The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Office 32 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.06% 3.70% 6.61%
As % of the Applications category 33.68% 20.00% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 26
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£350 £338 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +51.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £186 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £484 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.65 £39.00 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -1.54%
MS Office
South West

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

Applications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
95 130 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.06% 18.49% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 82 65
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £163 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 12
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +14.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.50 £127.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +8 22 £370 +34.54% 3
Bradford-on-Avon - 3 £260 -
Salisbury +6 2 £135 -54.62% 2
Chippenham - 1 £110 - 1
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 32 (45.07%) MS Excel
3 23 (32.39%) Windows
4 20 (28.17%) ITIL
4 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
5 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
5 16 (22.54%) PRINCE2
6 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
7 13 (18.31%) Project Management
8 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
9 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
10 10 (14.08%) Finance
11 9 (12.68%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (12.68%) MS Project
12 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
13 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
13 6 (8.45%) Project Planning
13 6 (8.45%) MS Visio
13 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
14 5 (7.04%) Migration
14 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
15 4 (5.63%) Service Management
15 4 (5.63%) Change Management
15 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (5.63%) Portfolio Management
16 3 (4.23%) APMP
16 3 (4.23%) NVQ Level 3
16 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
16 3 (4.23%) SCCM
16 3 (4.23%) Time Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.82%) Moodle
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (45.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.68%) MS Project
2 9 (12.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless
3 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.41%) VoIP
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Publishing
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.08%) Analyst
2 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Technical Support
5 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (5.63%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.23%) PMO Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Change Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.82%) E-Learning
1 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
1 2 (2.82%) Learning Management System
1 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.41%) User Experience
2 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.41%) Statistics
2 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.23%) Linux
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) Android
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) ITIL
2 16 (22.54%) PRINCE2
3 13 (18.31%) Project Management
4 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.45%) Project Planning
5 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.04%) Migration
7 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.63%) Service Management
7 4 (5.63%) Change Management
7 4 (5.63%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (4.23%) UML
8 3 (4.23%) OOP
8 3 (4.23%) OO
8 3 (4.23%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.23%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.23%) Time Management
9 2 (2.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) C++
1 3 (4.23%) Delphi
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) VBA
3 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) APMP
3 3 (4.23%) NVQ Level 3
3 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.82%) MCSA
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.82%) CIPD
4 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) HNC
5 1 (1.41%) HND
5 1 (1.41%) PMP
5 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.41%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) HP
2 3 (4.23%) Borland
3 2 (2.82%) Apple
3 2 (2.82%) SAP
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco
3 2 (2.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.41%) Veeam
4 1 (1.41%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.41%) Avaya
4 1 (1.41%) Symantec
4 1 (1.41%) Remedy
4 1 (1.41%) Websense
4 1 (1.41%) Toshiba
4 1 (1.41%) ESRI
4 1 (1.41%) OpenText
Wiltshire
Network ITR
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago