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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 40 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.23% 7.41% 5.79%
As % of the Applications category 27.97% 38.71% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 29
Average daily rate
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£440 £329 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.94% +42.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £253 £260
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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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
143 124 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.13% 19.14% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 77 97
Average daily rate £384 £330 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.28% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.35 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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 30 September 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 30 September 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 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 31 (48.44%) MS Excel
3 25 (39.06%) Windows
4 19 (29.69%) Windows 7
5 18 (28.13%) Finance
6 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
7 13 (20.31%) Windows XP
8 10 (15.63%) SQL
8 10 (15.63%) Data Management
8 10 (15.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 9 (14.06%) Statistical Analysis
9 9 (14.06%) VBA
9 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (10.94%) Banking
11 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
11 6 (9.38%) SAS
12 5 (7.81%) Internet
12 5 (7.81%) SLA
12 5 (7.81%) MS Access
12 5 (7.81%) MS Project
12 5 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
13 4 (6.25%) Change Management
13 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.25%) Teradata
13 4 (6.25%) LAN
13 4 (6.25%) WAN
14 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
14 3 (4.69%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (9.38%) SAS
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.56%) Lync
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (48.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.81%) MS Project
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.56%) RoboHelp
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.56%) Agresso
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Internet
2 4 (6.25%) LAN
2 4 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
3 1 (1.56%) Intranet
3 1 (1.56%) VoIP
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) MS Access
2 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.56%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Developer
3 6 (9.38%) Business Analyst
3 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) MI Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Database Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Information Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Trainer
7 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) IT Trainer
7 2 (3.13%) Project Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Project Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.13%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) OLE DB
3 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) E-Learning
4 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) PDA
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Windows 7
3 13 (20.31%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Data Management
1 10 (15.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (14.06%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (6.25%) Change Management
3 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.69%) Migration
4 3 (4.69%) ITIL
4 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.69%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.13%) Document Management
5 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
2 9 (14.06%) VBA
3 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) CCAB
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) HL7
2 2 (3.13%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Teradata
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) Dell
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix
4 1 (1.56%) Interwoven
4 1 (1.56%) Informatica
4 1 (1.56%) Apple
4 1 (1.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.56%) VMware
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