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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 27 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.03% 6.92% 5.46%
As % of the Applications category 41.54% 49.30% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 6
Median daily rate £150 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £90 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £497 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 14
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.41 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -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
65 71 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.51% 14.03% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 24
Median daily rate £205 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.05% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £150 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 14
Median hourly rate £12.25 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.45% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £44.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -1 6 £205 +134.28% 3
Gloucester -11 6 £116 -67.93% 1
Cirencester +6 2 £120 -64.44%
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
4 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
5 9 (27.27%) Citrix
6 8 (24.24%) Internet
6 8 (24.24%) Finance
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (15.15%) Time Management
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (15.15%) Office 365
8 5 (15.15%) XenApp
8 5 (15.15%) Change Control
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
8 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
8 5 (15.15%) SLA
8 5 (15.15%) MS Project
8 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
9 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
9 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
9 4 (12.12%) HP
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.12%) VMware
9 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
9 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
10 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
10 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
10 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Project
3 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Maximo
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Skype
2 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
1 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Service Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Support
5 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Coordinator
5 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Cabling Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
5 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Change Control
1 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
1 5 (15.15%) Time Management
2 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) Network Management
3 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Facilities Management
4 1 (3.03%) Information Management
4 1 (3.03%) ITSM
4 1 (3.03%) People Management
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) DBS Check
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.15%) XenApp
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) Symantec
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) Capita
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) BMC