The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.33% 6.73% 9.68%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 51.85% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £12.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Applications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
12 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 12.50% 12.98% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 0
Average daily rate £363 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £12.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
3 5 (55.56%) Content Management
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Graphic Design
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Wiki
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (22.22%) GIS
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Middleware
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Incident Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Author
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Author
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Support
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 3 (33.33%) Wiki
2 2 (22.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft