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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 18 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.22% 2.52% 3.25%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 26.67% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Median daily rate £230 £110 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.09% -73.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £110 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £110 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.30% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.87 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.17% -
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
36 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.44% 9.46% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 21
Median daily rate £351 £350 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £197 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £420 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £13.00 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £13.00 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Yeovil +11 12 - - 1
Taunton +15 2 - - 1
Bath +1 2 £223 - 1
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 17 (68.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) Gantt Chart
4 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (24.00%) RIA
7 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
10 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
10 2 (8.00%) VMware
10 2 (8.00%) Finance
10 2 (8.00%) Logistics
10 2 (8.00%) Java
10 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (8.00%) SCCM
11 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (4.00%) Avionics
11 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Marketing
11 1 (4.00%) Degree
11 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
11 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
11 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS

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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (68.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.00%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Avionics
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Military
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Software Project Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Junior
4 5 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (12.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Software Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Rollout Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) RIA
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Gantt Chart
2 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.00%) Logistics
7 1 (4.00%) Case Management
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.00%) SDLC
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Apple
3 1 (4.00%) SAP