The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 40 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 128 157 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.59% 4.92% 4.88%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 39.15% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 94 94
Median daily rate £210 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £128 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £305 £263
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 34
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.35 £37.99 £23.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
320 401 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.47% 12.56% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 252 277
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 33 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +64.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £44.50 £35.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the South West region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the South West region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Bristol +9 34 £230 -32.50% 9
Wiltshire -8 29 £263 -34.37% 5
Gloucestershire -4 27 £150 -57.14% 5
Dorset +8 14 £210 -54.59% 1
Somerset +28 10 £143 -56.15% 5
Devon -13 10 £363 +0.69% 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 South West region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 163 (61.74%) Microsoft
2 137 (51.89%) Windows
3 113 (42.80%) MS Excel
4 85 (32.20%) Active Directory
5 69 (26.14%) Windows 7
6 49 (18.56%) ITIL
7 46 (17.42%) Finance
8 43 (16.29%) Windows Server
9 40 (15.15%) Security Cleared
10 32 (12.12%) DNS
10 32 (12.12%) SC Cleared
11 31 (11.74%) Office 365
12 30 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
13 29 (10.98%) DHCP
14 28 (10.61%) Project Management
15 27 (10.23%) Citrix
15 27 (10.23%) VPN
15 27 (10.23%) MS Visio
15 27 (10.23%) SCCM
16 26 (9.85%) Migration
16 26 (9.85%) VMware
16 26 (9.85%) Firewall
17 23 (8.71%) SQL
17 23 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (8.33%) Windows 10
19 21 (7.95%) SQL Server
19 21 (7.95%) SharePoint
20 18 (6.82%) MS Project
20 18 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 21 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.30%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 8 (3.03%) IIS
5 7 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.89%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.89%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.76%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.76%) CICS
8 2 (0.76%) Confluence
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.76%) Moodle
8 2 (0.76%) SAS
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 113 (42.80%) MS Excel
2 30 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (10.23%) MS Visio
4 18 (6.82%) MS Project
5 3 (1.14%) CATIA
5 3 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) Maximo
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.74%) Office 365
2 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.76%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.76%) Yammer
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.12%) DNS
2 29 (10.98%) DHCP
3 27 (10.23%) VPN
4 26 (9.85%) Firewall
5 13 (4.92%) Junos
5 13 (4.92%) tcpdump
5 13 (4.92%) Wireshark
6 12 (4.55%) Internet
6 12 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (3.41%) LAN
8 5 (1.89%) WAN
8 5 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.52%) Extranet
9 4 (1.52%) Skype
9 4 (1.52%) Wireless
9 4 (1.52%) X.509
10 3 (1.14%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.52%) MS Access
4 3 (1.14%) MySQL
4 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.76%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.76%) GIS
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.76%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.03%) MSI
2 4 (1.52%) InstallShield
2 4 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.76%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.76%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.76%) Toad
5 1 (0.38%) NuGet
5 1 (0.38%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (17.42%) Finance
2 11 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.89%) Retail
4 4 (1.52%) Banking
4 4 (1.52%) Marketing
5 2 (0.76%) Back Office
5 2 (0.76%) Billing
5 2 (0.76%) Electronics
5 2 (0.76%) Local Government
6 1 (0.38%) Advertising
6 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Publishing
6 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (31.06%) Analyst
2 43 (16.29%) Support Engineer
3 35 (13.26%) Service Analyst
3 35 (13.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 26 (9.85%) Project Manager
5 22 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (6.82%) Administrator
7 16 (6.06%) Desktop Support
8 14 (5.30%) Support Analyst
9 13 (4.92%) IT Support
9 13 (4.92%) Network Engineer
9 13 (4.92%) Network Support
10 12 (4.55%) Developer
10 12 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
11 11 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 11 (4.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 11 (4.17%) Software Project Manager
12 10 (3.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 10 (3.79%) IT Engineer
12 10 (3.79%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.92%) .NET
2 6 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.52%) HTML
4 3 (1.14%) Classic ASP
4 3 (1.14%) RESTful
4 3 (1.14%) Web Services
5 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (0.76%) HTML5
5 2 (0.76%) J2EE
5 2 (0.76%) JSON
5 2 (0.76%) XML
6 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.38%) Ajax
6 1 (0.38%) CSS
6 1 (0.38%) CSS3
6 1 (0.38%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.38%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.38%) SOAP
6 1 (0.38%) Spring
6 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.79%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.41%) Driving Licence
3 9 (3.41%) RIA
4 8 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.03%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.65%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.27%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.14%) iPad
8 3 (1.14%) iPhone
8 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.14%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.76%) Replication
9 2 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 137 (51.89%) Windows
2 69 (26.14%) Windows 7
3 43 (16.29%) Windows Server
4 22 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 22 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.41%) Apple iOS
7 9 (3.41%) Windows XP
8 8 (3.03%) Android
8 8 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.89%) Unix
10 3 (1.14%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.76%) Linux
11 2 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.76%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.38%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.56%) ITIL
2 28 (10.61%) Project Management
3 26 (9.85%) Migration
4 17 (6.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 16 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 16 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 14 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.30%) Validation
7 13 (4.92%) Gantt Chart
7 13 (4.92%) Programme Management
7 13 (4.92%) Service Management
8 12 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (4.17%) CRM
9 11 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (4.17%) Time Management
10 10 (3.79%) Application Virtualisation
10 10 (3.79%) ITSM
10 10 (3.79%) Software Deployment
11 9 (3.41%) Asset Management
12 7 (2.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.71%) SQL
2 17 (6.44%) VB
3 11 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.03%) VBA
4 8 (3.03%) VBScript
5 7 (2.65%) C#
6 6 (2.27%) C
6 6 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.89%) Java
8 3 (1.14%) C++
8 3 (1.14%) Perl
8 3 (1.14%) PHP
9 2 (0.76%) JCL
9 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.76%) REXX
9 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.38%) Delphi
10 1 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 32 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.89%) Degree
4 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.14%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.38%) HND
7 1 (0.38%) ISEB
7 1 (0.38%) MCITP
7 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.44%) SLA
2 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.14%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.76%) P3O
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.92%) XenApp
4 11 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (2.65%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.27%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.52%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.52%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.52%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.76%) RACF
9 2 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.38%) Firmware
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 27 (10.23%) SCCM
2 4 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (1.52%) WSUS
3 3 (1.14%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.76%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.76%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.38%) MOM
5 1 (0.38%) SCOM
5 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.38%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 163 (61.74%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.23%) Citrix
3 26 (9.85%) VMware
4 17 (6.44%) Cisco
5 16 (6.06%) CheckPoint
6 13 (4.92%) Juniper
7 11 (4.17%) HP
8 10 (3.79%) IBM
8 10 (3.79%) Remedy
9 9 (3.41%) SAP
10 8 (3.03%) Apple
11 7 (2.65%) Symantec
12 6 (2.27%) Oracle
12 6 (2.27%) Wyse
13 5 (1.89%) CA
13 5 (1.89%) Lotus
14 4 (1.52%) AppSense
14 4 (1.52%) Dell
15 3 (1.14%) Cadence
15 3 (1.14%) PTC
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