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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 48 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.69% 3.69% 4.82%
As % of the Applications category 49.48% 20.51% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 11
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£294 £265 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.84% +8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £149 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £446 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.41 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.21% +13.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.88 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £18.93 £16.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +4.48%
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
97 117 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.51% 17.97% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 76 59
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 4
Average hourly rate £18.25 £35.00 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.85% +121.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £17.79 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £47.50 £19.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 March 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 31 March 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 +20 34 £250 -26.47% 5
Salisbury +11 2 £260 - 5
Trowbridge - - - -
Calne - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 1
Malmesbury - - - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 50 (68.49%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.99%) Windows
3 24 (32.88%) MS Excel
4 23 (31.51%) Active Directory
5 18 (24.66%) ITIL
6 16 (21.92%) Finance
7 15 (20.55%) SQL
7 15 (20.55%) Project Management
8 14 (19.18%) Windows XP
9 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
10 11 (15.07%) Windows 7
11 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
12 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
12 9 (12.33%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (9.59%) Lotus
14 7 (9.59%) IBM Notes
15 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
15 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
15 6 (8.22%) MS Visio
15 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (6.85%) Portfolio Management
16 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
16 5 (6.85%) DNS
16 5 (6.85%) MS Project
16 5 (6.85%) HP
16 5 (6.85%) Internet
16 5 (6.85%) Remedy

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.59%) IBM Notes
3 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.11%) Moodle
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (32.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.22%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.85%) MS Project
5 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.37%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.85%) DNS
1 5 (6.85%) Internet
2 4 (5.48%) Firewall
2 4 (5.48%) DHCP
3 3 (4.11%) LAN
3 3 (4.11%) WAN
3 3 (4.11%) SMTP
3 3 (4.11%) Wireless
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Technical Support
3 8 (10.96%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (9.59%) Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Digital Producer
6 4 (5.48%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Junior
7 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Change Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) User Experience
2 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Replication
3 1 (1.37%) Statistics
3 1 (1.37%) CMDB
3 1 (1.37%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Windows
2 14 (19.18%) Windows XP
3 11 (15.07%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) ITIL
2 15 (20.55%) Project Management
3 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
4 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
4 5 (6.85%) Data Analysis
4 5 (6.85%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.85%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (5.48%) ITIL V3
5 4 (5.48%) ITIL V2
5 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.48%) Web Development
6 3 (4.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.11%) Migration
6 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.74%) Dependency Management
7 2 (2.74%) Digital Content Management
7 2 (2.74%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) C
2 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
2 2 (2.74%) VBA
3 1 (1.37%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) MOS
4 3 (4.11%) APMP
5 1 (1.37%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (31.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (68.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) Lotus
3 5 (6.85%) Remedy
3 5 (6.85%) VMware
3 5 (6.85%) HP
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco
5 2 (2.74%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 2 (2.74%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
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