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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 47 15
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -32
Contract jobs citing MS Office 43 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.77% 2.78% 7.10%
As % of the Applications category 34.68% 22.43% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 18
Average daily rate
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£130 £269 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.67% +55.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £118 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £486 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £298 £263
% change year-on-year
-4.20% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 18
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.30 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.20 £16.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.89%
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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
124 107 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.75% 12.41% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 76 76
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £225 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £477 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £16.50 £20.90
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 46 (60.53%) Windows
3 41 (53.95%) Active Directory
4 40 (52.63%) Windows 7
5 37 (48.68%) MS Excel
6 28 (36.84%) Windows XP
7 17 (22.37%) Finance
8 16 (21.05%) Citrix
9 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (17.11%) MS Project
11 12 (15.79%) SLA
11 12 (15.79%) Office 365
12 10 (13.16%) ITIL
13 8 (10.53%) SQL
13 8 (10.53%) Project Management
13 8 (10.53%) VMware
13 8 (10.53%) Windows Vista
14 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (9.21%) Cisco
15 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
15 6 (7.89%) Risk Management
15 6 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
15 6 (7.89%) SCCM
16 5 (6.58%) German Language
16 5 (6.58%) Banking
16 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
16 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
17 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
17 4 (5.26%) VPN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.26%) Lync
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.32%) SAS
5 1 (1.32%) GroupWise
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (48.68%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.11%) MS Project
3 6 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) SPSS
4 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) LAN
1 4 (5.26%) VPN
1 4 (5.26%) DNS
1 4 (5.26%) WAN
2 3 (3.95%) VoIP
2 3 (3.95%) Intranet
3 2 (2.63%) Broadband
4 1 (1.32%) GSM
4 1 (1.32%) UMTS
4 1 (1.32%) 3G
4 1 (1.32%) 2G
4 1 (1.32%) LTE
4 1 (1.32%) 4G
4 1 (1.32%) DHCP
4 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.32%) Big Data
3 1 (1.32%) MS Access
3 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
2 5 (6.58%) German Language
3 4 (5.26%) Polish Language
3 4 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.63%) French Language
5 2 (2.63%) Law
6 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Analyst
2 21 (27.63%) Service Desk Analyst
3 20 (26.32%) Service Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Help Desk Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Team Leader
5 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 5 (6.58%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) PMO Manager
7 4 (5.26%) IT Support
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Project Support Officer
8 3 (3.95%) Project Officer
9 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 2 (2.63%) Field Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) XHTML
2 1 (1.32%) Ajax
2 1 (1.32%) jQuery
2 1 (1.32%) HTML5
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.95%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.95%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) DTV
4 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (60.53%) Windows
2 40 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 28 (36.84%) Windows XP
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) ITIL
2 8 (10.53%) Project Management
3 6 (7.89%) Risk Management
4 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (5.26%) Analytics
6 3 (3.95%) Migration
6 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.95%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.95%) Change Management
6 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.63%) UML
7 2 (2.63%) ITSM
7 2 (2.63%) Service Management
7 2 (2.63%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.63%) Scrum
7 2 (2.63%) Change Control
7 2 (2.63%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.63%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) R
3 1 (1.32%) C
3 1 (1.32%) C#
3 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.32%) VBA
3 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
1 3 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.63%) APMP
3 1 (1.32%) MCP
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) MCSA
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) ACCA
3 1 (1.32%) MCITP
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 41 (53.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) XenApp
3 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.95%) BitLocker
3 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.63%) Xen
5 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.63%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.05%) Citrix
3 8 (10.53%) VMware
4 7 (9.21%) Cisco
5 3 (3.95%) Wyse
5 3 (3.95%) Symantec
5 3 (3.95%) McAfee
5 3 (3.95%) AppSense
5 3 (3.95%) CA
5 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.63%) Adobe
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle
7 1 (1.32%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.32%) Lotus
7 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.32%) Autodesk
Bristol, Avon
Coal IT Services
Rate: £125 per day
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