Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 24 39
Rank change year-on-year -33 +15 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 64 105 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.25% 6.17% 4.45%
As % of the Applications category 34.59% 50.97% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 66 43
Bristol median daily rate £200 £225 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +36.36% -48.44%
10th Percentile £123 £120 £120
90th Percentile £430 £409 £410
South West median daily rate £238 £244 £338
% change year-on-year -2.56% -27.78% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 22
Bristol median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.89% -23.19% +27.78%
10th Percentile £12.15 £10.88 £12.58
90th Percentile £14.85 £25.81 £23.75
South West median hourly rate £13.30 £12.13 £16.00
% change year-on-year +9.71% -24.22% +8.47%

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 185 206 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.39% 12.11% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 130 150
Bristol median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £150 £123 £125
90th Percentile £438 £476 £456
South West median daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 25
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +13.24% +30.77%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.50 £11.60
90th Percentile £42.95 £43.08 £23.75
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -6.17% +15.71% +16.67%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 38 (59.38%) Windows
3 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 19 (29.69%) Office 365
5 17 (26.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (26.56%) ITIL
5 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Excel
6 16 (25.00%) Migration
6 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 14 (21.88%) Finance
8 12 (18.75%) PRINCE2
9 11 (17.19%) Project Management
10 10 (15.63%) Blackberry
10 10 (15.63%) WAN
10 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
10 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
11 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (12.50%) MS Visio
12 8 (12.50%) LAN
12 8 (12.50%) Windows 10
12 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
13 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
13 7 (10.94%) Degree
13 7 (10.94%) SAP
13 7 (10.94%) Electronics
13 7 (10.94%) Law
13 7 (10.94%) Legal
14 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
14 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
14 6 (9.38%) Marketing

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 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.56%) JBoss
4 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (3.13%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) WAN
2 8 (12.50%) LAN
3 5 (7.81%) Firewall
4 4 (6.25%) DNS
4 4 (6.25%) Intranet
4 4 (6.25%) Skype
4 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.25%) VPN
5 3 (4.69%) NAS
5 3 (4.69%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (4.69%) SAN
6 2 (3.13%) DHCP
6 2 (3.13%) Extranet
6 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.13%) VLAN
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.56%) FCoE
7 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.56%) LDAP
7 1 (1.56%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Clusterpoint
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.94%) Electronics
3 7 (10.94%) Law
3 7 (10.94%) Legal
4 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.38%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Billing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.06%) Service Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (10.94%) IT Trainer
4 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Trainer
4 7 (10.94%) Trainer
5 6 (9.38%) Coordinator
5 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) 1st Line Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) IT Support
8 3 (4.69%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) iPhone
4 4 (6.25%) Smartphone
5 3 (4.69%) Clustering
5 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.13%) iPad
6 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.13%) Replication
6 2 (3.13%) Social Network
6 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) PMI
7 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) SCADA
7 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (59.38%) Windows
2 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.69%) Android
4 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.56%) AIX
6 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.56%) HPUX
6 1 (1.56%) Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) SUSE
6 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) ITIL
2 16 (25.00%) Migration
3 12 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 11 (17.19%) Project Management
5 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.81%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
7 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.81%) Time Management
8 4 (6.25%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.69%) Document Management
9 3 (4.69%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.69%) Process Improvement
9 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (4.69%) Ticket Management
10 2 (3.13%) Internal Audit
10 2 (3.13%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.56%) C-shell
2 1 (1.56%) Korn
2 1 (1.56%) Perl
2 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) APMP
4 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.56%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) GDPR
2 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) KVM
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.56%) Samba
4 1 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) AirWatch
2 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) SCOM
3 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (3.13%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) SAP
3 4 (6.25%) HP
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco
4 3 (4.69%) Dell
4 3 (4.69%) IBM
4 3 (4.69%) Veritas
5 2 (3.13%) CommVault
6 1 (1.56%) Adobe
6 1 (1.56%) Capita
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) Cognos
6 1 (1.56%) F5
6 1 (1.56%) Opsware
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) PlateSpin
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) Siemens
6 1 (1.56%) Sun