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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
South West / Somerset
Rank - 22 37
Contract jobs citing MS Office 0 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 5.82% 1.76%
As % of the Applications category - 44.74% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £313 £174
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +80.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +189.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
22 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.28% 13.01% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 8
Median daily rate £358 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £201 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £509 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £38.75 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +142.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £25.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £42.36 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.73%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Gantt Chart
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 1 (9.09%) RIA
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365

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:

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Software Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) RIA
1 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Gantt Chart
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
2 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft