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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 17 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.70% 3.68% 4.65%
As % of the Applications category 38.64% 34.55% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 4
Average daily rate £350 £130 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -58.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £107 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £281 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +18.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
44 55 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.59% 10.64% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 11
Average daily rate £356 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £434 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.27 £74.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 6 £350 +268.42% 2
Cheltenham +5 1 - - 3
Stroud - 1 - -
Filton - 1 - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
2 30 (56.60%) MS Excel
3 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
4 22 (41.51%) Project Management
5 17 (32.08%) PRINCE2
6 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
7 12 (22.64%) Windows
7 12 (22.64%) DV Cleared
8 11 (20.75%) C
9 10 (18.87%) Primavera
9 10 (18.87%) MS Project
10 9 (16.98%) Coaching
10 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.98%) QA
11 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
11 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
11 8 (15.09%) LAN
11 8 (15.09%) WAN
12 7 (13.21%) NHS
13 6 (11.32%) HP
13 6 (11.32%) Degree
14 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (9.43%) Finance
14 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
14 5 (9.43%) Cisco
14 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
14 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
15 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (1.89%) Lync
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (56.60%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.87%) MS Project
3 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.89%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Primavera
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) LAN
1 8 (15.09%) WAN
2 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.89%) IPv4
3 1 (1.89%) MPLS
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Project Manager
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Programme Planner
4 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.66%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Project Planner
6 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Network Planner
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
1 3 (5.66%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) COM
3 1 (1.89%) Leaflet
3 1 (1.89%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) NHS
3 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Informatics
5 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.89%) HPUX
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Unix
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Project Management
2 17 (32.08%) PRINCE2
3 9 (16.98%) Coaching
4 4 (7.55%) ITIL
4 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
4 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.66%) Service Management
5 3 (5.66%) Time Management
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Business Development
6 2 (3.77%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) ITSM
6 2 (3.77%) Logistics
6 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.77%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.77%) Validation
7 1 (1.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) C
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.66%) VB
3 3 (5.66%) VB6
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) DV Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 3 (5.66%) APMG
4 3 (5.66%) ISEB
4 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.77%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) BICSI Certification
6 1 (1.89%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.77%) COSHH
4 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) HP
3 5 (9.43%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) Capita
5 2 (3.77%) Casewise
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) BMC
6 1 (1.89%) BT
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.89%) Remedy
6 1 (1.89%) Sun
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £150 - £205 per day
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