Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 33 42
Rank change year-on-year -28 +9 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 11 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.42% 4.02% 4.47%
As % of the Applications category 22.45% 46.30% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 22
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £408 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.38% +213.46% -63.76%
10th Percentile £200 £143 £105
90th Percentile £368 £538 £207
South West median daily rate £320 £285 £234
% change year-on-year +12.28% +21.79% -33.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 12
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £47.50 £16.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +192.31% +35.42% -18.51%
10th Percentile £46.25 £10.13 £10.16
90th Percentile £48.75 £33.73 £13.95
South West median hourly rate £37.89 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +152.62% +20.00% -19.35%

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 49 54 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.32% 8.68% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 54
Gloucestershire median daily rate £325 £401 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.00% +60.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £220 £168 £105
90th Percentile £472 £484 £525
South West median daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 41
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £10.28 £11.00
90th Percentile £39.33 £33.30 £40.50
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £23.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +31.91% -14.55% +44.74%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Cheltenham - 5 £363 - 3
Gloucester -4 3 £200 +37.93% 3
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 4 (36.36%) Office 365
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) AdminStudio
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) SCOM
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management

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 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) WAAS
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) AdminStudio
1 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Applications Packager
1 2 (18.18%) Build Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Desktop Build Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Test and Validation Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
2 2 (18.18%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (9.09%) API Design
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Contract Management
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (9.09%) Microservices
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) DO-254
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle