The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Somerset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 17 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.00% 15.61% 10.76%
As % of the Applications category 28.33% 94.12% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate £215 £168 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.35% -49.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £142 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £194 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
60 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.12% 16.59% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 3 9
Average daily rate £300 £268 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £155 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £335 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 7
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Office
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -24 9 £215 - 3
Bath -7 5 - - 1
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Templecombe - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (51.22%) MS Excel
3 18 (43.90%) Windows
4 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
5 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
6 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
7 12 (29.27%) Incident Management
8 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
9 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
9 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
10 9 (21.95%) Publishing
10 9 (21.95%) Information Management
11 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
11 8 (19.51%) ITIL
12 7 (17.07%) Blackberry
12 7 (17.07%) Nortel
12 7 (17.07%) Internet
12 7 (17.07%) VMware
12 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
12 7 (17.07%) Change Control
13 6 (14.63%) SCCM
13 6 (14.63%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (14.63%) Workflow
13 6 (14.63%) Nortel Meridian
13 6 (14.63%) Subversion
13 6 (14.63%) Citrix
13 6 (14.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (51.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Agresso
2 3 (7.32%) assyst
3 1 (2.44%) Summit
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Internet
2 6 (14.63%) Nortel Meridian
3 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) Intranet
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Subversion
2 4 (9.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) MSI
4 2 (4.88%) Bugzilla
4 2 (4.88%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (21.95%) Publishing
2 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Front Office
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (17.07%) Desktop Support
2 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Trainer
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (12.20%) IT Trainer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Design Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Technician
5 3 (7.32%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Support Technician
5 3 (7.32%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) CSS
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
2 5 (12.20%) jQuery
3 4 (9.76%) Middleware
3 4 (9.76%) XSLT
4 3 (7.32%) Software Packaging
5 2 (4.88%) Ajax
5 2 (4.88%) XHTML
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) SOAP
6 1 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Blackberry
2 6 (14.63%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Incident Management
2 9 (21.95%) Information Management
3 8 (19.51%) ITIL
4 7 (17.07%) Change Control
5 6 (14.63%) Workflow
5 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.76%) QMS
6 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) SOA
7 3 (7.32%) Service Management
8 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Release Management
8 2 (4.88%) Migration
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.88%) OOP
8 2 (4.88%) OO
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Delphi
4 2 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) ECDL
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.76%) MCP
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Nortel
2 7 (17.07%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Citrix
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.76%) HP
4 4 (9.76%) IBM
5 3 (7.32%) Dell
5 3 (7.32%) Apple
5 3 (7.32%) Altiris
5 3 (7.32%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.44%) Sophos
6 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
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