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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 3.47% 1.74% 1.11%
As % of the Applications category 31.58% 8.70% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£225 - £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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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
19 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 10.98% 20.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 3
Average daily rate £225 £183 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 July 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Back Office
5 3 (27.27%) Firmware
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) ISA Server
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
5 3 (27.27%) Data Management
5 3 (27.27%) SCOM
5 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Compaq
6 2 (18.18%) Dell
7 1 (9.09%) MVC

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Officer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Installation Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Data Management
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Firmware
2 3 (27.27%) ISA Server
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Compaq
4 2 (18.18%) Dell