Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 49 28
Rank change year-on-year -7 -21 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 70 64 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.49% 3.59% 5.83%
As % of the Applications category 36.08% 34.78% 51.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 61
Bristol median daily rate £320 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.22% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £130 £123 £123
90th Percentile £438 £449 £419
South West median daily rate £319 £250 £288
% change year-on-year +27.55% -13.04% -2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 14
Bristol median hourly rate £17.44 £26.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.80% +101.89% -19.70%
10th Percentile £15.48 £15.23 £11.48
90th Percentile £42.25 £39.68 £26.48
South West median hourly rate £17.31 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +28.22% -15.63% +4.92%

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 194 184 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.66% 10.33% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 117 120
Bristol median daily rate £353 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.46% +18.18% -15.38%
10th Percentile £193 £129 £123
90th Percentile £478 £442 £463
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 25
Bristol median hourly rate £17.88 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.91% +75.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £15.48 £12.75 £11.55
90th Percentile £41.75 £50.25 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +48.59%

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 24 September 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 24 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 40 (57.14%) Windows
2 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
4 25 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 20 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (24.29%) Windows 10
8 13 (18.57%) Office 365
8 13 (18.57%) SCCM
9 12 (17.14%) Finance
9 12 (17.14%) VMware
10 11 (15.71%) ITIL
11 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
12 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
12 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (12.86%) Citrix
13 8 (11.43%) Project Management
13 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
13 8 (11.43%) Skype
13 8 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
14 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (10.00%) Fat Client
14 7 (10.00%) XenApp
14 7 (10.00%) XenDesktop
14 7 (10.00%) Ivanti
14 7 (10.00%) Wyse

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 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.86%) IIS
4 2 (2.86%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.43%) CMS
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.43%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.43%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.43%) InDesign
4 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.43%) G Suite
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Slack
2 1 (1.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Skype
2 6 (8.57%) NetScaler
3 3 (4.29%) DNS
3 3 (4.29%) Firewall
3 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.86%) DHCP
4 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (1.43%) Intranet
5 1 (1.43%) WAN
5 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) MS Access
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.57%) Law
4 5 (7.14%) Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Electronics
7 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.43%) Legal
7 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (12.86%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Desktop Support
5 7 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
6 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 6 (8.57%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
7 5 (7.14%) Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.43%) CSS
2 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (8.57%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.57%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.29%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.29%) iPhone
4 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) PKI
4 2 (2.86%) PMI
4 2 (2.86%) Social Media
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.43%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Podcast
5 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.14%) Windows
2 25 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 20 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (24.29%) Windows 10
6 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.43%) Android
9 1 (1.43%) Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (11.43%) Project Management
3 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (7.14%) Document Management
5 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (5.71%) Migration
6 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.71%) Validation
7 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) Change Management
7 3 (4.29%) Functional Testing
7 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.29%) Regression Testing
7 3 (4.29%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.86%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) VBA
3 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 3 (4.29%) ISEB
4 2 (2.86%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.86%) APMP
4 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.86%) PMP
5 1 (1.43%) HNC
5 1 (1.43%) HND
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.43%) MCDST
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.43%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) PMO
3 1 (1.43%) ARP4754
System Software
1 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (10.00%) XenApp
3 7 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (8.57%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) SCCM
2 3 (4.29%) SCOM
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.43%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) VMware
3 9 (12.86%) Citrix
4 7 (10.00%) CA
4 7 (10.00%) Ivanti
4 7 (10.00%) Wyse
5 5 (7.14%) HP
5 5 (7.14%) Hummingbird
5 5 (7.14%) iManage
5 5 (7.14%) Meridio
5 5 (7.14%) OpenText
6 2 (2.86%) BT
6 2 (2.86%) Dell
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe
7 1 (1.43%) Apple
7 1 (1.43%) Google
7 1 (1.43%) McAfee
7 1 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (1.43%) Symantec