Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton 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 26 July 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
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 2.82% 2.78% 11.11%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 50.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Bolton median daily rate - £275 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -72.50% -
Manchester median daily rate £295 £345 £288
% change year-on-year -14.49% +20.00% +57.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Bolton median hourly rate £21.00 - £10.01
Manchester median hourly rate £14.25 £12.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year +16.33% -2.00% +8.70%

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 Bolton with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 14.08% 5.56% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Bolton median daily rate £263 £250 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -75.00% +146.91%
Manchester median daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year -7.14% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Bolton median hourly rate £21.00 - £10.01
Manchester median hourly rate £19.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +4.00% -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Bolton

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Bolton

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Business Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Renewable Energy

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft