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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 32 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.83% 6.03% 4.76%
As % of the Applications category 38.10% 30.16% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 12
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£350 £225 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £108 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £281 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £16.83 £37.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.13% +141.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £31.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.23 £43.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
84 126 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.69% 20.00% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 89 57
Average daily rate £350 £265 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £482 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 9
Average hourly rate £18.27 £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.58% +103.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £21.54 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.27 £40.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 July 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 July 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 +1 25 £350 +55.55% 1
Corsham - 2 £95 -
Trowbridge - 1 - - 1
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 53 (66.25%) Microsoft
2 28 (35.00%) Windows
3 27 (33.75%) ITIL
4 24 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 21 (26.25%) Security Cleared
6 19 (23.75%) Project Management
7 17 (21.25%) PRINCE2
7 17 (21.25%) SC Cleared
8 13 (16.25%) Windows XP
8 13 (16.25%) Finance
9 12 (15.00%) Windows 7
10 11 (13.75%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
11 9 (11.25%) SQL
12 8 (10.00%) MS Project
13 7 (8.75%) MS Visio
13 7 (8.75%) IBM Notes
13 7 (8.75%) Lotus
14 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
14 6 (7.50%) Project Planning
15 5 (6.25%) Asset Management
15 5 (6.25%) VMware
15 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (6.25%) Programme Management
15 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
15 5 (6.25%) Service Management
15 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
15 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (8.75%) IBM Notes
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.50%) Moodle
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (10.00%) MS Project
4 7 (8.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) HTTP
3 2 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) VPN
4 1 (1.25%) DHCP
4 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) JIRA
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (17.50%) Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Technical Support
4 8 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Coordinator
5 6 (7.50%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) IT Support
7 4 (5.00%) Digital Producer
8 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Configuration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) User Experience
2 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.25%) CMDB
3 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.25%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.00%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Windows XP
3 12 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.25%) Android
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) ITIL
2 19 (23.75%) Project Management
3 17 (21.25%) PRINCE2
4 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.50%) Project Planning
6 5 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 5 (6.25%) Service Management
6 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (5.00%) Web Development
8 3 (3.75%) Time Management
8 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.75%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.50%) Workflow
9 2 (2.50%) Migration
9 2 (2.50%) Scrum
9 2 (2.50%) Change Management
9 2 (2.50%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Security Cleared
2 17 (21.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) APMP
4 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.50%) MOS
6 1 (1.25%) Degree
6 1 (1.25%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.25%) PMP
6 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (66.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Lotus
3 5 (6.25%) VMware
4 4 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (2.50%) Apple
5 2 (2.50%) Remedy
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco