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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 44 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.96% 1.58% 5.39%
As % of the Applications category 28.00% 16.28% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 12
Median daily rate £180 £424 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.52% +142.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £233 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+21.36% -2.89%
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
50 43 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.57% 9.71% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 37
Median daily rate £350 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 20
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.83 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +71.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 £213 -57.07%
Cheltenham +1 1 £175 -58.70%
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
3 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
4 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) Coaching
6 9 (31.03%) QA
6 9 (31.03%) C
6 9 (31.03%) Primavera
6 9 (31.03%) Project Management
7 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
8 7 (24.14%) Windows
9 6 (20.69%) DNS
10 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
10 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
10 5 (17.24%) Skype for Business
11 4 (13.79%) ITIL
12 3 (10.34%) ERP
12 3 (10.34%) DHCP
12 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
12 3 (10.34%) Internet
12 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
12 3 (10.34%) SaaS
12 3 (10.34%) Office 365
12 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
12 3 (10.34%) Cost Transparency
12 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management

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 (17.24%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
1 5 (17.24%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (6.90%) GroupWise
3 2 (6.90%) IBM Domino
3 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Primavera
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) Skype
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) IMAP4
3 2 (6.90%) POP3
3 2 (6.90%) SMTP
3 2 (6.90%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Programme Planner
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.34%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Cost Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.45%) Management Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Assistant
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Support Assistant
5 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) Handset
2 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Coaching
2 9 (31.03%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Cost Transparency
4 3 (10.34%) ERP
4 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
4 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
5 2 (6.90%) V-Model
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.45%) Fault Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITSM
6 1 (3.45%) Logistics
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) BC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) ISEB
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) MCDST
5 1 (3.45%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) MCTS
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Lotus
2 2 (6.90%) Novell
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy