The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 36 34
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 49 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.06% 4.09% 4.76%
As % of the Applications category 42.61% 32.17% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 27
Median daily rate £288 £235 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.34% -29.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £322 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £289 £275
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.88 £13.10
% change year-on-year -14.96% +21.20%  

MS 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 115 115 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 14.22% 12.71% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 83 67
Median daily rate £325 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £131 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £388 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +158.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.00 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Bristol

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Bristol

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Bristol

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Bristol

MS Office
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Office.

1 57 (67.06%) Microsoft
2 47 (55.29%) MS Excel
3 43 (50.59%) Windows
4 42 (49.41%) Active Directory
5 34 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 25 (29.41%) Finance
7 21 (24.71%) SCCM
8 19 (22.35%) Office 365
9 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (21.18%) DNS
10 17 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 16 (18.82%) VPN
11 16 (18.82%) Citrix
12 14 (16.47%) Firewall
12 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
12 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
13 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (15.29%) Fat Client
13 13 (15.29%) XenApp
13 13 (15.29%) XenDesktop
13 13 (15.29%) Wyse
13 13 (15.29%) VMware
13 13 (15.29%) VMware ESX
13 13 (15.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (15.29%) AppSense
13 13 (15.29%) Thin Client
13 13 (15.29%) ITIL
14 12 (14.12%) Dell
15 11 (12.94%) DHCP
15 11 (12.94%) Windows Server

MS 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 10 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.35%) CMS
4 2 (2.35%) MS Project Server
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.18%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 47 (55.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.35%) MS Project
5 1 (1.18%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.18%) Siemens NX
5 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.35%) Office 365
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.18%) DNS
2 16 (18.82%) VPN
3 14 (16.47%) Firewall
4 11 (12.94%) DHCP
5 8 (9.41%) WAN
6 7 (8.24%) Wireless
7 6 (7.06%) Internet
8 5 (5.88%) LAN
9 3 (3.53%) Broadband
10 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.35%) VoIP
11 1 (1.18%) 3G
11 1 (1.18%) 4G
11 1 (1.18%) Skype
11 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) MS Access
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Banking
2 3 (3.53%) Marketing
2 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Analyst
2 11 (12.94%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (11.76%) Citrix Analyst
4 8 (9.41%) Service Analyst
4 8 (9.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.24%) Desktop Support
6 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) IT Support
6 5 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Consultant
7 4 (4.71%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Project Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) .NET
1 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.18%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.29%) Fat Client
2 13 (15.29%) Thin Client
3 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.41%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.88%) Smartphone
5 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.53%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (3.53%) User Experience
7 2 (2.35%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.35%) Digital Signage
7 2 (2.35%) Handset
7 2 (2.35%) iPhone
7 2 (2.35%) IVR
7 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.18%) iPad
8 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (50.59%) Windows
2 34 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (12.94%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.59%) Windows 10
5 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.71%) Android
8 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 13 (15.29%) ITIL
3 8 (9.41%) Migration
3 8 (9.41%) Project Management
4 7 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (7.06%) Application Virtualisation
5 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.88%) Change Management
6 5 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 5 (5.88%) Validation
6 5 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (4.71%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.71%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.53%) ITSM
8 3 (3.53%) Product Management
8 3 (3.53%) Software Distribution
8 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) C
2 2 (2.35%) SQL
3 1 (1.18%) Java
3 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.18%) PHP
3 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
1 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) APMP
3 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.18%) HNC
3 1 (1.18%) HND
3 1 (1.18%) MCSE
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) PMO
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 42 (49.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (15.29%) VMware ESX
2 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.29%) XenApp
2 13 (15.29%) XenDesktop
3 8 (9.41%) BitLocker
3 8 (9.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (5.88%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (24.71%) SCCM
2 8 (9.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.35%) SCOM
5 2 (2.35%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.18%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 57 (67.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) Citrix
3 13 (15.29%) AppSense
3 13 (15.29%) VMware
3 13 (15.29%) Wyse
4 12 (14.12%) Dell
5 8 (9.41%) Cisco
5 8 (9.41%) Symantec
6 7 (8.24%) HP
7 6 (7.06%) CA
8 5 (5.88%) Intel Security
8 5 (5.88%) Remedy
9 4 (4.71%) Apple
9 4 (4.71%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.71%) Oracle
9 4 (4.71%) Xerox
10 3 (3.53%) Toshiba
11 2 (2.35%) IBM
11 2 (2.35%) Samsung
11 2 (2.35%) Verint
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