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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.00% 2.69% 6.45%
As % of the Applications category 36.36% 27.78% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate
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£148 £120 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £88 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £254 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £15.76
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 - £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.06 - £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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
33 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.50% 9.68% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 20
Average daily rate £188 £313 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £88 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £15.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +90.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £30.00 £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.08 £30.00 £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Weymouth - 3 £305 - 1
Bournemouth -2 2 £111 -7.91% 1
Poole - 2 £148 -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 3 (14.29%) SLA
7 3 (14.29%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
8 2 (9.52%) Line Management
8 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
8 2 (9.52%) GIS
8 2 (9.52%) ESRI
8 2 (9.52%) ArcGIS
8 2 (9.52%) Military
8 2 (9.52%) Banking
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (9.52%) ADSL
8 2 (9.52%) FTP
8 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) ArcGIS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) ADSL
2 2 (9.52%) FTP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Military
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) GIS Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Project Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Trainer
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Trainer
5 1 (4.76%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) EPoS
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
2 2 (9.52%) Line Management
2 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) UML
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Cash Management
3 1 (4.76%) Test Management
3 1 (4.76%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) MCDST
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) ESRI
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Lotus
3 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) BT
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