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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 26 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.00% 5.82% 4.85%
As % of the Applications category 40.63% 43.59% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£200 £213 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% -33.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £198 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.64% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.35 £39.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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
64 39 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.31% 13.36% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 22
Average daily rate £333 £220 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.13% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -56.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £18.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 December 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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 0 9 £95 -53.93% 2
Cheltenham -8 9 £330 - 3
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 25 (49.02%) Windows
3 22 (43.14%) MS Excel
4 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 13 (25.49%) Project Management
6 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 11 (21.57%) Finance
7 11 (21.57%) Citrix
8 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
8 10 (19.61%) MS Visio
9 9 (17.65%) Internet
9 9 (17.65%) MS Project
10 8 (15.69%) SQL
10 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
11 7 (13.73%) ITIL
11 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
11 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
11 7 (13.73%) Degree
11 7 (13.73%) Time Management
12 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (11.76%) XenApp
13 5 (9.80%) Service Management
13 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
13 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (9.80%) PMP
13 5 (9.80%) PMI Certification
13 5 (9.80%) LAN
13 5 (9.80%) WAN
13 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (5.88%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) MS Project Server
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (43.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (19.61%) MS Visio
3 9 (17.65%) MS Project
4 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) LAN
2 5 (9.80%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Project Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Service Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 7 (13.73%) Technical Project Manager
4 7 (13.73%) Technical Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.84%) Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Trainee Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Trainee
9 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support Administrator
9 2 (3.92%) Desktop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) COM
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) PDA
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.92%) UNIX
7 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
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%) Business Analysis
4 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
4 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
4 4 (7.84%) Change Management
5 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Validation
6 2 (3.92%) Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.92%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) Degree
4 5 (9.80%) PMP
4 5 (9.80%) PMI Certification
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) XenApp
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) Citrix
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Capita
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) Primavera
5 2 (3.92%) Informatica
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Teradata
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