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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 11 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 10.58% - 6.58%
As % of the Applications category 30.56% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £140 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
36 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 34.62% 9.32% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 0
Average daily rate £175 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.98 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Office
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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
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 18 April 2014.

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 27 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) Compaq
6 4 (26.67%) Dell
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 2 (13.33%) Product Management
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) User Stories
8 2 (13.33%) NHS
8 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
9 1 (6.67%) Sage
9 1 (6.67%) Finance
9 1 (6.67%) Migration
9 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
9 1 (6.67%) Data Entry
9 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Product Management
1 2 (13.33%) Scrum
1 2 (13.33%) User Stories
1 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Data Entry
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Compaq
2 4 (26.67%) Dell
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Sage