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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 3.05% 5.10% 0.95%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 15.15% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£183 £350 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.85% +218.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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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
16 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 12.21% 33.67% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 6
Average daily rate £225 £200 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £175 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £12.98 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Windows XP
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Compaq
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
6 1 (9.09%) P3O
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 1 (9.09%) Lync
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) MS Project
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (9.09%) Firmware
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) ISA Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Desktop Support
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Installation Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Officer
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) P3O
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Compaq
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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