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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 12 44
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +32
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.33% 8.77% 2.07%
As % of the Applications category 39.29% 44.12% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
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£130 £310 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.06% +69.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £113 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £350 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £26.88 £13.50 £39.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.07% -65.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £9.35 £39.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.98 £16.10 £41.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +7.40%
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 68 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.93% 19.88% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 15
Average daily rate £325 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £335 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 7
Average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £40.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -38.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 -10 3 - - 1
Cheltenham -18 3 £110 -46.01% 2
Cirencester - 3 £130 - 1
Filton - 1 - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
3 22 (61.11%) Windows 7
4 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
5 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 14 (38.89%) Citrix
6 12 (33.33%) Finance
7 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (19.44%) XenApp
8 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.67%) Internet
9 6 (16.67%) VMware
10 5 (13.89%) LAN
10 5 (13.89%) WAN
10 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
11 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (11.11%) SQL
11 4 (11.11%) IIS
12 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
12 3 (8.33%) Project Management
12 3 (8.33%) MS Project
12 3 (8.33%) ITIL
12 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
12 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
12 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
12 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (8.33%) PDA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Project
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
2 5 (13.89%) LAN
2 5 (13.89%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.78%) Ant
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 6 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Support Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) DBA
7 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) COM
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) PDA
2 3 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.33%) ITIL
1 3 (8.33%) Project Management
1 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
1 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
2 2 (5.56%) Change Management
2 2 (5.56%) ERP
2 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
2 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
3 1 (2.78%) Migration
3 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.78%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
3 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
3 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ARP4754
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) XenApp
3 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) Citrix
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
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