The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.38% 4.50% 7.14%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 41.67% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
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£528 £380 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.81% +22.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £396 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -1.54%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Applications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
8 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.84% 10.81% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Average daily rate £550 £380 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +22.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +140.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Cheltenham region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Cheltenham region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

MS Office
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) MS Project
3 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) COM
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) VB6
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) ARP4754
6 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
6 1 (11.11%) Billing
6 1 (11.11%) Document Management
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (11.11%) VBA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) MS Project
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Transition Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
3 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Document Management
1 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
1 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
1 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) VB6
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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