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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 13 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.18% 2.27% 3.23%
As % of the Applications category 44.83% 25.81% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Median daily rate £531 £144 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+269.56% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £138 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £766 £255 £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
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
29 31 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.55% 8.78% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 34
Median daily rate £308 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,336 £435 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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
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 2 May 2016.

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
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 2 May 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 2 May 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 - 8 - -
Taunton +23 1 £238 +72.72% 1
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) Java
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) C++
5 8 (30.77%) REST
6 7 (26.92%) Logistics
7 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) Replication
7 5 (19.23%) SLA
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.54%) CSS
9 3 (11.54%) HTML
9 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
9 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) Web Development
9 3 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
10 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
10 2 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) Office 365
10 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 2 (7.69%) Degree
10 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (7.69%) Military
10 2 (7.69%) Project Management
10 2 (7.69%) Change Management
10 2 (7.69%) FrameMaker

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) FrameMaker
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) RS-422
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.69%) Military
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Avionics
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
1 9 (34.62%) Support Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Applications Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Software Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Change Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) REST
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (3.85%) DHTML
4 1 (3.85%) Servlets
4 1 (3.85%) SGML
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) XSL
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Logistics
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
3 3 (11.54%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 2 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) People Management
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) C
5 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Apple
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Rally