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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.71% 5.05% 7.25%
As % of the Applications category 46.15% 55.56% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £205 £88 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.28% -73.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £305 £255
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +19.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
13 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.38% 9.09% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Median daily rate £390 £99 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+294.93% -76.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £85 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £346 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 15 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Service Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) PMO Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft