The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 27 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
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 24 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 21 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.88% 4.35% 5.87%
As % of the Applications category 58.33% 60.87% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 15
Median daily rate £350 £276 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.69% +72.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £134 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £525 £227
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £286 £288
% change year-on-year +4.80% -0.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £25.50 £8.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.09% -28.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.72 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -16.87% +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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 36 23 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.08% 7.14% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 30
Median daily rate £350 £260 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.61% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £138 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £27.75 £8.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +236.36% -34.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bedford -2 8 £300 +118.18%
Luton -7 6 £300 -9.77% 2
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) Project Management
3 12 (36.36%) MS Visio
4 11 (33.33%) Supplier Management
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) Change Management
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (15.15%) VMware
7 5 (15.15%) Windows
7 5 (15.15%) VPN
7 5 (15.15%) Citrix
7 5 (15.15%) Hardware Maintenance
8 4 (12.12%) PMO
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
8 4 (12.12%) ITSM
8 4 (12.12%) vSphere
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.12%) Google
8 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
9 3 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
9 3 (9.09%) Remedy
9 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
9 3 (9.09%) Service Management
9 3 (9.09%) Finance
9 3 (9.09%) SLA
9 3 (9.09%) Active Directory

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (6.06%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (36.36%) MS Visio
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) G Suite
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) VPN
2 3 (9.09%) VoIP
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) BGP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) DWDM
4 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) HSRP
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (3.03%) OSPF
4 1 (3.03%) RIP
4 1 (3.03%) Skype
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) VRRP
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) IT Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) IT Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Supplier Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Implementation Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Governance Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Governance Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support
5 2 (6.06%) PC Support
5 2 (6.06%) PMO Lead
5 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Vendor Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Project Management
2 11 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) Change Management
5 5 (15.15%) Hardware Maintenance
6 4 (12.12%) ITSM
6 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
7 3 (9.09%) Service Management
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) Programme Governance
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) PMO
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) vSphere
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.03%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Citrix
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) Google
4 3 (9.09%) Remedy
5 2 (6.06%) Lotus
5 2 (6.06%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
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