Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 44 42
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 21 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.82% 2.99% 4.08%
As % of the Applications category 36.21% 31.25% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 18
Gloucestershire median daily rate £200 £210 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +33.33% -56.10%
10th Percentile £169 £138 £101
90th Percentile £286 £498 £294
South West median daily rate £314 £250 £250
% change year-on-year +25.50% - -23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 12
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £48.75 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.57% +45.83% -18.51%
10th Percentile £43.63 £10.13 £10.16
90th Percentile £51.75 £33.55 £13.95
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £13.30 £12.38
% change year-on-year +50.35% +7.49% -22.66%

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 58 64 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.77% 9.57% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 48
Gloucestershire median daily rate £325 £408 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.25% +48.18% -26.67%
10th Percentile £195 £160 £106
90th Percentile £470 £450 £540
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year - +12.90% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 39
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £22.50 £10.13 £10.90
90th Percentile £49.33 £33.05 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +10.00% +14.29%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 - 9 - - 5
Gloucester -13 6 £200 +37.93% 6
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) EMC
4 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) DO-254
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
5 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
5 5 (23.81%) Automotive
5 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
5 5 (23.81%) Schematic Capture
6 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Electronics
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (19.05%) DHCP
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management
7 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) SCCM
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (14.29%) Change Control

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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) Live Communications Server
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MS Access
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
1 5 (23.81%) Automotive
1 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Avionics
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Design Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 3 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Design Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Verification Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Electrical Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Master Data Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Flash
2 2 (9.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Schematic Capture
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) DO-254
2 3 (14.29%) PMO
3 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Netcool
2 2 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Unicenter
2 2 (9.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) EMC
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Meridio
5 2 (9.52%) Veritas