The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Exeter region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.55% 1.30% -
As % of the Applications category 13.33% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £110 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
30 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 19.11% 9.09% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 4
Average daily rate £375 £170 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -47.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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 25 July 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Compaq
6 3 (20.00%) Dell
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
7 2 (13.33%) Product Management
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) NHS
7 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Practice Management
8 1 (6.67%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) WinForms
8 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
8 1 (6.67%) XHTML
8 1 (6.67%) HTML
8 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (6.67%) SQL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Desktop Support
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XHTML
1 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Scrum
1 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (13.33%) Product Management
1 2 (13.33%) User Stories
2 1 (6.67%) Data Entry
2 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Compaq
2 3 (20.00%) Dell
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) LexisNexis
4 1 (6.67%) Sage