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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 28 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 0.68% 4.25% 26.32%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 37.50% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Average daily rate
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- £215 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.14% -
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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
5 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.42% 11.32% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 0
Average daily rate £315 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Replication

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
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