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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.48% 1.18% -
As % of the Applications category 16.98% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
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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
53 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 26.37% 16.47% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 6
Average daily rate £350 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £500 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 28 August 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (16.67%) XHTML
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (16.67%) Degree

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) PMO Lead
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Office Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) XHTML
1 2 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Practice Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Compaq
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Sage
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) LexisNexis