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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 39 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.14% 3.00% 3.65%
As % of the Applications category 31.43% 31.82% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 8
Median daily rate £113 £363 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.96% +178.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £256 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £428 £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
35 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.00% 9.44% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 25
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.73%

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -2 9 £110 -69.65% 1
Cheltenham +11 2 £203 -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) Internet
4 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
5 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
5 12 (32.43%) Apple iOS
6 10 (27.03%) DBS Check
6 10 (27.03%) Apple
6 10 (27.03%) Time Management
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (24.32%) Citrix
8 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
9 7 (18.92%) Network Management
9 7 (18.92%) Mac OS
9 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
9 7 (18.92%) SLA
9 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (16.22%) Office 365
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
10 6 (16.22%) Finance
11 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
11 5 (13.51%) XenApp
11 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
11 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
11 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
12 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
12 4 (10.81%) Change Control
12 4 (10.81%) MS Project

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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Project
2 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) Skype
3 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Customer Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Customer Support Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Service Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Customer Support Technician
6 4 (10.81%) IT Support
6 4 (10.81%) Support Technician
7 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Coordinator
7 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) PMO Coordinator
7 3 (8.11%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
3 12 (32.43%) Apple iOS
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
7 7 (18.92%) Mac OS
7 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
9 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
10 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
11 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
11 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Time Management
2 7 (18.92%) Network Management
3 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.81%) Change Control
4 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) XenApp
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Apple
3 9 (24.32%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) Symantec
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Capita
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Remedy
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