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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 30 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.78% 5.61% 5.81%
As % of the Applications category 22.45% 28.57% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 28
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.71% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £130 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £408 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £273 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 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 £13.85 £9.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £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
98 105 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.39% 19.63% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 67 79
Average daily rate £320 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
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 £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 18
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £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
South West

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 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 24 July 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 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 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.47%) Windows
2 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
3 20 (25.97%) Finance
4 19 (24.68%) Windows 7
5 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.88%) Windows XP
6 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
6 12 (15.58%) SQL
6 12 (15.58%) VBA
7 10 (12.99%) MS Project
8 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
9 8 (10.39%) Project Management
9 8 (10.39%) Change Management
9 8 (10.39%) Banking
10 7 (9.09%) Migration
10 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 6 (7.79%) MS Access
11 6 (7.79%) SAP
11 6 (7.79%) Oracle
11 6 (7.79%) Blackberry
11 6 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.79%) Change Control
11 6 (7.79%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.49%) Time Management
12 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
12 5 (6.49%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (6.49%) Internet
12 5 (6.49%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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%) SAS
2 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
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%) RoboHelp
4 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
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%) DNS
3 3 (3.90%) LAN
4 2 (2.60%) VPN
4 2 (2.60%) WAN
5 1 (1.30%) Wireless
5 1 (1.30%) Firewall
5 1 (1.30%) VoIP
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%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.30%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.30%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 20 (25.97%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Billing
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Analyst
2 11 (14.29%) Developer
3 8 (10.39%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (6.49%) Test Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Project Support Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.19%) Project Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Service Improvement Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Database Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Administrator
6 3 (3.90%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (2.60%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) Consultant
7 2 (2.60%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) PMO Manager
7 2 (2.60%) SAS Analyst
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%) iPad
2 3 (3.90%) iPhone
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.90%) Statistics
3 1 (1.30%) PDA
3 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Windows
2 19 (24.68%) Windows 7
3 13 (16.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (10.39%) Project Management
2 8 (10.39%) Change Management
3 7 (9.09%) Migration
3 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (7.79%) Change Control
4 6 (7.79%) Test Scripting
5 5 (6.49%) Time Management
5 5 (6.49%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (6.49%) ITIL
6 4 (5.19%) Project Governance
7 3 (3.90%) Dependency Management
7 3 (3.90%) Service Management
7 3 (3.90%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.90%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.90%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) SQL
1 12 (15.58%) VBA
2 1 (1.30%) SAS Macro
2 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.30%) C#
2 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 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) SAP
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) Dell
4 3 (3.90%) LANDesk
4 3 (3.90%) Avaya
5 2 (2.60%) Capita
6 1 (1.30%) Teradata
6 1 (1.30%) Meridio
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix
6 1 (1.30%) Informatica
6 1 (1.30%) Apple
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
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