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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 25 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.12% 7.72% 5.44%
As % of the Applications category 42.37% 44.23% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£353 £375 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +37.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £161 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £475 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £213 £273
% change year-on-year
+18.23% -22.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
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
59 52 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.09% 17.45% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 17
Average daily rate £325 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.70 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.35 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -2 10 £375 +30.43% 2
Cheltenham -4 10 £330 - 5
Cirencester - - - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 24 (51.06%) Windows
3 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
4 17 (36.17%) Windows 7
5 12 (25.53%) Project Management
6 11 (23.40%) Windows XP
7 10 (21.28%) MS Visio
7 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
7 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
8 9 (19.15%) Citrix
8 9 (19.15%) Internet
8 9 (19.15%) Finance
9 7 (14.89%) MS Project
9 7 (14.89%) ITIL
9 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
9 7 (14.89%) SQL
9 7 (14.89%) Degree
9 7 (14.89%) Time Management
10 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
10 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (12.77%) XenApp
10 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
11 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (10.64%) PMP
11 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
11 5 (10.64%) Service Management
11 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
11 5 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
12 4 (8.51%) Supplier Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) MS Project Server
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.28%) MS Visio
3 7 (14.89%) MS Project
4 5 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Internet
2 4 (8.51%) LAN
2 4 (8.51%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Toad
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Project Manager
2 9 (19.15%) Service Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Project Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.64%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Trainee Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Trainee
7 2 (4.26%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.26%) PDA
2 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Windows 7
3 11 (23.40%) Windows XP
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Project Management
2 7 (14.89%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
2 7 (14.89%) Time Management
3 5 (10.64%) Service Management
3 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) Supplier Management
5 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) Validation
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.26%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (4.26%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) Degree
3 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) PMP
4 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
5 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO 9001
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) XenApp
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.38%) HP
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) Informatica
5 2 (4.26%) Primavera
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Capita
6 1 (2.13%) Teradata
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £9 to £13 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Computer People
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago