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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.15% 7.31% 2.69%
As % of the Applications category 45.16% 59.26% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 0
Average daily rate
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£181 £304 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £199 £275
% change year-on-year
+34.04% -27.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
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 £13.81 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +2.29%
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 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.20% 12.33% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 4
Average daily rate £238 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £375 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £31.90 £12.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.94% +156.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £18.78 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £31.90 £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 December 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 December 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
Street - 3 £250 -
Bath +4 2 £194 +29.16%
Taunton -20 2 £350 -6.66% 1
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
3 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
4 10 (32.26%) SAP
5 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
6 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
7 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
7 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
7 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
7 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (19.35%) SCCM
9 5 (16.13%) Finance
9 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
9 5 (16.13%) SQL
9 5 (16.13%) Office 365
10 4 (12.90%) Change Control
10 4 (12.90%) SAP SD
10 4 (12.90%) Project Management
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL
10 4 (12.90%) ABAP
10 4 (12.90%) Linux
10 4 (12.90%) InfoPath
10 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
11 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
11 3 (9.68%) QA
11 3 (9.68%) Web Services
11 3 (9.68%) Citrix

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) GIMP
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 2 (6.45%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (6.45%) LDAP
1 2 (6.45%) DHCP
1 2 (6.45%) FTP
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
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 Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
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%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) DHTML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) XHTML
3 1 (3.23%) Scilab
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.90%) Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX
6 2 (6.45%) Android
6 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
2 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) Change Control
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.45%) Software Licensing
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (3.23%) System Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
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%) Ruby
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%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) MOS
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%) Kerio MailServer
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Nagios
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Kerio
4 2 (6.45%) Apple
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Mitel
4 2 (6.45%) NEC
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Infor
4 2 (6.45%) ProCurve
4 2 (6.45%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.23%) TOWER Software
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) Lotus
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