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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 34 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.90% 3.66% 5.47%
As % of the Applications category 42.50% 22.12% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 18
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £140 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £415 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.41 £14.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.57% +16.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.88 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.93 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.77% +5.55%
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
80 104 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.53% 16.53% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 64 72
Average daily rate £393 £323 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.70% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £14.00 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £21.52 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 4 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 4 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 +4 23 £200 -51.80% 5
Trowbridge - 2 £200 -
Salisbury - 1 £325 - 2
Calne - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 2
Malmesbury - - - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.92%) Windows
3 20 (31.75%) ITIL
4 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
5 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 15 (23.81%) Finance
7 14 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 14 (22.22%) SQL
8 10 (15.87%) Project Management
8 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
8 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
8 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
9 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
11 7 (11.11%) MOS
11 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (11.11%) Lotus
11 7 (11.11%) IBM Notes
11 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (9.52%) ITIL V3
12 6 (9.52%) ITIL V2
12 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
12 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
12 6 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (7.94%) VMware
14 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
14 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (6.35%) Remedy

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) Moodle
Applications
1 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP HR
1 2 (3.17%) SAP HR-PA
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) DHCP
1 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.35%) DNS
1 4 (6.35%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) Wireless
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (4.76%) LAN
2 3 (4.76%) WAN
2 3 (4.76%) SMTP
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) Intranet
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.59%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
1 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Service Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Junior
7 3 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.76%) IT Support
8 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Project Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Digital Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.59%) Replication
2 1 (1.59%) Statistics
2 1 (1.59%) CMDB
2 1 (1.59%) Copywriting
2 1 (1.59%) User Experience
2 1 (1.59%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 14 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.76%) Windows NT
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) ITIL
2 10 (15.87%) Project Management
3 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 6 (9.52%) ITIL V2
5 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.76%) Migration
7 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (3.17%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.17%) Validation
8 2 (3.17%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (3.17%) Line Management
8 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.17%) Web Development
8 2 (3.17%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
2 2 (3.17%) VBA
3 1 (1.59%) VB
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
1 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) MOS
3 3 (4.76%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Lotus
3 5 (7.94%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Remedy
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco
5 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 3 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.17%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (1.59%) Adobe
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