Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 16 8
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 8 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 11.11% 3.16% 11.76%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 37.50% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 25
Bedford median daily rate £130 £138 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00% -63.64%
10th Percentile £125 £131 £95
90th Percentile £135 £144 £238
Bedfordshire median daily rate £188 £138 £125
% change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00% -66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Bedford median hourly rate £25.00 £9.65 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.07% -51.75% +81.82%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.25 £9.65 £12.00
% change year-on-year +161.66% -19.58% +9.09%

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 10 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 13.89% 8.42% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 11
Bedford median daily rate £130 £350 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.86% +66.67% -40.00%
10th Percentile £125 £170 £106
90th Percentile £215 £431 £449
Bedfordshire median daily rate £323 £325 £238
% change year-on-year -0.77% +36.84% -36.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Bedford median hourly rate £25.00 £9.65 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.07% -51.75% +81.82%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £10.30 £10.50
% change year-on-year +142.72% -1.90% -12.50%

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 21 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (87.50%) McAfee
2 7 (87.50%) VoIP
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) RSA SecurID
2 7 (87.50%) Google
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) XenApp
2 7 (87.50%) vSphere
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) G Suite
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) VoIP
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Service Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) vSphere
1 7 (87.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) Google
2 7 (87.50%) McAfee
2 7 (87.50%) VMware