Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 17 October 2019 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 46 48
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 21 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.47% 2.95% 2.58%
As % of the Applications category 25.30% 37.74% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £195 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% +6.85% +40.38%
10th Percentile £122 £143 £135
90th Percentile £485 £249 £352
South West median daily rate £330 £320 £238
% change year-on-year +3.13% +34.74% -10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £48.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.10% +178.57% +45.83%
10th Percentile £15.73 £43.63 £10.13
90th Percentile £19.20 £51.75 £33.30
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.31 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.10% +11.68% +18.10%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 83 53 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 9.75% 7.82% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 25
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £225 £195 £168
90th Percentile £525 £500 £448
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 15
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% +27.27% -
10th Percentile £14.94 £22.50 £10.13
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.48 £32.80
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +36.00% - +13.64%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +15 9 £155 -20.51% 4
Cheltenham -24 3 £500 - 7
Filton - 3 £130 -
Cirencester - 2 £350 - 3
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) SCCM
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) Office 365
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
8 4 (19.05%) Skype
8 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
9 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
9 3 (14.29%) SCOM
9 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
9 3 (14.29%) Network Security
9 3 (14.29%) Azure
9 3 (14.29%) AWS
9 3 (14.29%) Boundary Protection

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Azure
3 2 (9.52%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Skype
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.76%) WAAS
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) CMDB
3 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
3 3 (14.29%) Boundary Protection
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) ITSM
3 3 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (14.29%) Preventative Maintenance
3 3 (14.29%) Proactive Management
3 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (9.52%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (9.52%) CNE
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (9.52%) MCP
6 2 (9.52%) MCSE
6 2 (9.52%) Novell Certification
7 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (9.52%) BitLocker
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) McAfee
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle