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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 17 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 25 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.23% 7.48% 2.52%
As % of the Applications category 43.10% 52.78% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £130 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £495 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £9.75 £12.63 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.77% -6.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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
58 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.13% 14.17% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 31
Average daily rate £380 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £130 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Average hourly rate £25.50 £13.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.45% -1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucester -5 11 £425 +3.03% 4
Cheltenham -6 5 £390 +33.56% 6
Cirencester - - - - 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (39.13%) Windows
3 17 (36.96%) MS Excel
4 15 (32.61%) Project Management
5 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
6 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
6 11 (23.91%) MS Visio
7 10 (21.74%) MS Project
8 8 (17.39%) Finance
8 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
8 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
8 8 (17.39%) DV Cleared
9 7 (15.22%) Time Management
9 7 (15.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (15.22%) Degree
9 7 (15.22%) SQL
10 6 (13.04%) ITIL
10 6 (13.04%) HP
11 5 (10.87%) SLA
11 5 (10.87%) PMP
11 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
11 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
11 5 (10.87%) Service Management
11 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
11 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
11 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
12 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
12 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (8.70%) Supplier Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (36.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (23.91%) MS Visio
3 10 (21.74%) MS Project
4 7 (15.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Toad
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Technical Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Rollout Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) IT Assistant
7 2 (4.35%) IT Support
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Junior
7 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) EPoS
1 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
3 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Project Management
2 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 7 (15.22%) Time Management
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Service Management
5 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Supplier Management
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (4.35%) Data Mapping
8 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) VBA
2 2 (4.35%) C
2 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) DV Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) PMP
4 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
4 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) BC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) HP
3 4 (8.70%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.35%) Capita
4 2 (4.35%) Primavera
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Informatica
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Teradata
Gloucester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago