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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 42 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.78% 6.12% 4.69%
As % of the Applications category 48.28% 40.88% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 10
Average daily rate
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£333 £225 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.77% -35.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £114 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £245 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.90 £14.70 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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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
87 137 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.91% 14.97% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 77 52
Average daily rate £328 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 11
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.40 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £35.40 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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 24 April 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
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 24 April 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 53 (67.09%) Microsoft
2 43 (54.43%) MS Excel
3 33 (41.77%) Windows
4 29 (36.71%) Windows 7
5 25 (31.65%) Active Directory
6 20 (25.32%) Finance
7 15 (18.99%) Windows XP
7 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
8 10 (12.66%) MS Project
9 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.39%) Data Management
9 9 (11.39%) Citrix
10 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.13%) SQL
11 7 (8.86%) Banking
11 7 (8.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 7 (8.86%) Statistical Analysis
12 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (7.59%) SCCM
13 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (6.33%) Retail
13 5 (6.33%) QA
13 5 (6.33%) User Experience
13 5 (6.33%) Lync
13 5 (6.33%) VPN
13 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (5.06%) Law
14 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.33%) Lync
3 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.27%) SAS
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 43 (54.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.66%) MS Project
3 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.27%) Open Workbench
6 1 (1.27%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) VPN
2 4 (5.06%) DNS
3 2 (2.53%) Intranet
3 2 (2.53%) LAN
3 2 (2.53%) WAN
3 2 (2.53%) DHCP
3 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.27%) LTE
4 1 (1.27%) 4G
4 1 (1.27%) GSM
4 1 (1.27%) UMTS
4 1 (1.27%) 3G
4 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.27%) 2G
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.80%) MS Access
1 3 (3.80%) PowerCenter
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) FileMaker
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Law
5 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (46.84%) Analyst
2 10 (12.66%) Service Analyst
2 10 (12.66%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (12.66%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Desktop Support
4 5 (6.33%) Developer
4 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) IT Support
6 3 (3.80%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (3.80%) ETL Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Informatica Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) jQuery
1 1 (1.27%) Ajax
1 1 (1.27%) HTML5
1 1 (1.27%) XHTML
1 1 (1.27%) EDI
1 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.27%) CSS
1 1 (1.27%) .NET
1 1 (1.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) User Experience
3 3 (3.80%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.80%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.27%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.27%) PDA
5 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.77%) Windows
2 29 (36.71%) Windows 7
3 15 (18.99%) Windows XP
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (11.39%) Data Management
2 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (8.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 7 (8.86%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.06%) Change Control
5 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
5 4 (5.06%) Test Management
5 4 (5.06%) Test Scripting
5 4 (5.06%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.06%) Time Management
6 3 (3.80%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.80%) ETL
6 3 (3.80%) ITIL
6 3 (3.80%) Project Management
6 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.80%) Migration
6 3 (3.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) VB6
3 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.27%) VB
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.53%) APMP
2 2 (2.53%) MCDST
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.27%) MCTS
3 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.27%) MCP
3 1 (1.27%) MCSE
3 1 (1.27%) Dell Certification
3 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.27%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
3 3 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (31.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.80%) XenApp
2 3 (3.80%) XenDesktop
2 3 (3.80%) BitLocker
2 3 (3.80%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) SCCM
2 3 (3.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.27%) WSUS
3 1 (1.27%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (67.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) Citrix
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco
4 3 (3.80%) CA
4 3 (3.80%) Informatica
4 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.80%) Symantec
4 3 (3.80%) VMware
4 3 (3.80%) Wyse
4 3 (3.80%) AppSense
5 2 (2.53%) Avaya
5 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.27%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.27%) Ariba
6 1 (1.27%) Dell
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) McAfee
6 1 (1.27%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.27%) OpenText
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