The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.65% 3.85% 8.02%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 39.39% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 4
Average daily rate
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£344 £438 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +69.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £305 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £499 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £285 £265
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £9.75 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.25% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £20.00 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £20.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.11
% change year-on-year
- -0.77%
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 Somerset region.

Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
32 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.73% 9.76% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 9
Average daily rate £350 £338 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £488 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £9.75 £28.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.17% +133.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £21.60 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £34.40 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Somerset region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Somerset region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Taunton +5 5 £344 -25.67% 1
Weston-super-Mare - 4 - -
Bath - 1 £375 - 1
Bridgwater - 1 £175 -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (25.00%) Content Management
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Lync
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) Graphic Design
7 3 (15.00%) QA
7 3 (15.00%) Wiki
8 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (10.00%) GIS
8 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (10.00%) Learning Management System
8 2 (10.00%) Windows 7

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (15.00%) Lync
4 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.00%) WebEx
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Author
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Author
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Trainer
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Trainer
3 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Manager
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Graphic Design
1 3 (15.00%) Wiki
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.00%) Learning Management System
2 2 (10.00%) GIS
2 2 (10.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Content Management
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Process Management
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) KVM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Polycom
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
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