Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 59 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 -27 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 76 60 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.52% 3.10% 5.49%
As % of the Applications category 40.43% 34.09% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 60
Bristol median daily rate £350 £168 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.96% -25.56% +12.78%
10th Percentile £125 £120 £119
90th Percentile £447 £415 £400
South West median daily rate £313 £250 £230
% change year-on-year +25.00% +8.70% -34.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 14
Bristol median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £13.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +1.45% -19.35%
10th Percentile £15.48 £12.15 £10.95
90th Percentile £44.25 £14.85 £27.19
South West median hourly rate £17.00 £13.21 £12.38
% change year-on-year +28.69% +6.75% -20.16%

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 188 176 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.71% 9.09% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 106 122
Bristol median daily rate £371 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.23% +8.33% -9.77%
10th Percentile £130 £149 £123
90th Percentile £488 £425 £487
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year - +12.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 26
Bristol median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.29% -12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £15.48 £12.38 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.31 £42.88 £43.13
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.33% +37.14%

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 10 December 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

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Bristol over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 36 (47.37%) Windows
3 24 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 21 (27.63%) Windows 7
5 20 (26.32%) Office 365
6 18 (23.68%) Windows 10
6 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
7 17 (22.37%) Finance
8 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Excel
10 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
10 13 (17.11%) VMware
10 13 (17.11%) SCCM
11 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (15.79%) SQL
12 11 (14.47%) ITIL
12 11 (14.47%) Skype
13 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (13.16%) Project Management
14 9 (11.84%) Citrix
14 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
14 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
14 9 (11.84%) Social Media
15 8 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (10.53%) XenApp
15 8 (10.53%) XenDesktop
15 8 (10.53%) Skype for Business
15 8 (10.53%) NetScaler
15 8 (10.53%) Ivanti
15 8 (10.53%) Fat Client

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 8 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.26%) MS Project Server
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.32%) InDesign
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.32%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) Skype
2 8 (10.53%) NetScaler
3 7 (9.21%) Intranet
4 2 (2.63%) Firewall
4 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.32%) Broadband
5 1 (1.32%) DHCP
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.32%) LAN
5 1 (1.32%) VPN
5 1 (1.32%) WAN
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.95%) MS Access
4 2 (2.63%) Power BI
5 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.21%) Electronics
3 7 (9.21%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.21%) Marketing
4 5 (6.58%) Aerospace
4 5 (6.58%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.63%) Law
6 1 (1.32%) Back Office
6 1 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Military
6 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Analyst
2 10 (13.16%) Consultant
3 8 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.89%) Citrix Specialist
4 6 (7.89%) IT Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Service Desk Support
4 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (6.58%) Communications Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Developer
6 4 (5.26%) IT Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Junior
6 4 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) HTML
1 2 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Social Media
2 8 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 8 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Smartphone
5 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.26%) PMI
6 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.95%) iPhone
7 2 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.63%) PKI
7 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.32%) iPad
8 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 36 (47.37%) Windows
2 21 (27.63%) Windows 7
3 18 (23.68%) Windows 10
3 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
4 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.21%) Apple iOS
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.26%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.32%) Android
8 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.47%) ITIL
3 10 (13.16%) Project Management
4 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.53%) Application Virtualisation
5 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (9.21%) Creative Thinking
6 7 (9.21%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (9.21%) Programme Delivery
6 7 (9.21%) Programme Management
7 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (6.58%) Validation
8 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.26%) Break/Fix
9 4 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (3.95%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.95%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) SQL
2 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.58%) VBA
4 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.95%) MATLAB
5 3 (3.95%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) C
6 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.95%) ISEB
5 2 (2.63%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.63%) APMP
5 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.63%) PMP
6 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) HNC
6 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) PMO
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
2 5 (6.58%) QA
3 2 (2.63%) ARP4754
4 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 24 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (10.53%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (10.53%) XenApp
3 8 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.63%) SCOM
4 1 (1.32%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) VMware
3 9 (11.84%) Citrix
4 8 (10.53%) CA
4 8 (10.53%) Ivanti
4 8 (10.53%) Wyse
5 7 (9.21%) SAP
6 4 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.95%) IBM
8 2 (2.63%) Dell
8 2 (2.63%) HP
8 2 (2.63%) Hummingbird
8 2 (2.63%) iManage
8 2 (2.63%) Meridio
8 2 (2.63%) OpenText
8 2 (2.63%) Tableau
9 1 (1.32%) Cognos
9 1 (1.32%) Intapp
9 1 (1.32%) Splunk
9 1 (1.32%) Teradata