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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.29% 6.25% 2.45%
As % of the Applications category 31.03% 45.83% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £100 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £198 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.64% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £13.19 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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
29 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.81% 13.64% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 6
Average daily rate £325 £100 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+225.00% -71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £96 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £350 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £12.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +10.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.70 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.00 £23.60 £13.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Bournemouth +1 4 - - 5
Poole - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
5 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
7 3 (13.04%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (13.04%) Lync
8 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.70%) People Management
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (8.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
8 2 (8.70%) QA
8 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.70%) Essbase

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (8.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) ADSL
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (8.70%) Essbase
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
1 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
1 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
1 3 (13.04%) PMO Lead
2 2 (8.70%) MI Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
2 2 (8.70%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (8.70%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
3 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) CESG
3 1 (4.35%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (8.70%) People Management
1 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
1 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
1 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
1 2 (8.70%) Migration
1 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (8.70%) Project Management
1 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
2 1 (4.35%) FMECA
2 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
2 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.35%) ARP4754
2 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Hyperion
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) Cognos
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) BT
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus
4 1 (4.35%) Planview
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