The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Taunton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.25% 26.32% 9.30%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 95.24% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate £215 - £334
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 - £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
24 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 11.32% 27.63% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 2
Average daily rate £305 - £334
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 - £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Office
Somerset

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 17 April 2014.

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

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (40.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
5 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (35.00%) Publishing
5 7 (35.00%) Information Management
6 6 (30.00%) Nortel Meridian
6 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (30.00%) Internet
6 6 (30.00%) Nortel
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (30.00%) SCCM
7 5 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) Workflow
8 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) assyst
2 1 (5.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
1 6 (30.00%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (15.00%) MSI
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (35.00%) Publishing
2 3 (15.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Design Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Technician
4 3 (15.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (15.00%) Software Packaging
3 3 (15.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) XHTML
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
1 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
1 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Information Management
3 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (25.00%) Workflow
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) MCP
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Nortel
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (15.00%) Apple
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Altiris
5 1 (5.00%) Sophos
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