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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 40 32 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Office 16 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.21% 4.58% 8.11%
As % of the Applications category 30.19% 39.62% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +226.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £319 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £449 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.70 £9.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.51% -11.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -1.54%
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
53 53 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.64% 11.55% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 19
Average daily rate £375 £380 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +68.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Average hourly rate £43.83 £25.50 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.88% +77.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.22 £16.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.01 £39.30 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -3 6 £528 +38.81% 1
Tewkesbury - 2 £350 -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 17 (73.91%) MS Excel
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) MS Project
3 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.04%) VB
8 3 (13.04%) HTML
8 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
8 3 (13.04%) HP
8 3 (13.04%) NHS
8 3 (13.04%) VB6
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
9 2 (8.70%) Capita
9 2 (8.70%) Project Management
9 2 (8.70%) Linux
9 2 (8.70%) SLA
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco
9 2 (8.70%) COM
9 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (73.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (34.78%) MS Project
3 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQLite
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Transition Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Network Planner
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Planner
6 1 (4.35%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Officer
6 1 (4.35%) NHS Information Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Project Management
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) Migration
2 1 (4.35%) Document Management
2 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
2 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
2 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.35%) Line Management
2 1 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VB
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) VB6
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ARP4754
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Capita
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) BT
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