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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.14% 4.71% 4.31%
As % of the Applications category 87.50% 36.00% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 1
Median daily rate £210 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.59% +32.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £305 £263
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £25.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.47% -36.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
16 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.30% 13.09% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 14
Median daily rate £210 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £124 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £458 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £25.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.47% -22.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +4 7 £210 -55.78% 1
Poole -1 4 £210 -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
5 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.83%) Office 365
7 4 (16.67%) X.509
7 4 (16.67%) LAN
7 4 (16.67%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.67%) VPN
7 4 (16.67%) DNS
7 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 4 (16.67%) Firewall
7 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (16.67%) Android
7 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
8 3 (12.50%) CRM
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint

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 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.33%) ArcGIS
3 2 (8.33%) CICS
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) OneDrive
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (16.67%) VPN
1 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (16.67%) X.509
2 2 (8.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) GIS
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Environment Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) ERP Implementation Manager
4 2 (8.33%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) ERP Manager
4 2 (8.33%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Project Implementation Manager
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation Manager
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Informatics
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Android
4 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (8.33%) ERP
3 2 (8.33%) People Management
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.17%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) JCL
2 2 (8.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) RACF
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) CA Endevor
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) CA
2 2 (8.33%) ESRI
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) VMware