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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank - 30 12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.35% 9.24%
As % of the Applications category - 40.00% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £145
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +366.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
MS Office
Gloucestershire

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
6 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.67% 3.38% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate £375 £413 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +157.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £365 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £425 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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
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 13 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy