Period
to 24 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 28 49
Rank change year-on-year -26 +21 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 59 94 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.16% 5.79% 3.63%
As % of the Applications category 35.54% 49.21% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 61 39
Bristol median daily rate £174 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.82% +22.22% -33.82%
10th Percentile £116 £123 £105
90th Percentile £438 £375 £411
South West median daily rate £193 £228 £350
% change year-on-year -15.20% -35.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 12
Bristol median hourly rate £13.50 £12.18 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -20.11% +24.49%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.20 £11.83
90th Percentile £14.70 £67.41 £18.65
South West median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -22.58% +19.23%

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 166 191 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.89% 11.77% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 122 142
Bristol median daily rate £350 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £147 £128 £115
90th Percentile £470 £475 £436
South West median daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 19
Bristol median hourly rate £16.50 £28.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.61% +91.67% +17.65%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.50 £11.70
90th Percentile £42.50 £51.25 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year -9.09% +33.33% +37.50%

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 February 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 24 February 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 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
2 27 (45.76%) Windows
3 19 (32.20%) ITIL
4 17 (28.81%) Finance
5 14 (23.73%) Windows 7
6 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (22.03%) Blackberry
7 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
7 12 (20.34%) Office 365
8 11 (18.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (18.64%) SLA
8 11 (18.64%) Law
8 11 (18.64%) Legal
9 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (15.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 9 (15.25%) Service Desk Management
10 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (15.25%) Ticket Management
10 9 (15.25%) iPhone
11 8 (13.56%) Degree
11 8 (13.56%) Windows 10
11 8 (13.56%) Project Management
12 7 (11.86%) Time Management
13 6 (10.17%) WAN
13 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
14 5 (8.47%) Migration
14 5 (8.47%) LAN
14 5 (8.47%) SQL
15 4 (6.78%) MS Visio

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 11 (18.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.78%) Confluence
3 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.39%) AutoCAD
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.69%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) WAN
2 5 (8.47%) LAN
3 4 (6.78%) VPN
4 3 (5.08%) Firewall
4 3 (5.08%) Intranet
4 3 (5.08%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (5.08%) Skype
4 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) DNS
5 2 (3.39%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.69%) DHCP
6 1 (1.69%) Extranet
6 1 (1.69%) NAS
6 1 (1.69%) SAN
6 1 (1.69%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.69%) VLAN
6 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Clusterpoint
1 1 (1.69%) GIS
1 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (1.69%) Spatial Data
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Toad
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Law
2 11 (18.64%) Legal
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Electronics
5 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Billing
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Service Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
6 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.78%) IT Manager
8 4 (6.78%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (6.78%) IT Support
9 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
9 3 (5.08%) Floorwalker
9 3 (5.08%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Blackberry
2 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.25%) iPhone
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) iPad
4 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.39%) Social Network
4 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) SCADA
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Windows 7
3 8 (13.56%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.78%) Android
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.25%) Service Desk Management
3 9 (15.25%) Ticket Management
4 8 (13.56%) Project Management
5 7 (11.86%) Time Management
6 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.47%) Migration
7 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Contingency Planning
8 4 (6.78%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.08%) CRM
9 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.08%) SDLC
9 3 (5.08%) User Stories
10 2 (3.39%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
10 2 (3.39%) Software Deployment
10 2 (3.39%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) C#
2 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MCSA
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) PMO
3 1 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
2 2 (3.39%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Capita
3 3 (5.08%) Dell
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix
4 2 (3.39%) CommVault
4 2 (3.39%) HP
4 2 (3.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe
5 1 (1.69%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Samsung
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Siemens
5 1 (1.69%) Veritas
5 1 (1.69%) VMware