Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 46 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 21 36 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.19% 3.89% 5.07%
As % of the Applications category 35.00% 33.64% 47.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 31
Gloucestershire median daily rate £309 £168 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.33% -52.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £140 £101 £105
90th Percentile £484 £294 £540
South West median daily rate £238 £238 £338
% change year-on-year - -29.63% +13.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 6
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £14.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -18.51% -7.97%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.16 £10.13
90th Percentile £33.55 £13.95 £41.89
South West median hourly rate £13.11 £12.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.98% -23.44% +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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 60 107 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 9.12% 11.57% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 51
Gloucestershire median daily rate £409 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.64% -26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £156 £106 £200
90th Percentile £450 £535 £525
South West median daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 18
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £10.13 £11.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £33.05 £43.75 £44.03
South West median hourly rate £18.25 £20.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.57% +19.29% +16.67%

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 23 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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 -2 8 £145 +20.83% 2
Cirencester +1 2 £210 +75.00%
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
5 7 (33.33%) Office 365
5 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
7 5 (23.81%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) EMC
8 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
8 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) HNC
8 4 (19.05%) Firmware
8 4 (19.05%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (19.05%) RS-232
8 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
8 4 (19.05%) Data Entry
8 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Live Communications Server
9 3 (14.29%) VMware
9 3 (14.29%) Migration
9 3 (14.29%) DHCP
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Live Communications Server
2 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (19.05%) RS-232
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) Intranet
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Design Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Electrical Design Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Electrical Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) IT Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) IT Support
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Floorwalker
3 2 (9.52%) IT Floorwalker
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Migration Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) ICT Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Social Network
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
6 3 (14.29%) Solaris
6 3 (14.29%) Unix
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Data Entry
1 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Demand Management
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Content Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Email Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Records Management
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) HNC
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Firmware
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) EMC
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) BMC
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy