Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford 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 14 December 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
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 10.67% 11.59% 2.68%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 80.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Bedford median daily rate £160 £130 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -5.45% +10.00%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £200 £325 £138
% change year-on-year -38.46% +136.36% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Bedford median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £9.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% +159.07% -51.75%
10th Percentile £12.75 £25.00 £9.13
90th Percentile £14.25 £25.00 £10.17
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £25.25 £9.65
% change year-on-year -46.53% +161.66% -37.74%

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 Bedford with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 16.00% 14.49% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Bedford median daily rate £160 £130 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -62.86% +21.74%
10th Percentile £144 £125 £170
90th Percentile £214 £279 £431
Bedfordshire median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Bedford median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £9.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% +159.07% -51.75%
10th Percentile £12.75 £25.00 £9.13
90th Percentile £18.28 £25.00 £10.17
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £9.65
% change year-on-year -46.00% +159.07% -8.10%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Bedford

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Bedford

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Bedford

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Altiris
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) Pay per click
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Search Engine Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Web Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Global Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Workfront
6 1 (12.50%) Data Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Adobe

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
1 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
1 1 (12.50%) Data Strategy
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Global Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) Pay per click
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Search Engine Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) SEO
1 1 (12.50%) Web Marketing
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Altiris
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe