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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.46% 6.90% 8.43%
As % of the Applications category 15.38% 34.78% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£424 £120 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+253.12% -57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £117 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £157 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.20% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £14.01
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -0.07%
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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
13 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.49% 19.83% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 3
Average daily rate £408 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) COM
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) ARP4754
3 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planner
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ARP4754
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft