Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 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
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 12.07% 8.11% 9.00%
As % of the Applications category 70.00% 54.55% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Bedford median daily rate £250 £160 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -60.00% +220.00%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £200 £160 £380
% change year-on-year +25.00% -57.89% +92.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Bedford median hourly rate - £21.25 £10.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +106.31% -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £23.75 £10.30
% change year-on-year - +130.58% -42.78%

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 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 17.24% 14.86% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Bedford median daily rate £250 £205 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -45.33% +200.00%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £363 £325 £368
% change year-on-year +11.54% -11.56% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Bedford median hourly rate - £21.25 £14.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.18% -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year - -1.04% -46.93%

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 25 April 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
1 5 (71.43%) SAP
1 5 (71.43%) Logistics
1 5 (71.43%) Use Case
1 5 (71.43%) hybris
1 5 (71.43%) SAP EWM
1 5 (71.43%) User Stories
1 5 (71.43%) Translating Business Requirements
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Hybris
1 5 (71.43%) Task Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10

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 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SAP EWM
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Hybris
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) Logistics
1 5 (71.43%) Task Automation
1 5 (71.43%) Translating Business Requirements
1 5 (71.43%) Use Case
1 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) hybris
1 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft