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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 41 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 1 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.30% 2.70% 1.60%
As % of the Applications category 4.35% 31.71% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Median daily rate £210 £210 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -55.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £113 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £431 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £290
% change year-on-year +4.34% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.61 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -17.53% +20.43%  

Microsoft 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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 23 41 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 7.01% 8.51% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 66
Median daily rate £350 £338 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -19.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £100 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £436 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £10.36 £27.50 £35.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.32% -22.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cirencester - 1 £210 - 2
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Apple
3 6 (46.15%) Internet
3 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
3 6 (46.15%) DBS Check
4 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Time Management
5 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (23.08%) Mac OS
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Network Management
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 2 (15.38%) Demand Management
7 2 (15.38%) Fat Client

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 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Customer Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Project Support Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
5 3 (23.08%) Mac OS
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
6 2 (15.38%) Solaris
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Time Management
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Demand Management
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) DBS Check
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
1 2 (15.38%) Netcool
1 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (15.38%) Unicenter
1 2 (15.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Meridio
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas
3 2 (15.38%) VMware