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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 40 53 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.69% 6.26% 4.39%
As % of the Applications category 42.55% 42.40% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 11
Average daily rate
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£330 £225 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -29.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £128 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £388 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £14.25 £28.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +7.40%
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
94 125 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.02% 14.76% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 79 52
Average daily rate £335 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £37.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 March 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
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 March 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 64 (71.91%) Microsoft
2 43 (48.31%) MS Excel
3 41 (46.07%) Windows
4 35 (39.33%) Windows 7
5 25 (28.09%) Active Directory
6 19 (21.35%) Windows XP
7 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (14.61%) Data Management
9 12 (13.48%) Finance
9 12 (13.48%) SharePoint
9 12 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (12.36%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 11 (12.36%) Statistical Analysis
11 8 (8.99%) Citrix
11 8 (8.99%) SQL
11 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (7.87%) MS Exchange
13 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (6.74%) MS Project
13 6 (6.74%) Blackberry
13 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
13 6 (6.74%) Time Management
14 5 (5.62%) QA
14 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (5.62%) Banking
14 5 (5.62%) Retail
14 5 (5.62%) User Experience
14 5 (5.62%) SLA
14 5 (5.62%) Oracle

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (13.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.87%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.25%) Lync
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.12%) SAS
5 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 43 (48.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS Project
3 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.12%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) WAN
1 3 (3.37%) Firewall
1 3 (3.37%) LAN
2 2 (2.25%) DHCP
2 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.25%) VPN
2 2 (2.25%) SAN
2 2 (2.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) 3G
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) UMTS
3 1 (1.12%) GSM
3 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.12%) 2G
3 1 (1.12%) LTE
3 1 (1.12%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.49%) PowerCenter
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.37%) MS Access
4 1 (1.12%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Law
2 5 (5.62%) Banking
2 5 (5.62%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Legal
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Military
4 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (49.44%) Analyst
2 13 (14.61%) Service Analyst
2 13 (14.61%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (11.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (8.99%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.99%) Desktop Support
4 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Informatica Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) ETL Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) HTML
1 1 (1.12%) .NET
1 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.12%) CSS
1 1 (1.12%) XHTML
1 1 (1.12%) EDI
1 1 (1.12%) Ajax
1 1 (1.12%) jQuery
1 1 (1.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.62%) User Experience
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) iPhone
5 1 (1.12%) GIS
5 1 (1.12%) PDA
5 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.12%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.07%) Windows
2 35 (39.33%) Windows 7
3 19 (21.35%) Windows XP
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.25%) Android
7 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.61%) Data Management
2 12 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (12.36%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 11 (12.36%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.74%) Time Management
6 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.49%) Test Management
7 4 (4.49%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.49%) Resource Management
7 4 (4.49%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.49%) Change Control
7 4 (4.49%) ETL
7 4 (4.49%) Migration
7 4 (4.49%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.37%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.37%) Information Security
8 3 (3.37%) ITIL
8 3 (3.37%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) SQL
2 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.25%) VBA
4 1 (1.12%) VB6
4 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.12%) VB
4 1 (1.12%) C
4 1 (1.12%) C#
4 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.25%) MCDST
4 1 (1.12%) MCTS
4 1 (1.12%) MCP
4 1 (1.12%) MCSE
4 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.12%) Dell Certification
4 1 (1.12%) ECDL
4 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (28.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.37%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (71.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Citrix
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle
4 4 (4.49%) Informatica
5 3 (3.37%) Avaya
6 2 (2.25%) Juniper
6 2 (2.25%) VMware
6 2 (2.25%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (2.25%) Veeam
7 1 (1.12%) Teradata
7 1 (1.12%) Mitel
7 1 (1.12%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.12%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.12%) McAfee
7 1 (1.12%) OpenText
7 1 (1.12%) Ariba
7 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe
7 1 (1.12%) Dell
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Rate: £400 - £445 per day
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