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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 41 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.83% 4.84% 5.59%
As % of the Applications category 44.09% 25.00% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 13
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£310 £225 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% -29.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £107 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £393 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £245 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% -15.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.00 £16.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
93 136 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.23% 19.35% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 91 58
Average daily rate £350 £288 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 3
Average hourly rate £20.19 £35.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.32% +127.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £19.00 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £48.75 £16.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +15 29 £275 +61.76% 6
Corsham - 6 £325 -
Salisbury +7 1 £194 -13.77% 4
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
3 25 (35.71%) Windows
4 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
5 19 (27.14%) ITIL
6 17 (24.29%) Project Management
7 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 14 (20.00%) Finance
9 13 (18.57%) SQL
9 13 (18.57%) Windows XP
10 12 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
11 11 (15.71%) Windows 7
12 9 (12.86%) MS Visio
12 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
13 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
13 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (10.00%) MS Project
14 7 (10.00%) IBM Notes
14 7 (10.00%) Lotus
15 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
15 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (7.14%) APMP
16 5 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
16 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
16 5 (7.14%) HP
16 5 (7.14%) Service Management
16 5 (7.14%) DNS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (12.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.29%) Moodle
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (12.86%) MS Visio
4 7 (10.00%) MS Project
5 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.43%) SAP HR-PA
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.14%) DNS
2 4 (5.71%) Firewall
2 4 (5.71%) Internet
2 4 (5.71%) DHCP
3 3 (4.29%) LAN
3 3 (4.29%) WAN
3 3 (4.29%) SMTP
3 3 (4.29%) Wireless
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (1.43%) VPN
5 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
1 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Technical Support
3 8 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.00%) Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Digital Producer
6 4 (5.71%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Website Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) CMDB
3 1 (1.43%) Statistics
3 1 (1.43%) Replication
3 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Windows XP
3 11 (15.71%) Windows 7
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.29%) Windows NT
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) ITIL
2 17 (24.29%) Project Management
3 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (7.14%) Service Management
4 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.71%) Web Development
5 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.29%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.29%) Migration
6 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.29%) Line Management
7 2 (2.86%) Digital Content Management
7 2 (2.86%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) APMP
4 3 (4.29%) MOS
5 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.43%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Lotus
3 5 (7.14%) HP
3 5 (7.14%) Remedy
4 4 (5.71%) VMware
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (2.86%) Computacenter
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12.50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago