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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 5.19% 5.06% 0.84%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 21.05% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £9.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +56.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.70%
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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
21 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 15.56% 24.05% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 5
Average daily rate £190 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £167 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.38 £14.50 £9.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% +56.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Office 365
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (13.33%) Lync
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) WinForms
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) XHTML
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) PMO Lead
4 2 (13.33%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Office Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) XHTML
1 2 (13.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Practice Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) P3O
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) LexisNexis
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle