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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.17% 4.29% 1.20%
As % of the Applications category 45.45% 42.86% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £292 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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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
11 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.17% 10.00% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Average daily rate £380 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £364 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £14.38 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.39% -47.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (21.43%) MS Project
4 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (14.29%) SLA
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Primavera
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) MS Project Server
5 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) Office 365
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) SCCM
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
3 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Rollout Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Assistant
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Primavera
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
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