The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 40 51 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 7 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.60% 1.46% 9.79%
As % of the Applications category 25.53% 23.33% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 14
Median daily rate £180 £495 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +182.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £495 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £495 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £11.25 £26.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.13% +99.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
MS Office
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
47 30 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.20% 6.24% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 29
Median daily rate £338 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £495 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 24
Median hourly rate £11.25 £42.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.21% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Gloucestershire region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Gloucestershire region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +5 5 £179 -63.88%
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 27 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 16 (44.44%) Project Management
5 14 (38.89%) DV Cleared
6 13 (36.11%) C
7 11 (30.56%) Primavera
7 11 (30.56%) Coaching
8 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
8 10 (27.78%) QA
9 9 (25.00%) MS Project
10 7 (19.44%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (16.67%) Finance
11 6 (16.67%) Windows
11 6 (16.67%) ITIL
12 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
12 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
12 4 (11.11%) Degree
12 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
13 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
13 3 (8.33%) Billing
13 3 (8.33%) PRINCE
13 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (8.33%) Service Management
13 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
13 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (8.33%) DHCP
13 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
13 3 (8.33%) ERP
13 3 (8.33%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.00%) MS Project
3 7 (19.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.78%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Primavera
2 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) DHCP
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.78%) IPv4
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) MPLS
3 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Billing
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Programme Planner
2 8 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Cost Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (2.78%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (2.78%) IT Support
5 1 (2.78%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) PMO Assistant
5 1 (2.78%) Project Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Project Assistant
5 1 (2.78%) Project Planner
5 1 (2.78%) Project Support Assistant
5 1 (2.78%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Informatics
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) Coaching
3 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.33%) Cost Transparency
6 3 (8.33%) ERP
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.56%) Business Development
7 2 (5.56%) Critical Path Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) ITSM
7 2 (5.56%) Logistics
7 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Validation
8 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) C
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (38.89%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) APMG
5 2 (5.56%) BC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) ISEB
6 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.78%) BICSI Certification
6 1 (2.78%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.78%) MCDST
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) MCTS
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (5.56%) COSHH
4 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) BMC
3 1 (2.78%) Capita
3 1 (2.78%) Casewise
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.78%) Remedy