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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 58 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.18% 4.66% 2.82%
As % of the Applications category 42.96% 35.00% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 14
Median daily rate £230 £130 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% -51.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £370 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
Median hourly rate £12.88 £16.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.13% +11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.10 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £22.50 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.04%
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
135 120 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.38% 13.32% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 76
Median daily rate £275 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +11.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £52.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 40 (43.48%) Windows
3 36 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 35 (38.04%) MS Excel
5 22 (23.91%) Finance
6 21 (22.83%) Windows 7
7 18 (19.57%) ITIL
8 15 (16.30%) MS PowerPoint
9 14 (15.22%) VMware
10 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (14.13%) Citrix
11 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
11 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
11 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
11 12 (13.04%) Windows 10
12 11 (11.96%) Validation
12 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (11.96%) Project Management
13 10 (10.87%) VBScript
13 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (9.78%) VB
14 9 (9.78%) SQL
14 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
14 9 (9.78%) MS Project
14 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
14 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (8.70%) SAP
15 8 (8.70%) DNS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.26%) CMS
5 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.17%) MS Project Server
5 2 (2.17%) WordPress
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (38.04%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (9.78%) MS Project
4 3 (3.26%) CATIA
5 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) DHCP
1 8 (8.70%) DNS
2 7 (7.61%) LAN
2 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.61%) VPN
3 6 (6.52%) WAN
4 5 (5.43%) Extranet
4 5 (5.43%) Internet
5 4 (4.35%) Wireless
6 3 (3.26%) VoIP
7 1 (1.09%) ATM
7 1 (1.09%) Broadband
7 1 (1.09%) Firewall
7 1 (1.09%) Intranet
7 1 (1.09%) NAS
7 1 (1.09%) SAN
7 1 (1.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SAP BW
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.09%) MS Access
2 1 (1.09%) OLAP
2 1 (1.09%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MSI
2 2 (2.17%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.61%) Marketing
4 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Electronics
4 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Back Office
5 2 (2.17%) Law
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (39.13%) Analyst
2 15 (16.30%) Service Analyst
2 15 (16.30%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (11.96%) Administrator
4 7 (7.61%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Data Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Master Data Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.26%) Field Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (3.26%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Programme Planner
7 3 (3.26%) SCCM Administrator
7 3 (3.26%) Security Administrator
7 3 (3.26%) Security Officer
7 3 (3.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) .NET
1 3 (3.26%) HTML
2 1 (1.09%) CSS
2 1 (1.09%) CSS3
2 1 (1.09%) HTML5
2 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.61%) Fat Client
2 7 (7.61%) Thin Client
3 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.52%) Reference Data
4 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.35%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.17%) Social Media
7 1 (1.09%) BYOD
7 1 (1.09%) Clustering
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.09%) PMI
7 1 (1.09%) Replication
7 1 (1.09%) Statistics
7 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.48%) Windows
2 21 (22.83%) Windows 7
3 12 (13.04%) Windows 10
4 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.43%) Windows Server
9 4 (4.35%) Unix
9 4 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.26%) NetWare
10 3 (3.26%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) ITIL
2 11 (11.96%) Project Management
2 11 (11.96%) Validation
3 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.70%) Data Management
5 8 (8.70%) Time Management
6 7 (7.61%) Information Security
6 7 (7.61%) Migration
7 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.52%) Master Data Management
7 6 (6.52%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.43%) Application Virtualisation
8 5 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (5.43%) Line Management
8 5 (5.43%) PLM
8 5 (5.43%) Release Management
8 5 (5.43%) Service Management
8 5 (5.43%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.87%) VBScript
3 9 (9.78%) SQL
3 9 (9.78%) VB
4 4 (4.35%) C
4 4 (4.35%) C++
4 4 (4.35%) VBA
5 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.26%) Perl
6 2 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.17%) HND
3 2 (2.17%) ISEB
3 2 (2.17%) MCDST
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.09%) CISM
4 1 (1.09%) CISSP
4 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.09%) PMP
4 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.09%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.09%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 36 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.61%) VMware ESX
3 7 (7.61%) XenApp
3 7 (7.61%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.09%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.09%) Firmware
7 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) WSUS
3 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.09%) MOM
3 1 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.09%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.22%) VMware
3 13 (14.13%) Citrix
4 8 (8.70%) SAP
5 7 (7.61%) Dell
6 6 (6.52%) Oracle
6 6 (6.52%) Wyse
7 5 (5.43%) Cisco
7 5 (5.43%) Intel Security
8 4 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.35%) Remedy
9 3 (3.26%) IBM
9 3 (3.26%) Polycom
9 3 (3.26%) PTC
10 2 (2.17%) Apple
10 2 (2.17%) AppSense
10 2 (2.17%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.17%) Mitel
10 2 (2.17%) OpenText
11 1 (1.09%) Symantec
Bristol, Avon
Etech Partners
Rate: Up to £140 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago