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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 52 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.17% 7.15% 5.21%
As % of the Applications category 35.14% 39.29% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +88.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 14
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £15.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.28 £13.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.85%
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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
148 112 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.71% 18.21% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 63 83
Average daily rate £400 £330 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £163 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 23
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £17.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -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 21 October 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 52 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 37 (51.39%) MS Excel
3 28 (38.89%) Windows
4 21 (29.17%) Windows 7
5 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (23.61%) Finance
7 16 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
8 13 (18.06%) Data Management
8 13 (18.06%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 12 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
9 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (13.89%) SQL
11 9 (12.50%) VBA
12 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
13 7 (9.72%) SAS
13 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
14 6 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
14 6 (8.33%) Banking
15 5 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
15 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (6.94%) Teradata
15 5 (6.94%) LAN
15 5 (6.94%) WAN
16 4 (5.56%) SLA
16 4 (5.56%) MS Access
16 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
16 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (5.56%) MS Project
16 4 (5.56%) Programme Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (9.72%) SAS
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.39%) Lync
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (51.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.56%) MS Project
4 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.39%) RoboHelp
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.39%) Agresso
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) LAN
1 5 (6.94%) WAN
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) Intranet
3 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) MS Access
1 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.78%) PowerCenter
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Law
3 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (36.11%) Analyst
2 12 (16.67%) Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) MI Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Database Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Information Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) VBA Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Project Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Project Support Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Programme Office Manager
8 2 (2.78%) IT Trainer
8 2 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.78%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.78%) XML
2 2 (2.78%) OLE DB
3 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Windows
2 21 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 16 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Data Management
1 13 (18.06%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 6 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
4 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.56%) Change Management
5 4 (5.56%) Migration
5 4 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 4 (5.56%) Time Management
6 3 (4.17%) Information Security
6 3 (4.17%) Information Management
6 3 (4.17%) Project Management
6 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.17%) ITIL
6 3 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.78%) Change Control
7 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (2.78%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) VBA
3 2 (2.78%) C
3 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.39%) C#
4 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) HL7
2 2 (2.78%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 52 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Teradata
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.78%) Informatica
5 1 (1.39%) Apple
5 1 (1.39%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Dell
5 1 (1.39%) Interwoven
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