The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.55% 5.71% 3.08%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 37.50% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate £239 £178 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.50% +61.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £108 £86
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £243 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £230
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +27.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £8.88 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
MS Office
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Applications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
24 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.09% 15.24% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 12
Average daily rate £278 £180 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £151 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £433 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £19.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% -35.00%
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 Dorset

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +1 7 £239 +122.09%
Poole +3 3 - - 1
Dorchester - 1 - - 1
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) XenApp
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Apple
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (17.65%) BMC
7 3 (17.65%) Remedy
7 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
7 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (17.65%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (17.65%) SCCM
7 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
7 3 (17.65%) iPad
7 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
8 2 (11.76%) MCDST
8 2 (11.76%) Android
8 2 (11.76%) iPhone
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) Logistics

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
4 1 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (11.76%) MS Project
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) BlackBerry Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Support
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) IT Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
1 3 (17.65%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) PMI
3 1 (5.88%) Psychology
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Android
3 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
2 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.76%) Logistics
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Human Factors
4 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCDST
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.88%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Apple
3 3 (17.65%) BMC
3 3 (17.65%) Remedy
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) ESRI
5 1 (5.88%) Mapinfo
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Planview
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