The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Bristol region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 55 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.09% 4.79% 4.31%
As % of the Applications category 40.74% 30.93% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 19
Average daily rate £225 £348 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.25% +63.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £295 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £433 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £264 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Average hourly rate £12.25 £13.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -31.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £24.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
135 97 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.95% 15.50% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 51 87
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £238 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 22
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -20.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.15 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Office
South West

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 38 (43.68%) MS Excel
3 33 (37.93%) Windows
4 23 (26.44%) Windows 7
5 21 (24.14%) Finance
6 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
7 16 (18.39%) Windows XP
8 15 (17.24%) SQL
9 14 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (12.64%) VBA
11 9 (10.34%) MS Project
11 9 (10.34%) MS Access
11 9 (10.34%) MS Exchange
11 9 (10.34%) Migration
11 9 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
12 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
13 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
13 7 (8.05%) Banking
14 6 (6.90%) Change Management
14 6 (6.90%) SAP
14 6 (6.90%) Oracle
14 6 (6.90%) Project Management
14 6 (6.90%) Blackberry
14 6 (6.90%) Change Control
15 5 (5.75%) Portfolio Management
15 5 (5.75%) ITIL
15 5 (5.75%) VPN
15 5 (5.75%) LANDesk
16 4 (4.60%) Test Scripting

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.30%) SAS
6 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (43.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.34%) MS Project
3 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) VPN
2 4 (4.60%) IP Telephony
3 3 (3.45%) VLAN
3 3 (3.45%) DNS
3 3 (3.45%) WAN
4 2 (2.30%) LAN
4 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) MS Access
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.15%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.15%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.15%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Advertising
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Analyst
2 10 (11.49%) Developer
3 8 (9.20%) Administrator
3 8 (9.20%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (8.05%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (5.75%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Project Support Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Database Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Service Improvement Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Project Officer
9 2 (2.30%) Report Developer
9 2 (2.30%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.45%) Statistics
2 3 (3.45%) iPhone
2 3 (3.45%) iPad
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.93%) Windows
2 23 (26.44%) Windows 7
3 16 (18.39%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (10.34%) Migration
2 9 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
4 6 (6.90%) Project Management
4 6 (6.90%) Change Management
4 6 (6.90%) Change Control
5 5 (5.75%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (5.75%) ITIL
6 4 (4.60%) CRM
6 4 (4.60%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.60%) Test Scripting
6 4 (4.60%) Project Governance
7 3 (3.45%) Dependency Management
7 3 (3.45%) Time Management
7 3 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (3.45%) Service Management
7 3 (3.45%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) VBA
3 1 (1.15%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) ISEB
2 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) PMP
5 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Degree
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.15%) MCP
5 1 (1.15%) MCSE
5 1 (1.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
2 6 (6.90%) SAP
3 5 (5.75%) LANDesk
4 3 (3.45%) Dell
4 3 (3.45%) Citrix
4 3 (3.45%) Avaya
5 2 (2.30%) Capita
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) Informatica
6 1 (1.15%) McAfee
6 1 (1.15%) Sophos
6 1 (1.15%) Meridio
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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Orgtel
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £110 to £115 per day
Posted: 27 days ago