The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 13 18 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.92% 1.23% 2.05%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 20.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £200 - £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £15.50 £13.06
% change year-on-year -12.59% +18.72%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 3.85% 6.17% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £300 £240 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +118.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £27.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Cheltenham

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Cheltenham

MS Office
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) PMO
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Internet

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Service Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Coordinator
2 3 (42.86%) PMO Coordinator
2 3 (42.86%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PMO
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft