intranet
3 2 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) 2G
4 1 (1.35%) UMTS
4 1 (1.35%) VoIP
4 1 (1.35%) GSM
4 1 (1.35%) 3G
4 1 (1.35%) DHCP
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) 4G
4 1 (1.35%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.70%) PowerCenter
1 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.70%) MS Access
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) FileMaker
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Legal
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Analyst
2 13 (17.57%) Service Analyst
2 13 (17.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (10.81%) Desktop Support
5 7 (9.46%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.76%) IT Support
7 4 (5.41%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.05%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Project Assistant
9 2 (2.70%) Informatica ETL Developer
9 2 (2.70%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) Ajax
1 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.35%) CSS
1 1 (1.35%) .NET
1 1 (1.35%) HTML
1 1 (1.35%) XHTML
1 1 (1.35%) EDI
1 1 (1.35%) jQuery
1 1 (1.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) User Experience
3 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.05%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.05%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) PDA
6 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.35%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.95%) Windows
2 28 (37.84%) Windows 7
3 17 (22.97%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.16%) Data Management
3 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (9.46%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 7 (9.46%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.41%) Test Management
6 4 (5.41%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.41%) Time Management
6 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.41%) Project Management
6 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.05%) Scrum
7 3 (4.05%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.05%) Change Control
8 2 (2.70%) Line Management
8 2 (2.70%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.70%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.70%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.35%) VB6
3 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.35%) VB
3 1 (1.35%) C
3 1 (1.35%) C#
3 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) APMP
2 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) MCP
3 1 (1.35%) MCSE
3 1 (1.35%) ECDL
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.35%) MCDST
3 1 (1.35%) MCTS
3 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.05%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) XenApp
2 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.05%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.70%) Xen
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.70%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 51 (68.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) Citrix
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco
4 3 (4.05%) VMware
4 3 (4.05%) Wyse
4 3 (4.05%) AppSense
4 3 (4.05%) Symantec
4 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.05%) CA
5 2 (2.70%) Informatica
5 2 (2.70%) Adobe
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (1.35%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.35%) McAfee
6 1 (1.35%) Autodesk
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