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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.05% 5.01% 4.31%
As % of the Applications category 19.23% 48.65% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 16
Median daily rate £238 £313 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +5.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £289 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +15.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.78%
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
26 37 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.66% 10.31% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 41
Median daily rate £275 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £429 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 1
Median hourly rate £14.61 £12.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Taunton +6 2 £238 -26.92%
Bath -6 1 - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (62.96%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (33.33%) C++
5 8 (29.63%) REST
6 7 (25.93%) Logistics
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 5 (18.52%) SLA
8 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 5 (18.52%) Replication
9 4 (14.81%) Finance
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 3 (11.11%) HTML
10 3 (11.11%) CSS
10 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
10 3 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (11.11%) Web Development
10 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
11 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
11 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
11 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
11 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
11 2 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (7.41%) Static Code Analysis
11 2 (7.41%) Office 365
11 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
11 2 (7.41%) MVC

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) FrameMaker
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) RS-422
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.41%) Military
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Avionics
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Rollout Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) DHTML
4 1 (3.70%) Servlets
4 1 (3.70%) SGML
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) XSL
4 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Logistics
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 3 (11.11%) Web Development
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
4 2 (7.41%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (3.70%) Case Management
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) People Management
5 1 (3.70%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (3.70%) Project Governance
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Apple
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) VMware