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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
South West / Dorset
Rank 21 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.99% 4.35% 4.02%
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 30.00% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £210 £175 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £72.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
6 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.94% 14.49% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 8
Median daily rate £210 £288 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% -20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £15.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.67% +29.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wimborne - 1 £210 -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Android
4 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (25.00%) Office 365
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) DHCP
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) X.509
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (12.50%) GIS
6 2 (12.50%) ArcGIS
7 1 (6.25%) QGIS
7 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) ArcGIS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (25.00%) VPN
1 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (25.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) QGIS
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Server Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Server Support
3 2 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Android
4 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) People Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) ESRI
2 1 (6.25%) SAP