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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 45 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.52% 3.13% 4.59%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 29.41% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 12
Median daily rate £313 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £562 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.25 £13.70 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% +40.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.70 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.70 £10.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.04%
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
35 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.59% 10.63% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 30
Median daily rate £325 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Median hourly rate £38.00 £43.83 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.30% +71.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £19.22 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.01 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 - 3 - - 1
Cheltenham -3 1 - - 6
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
4 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) DNS
6 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) QA
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
7 4 (18.18%) Coaching
8 3 (13.64%) Skype
8 3 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (13.64%) SaaS
8 3 (13.64%) Office 365
8 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (13.64%) Primavera
8 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
8 3 (13.64%) Internet
8 3 (13.64%) C

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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.64%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.09%) GroupWise
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Domino
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Primavera
2 1 (4.55%) Maximo
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) Skype
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) IMAP4
3 2 (9.09%) POP3
3 2 (9.09%) SMTP
3 2 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
1 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365 Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Programme Planner
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 2 (9.09%) PMO Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Project Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Cabling Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.55%) Handset
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Coaching
1 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Facilities Management
4 1 (4.55%) Fault Management
4 1 (4.55%) Information Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) MCDST
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) MCTS
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Lotus
3 2 (9.09%) Novell
4 1 (4.55%) BMC
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) VMware