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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 34 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.89% 4.61% 6.26%
As % of the Applications category 36.96% 22.14% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 20
Average daily rate
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£340 £250 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -20.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £180 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £285 £265
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Average hourly rate £16.83 £21.75 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.64% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £40.50 £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.11
% change year-on-year
- -0.77%
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
92 140 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.22% 20.80% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 94 69
Average daily rate £350 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £195 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 15
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +38.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £34.50 £64.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 3 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
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 3 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 +7 27 £350 +55.55% 8
Corsham - 2 £95 - 1
Chippenham - 1 £110 - 1
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
3 23 (33.33%) Windows
4 21 (30.43%) ITIL
5 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
6 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
6 17 (24.64%) Project Management
7 16 (23.19%) PRINCE2
8 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
9 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
9 11 (15.94%) Windows XP
10 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
10 9 (13.04%) Finance
10 9 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
11 7 (10.14%) MS Project
12 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
12 6 (8.70%) Project Planning
13 5 (7.25%) Programme Management
13 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
13 5 (7.25%) APMP
13 5 (7.25%) Portfolio Management
14 4 (5.80%) SCCM
14 4 (5.80%) SLA
14 4 (5.80%) HP
14 4 (5.80%) Service Management
14 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
15 3 (4.35%) Web Development
15 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.90%) Moodle
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (10.14%) MS Project
4 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) Wireless
3 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.45%) VoIP
3 1 (1.45%) WAN
3 1 (1.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
1 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.49%) Analyst
2 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Coordinator
3 6 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
3 6 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Technical Support
5 4 (5.80%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Administrator
5 4 (5.80%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) PMO Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Digital Producer
6 3 (4.35%) IT Support
6 3 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.35%) Change Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
1 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.45%) Statistics
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.45%) CMDB
2 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Windows XP
2 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 17 (24.64%) Project Management
3 16 (23.19%) PRINCE2
4 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.25%) Programme Management
6 5 (7.25%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (5.80%) Service Management
7 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.35%) Time Management
8 3 (4.35%) Web Development
8 3 (4.35%) Migration
9 2 (2.90%) Workflow
9 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.90%) Change Management
9 2 (2.90%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.90%) Data Entry
9 2 (2.90%) Information Management
9 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) VBA
3 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) APMP
4 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) PMP
6 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.45%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) HP
3 3 (4.35%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) Apple
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco
4 2 (2.90%) Remedy
5 1 (1.45%) Websense
5 1 (1.45%) Toshiba
5 1 (1.45%) ESRI
5 1 (1.45%) OpenText
5 1 (1.45%) Avaya
5 1 (1.45%) Lotus
5 1 (1.45%) Symantec
5 1 (1.45%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.45%) Veeam
5 1 (1.45%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
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