The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 6.12% 5.84% 4.55%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 40.00% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £408 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £263 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.38% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
MS Office
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Applications Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
9 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 9.18% 14.60% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
Average daily rate £325 £208 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.62% +18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.08 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% -52.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Exeter region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Exeter region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Capybara
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Capybara
1 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Law
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Author
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Author
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
1 3 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Practice Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) LexisNexis