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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 31 38
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 33 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.90% 5.15% 4.01%
As % of the Applications category 35.87% 47.83% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 30
Median daily rate £275 £270 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +13.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £125 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £436 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £288
% change year-on-year +4.34% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.53% -23.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -16.69% +20.43%  

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 92 92 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 10.86% 10.76% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 56 75
Median daily rate £344 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £127 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £429 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £18.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% +51.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £170.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.57 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 52 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 33 (40.24%) Windows
3 26 (31.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (29.27%) Active Directory
5 22 (26.83%) Security Cleared
5 22 (26.83%) Windows 7
6 20 (24.39%) Finance
7 19 (23.17%) Office 365
8 18 (21.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 18 (21.95%) SC Cleared
9 14 (17.07%) Project Management
9 14 (17.07%) Migration
10 12 (14.63%) Firewall
10 12 (14.63%) Dell
10 12 (14.63%) ITIL
10 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
11 11 (13.41%) SCCM
12 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (12.20%) DNS
13 9 (10.98%) HP
13 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
13 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
13 9 (10.98%) WAN
13 9 (10.98%) VPN
14 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
14 8 (9.76%) MS Visio
14 8 (9.76%) Citrix
14 8 (9.76%) Marketing
14 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
14 8 (9.76%) Windows Server

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 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.44%) CMS
3 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.22%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 26 (31.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (21.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (9.76%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.22%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.22%) InDesign
5 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.22%) Siemens NX
5 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.44%) Primavera
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.17%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) Firewall
2 10 (12.20%) DNS
3 9 (10.98%) VPN
3 9 (10.98%) WAN
4 6 (7.32%) DHCP
4 6 (7.32%) Wireless
5 5 (6.10%) Internet
5 5 (6.10%) LAN
6 3 (3.66%) Broadband
7 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.44%) SAN
7 2 (2.44%) Skype
7 2 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (1.22%) 3G
8 1 (1.22%) 4G
8 1 (1.22%) FCoE
8 1 (1.22%) NAS
8 1 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Marketing
2 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Electronics
4 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Analyst
2 9 (10.98%) Project Manager
2 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) Coordinator
3 8 (9.76%) Desktop Support
4 6 (7.32%) Citrix Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Architect
5 5 (6.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) IT Support
5 5 (6.10%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (4.88%) IT Trainer
6 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Trainer
6 4 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
6 4 (4.88%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) HTML
1 1 (1.22%) HTML5
1 1 (1.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.32%) Fat Client
3 6 (7.32%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.66%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (3.66%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.66%) User Experience
7 2 (2.44%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.44%) Handset
7 2 (2.44%) IVR
8 1 (1.22%) Clustering
8 1 (1.22%) Digital Signage
8 1 (1.22%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.22%) iPhone
8 1 (1.22%) PMI
8 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.24%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.76%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.10%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.66%) Android
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.22%) AIX
7 1 (1.22%) HPUX
7 1 (1.22%) Linux
7 1 (1.22%) Solaris
7 1 (1.22%) SUSE
7 1 (1.22%) Unix
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.07%) Migration
1 14 (17.07%) Project Management
2 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
2 12 (14.63%) ITIL
3 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
4 7 (8.54%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.32%) Change Management
5 6 (7.32%) Programme Management
6 5 (6.10%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.10%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (4.88%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (4.88%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.88%) Time Management
7 4 (4.88%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.66%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) C
2 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.22%) C-shell
2 1 (1.22%) Korn
2 1 (1.22%) Perl
2 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.32%) Degree
4 3 (3.66%) APMP
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) HNC
6 1 (1.22%) HND
6 1 (1.22%) MCSE
6 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) PMO
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 24 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (7.32%) XenApp
3 6 (7.32%) XenDesktop
4 5 (6.10%) ISA Server
5 4 (4.88%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.66%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.22%) KVM
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.22%) Samba
7 1 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) SCCM
2 5 (6.10%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.88%) SCOM
3 4 (4.88%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.22%) OpenView
5 1 (1.22%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 52 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) Dell
3 9 (10.98%) HP
4 8 (9.76%) Citrix
5 7 (8.54%) VMware
6 6 (7.32%) AppSense
6 6 (7.32%) Wyse
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco
7 5 (6.10%) McAfee
7 5 (6.10%) SAP
8 4 (4.88%) Apple
8 4 (4.88%) IBM
8 4 (4.88%) Oracle
8 4 (4.88%) Remedy
9 3 (3.66%) Symantec
9 3 (3.66%) Toshiba
10 2 (2.44%) CA
10 2 (2.44%) Verint
10 2 (2.44%) Xerox
11 1 (1.22%) Samsung
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £120 - £130 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Rate: £150 - £180 per day
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