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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 12 35
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.48% 8.07% 2.56%
As % of the Applications category 40.38% 62.07% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 4
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£425 £130 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -56.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £119 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £310 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £265 £263
% change year-on-year
+11.32% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.75 £11.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -53.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £11.00 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £11.00 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +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
52 29 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.09% 13.00% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 38
Average daily rate £380 £225 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -33.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £128 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
Average hourly rate £25.50 £14.38 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.39% -47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £16.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £24.25 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 -6 8 £425 +226.92% 2
Cheltenham -6 5 £380 +22.97% 8
Tewkesbury - - - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 23 (45.10%) Windows
3 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
4 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
5 13 (25.49%) Project Management
6 11 (21.57%) MS Project
6 11 (21.57%) Windows XP
7 10 (19.61%) MS Visio
8 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
8 7 (13.73%) ITIL
8 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
8 7 (13.73%) Time Management
8 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared
8 7 (13.73%) Degree
9 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (11.76%) Finance
9 6 (11.76%) SLA
9 6 (11.76%) HP
10 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
10 5 (9.80%) PMP
10 5 (9.80%) PMI Certification
10 5 (9.80%) Service Management
10 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
11 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.84%) Internet
11 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
11 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (21.57%) MS Project
3 10 (19.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MS Access
2 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Project Manager
3 7 (13.73%) Technical Project Manager
3 7 (13.73%) Technical Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.84%) Rollout Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) IT Support
5 4 (7.84%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Developer
6 3 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.92%) Junior
7 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
1 1 (1.96%) EPoS
1 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
3 11 (21.57%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Project Management
2 7 (13.73%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
2 7 (13.73%) Time Management
3 5 (9.80%) Service Management
3 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.96%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (1.96%) Data Mapping
7 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) VBA
2 2 (3.92%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) Degree
3 5 (9.80%) PMP
3 5 (9.80%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.92%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
2 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Capita
4 1 (1.96%) Primavera
4 1 (1.96%) Informatica
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.96%) Teradata
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago