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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 51 12 43
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +31
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.25% 9.33% 1.81%
As % of the Applications category 21.43% 45.45% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 4
Average daily rate
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- £293 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +101.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £245 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £26.88 £13.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.07% +42.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
28 77 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.82% 20.53% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 8
Average daily rate £350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £143 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £355 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 5
Average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -8 3 - - 3
Cheltenham -14 2 - - 8
Filton - 1 - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) Windows 7
4 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
5 10 (41.67%) Finance
6 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 8 (33.33%) Citrix
8 4 (16.67%) LAN
8 4 (16.67%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) PDA
9 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
9 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (12.50%) IIS
9 3 (12.50%) MS Project
9 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
9 3 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 3 (12.50%) VMware
10 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 2 (8.33%) Subversion
10 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (8.33%) Telecoms

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Project
3 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support
4 4 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) Support Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) DBA
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support
7 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) PDA
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 3 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) ERP
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.17%) Line Management
3 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ARP4754
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 470 per day + .
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago