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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 31 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.35% 5.82% 6.11%
As % of the Applications category 23.13% 32.53% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 24
Average daily rate £225 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.13% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £437 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.40 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% +8.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £14.06 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £16.08 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
134 83 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.82% 17.89% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 58 66
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.40 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.80% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.42 £14.06 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £16.08 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Swindon -8 18 £173 -46.92% 4
Salisbury -5 6 £225 - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Corsham - - - -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 32 (59.26%) MS Excel
3 21 (38.89%) Windows
4 14 (25.93%) Windows XP
4 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 13 (24.07%) ITIL
6 12 (22.22%) Finance
6 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 12 (22.22%) MS Project
7 11 (20.37%) Project Management
7 11 (20.37%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
9 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
10 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
10 5 (9.26%) SAP
10 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
11 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
11 4 (7.41%) Citrix
11 4 (7.41%) MetaFrame
11 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (7.41%) HP
11 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
11 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
12 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
12 3 (5.56%) QA
12 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
12 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
12 3 (5.56%) MOS
12 3 (5.56%) Banking
12 3 (5.56%) Programme Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) Lync
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (59.26%) MS Excel
2 12 (22.22%) MS Project
3 11 (20.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.70%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.85%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.85%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 6 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.56%) Project Officer
7 3 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (5.56%) Project Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Rollout Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Project Office Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) HTML5
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) PDA
3 1 (1.85%) EPoS
3 1 (1.85%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows XP
2 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
4 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
2 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 11 (20.37%) Project Management
4 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 3 (5.56%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) Web Design
5 2 (3.70%) Migration
5 2 (3.70%) ITSM
5 2 (3.70%) Document Management
5 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL V2
5 2 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.85%) Market Research
6 1 (1.85%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.85%) Change Control
6 1 (1.85%) Dependency Management
6 1 (1.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VBScript
2 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) MOS
3 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) SAP
3 4 (7.41%) Citrix
3 4 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) Adobe
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
4 2 (3.70%) Unisys
5 1 (1.85%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.85%) Compaq
5 1 (1.85%) Apple
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) Lotus
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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