Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 32 36
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 58 86 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.36% 5.20% 4.47%
As % of the Applications category 32.77% 44.56% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 57 50
Bristol median daily rate £225 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £121 £128 £105
90th Percentile £397 £442 £400
South West median daily rate £261 £260 £275
% change year-on-year +0.50% -5.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £12.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -14.56% -16.94%
10th Percentile £14.85 £9.95 £11.78
90th Percentile £21.05 £33.05 £30.60
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.39 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.63% -20.07% +24.14%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 177 193 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.25% 11.66% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 116 134
Bristol median daily rate £350 £316 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +1.20% -8.09%
10th Percentile £156 £128 £147
90th Percentile £453 £481 £425
South West median daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +1.54% +1.56% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 19
Bristol median hourly rate £19.41 £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.08% +10.77% +96.97%
10th Percentile £15.35 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.64 £50.25 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.27% +10.00% +56.45%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Bristol

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Bristol

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Bristol

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 32 (55.17%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
3 21 (36.21%) Windows 7
4 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
5 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
7 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
7 11 (18.97%) Finance
8 10 (17.24%) ITIL
9 8 (13.79%) Law
9 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (13.79%) Office 365
10 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (12.07%) HP
10 7 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (10.34%) SQL
11 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
11 6 (10.34%) DNS
11 6 (10.34%) Firewall
11 6 (10.34%) Windows 8
11 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
11 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
12 5 (8.62%) Degree
12 5 (8.62%) iManage
12 5 (8.62%) Hummingbird
12 5 (8.62%) OpenText
12 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (8.62%) Document Management
12 5 (8.62%) Meridio

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.17%) Confluence
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.72%) InDesign
3 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.72%) G Suite
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Slack
2 1 (1.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) DNS
1 6 (10.34%) Firewall
1 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.62%) DHCP
3 4 (6.90%) VPN
4 3 (5.17%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.17%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) LAN
5 2 (3.45%) Wireless
6 1 (1.72%) Extranet
6 1 (1.72%) Intranet
6 1 (1.72%) NAS
6 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.72%) SAN
6 1 (1.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.72%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Law
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 3 (5.17%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Electronics
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Analyst
2 9 (15.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (12.07%) Desktop Support
3 7 (12.07%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (8.62%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) IT Support
6 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Support Officer
7 3 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) IT Technician
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
1 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.17%) iPhone
3 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.45%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.72%) Podcast
5 1 (1.72%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) Windows 7
3 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
5 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
5 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.34%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.72%) Android
7 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.62%) Document Management
4 5 (8.62%) Project Management
5 3 (5.17%) Analytics
5 3 (5.17%) Migration
5 3 (5.17%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.45%) Change Management
6 2 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.45%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (3.45%) Ticket Management
6 2 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.72%) MCDST
4 1 (1.72%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) PMO
1 2 (3.45%) QA
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (3.45%) XenApp
2 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.72%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (6.90%) SCCM
3 3 (5.17%) SCOM
4 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.72%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) HP
3 5 (8.62%) Hummingbird
3 5 (8.62%) iManage
3 5 (8.62%) Meridio
3 5 (8.62%) OpenText
4 4 (6.90%) Citrix
5 3 (5.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.45%) Capita
6 2 (3.45%) Dell
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.45%) Veeam
7 1 (1.72%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.72%) Google
7 1 (1.72%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle
7 1 (1.72%) Planview
7 1 (1.72%) Tableau