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 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 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.22% 8.37% 3.35%
As % of the Applications category 45.16% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 3
Average daily rate
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£181 £229 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.08% -23.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £109 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £213 £273
% change year-on-year
+18.23% -22.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.29 £31.90 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +155.20%
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 Somerset region.

Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
31 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.34% 12.56% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 5
Average daily rate £250 £251 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% -13.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £114 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £371 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £31.90 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.94% +155.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £18.78 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £31.90 £12.85
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 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 21 November 2014.

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 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 3 £230 -36.46% 1
Street - 3 £250 -
Bath 0 2 £194 +29.16% 2
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) SAP
4 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
4 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
5 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
5 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
5 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
6 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
6 6 (19.35%) SCCM
7 5 (16.13%) Office 365
7 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) Project Management
8 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
8 4 (12.90%) InfoPath
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) ABAP
8 4 (12.90%) Linux
8 4 (12.90%) SAP SD
8 4 (12.90%) Change Control
9 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (9.68%) Citrix
9 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
9 3 (9.68%) Web Services

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) InfoPath
2 2 (6.45%) MS Project
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) GIMP
3 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SAP SD
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) LDAP
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) FTP
2 2 (6.45%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.23%) Junos
3 1 (3.23%) RIP
3 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) ADSL
3 1 (3.23%) MPLS
3 1 (3.23%) OSPF
3 1 (3.23%) BGP
3 1 (3.23%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) ABAP Developer
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) JRuby
3 1 (3.23%) Scilab
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) DHTML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) XHTML
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.90%) Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (6.45%) Android
5 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.45%) UNIX
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
2 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
2 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
4 4 (12.90%) Change Control
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Software Licensing
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.23%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (3.23%) System Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) ABAP
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) MOS
4 1 (3.23%) MCT
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Nagios
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Apple
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Mitel
4 2 (6.45%) NEC
4 2 (6.45%) SonicWALL
4 2 (6.45%) ProCurve
4 2 (6.45%) Infor
4 2 (6.45%) Kerio
5 1 (3.23%) Trustwave
5 1 (3.23%) IronPort
5 1 (3.23%) TOWER Software
5 1 (3.23%) Brocade
5 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.23%) McAfee
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
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