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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.71% 9.18% 5.16%
As % of the Applications category 70.00% 42.22% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Median daily rate £163 £121 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.85% -56.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £120 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £448 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.49 £27.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.32% +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.99
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +0.08%
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
30 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.45% 21.74% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 13
Median daily rate £200 £188 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -23.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £120 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £480 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 26 July 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
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 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bournemouth +1 15 £200 -26.73% 1
Poole 0 2 £163 +35.41%
Weymouth -2 1 - -
Dorchester - 1 - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
4 10 (31.25%) Finance
5 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.88%) Citrix
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.88%) XenApp
6 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
7 6 (18.75%) SQL
8 5 (15.63%) ITIL
8 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
8 5 (15.63%) SCCM
8 5 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
9 4 (12.50%) MCDST
9 4 (12.50%) Smartphone
9 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (12.50%) MCP
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
10 3 (9.38%) VMware
10 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (9.38%) MS Project
10 3 (9.38%) ERP
10 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
10 3 (9.38%) iPad
10 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012

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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.25%) ArcGIS
5 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.13%) Confluence
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.38%) MS Project
3 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) GIS
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA Agile
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) IT Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) IT Support
3 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 4 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 3 (9.38%) iPad
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Data Extraction
3 2 (6.25%) iPhone
3 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) Psychology
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Android
5 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.25%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) ERP
3 2 (6.25%) Analytics
3 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.25%) CRM
3 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Information Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) SDLC
4 1 (3.13%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (3.13%) User Stories
4 1 (3.13%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) MCDST
1 4 (12.50%) MCP
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
1 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (6.25%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) XenApp
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Apple
4 2 (6.25%) BMC
4 2 (6.25%) ESRI
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) Mapinfo
5 1 (3.13%) Planview
5 1 (3.13%) SAP