The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Wiltshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 33 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.81% 6.24% 5.99%
As % of the Applications category 23.40% 36.00% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 16
Average daily rate
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£244 £318 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.22% +25.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £145 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £430 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 6
Average hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
141 100 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.55% 17.33% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 68 41
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £148 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 11
Average hourly rate £20.06 £15.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £76.00 £24.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Office
South West

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 20 £225 -30.76% 7
Salisbury -5 4 £298 +15.19% 2
Trowbridge - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 1
Corsham - - - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
2 32 (47.76%) Windows
3 25 (37.31%) ITIL
4 24 (35.82%) Windows XP
5 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
6 20 (29.85%) Windows 8
7 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
8 16 (23.88%) Apple iOS
9 15 (22.39%) Project Management
9 15 (22.39%) Mac OS X
10 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
10 12 (17.91%) MS Project
11 8 (11.94%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (11.94%) Finance
11 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
12 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
12 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
13 5 (7.46%) SCCM
13 5 (7.46%) Linux
13 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
14 4 (5.97%) Banking
14 4 (5.97%) Retail
14 4 (5.97%) MOS
14 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
14 4 (5.97%) Oracle
14 4 (5.97%) SLA
15 3 (4.48%) Oracle OLAP
15 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (4.48%) Matrix Management
15 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.99%) Lync
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.91%) MS Project
3 8 (11.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) DHCP
1 1 (1.49%) DNS
1 1 (1.49%) SAN
1 1 (1.49%) DMZ
1 1 (1.49%) Intranet
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
1 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) OLAP
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.48%) PowerCenter
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Analyst
2 15 (22.39%) Desktop Support
3 10 (14.93%) Support Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Desktop Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (8.96%) Administrator
8 5 (7.46%) Rollout Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.97%) PMO Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Senior IT Project Manager
10 3 (4.48%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Contracts Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Senior Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Coordinator
10 3 (4.48%) Network Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) OC4J
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) XML
2 1 (1.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.49%) EPoS
3 1 (1.49%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Windows
2 24 (35.82%) Windows XP
3 20 (29.85%) Windows 8
4 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
5 16 (23.88%) Apple iOS
6 15 (22.39%) Mac OS X
7 5 (7.46%) Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.49%) UNIX
9 1 (1.49%) Solaris
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) ITIL
2 15 (22.39%) Project Management
3 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.48%) Data Management
5 3 (4.48%) Migration
5 3 (4.48%) ETL
5 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.48%) Matrix Management
5 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.48%) Waterfall
5 3 (4.48%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.48%) ITIL V2
5 3 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.99%) CRM
6 2 (2.99%) ERP
7 1 (1.49%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.49%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) VBScript
2 1 (1.49%) VB
2 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) MOS
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) MOM
2 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Informatica
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco
4 2 (2.99%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix
5 1 (1.49%) Veritas
5 1 (1.49%) Lotus
5 1 (1.49%) Apple
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
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